Best resources for Year 9 Australian History Curriculum

Enrich your lesson plans with historically accurate information and excellent primary sources. You can download free books and classroom activities from our site.

Education specialists and historians who work at the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) have prepared these materials to present the stories and images of people who have served Australia in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

Hard copies of many of our books and resources should be available in your school library. Contact us at to request hard copies for your school.

Short film and oral histories

Secondary school resources

Australians in World War I series

Australians on the Western Front series

Century of Service series

In the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, there are 15 stained-glass windows. Each shows a figure dressed in military uniform, and under each figure is a word that describes a quality displayed by Australians during wartime. This series of books was inspired by those qualities.

Other great resources for Year 9 History classes

Last updated: 8 October 2021

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DVA (Department of Veterans' Affairs) (2021), Best resources for Year 9 Australian History Curriculum , DVA Anzac Portal, accessed 27 November 2021,
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