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Wartime Snapshot #2

INTERFET - International Forces for East Timor 2009

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Wartime Snapshot...

INTERFET - International Forces for East Timor

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Wartime Snapshot

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DVA Education book

M is for Mates- Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep 2009

Tags: Primary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939...

This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations.   The...

M is for Mates- Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep

Tags: Primary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), First Gulf War (1991), Second Gulf War (2003 – 2009), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Education Resource

This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations.

 

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ publication M is for Mates - Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep was shortlisted for the 2010 Children’s Literature Book of the Year Awards by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.

M is for Mates was also nominated for the Eve Pownall Information Book of the Year 2010 – for information books suitable for children up to the age of eighteen years.

The publication was produced collaboratively with the Australian War Memorial. In March 2009, the Department to every primary school in Australia. Additional copies can be purchased from the Australian War Memorial on (02) 6243 4578 or online at www.awm.gov.au/shop.

For further enquiries contact your state or territory commemorations officer by e-mailing commemorations@dva.gov.au or phoning 133 254.

M is for Mates- Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep - Publications

This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations. Download...

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Wartime Snapshot #3

The Flanders Poppy - a symbol of remembrance 2009

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Wartime Snapshot...

The Flanders Poppy - a symbol of remembrance

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Wartime Snapshot

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Commemorative Poster

The Sinking of HMAS Sydney 2008

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters...

The Sinking of HMAS Sydney

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters

Poster

 
Wartime Snapshot #1

The Sinking of HMAS Sydney 2008

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Wartime Snapshot...

The Sinking of HMAS Sydney

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Wartime Snapshot

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DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War I: Australian Light Horse – Palestine 1916-1918 2008

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity ...

The Australian Light Horse – Palestine 1916-1918 activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative...

Australians in World War I: Australian Light Horse – Palestine 1916-1918

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

The Australian Light Horse – Palestine 1916-1918 activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative publication Australians in World War I: Australian Light Horse – Palestine 1916-1918.

Teachers using these materials are encouraged to select specific activities, parts of activities or the broad selection of primary and secondary materials within this learning resource to suit their own purposes.

Chapter 1: Palestine 1916–1918

The bombardment of the Russian ports of Odessa, Sevastopol and Feodosia on 29 October 1914 signalled Turkey’s entry into World War I. Within a few d...

Australians in World War I: Australian Light Horse – Palestine 1916–1918 Education Activities

 
DVA Education Resource

Australian Women in War 2008

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second Worl...

This educational resource provides teachers and students with self-contained classroom ready activities and teaching strategies to investigate the roles and experiences...

Australian Women in War

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), British Commonwealth Occupation Force (1945 – 1952), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Education Resource

This educational resource provides teachers and students with self-contained classroom ready activities and teaching strategies to investigate the roles and experiences of Australian women during more than a century of wars, conflicts and peace operations.

It highlights the roles of wimen since 1899 in the services and their home front experiences. The resource includes an introductory DVD and a CD ROM with ten interactive classroom activities.

Complete Women in War publication

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Introduction for Teachers

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Unit 1 - Australian Women in the Second South African Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902)

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Unit 2 - Australian Women in World War I (1914-1918)

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Unit 3 - Australian Women in World War II (1939-1945)

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Unit 4 - Australian Women in British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) and the Korean War (1946-1953)

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Unit 5 - Australian Women in the Vietnam War (1962-1973)

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Unit 6 - Australian Women in the Australian Defence Force and in Peace Operations (1947 – Today)

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Unit 7 - Australian Women and Commemoration

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DVA Resource Kit

Australia and the Vietnam War 2007

Tags: Secondary, Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Education Resource...

Australia and the Vietnam War

Tags: Secondary, Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Education Resource

Students can learn about the experiences of Australians and the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1973, through images, film, classroom and interactive activities.

Complete Australia and the Vietnam War

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Introduction for Teachers

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Topic 1 - Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War

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Topic 2 - Life in Vietnam

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Topic 3 - The experience of battle

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Topic 4 - Reporting and representing the war

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Topic 5 - On the home front

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Topic 6 - Going home

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Topic 7 - After the war

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Topic 8 - Commemoration

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DVA & AWM Resource

Their Spirit, Our History 2007

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Kor...

Discover and imagine, through letters, journals, newspaper clippings and telegrams, what life was like for Australians during WorldWarI. Learn about the origin and...

Their Spirit, Our History

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Malayan Emergency (1948 – 1960), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Indonesian Confrontation (1963 – 1966), First Gulf War (1991), Second Gulf War (2003 – 2009), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going)

Discover and imagine, through letters, journals, newspaper clippings and telegrams, what life was like for Australians during WorldWarI. Learn about the origin and historical significance of Anzac Day through research-based activities. Find out tips on how to plan and conduct your own commemorative ceremony.

Activities include: WWI - WWII - Korean War - Malayan Emergency - Vietnam War - Indonesian Confrontation - First Gulf War - War on Terror - Second Gulf War - Peacekeeping
Anzac Day

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DVA Resource Kit

Australians on the Western Front 2006

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource...

This resource offers a range of teaching activities to enable exploration of the Australian experience on the Western Front. The activities incorporate a rich selection...

Australians on the Western Front

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource

This resource offers a range of teaching activities to enable exploration of the Australian experience on the Western Front. The activities incorporate a rich selection of written and illustrated primary sources.

Australians on the Western Front

 

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