Defending Australia's Skies: Audrey's Story
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."
Cross Curriculum Priority
done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia
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).