On 25 April, Australia pays tribute to those who have served and died in military and peacekeeping conflicts.
As Anzac Day 2021 approaches, we look back at how Australia came together – while physically apart – to commemorate Anzac Day during COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020.
This segment from Australian Colour Diary 4 is about a ceremony held at the Victorian Shrine of Remembrance to honour those who made the supreme sacrifice during the First and Second World
Janine Winfree, the recipient of the 2019 Ray Edmondson Fellowship, visited the NFSA from George Eastman House in the US to explore our 28mm film collection.
The title consists of two separate items - 'Departure of the Australian Expeditionary Force' and 'Departure of Reinforcements for the Front'.
A banner proclaiming ‘Honneur et Patrie’ (Honour and Fatherland) appears at the start of this newsreel footage. We then see the Treaty of Versailles, signed by the Allied powers.
Shows the repatriation of returned soldiers from World War I, including facilities for injured and psychologically affected servicemen.
Thousands of songs were written about the First World War. Many were destined to disappear before or soon after the cessation of hostilities but others became big hits at the time.