Resources for Telling the Anzac Stories

A number of useful multimedia resources have been created for classroom use around Telling the Anzac Story. Feel free to browse and download.

Video Clips

screenshot374Digital Story – Anzac Memorial Places SEQ 

  • A tour of some of the memorials in the SEQ corner, focusing on Gold Coast, scenic Rim, Brisbane and Southern Downs. These showcase both the the memorials and places around the memorials as they were in 2015.  Places are presented in alphabetical order.



screenshot373Digital Story: Remembering – Anzac Memorials SEQ

  • A short digital poem about the memorials in SEQ to show a different approach with the memorial materials. Suitable for Yr 6 and beyond.



screenshot375Soldier’s Friend

Example of a digital story based on an object, a narrative and photo stills to tell the story.





screenshot376Memorials, Symbols and Commemoration

This e-book discusses the types of memorials and symbols used based on memorials in South Each Queensland.

The book is available for free on iBooks and as a PDF



screenshot377PDF of Letters to Peter and Chloe

i-book example using Book Creator created by photographing a set of a set of letters by year three students, and highlighting parts of their writing



Photosets to view and download

Photset for Memorials, Symbols and CommeorationsAnzac Memorials

A photos set of all photos contained in the e-book ‘Memorials, Symbols and Commemorations’

View photos or  slideshow online, or download for use by students.



screenshot380Anzac Memorials by Place

A collection an album of photos for each memorial and its surrounds.  Its a snapshot of each place in 2015.  They contain hints of how much life has changed since 1915.  What type of changes might there be between now and 2115, the bicentennial?  Photos may be viewed or downloaded.

Albums include: Beaudesert, Brisbane, Boonah, Canungra, Coomera, Forest Hill, Gatton, Gatton UQ, Harrisville, Helidon,Ipswich, Kalbar, Laidley, Mount Alford, Mudgeeraba, Mudgeeraba Light Horse Museum, Tamborine Mountain, Toowoomba War Animal Memorial, Southport, Yugambeh Indigenous Memorial.

Another handy resource for viewing information on local memorials is the Queensland War Memorial Register

Instructions and project suggestions

The following resources provide instructions for a class project to create a commemorative book for students to tell their take on the Anzac stories.

Planning and producing your commemorative bookscreenshot378

Gives an overview of the steps involved, and choices you might make about your class project

Project Ideas and Suggestions for ‘Telling the Anzac Story’ 

Contains suggestions for  Yr2, Yr3, Yr6 that link the the Australian History Curriculum … but these ideas can be applied in many ways for differnect year levels.