WWI Resources

Conscription iBook

Explore the Story of Queensland’s Role in the First World War. The Yes or No? interactive iBook provides educators with First World War stimulus material and a focus on inquiry learning when looking at the topic of conscription. Students will explore reasons and propaganda for both sides of the argument, and the impact and aftermath of conscription. Yes or No? is available free from iTunes.

QANZAC 100 book cover
Anzac Day parade on Dee Street, Mt. Morgan, 1916

Defence and war service records

Explore a diverse selection of government records about Australians and New Zealanders in World War I and the Boer War. Enhance a profile dedicated to the wartime journey of someone who served. Uncover the personal stories of service men and women through original archival records.  

Warning – Discovering Anzacs includes names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders now deceased.

Historypin

Discover and share World War 1 stories in Queensland. Historypin is a place for people to share photos and stories, telling the histories of their local communities. Nearly 4,000 pins are a visual record of the people, places and commemoration. Each one is a legacy for future generations. View content relating to the First World War, and create your own collection.

Shrine of Remembrance at Anzac Square
Qld museum loans memoribilia

Queensland Museum Network Loans

Borrow WW1 Museum Kits from Queensland Museum's QM Loans service to engage students in your classroom with hands-on learning. The following kits were produced in partnership with State Library of Queensland’s Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation program proudly supported by the Queensland Government.

Timelines: World War I
Reminisce with World War I era badges, documents and clothing. 

World War I 
Investigate key aspects of World War I and the Australian experience of the war.  

We Remember: ANZAC Day 
Explore war memorabilia and the ANZAC legacy.