Anzac Day resources
Education Queensland Schools can access the learning pathway Anzac Day resources
(Access key L25996131).
Anzac Day websites
ABC – Gallipoli: The First Day
An award-winning ABC 3-D documentary site that portrays, in great detail, the first 24 hours of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli on the 25th April 1915.
ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee – Anzac Day Education
Part of a commemorative site
, this section commemorates the Gallipoli landing in particular, but includes all other conflicts in which Australians have fought. There are a variety of activities to enhance understanding of Anzac Day's significance and the reasons for inter-nation conflict.
ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland – War and Identity Education
A wealth of resources and activities about Australia's military history and heritage for teachers and students, including many interactive visual learning objects.
Australian Army – Anzac Day
One of the Australian Army History Unit pages on The Australian Army website
, the Anzac Day page provides a concise summary of the background to and commemoration of Anzac Day and its meaning for Australians. It also includes links to explanations of other traditions surrounding Anzac Day such as the services, poppies, bugle calls, and poems commonly used in Anzac commemorations. Includes links to many other valuable military history research resources from the Australian Army Military History Unit.
Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs – Anzac Day http://www.dva.gov.au/commemorations-memorials-and-war-graves/anniversaries-and-commemorative-events/anzac-day-history
Site established to provide information about Anzac Day and its history. Details are given of Australian commemorative services and Anzac Day memorial services at Gallipoli and in France. The Anzac legend and the origins of the Dawn Service are explained. Also, the research site
, Gallipoli and the Anzacs
provides diverse information and media for researching Australians at Gallipoli and at war.
The Australian War memorial’s “Search for a person” allows searching of service records and other relevant rolls such as the Red Cross files and POW roll. The database is searchable by name, service number, unit name, and conflict.
Designed to encourage initiative and creativity in the way that schools commemorate Anzac Day, with an emphasis on inventiveness balanced with tradition. Schools can enter an individual class or as a whole school.