ANZAC Day Resources

ANZAC Day Activities

ANZAC Day Biscuits by VWMA CEO Sharyn Roberts

Colouring Pages for Primary School

For resources to hold a commemoration event visit the Department of Veterans' Affairs ANZAC Day Portal

DVA Anzac Day Commemorative Package

Australian War Memorial - Anzac Day Resources

Anzac Day Commoration Committee - Classroom Activities

ABC Behind the News Anzac Day special report and teaching resources

ABC Behind the News - Why is Anzac day held on April 25th?

Here They Come A Day to Remember (Foundation to Year 3 resources)

A 7-minute animated version of the picture book 'Here they Come: A day to remember' and learning activities

The Department of Veterans' Affairs has several videos exploring the symbols of commemoration used in the animated picture book as follows:






Bugles - Last Post


Honour Rolls

Gallipoli Campaign

For information about the ANZAC/Gallipoli campaign click here

VWMA ANZAC Day Articles

The following collection of articles by the VWMA provide information related to the Gallipoli Campaign, the origins and history of ANZAC Day commemoration, the ANZAC spirit and personal experiences of commemoration.

ANZAC Day Timeline

Hill 60 Gallipoli – the last gasp for the 3rd Light Horse Brigade by Steve Larkins OAM

ANZAC Spirit embodied in SA’s 10th Battalion by Peter Withy and Robert S Kearney OAM

John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his Donkey

Letter to the Prime Minister 23rd September 1915 by Nicholas Egan

ANZAC Day Commemoration Timeline by Nicholas Egan

The Australasian Soldiers Dardanelles Cenotaph and the Origins of ANZAC Day by Dr David Faber

Remembering ANZAC Day after 105 years by Professor Robert O’Neill AO FASSA

The Lonely ANZAC by Greg Sharon, Vice President: 10th Battalion A.I.F. Association (is he still?)

My ANZAC Days - Vietnam 19 Apr 1966 to 12 May 1967 by Michael von Berg MC OAM

Archaeology on ANZAC Battlefield by David Rafferty, drawing on material from Sarah Midford (La Trobe University) and Jessie Birkett-Rees (Monash University).

ANZAC DAY Reflections ‘On Operations’ by Stuart Smith, Major General AO, DSC (Retd)

The ANZAC Spirit – Alive and well in our young people by Robert S Kearney OAM