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Anzac Centenary 2014-18

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Commemorating the participation of Australians and New Zealanders in World War 1 (1914-18)
(See also Gallipoli 2015)

 

 

 

Official websites

AUSTRALIA: Anzac Centenary (anzaccentenary.gov.au)
The Australian Government's Anzac Centenary website.
See also the Gallipoli 2015 page




NEW ZEALAND: First World War Centenary (ww100.govt.nz)
The New Zealand Government's website of information about commemorating participation in World War 1.

 

Other sites World War 1, Australian War Memorial photoCentenary of the First World War, 1914-18 (awm.gov.au)
The Australian War Memorial's page on the World War 1 centenary.


First World War Centenary (en.wikipedia.org)
Summarises how various countries are planning to commemorate the centenary of the First World War at this stage.

The Centenary of Anzac (aph.gov.au)
Information provided for Members of Federal Parliament by the Parliamentary Library.

 

News AUSTRALIA:
See the Anzac Centenary news page (anzaccentenary.gov.au)
 

NEW ZEALAND:

WW100 New Zealand Twitter (witter.com/WW100NZ)
Subscribe to the New Zealand WW100 Twitter feed.

WW100 New Zealand Facebook (facebook.com/WW100NZ)
Subscribe to the New Zealand WW100 Facebook account.

WW100 News (http://ww100.govt.nz/news)
News of World War 1 centenary activities and events.

See also Anzac Day news

 

Anzac Kids

Events and programs

Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

This was a superb free travelling audio-visual experience which has now finished its tour of Australian cities.

Anzac Centenary events (anzaccentenary.gov.au)



Camp Gallipoli (campgallipoli.com.au)
Camp Gallipoli is a fundraising sleep-out event for Australians and New Zealanders.





NEW ZEALAND:

Planning under way for Anzac centenary (odt.co.nz) 30 Mar 2011
New Zealand projects to mark the Anzac centenary, as anticipated in March 2011.

Commemoration dates (beehive.govt.nz)
Media release listing dates of major planned New Zealand and overseas World War 1 commemorations.


Diorama figures in the Great War Exhibition, Wellington
(Image: anzacdiorama.blogspot.co.nz)
Mustering the Troops: Diorama in Great War Exhibition (anzacdiorama.blogspot.co.nz)
Mustering the Troops is the blog site for a Gallipoli diorama which uses 5,000 individually painted figures of soldiers, now opened as part of the Great War Exhibition in Wellington. See also:
Peter Jackson shows off his Great War Exhibition in Wellington, 18 Apr 2015 (stuff.co.nz)


Features 100 Years of Untold Stories: Anzac to Afghanistan (heraldsun.com.au)
A collection of stories of Australians involved in wartime activities.
(Alternative sources: news.com.au, themercury.com.au)
 
Issues Abbott's new Western Front to usurp the Gallipoli legend (afr.com) 2 Nov 2013
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is keen to ensure acknowledgment of the Anzac legend extends beyond Gallipoli and in particular includes Australia's contribution at the Western Front.

Anzac centenary could be divisive (adelaidenow.com.au) 26 Mar 2012
There are risks in commemorating historical military events in a multicultural society such as Australia.

Julia Gilard rejects fears Anzac Day centenary could divide us (heraldsun.com.au) 26 Mar 2012
Prime Minister Julia Gillard says the Anzac Centenary will not be divisive for our multicultural society and that it will be supported by young people in particular.


Disquiet for the Western Front over plans honouring  centenary of Anzac (theaustralian.com.au) 7 Jul 2012
Too much attention is being paid to Gallipoli at the expense of Western Front battlefields where Anzac soldiers were involved too. (Notice that the words "Disquiet on the Western Front" in the headline is a play on the expression "All quiet on the Western Front", which is a colloquial expression today and was originally the title of a book and a film.)


● See also Gallipoli 2015: Issues

 
 

See also:

Gallipoli 2015

Anzac Day

Ceremonies

Anzac spirit and legend

Anzac Day news

Anzac Day issues
 

 

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