Monash’s lessons on the cost of war and our age

Monash’s lessons on the cost of war and our age

On 27 March 1918, near Franvillers, Major General John Monash stood on the heights overlooking the Somme Valley. He was alone, except for a single staff officer. In the distance he could see the German Army advancing behind a thin screen of retreating British troops....
Kiwi composers at world premiere of Gallipoli symphony

Kiwi composers at world premiere of Gallipoli symphony

A symphony that tells the story of Gallipoli is having its world premiere in Istanbul after years of work by composers from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae along with Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove will attend...
Anzac painting expected to fetch $500k

Anzac painting expected to fetch $500k

An Anzac painting by Horace Moore-Jones’ of Simpson and his Donkey is expected to bring around $500,000 at a New Zealand auction. An iconic painting once believed to be of Anzac legend John Simpson and his donkey is expected to sell for around half a million...
Lessons Learned On The Shores Of Gallipoli

Lessons Learned On The Shores Of Gallipoli

I was privileged to be on the Gallipoli peninsula on 25 April for Anzac day. As an Australian and a history teacher this was not only an honour but also an amazing opportunity to empathise with our diggers and experience history first-hand. I am not a direct...

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