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Doreen and life as a Wireless Operator in World War II

History 10

Meet Doreen Matthews, a Wireless Operator based out of Townsville during World War II. Join Doreen on a walk down memory lane as she takes us through what her work entailed during World War II.


"When I was 16, that's when I learnt the Morse."


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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).