Anzac Legacy

Suitable for upper primary students.
Older groups may be interested in Australians and the First World War.

Rising Sun Hat Badge: Private E G Kinnear, 9 Light Horse Regiment.

Overview

This program investigates the contribution and qualities of Australian servicemen and women and the enduring legacy of their service on our history. It explores their personal stories and experiences, looking particularly at the Anzacs and what caused Australians to enlist in the First World War.

Themes

  • What were Australia's links and loyalties to the British Empire?
  • Who were the Anzacs? Why did they enlist? Where did they go?
  • Qualities of mateship, endurance, courage and sacrifice: are these qualities unique to Australian servicemen and women? Do all Australian servicemen and women possess these qualities?
  • What impact did the First World War have on Australian society then and now?

Details
 

Price

$7.70 per student (incl, GST) valid to July 19, 2020
$6.60 per student (incl. GST) valid from July 20, 2020

Duration

60 minutes
45 minutes (from July 20, 2020)

Maximum number 60 students per hour
Group size 15
Available 9 am – 3.30 pm
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