Text To our last shilling: The Australian Parliament and World War I

TLF ID M020366

This is an interactive website including videos, written information and primary sources about the role of the Australian Parliament in World War I. This resource supports the year 9 Australian History Curriculum. It contains interviews with a prominent Australian historian and supporting primary sources exploring the themes of how Australia went to war, how the war was conducted on the home front, and the impact of the peace.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource directly supports the year 9 Australian History Curriculum by exploring the Australian experience of World War I and its significance in the development of the Australian Parliament. The resource investigates how and why Australia went to war, and the impact of the war on the economy (Trading with the Enemy Act) and society (War Precautions Act and the treatment of 'enemy aliens').
Year level

9

Learning area
  • History
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Parliamentary Education Office
  • Organization: Parliamentary Education Office
  • URL: http://www.peo.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Parliamentary Education Office
  • Organization: Parliamentary Education Office
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.peo.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © Parliamentary Education Office 2014. With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms and where otherwise noted at http://www.peo.gov.au/about/copyright-disclaimer-privacy.html#copyright, all material presented on this website is provided under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia licence.