Please provide a search term.

Defending Australia's Skies: Audrey's Story

History 10

Join Audrey Wilson as she takes us on a journey from enlistment, to identifying and working the anti-aircraft battery at Georges Heights in Sydney and what she did when the war finally came to an end.


"I caught the milk truck to Bega, I caught the bus to Cooma, and I caught the train down to Sydney. I think I cried all the way."


Read more about Audrey's World War II experience  arrow_forward

Year level




Cross Curriculum Priority

done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

done Sustainability

done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

General capabilities

done Literacy

done Numeracy

done ICT Capability

done Critical and Creative Thinking

done Personal and Social Capability

done Ethical Understanding

done Intercultural Understanding


Overview of the causes and course of World War II.


The impact of World War II, with a particular emphasis on the Australian home front, including the changing roles of women and use of wartime government controls (conscription, manpower controls, rationing and censorship).