Australian nurses (primary)

Studio portrait of Staff Nurse Christine Erica Strom, Australian Army Nursing Service, of Rydalmere, NSW. P01840.010Sister Pocock in front of the sphinx, Mena, Egypt, c. 1915. P04397.001 This resource is for primary students. Secondary students will find resources here.

Australian nurses have been serving in war for over 100 years. The Memorial is honouring their service in a special exhibition, Nurses: from Zululand to Afghanistan.  From 16 February 2013 to 27 August 2015, the exhibition will be travelling
around Australia.  

We have developed the following activities for Australian primary school students in line with the themes of National curriculum in history.

Part 1: Curriculum and skills

Part 2: Boer War

Part 3: First World War

Part 4: Second World War

Part 5: Nurses’ activities