WWI Recruitment Poster. This poster depicts New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, and South Africa supporting Britain in arms. These British Dominions would eventually contribute more than 1.4 million service personnel to the British war effort from 1914 to 1918.

“ World War I Recruitment Poster ” This poster depicts New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, and South Africa supporting Britain in arms. These British Dominions would eventually contribute more than million service personnel to the.

World War I-era recruitment poster for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC).

World War I-era recruitment poster for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC).

Australian War Memorial. Explore their various collections.

Explore their various collections.

The story of Gallipoli - interactive website from The Sydney Morning Herald

The story of Gallipoli - interactive website from The Sydney Morning Herald

A nurse dressed in uniform cape, hat and gloves, holds a kitten

A Gallipoli nurse with a kitten mascot, born in the trenches.

Anzacs behaving badly: Scott McIntyre and contested history

It is naïve to expect men to kill and die for their country, to live through the horrors of a particularly barbaric war, and to come out the other end unscathed – despite our popular myths.

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted he contacted SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid over "offensive" tweets sent by an SBS reporter.  Earlier in their term, the government of which Turnbull is a member decided to amend details of anti-discrmination legislation in the name of 'free speech'.   So, are some kinds of speech (or some speakers) more 'free' than others? Is it now unacceptable to criticise ANZAC? What do you think of this?

Malcolm Turnbull Admits Dobbing In SBS Reporter Over "Offensive" Tweets

Gallipoli: a global calamity - Bruce Scates, in this Sydney Morning Herald article, argues that "[t]he futility of war is best acknowledged by mourning the suffering of all nations, not just our own."

Gallipoli: a global calamity - Bruce Scates, in this Sydney Morning Herald article, argues that "[t]he futility of war is best acknowledged by mourning the suffering of all nations, not just our own.

Militarisation marches on • Inside Story

Militarisation marches on

Gallipoli and forgetting • Inside Story

Gallipoli and forgetting

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