Australian Women in War

About Australian Women in War

Investigating the experiences and changing roles of Australian women in war and peace operations 1899- Today

This resource kit has been produced by Ryebuck Media for the Department of Veteran's Affairs as part of the government's Commemorations program. A copy of the resource kit has been sent to each secondary school in Australia.

Australian Women in War is a classroom inquiry resource focussing on the significant contribution Australian women have made in Australia's military conflicts, and peacekeeping missions. The resource explores the changing roles and status of women's involvement in conflicts over time. It provides a rich collection of information and evidence to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the topics using an inquiry approach based around seven units:

The kit comprises three elements: