Rosemary - Here they come—A day to remember

Running time
54 secs
Date made
Place made
Australia
Copyright

Department of Veterans' Affairs

This video is part of a series of videos developed for the Here they come—A day to remember publication. It focus on Rosemary

Here they come—A day to remember has been developed for lower primary students to assist in developing students— understanding of commemoration. It explores a variety of characters and their perspectives on Anzac Day. Balancing fictional characters, stylised illustrations and photographs, the publication shows students that Anzac Day is significant to many Australians, is an important part of Australian community life, and is a respectful event containing commemorative traditions and symbols. The publication is supported by education materials that align to the Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences.

Transcript

[Music]
When I smell this herb I always think of Anzac Day.
This is called rosemary.
And even though it's small it has a very strong smell.
Sometimes we use it in cooking but on Anzac Day we wear it on our clothes.
Rosemary grows in the wild at Gallipoli and Turkey.
This is where the Anzacs fought and where many soldiers died.

Rosemary is a symbol of commemoration.
That means to honour and remember.
You might have spotted one person wearing rosemary during Libby's speech.

Traditionally rosemary is meant to help our memory.
So it's a lovely way for us to remember Australians who died serving our country.
Maybe you have rosemary growing in your garden.
Perhaps you might like to pick a little bit and wear it on Anzac Day.

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