Anzacs and the Light Horse

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The museum has put together a fabulous booklet for primary school students called ‘Anzacs and the Light Horse’. The booklet is only available at the museum. It’s a great classroom resource and a memento of the Anzac Centenary for students. The Anzacs booklet is provided Free to all  primary students attending excursions. The booklet contains puzzles, poems, […]

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New WW1 Technology meets old

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Interesting photo in the museum’s collection. Sadly the story that goes with the photo is not known. The description reads ‘Tank lost at Gaza’. The following photo sheds a little more light … ‘Disabled tank of ours – disabled on 18th April 1917 at Sampson’s Hill near Gaza.’ This was the second Gaza battle. Six […]

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Year Three ANZAC Commemorations Excursion Resources

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The link below will take you to some great resources to help students make the most of their visit. These are suitable for classes, or individual students, at home or school. Click Excursion Resources Enjoy your visit to the Mudgeeraba Light Horse Museum

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Year 3 – Commemorations Excursion: Community and Remembrance

The Commemorations Excursion program for year three is all go from the moments students arrive.  They have a ball! The program was awarded a National Trust Qld Silver Community Award in 2013 and was funded by the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). The programs is engaging and hands on for year 3 students and is […]

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Year 9 – WWI history: A digital storytelling excursion

The museum has put together a digital storytelling excursion for year nine entitled ‘Telling the ANZAC story. Students spend the day at the museum learning about World War I ANZACs and Light horse through demonstrations and artefacts.  Students work in groups to create digital stories – short movies on their tablet devices, and show them […]

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Light Horse Memorial

Light Horse War Memorial. Photo from ANZAC day memorials - http://www.anzacday.org.au/education/tff/memorials/alh/

This Light Horse memorial displays a plaque showing a poem written about the light horsemen returning to Australia without their mounts.Click here link to the Light Horse memorial. ‘This memorial is dedicated to the Australian light horsemen and their mounts. The poem refers to WW1 and is inspired by the feelings of Australian light horsemen, […]

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