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Cooee: a call to war: Teacher idea

This Teacher idea uses footage and photographs of the First World War to help students understand the causes of the War, the experiences of those who fought, the reactions of those on the home front and the Anzac legacy that continues today. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.

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Nation, race and citizenship - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea includes an inquiry-based unit about Federation designed to be interesting and comprehensive – the teacher wanted to avoid the 'drier' approach that she had taken in the past. It includes interactive learning objects, film clips, photographs, posters, cartoons, maps and documents.

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The development of Australian nationhood - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea is designed to be interesting and comprehensive – the teacher wanted to avoid the 'drier' approach that she had taken in the past. It includes interactive learning objects, film clips, photographs, posters, cartoons, maps and documents examining Australia’s road to nationhood. It includes a unit of work ...

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Attestation form for Trooper Frank Fisher, 1917

This attestation paper records that Queenslander Frank Fisher volunteered for service abroad with the 11th Light Horse Regiment of the 1st Australian Imperial Force (1AIF), on 16 August 1917. It shows his date and place of birth, occupation, marital status and permanent address. The document does not indicate that he was ...

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Australian recruitment statistics for the First World War, 1919

This is one side of a two-sided printed document titled 'The Great War 1914-1919'. It shows the number of men in Australia who enlisted for military service during the First World War. Under a cameo image of King George V flanked by the crossed flags of Australia and the UK, the three major dates for the start and end of ...

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Last Plane Out of Berlin, 1999: Kesselring and Goering

This clip shows, by means of a dramatised scene, archival footage, stills and a voice-over narration, the espionage activities of Australian aviator Sidney Cotton in Germany prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. In the re-enactment Cotton flies over the Rhine with senior Luftwaffe officer Albert Kesselring while ...

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Press release on use of militia forces, 1942

This is a press statement issued by prime minister John Curtin (1885-1945) on 6 December 1942. It relates to Australia's current position in the Pacific theatre of the Second World War, the country's relationships with and responsibilities to its allies, particularly the USA, and conscription for overseas service. It is ...

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Australian colonial involvement in the Sudan conflict of 1885

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources focuses on the decision by the colony of New South Wales to send troops to support Britain in the 1885 Sudan War. It is organised into three categories - the NSW troops; the Sudan War as a catalyst for nationalism and imperialism; and ridicule of the British Empire and ...

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Anzac influence on Australian identity - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea includes video footage showing the way a teacher integrates digital curriculum resources into a year 9–10 study of how the First World War helped shape Australia's identity. It describes and provides access to the digital resources used in the classroom, along with other relevant resources.

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Australia to England flight attempt, 1929

This is a broadcast of the farewell messages of Charles Kingsford Smith, Charles Ulm and Tom McWilliams. It was made on 30 March 1929 at Richmond Airfield in Sydney as Kingsford Smith and Ulm (the pilots), McWilliams (the wireless operator) and Harold Litchfield (the navigator) were about to take off in their aircraft, ...

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Vote 'yes' for conscription, 1916

This is the concluding footage of a 1916 silent movie political advertisement, which aimed to convince the Australian people to vote yes for the introduction of conscription for military service at the first referendum on this issue held on 28th October 1916. The advertisement is entitled 'Referendum Bullets by W.M. Hughes', ...

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'Advance Australia fair', 1927

This is a 1927 recording of four verses of the famous song, 'Advance Australia fair', which later became Australia's national anthem. It was composed by Peter McCormick, who arrived in Australia from Scotland in 1855. This recording was made in London and features a massed choir and grand organ accompaniment.

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'A hero of Dardanelles', 1915 - asset 2

This is a black-and-white negative of a newspaper advertisement for the film 'A hero of the Dardanelles' released in July 1915. The advertisement reads 'The boys have made a glorious page in Australia's history. And that page has been preserved for posterity in the official recruiting film ''A hero of the Dardanelles'' ...

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Referendum bullets: cooee

This is a silent black-and-white film clip with the words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. You would answer a Coo-ee for help in the bush. The Anzacs are Coo-eeing.', superimposed over footage of First World War Australian soldiers filing along a trench. It is one of the political advertisements in favour of conscription ...

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Referendum bullets: the Kaiser

This is a piece of black-and-white silent film footage. It opens with a photograph of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany in military uniform on horseback. The words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. If you vote ''No.'' spell it ''Nein.'' That is how the Kaiser would spell it. Vote ''Yes'' -- Fame, Success; Vote No -- Dishonour, ...

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Referendum bullets: 96-hour shift

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of Australian soldiers moving through trenches, apparently under shellfire in the First World War. The words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. Do you want to save men in the trenches from a 96-hour shift under shell fire? Then vote ''YES'' for Reinforcements.' are superimposed ...

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Referendum bullets: shirkers

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of the final straight of a racecourse, with the camera slowly closing in on the racehorses and their jockeys as they pass the finishing post, with racegoers massed in the background. The words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. Preserve the lives of the Anzacs, which are as ...

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Referendum bullets: empty camps

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of bell tents pitched in rows on a field. The camera pans slowly across the field with almost no people in evidence. The words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. Without reinforcements our training camps will be empty by the end of January.' are superimposed on the film. It ...

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Referendum bullets: AWU members

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of Australian soldiers moving into a trench and taking up positions with rifles cocked. The words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. ''There are 27,000 members of the A.W.U. in the trenches, and if I did not vote to send them aid I would be ashamed to look one of them in the ...

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Referendum bullets: AIF divisions

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of Australian soldiers marching along a road. The shot is framed on the right by a large gum tree. The words 'REFERENDUM BULLETS. By W. M. HUGHES. Australia has 100,000 men, five divisions, in the battle line. Our task is to maintain these five divisions at their full strength.' ...