Teacher Resources

Australia and the Great War – Professor Peter Stanley

Professor Peter Stanley (UNSW ADFA), author of 'The Crying Years: Australia's Great War' (The National Library of Australia, 2017), explains how Australia responded to the outbreak of the First World War. He discusses the nation's attitudes to war, the strategies used to recruit men to enlist and what the patterns of enlistment were between 1914 and 1918.

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