Search results

Refine results by

Year level
Resource type
Learning area

Refine by topic

Main topic Specific topic Related topic
Listed under:  Society  >  Social relations  >  Conflict (Human relations)  >  Peace
Video

My Place - Episode 10: 1918: Bertie, Armistice

Eddie speaks with Bertie about how lucky he is to survive the war with only a leg missing. Sid arrives to tell of the Armistice that signals the end of the war. The community celebrates the end of war with music, dancing and games, but not everyone can be happy at this time.

Moving Image

Melbourne moratorium against Vietnam War

It's 1970 and the streets of Melbourne are clogged with protesters who want to end Australia's support for the Vietnam war. But they are not the only ones who have turned out. There are those who support the war, curious onlookers, and members of the press. The different views of those in attendance hint at the unrest caused, ...

Moving Image

End-of-war celebrations, Sydney, 1945

Have you ever wondered what the end of World War II meant to Australians in 1945? Discover what it was like for those on the streets of Sydney just an hour after the announcement that war in the Pacific was over. Listen to ABC reporter Talbot Duckmanton describe the scenes of jubilation as he broadcasts live from the ABC's ...

Video

Movietone Special, 1945: Peace - Australia Celebrates

This black-and-white clip from the newsreel 'Peace: Australia Celebrates' shows spontaneous scenes of jubilation in the centre of Sydney soon after the Japanese surrender was announced on 15 August 1945. It opens with scenes of crowds celebrating in the streets. This is followed by the famous footage of 'the dancing man'. ...

Image

Celebrating the end of the Second World War

This is an unposed photograph showing revellers in Canberra celebrating the end of the Second World War in 1945 by dancing the hokey pokey.

Image

'Armistice celebrations, Martin Place', Sydney, 1918

This is a black-and-white photograph, 8.7 cm x 14.2 cm, of the celebrations in Martin Place, Sydney, following the Armistice, which was signed on 11 November 1918 in France to end hostilities in the First World War. Looking east up from the junction with Pitt Street, the Place is packed with men, women and schoolchildren ...

Video

Peace in Vietnam, 1973 - asset 1

This is an excerpt taken from an item in the episode of the black-and-white newsreel Australian Movie Magazine released to cinemas on 1 February 1973. The item announces the success of negotiations to end the Vietnam War. This excerpt opens with a series of shots showing a field artillery gun being loaded and fired; a series ...

Video

Peace in Vietnam, 1973 - asset 2

This is an excerpt taken from an item announcing the success of negotiations to end the Vietnam War. The item featured in the episode of the black-and-white newsreel, Australian Movie Magazine, released to cinemas on 1 February 1973. This excerpt features Donovan Leitch's 'The war drags on', sung against a series of War ...

Video

Peace in Vietnam, 1973 - asset 3

This is an excerpt taken from an item announcing the success of negotiations to end the Vietnam War that featured in the episode of the black-and-white newsreel, Australian Movie Magazine, released to cinemas on 1 February 1973. The soundtrack for this excerpt is Donovan Leitch's song 'The war drags on'. The excerpt opens ...

Video

Exile in Sarajevo, 1997: Bridge of brotherhood and unity

This clip shows Bosnians crossing the Bridge of Brotherhood and Unity to return to Sarajevo, capital city of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Bosnia), after the siege of the city ended in 1996. Some people carry what was then the Bosnian flag, some weep, some smile and embrace friends and relatives with whom they are being reunited. ...

Video

Compass - Embracing the Enemy, 2005: A truce at Gallipoli

This clip shows black-and-white photographs of Turkish and Allied soldiers in combat and in the trenches during the Gallipoli campaign during the First World War. Anzac Cove, landing stations and footage of soldiers in the trenches are also shown. Photographs of the unofficial truce, which was held on 24 May 1915, include ...

Video

1915, 1982: Shaking hands with the enemy

This clip is from the television miniseries '1915' and shows an officer announcing the beginning of a temporary truce to allow Australian and Turkish soldiers to gather up the bodies of those who have been killed or injured in 'no man's land'. The orders that prescribe the behaviour of participants during the truce are ...

Audio

Announcement of victory, 1945

This is a broadcast made by the Australian Prime Minister, Ben Chifley, on 15 August 1945 to announce the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War. It is preceded by Edward Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4.

Collection

End of the First World War and its aftermath in Australia, 1918-39

This is a collection of resources about the Armistice, the Treaty of Versailles and the aftermath of the First World War for Australians. It is introduced by the decoded cablegram seen here notifying the Australian prime minister that an armistice had been signed to halt hostilities. The cablegram is part of an online showcase ...

Teacher resource

Personal peace

This is a compilation of four teaching sequences about personal peace. It includes sections on peaceful thoughts; peace poems; peace and conflict; and children in other places and their experiences of peace and conflict. The section on children in other places and their experiences enables places people live in and belong ...

Teacher resource

Peace building

This is a compilation of six teaching sequences about peace building. It includes sections on what peace means; conflict resolution; difference; diversity; discrimination; human rights; peace building; and children in other places and their experiences of peace and conflict. The stories and photo essays that feature children ...

Teacher resource

UN Peacekeeping

A sample program for Stage 5 Depth Study 6 providing teaching strategies, suggested resources and sample worksheets. United Nations Peacekeeping is designed to provide a clear insight into the formation and working of the United Nations and to Australia’s role within that organisation in the Post-War period. Links toYouTube ...

Moving Image

How does the United Nations work?

Watch this clip to learn how the United Nations (the UN) works. It was established in 1945. What is its purpose?  What are some of the major areas it deals with? Which countries are permanent members of the Security Council? And what is the General Assembly? Can you list some of the achievements of the UN? Why not do some ...

Moving Image

Difference differently: be the bridge

This documentary focuses on interfaith and intercultural relationships and how bridges can be built within and between communities. It offers several personal stories and includes discussion of civil responsibility, social cohesion and what it means to be an Australian citizen. It encourages students to reflect on religion, ...

Text

Coming home: an investigation of the Armistice and repatriation

This online text (with downloadable PDF option) provides a series of investigations examining the impact of the war on those who served and those who welcomed them home. The online resource includes teaching activities that encourage students to investigate the roles the Repatriation Commission and the Soldier Settlement ...