Australia under attack: In Their Own Words

How would you feel if Australia was under attack? Hear from 5 Australians about their experiences of the air and naval attacks in World War II. This is the latest teaching resource from our oral history series In Their Own Words.

Veterans' Stories: their words

We gather stories of ordinary Australians who've had extraordinary experiences serving in wars, conflicts and peace operations all over the world.

Listen to oral histories

Death of a father

When AFL great Ron Barrassi, who recently passed away, heard his father had been killed at Tobruk, the shocking news hurt him and his mother terribly.

Listen to his story