The Australian War Memorial: inside story

The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1945. AWM 100793

The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1945. AWM 100793

This program takes visitors on a virtual site study through the Australian War Memorial. Uncover the reasons why the Memorial was created, and the role of a curator. Explore various sources relating to Gallipoli and Bullecourt, in addition to the experiences of one wounded serviceman who contributed to the Memorial building.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates of delivery: Please contact for more information.
Audience: Secondary
Curriculum links:

Linking to the secondary history curriculum, this program combines a site study, evaluation of sources, and a First World War battlefield investigation.

Maximum number: 30 students/one class
Cost: Free
Resources: Teachers will be emailed a short activity for students to complete prior to the program. Links will also be provided to allow students to further investigate sources.