First World War

Anzac Diversity

Year 6 and up: A collection of case studies exploring the ethnic diversity of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) during the First World War. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people please be aware that this resource contains images and names of deceased persons.

Understanding Gallipoli

Years 5-9: a concise and useful overview of the Gallipoli campaign with activities for students and teachers.

A camera on Gallipoli

Years 5-8: This education resource focuses on Sir Charles Ryan's 1915 series of candid photographs documenting the experiences of Australians on Gallipoli.


Years 5-9: This package of case studies and inquiry questions looks at the places Australians fought during some of the darkest days of Australia's military history.

Back to the Source

Years 9+: Turn your students into historical detectives in this guided journey through original source materials from the Memorial's collection

Art in the Aftermath

Years 9+: This resource is a visual exploration of the aftermath and impact of the First World War. Exploring themes of peace, loss, and remembrance, the works of art are brought to life in high resolution via Google’s Art & Culture platform.

Diary of an Anzac: a Gallipoli perspective

All ages: Follow the journey of Herbert Reynolds, an Australian stretcher bearer at Gallipoli, through his daily diary entries.


On the morning of 24 April 1918, 13 German A7V tanks in three groups left the town of Marcelcave to attack the British lines in and between the towns of Villers-Bretonneux and Cachy.

Sources: the conscription debate

All ages: A selection of pro- and anti-conscription leaflets from the conscription referenda in 1916-17.

Hearts and Minds: Education kit

Years 9-12: This resource is a study of propaganda posters from the First and Second World Wars.

Australia in the First World War - Memorial Box 1

Go back 100 years to a defining moment in our nation's history, and put yourself in the shoes of those who were there.

Classroom resources

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