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Festivals and Celebrations: Remembrance Day- Australia
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..
The Story of Australia by Robert Lewis
Publication Date: 2017-05-01
Produced in partnership with the National Museum of Australia, The Story of Australia is an accessible, essential history resource for every homeHow did Australia's earliest human inhabitants reach the island continent?Which discovery ushered in a new era of immigration, prosperity and technological advancement?How did a far-flung colony and military outpost transform into one of the wealthiest and most peaceful nations in the modern world?Dip into the pages to discover these answers and more .
Important days in Australia's calendar by Hammonds, Heather
Call Number: LEA 394.26994 HAM
Publication Date: 2010
True Blue? by Peter Goldsworthy (Editor)
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Australians mostly live in cities, yet many of our favorite movie characters are working men from the bush. We revere our sporting heroes, yet we prize their larrikin irreverence. Each year we enthusiastically commemorate a battle we lost. What makes us Australian? Why is it so hard to put a finger on what makes us unique? .
Australian national identity by Healey, Justin
Call Number: NFS 305.800994 AUS
Publication Date: 2010
Australian's pause the remember the end of World War I
Remembrance Day is when we think about the people who served the country in times of war. If you look back in your family tree you might find someone who fought in a war maybe a long time ago or maybe more recently. Sarah had a look at the experiences of her grandfather and found out what Remembrance Day is all about.
The Red Poppy is a video for young children, and has been created by Education at the Australian War Memorial
Remembrance Day has a special significance in 2018. Sunday, 11 November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).
In Australia, Remembrance Day is observed on 11th November. Services are held at 11.00am at War Memorials, schools and in towns across the country. During the service the “Last Post” is sounded by a bugler followed by one minute silence and “Reveille”.