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This program investigates some of the major events that have shaped Australia as a nation, in particular: * The First Australians * Early Exploration * European Settlement * Gold Rush and the Eureka Stockade * Bushrangers * Living and working conditions prior to 1900 * Federation & the White Australia policy * World War 1
Presented by Richard Morecroft, this excellent production gives an Australian perspective to World War One. Standing on a giant map of pre-war Europe, Richard provides a background to the war and how it started.The video covers the moving story of Australians at Gallipoli and other Australian campaigns. Without glorifying war, the video examines the impact of WW1 on Australia.
This collection draws on historical documents, film and sound available in Britain's National Archives and one of its leading museums. It starts from, but is not limited to, a British perspective on the war, and also aims to create a wider understanding of the global nature of the conflict and the profound consequences that resulted from it .