women and war

Anti-War Women

Though patriotic fervour ran high in Australia during World War One, that did not mean that all Australian women were pro-war. Women’s reasons for not supporting the war varied. Some […]

Maud Butler's Anzac Day

The first official Anzac Day Commemoration held on Tuesday, 25 April 1916, attracted enormous crowds in Sydney, as returned soldiers paraded through the city streets, and an open-air memorial service was attended by […]