Australian homefront during WW2
Chapters on initial reactions; from 'phoney war' to 'all in'! ;
government controls; equality of sacrifice; women; Americans in
Australia; the economy; conscription; Indigenous Australians; national
identity; national independence; the enemy within; everyday life;
legacies and impacts.
Excellent website from Curtin University and the John Curtin Prime
Ministerial Library, includes images and information on Conscription
: Curtin's dilemma; civilian life, the Australian war effort, recruitment
posters and more.
- Victorians at war
From the oral history project developed by the State Library of
Victoria and the Veterans Association.
on everyday life
Everyday life - from Anzacday.org
service in WW2
Fact sheet from the NAA.
life during the wars
food and petrol rationing during WW2
Article from Year Book Australia 1945
service in World War II
Fact sheet from the National Archives of Australia