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Diary of an Anzac
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Stories from World War One, as told by the men and women who were there. Series written and produced by Tony Peterson for Macquarie Media. Coverart Image: By JERRYE & ROY KLOTZ MD - CC BY-SA 3.0
 
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Anzac Podcast
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A podcast about Victoria Police members who fought as Anzacs.
 
Anything and everything is fair game for discussion here. Let’s get our thoughts out there.
 
A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force . From his leaving Australia December 1914 till his evacuation due to illness after 5 months at Gallipoli. Read to remember those who were there. (Introduction by Annise)
 
The Anzac involvement in the Gallipoli Campaign has had a lasting cultural impact in Australia. Why is it considered such sacred ground? These podcasts will draw together different perspectives on Gallipoli, the ANZACs and the Great War.
 
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Talks and Lectures
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Talks and lectures are held at the Shrine of Remembrance and selected offsite venues. Speakers include academics, historians, authors, veterans and other experts who present on a range of topics relating to Australian military history. As well as being available online and as a podcast, all talks and lectures are open to the general public. Details of upcoming speakers can be found on the Shrine website.
 
Backyard Battlefields is a military history program which explores historical sites throughout Australia and beyond. Backyard Battlefields gives Australia’s military history a context by explaining its significance within the grander narrative of world events. Presented by James De Leo.
 
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The Salt Mine
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Welcome to The Salt Mine, where a few ANZAC lads discuss Magic: the Gathering, focusing on the Legacy format both globally and in Australia. Expect some whinging, whining and general saltiness, as well as hopefully some useful content.
 
World War I was one of the most savage and brutal wars in human history. There were millions of deaths and the tragedy was compounded by the fact that these were all young men in the flower of youth. Both sides suffered heavy losses and this war is also notable for being one in which many new and terrible weapons were introduced by both to slaughter each other. Gallipoli Diary by John Graham Gillam is one of the many personal narratives written by survivors of this bloody conflict. Published ...
 
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My Father's Wars
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Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, this series of dramatic works is based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. My Father's Wars was funded by the Queensland Anzac Centenary Grants program. This podcast was launched as part of the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation project.
 
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Tuesday 1 May 2018 - Melinda Martin, Matthew Sleeth, Wendy Sharpe and Tanja Johnston Australian war artists as historians, documenters and first hand witnesses must confront their own experience of the tragedies of war. In partnership with Linden New Art Gallery, join us for a special conversation with two contemporary Australian war artists ab ...…
 
The boys are back in town to talk all about the new Legacy metagame, now rid of the Deathrite menace! We talk about the decks we expect to rise, the decks we expect to be on the downswing and where people can move to in their quest for Legacy heaven. https://thesaltminesite.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/salt-mine-ep-18-cya-drs.mp3 Download Link S ...…
 
Recorded Thursday 8 March 2018 Sister Florence James-Wallace was stationed at Villers-Brettoneaux during the early stages of the 1918 German offensive. She described it as resembling 'Dante's Inferno'. The hospital overflowed with badly wounded men and hundreds more lay in the streets on stretchers needing her nursing skills. This is her story. ...…
 
Recorded Friday 13 April 2018. Guest speakers Dr James Villiers and Air Vice-Marshal Tracy Smart AM. For Humanity: Medicine in war and peacekeeping since 1945 is the Shrine's latest special exhibition and can be viewed daily between 10am and 5pm until March 2019. For more stories from our medical personnel, check out the latest edition of Remem ...…
 
Recorded 5 April 2018. In 1918 a few daring low ranking Australian infantrymen, alone among all the armies on the Western Front, initiated stealth raids without orders. Lucas Jordan examines this distinct but neglected group who killed Germans, captured prisoners and advanced the line, sometimes thousands of yards and almost always without comm ...…
 
Join Shrine Curator Neil Sharkey as he unravels the many myths and legends of the Australian Light Horse in the Middle East. While Australian infantry served in the grim trenches of the Western Front, their Light Horse comrades fought a mobile war against the Ottoman Turks in the desert wastes of Sinai, Palestine and Syria. This special centena ...…
 
Recorded Friday 23 February 2018. This podcast is an extract from the launch of the Recent Conflict Gallery redevelopment featuring Sergeant David Robertson MG. David started the first of his two deployments to Afghanistan in October 2010. A member of the Royal Australian Artillery, he served as a Joint Fires Officer, accompanying Australian Op ...…
 
https://thesaltminesite.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/episode-171.mp3 Download Link The Salt Mine finally return, this time with Melbourne ANT specialist Michael Webb in their wings, analysing where the metagame’s moving post-GP Seattle, the perceived under performance of ANT and Death & Taxes and what they’re looking to play for Australia’s upco ...…
 
Recorded live at the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne. MC Mr Peter Meehan The Ode recited by Dr Robert Webster OAM Veteran speaker Group Captain Annette Holian In Flanders Fields recited by Ms Sarah Trewick Musical accompaniment by the Australian Army Band Melbourne and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.…
 
Special centenary talk The immense German onslaught in March 1918 caused Britain’s gravest crisis of the war. The culmination of the Australians’ vital contribution in this climax of conflict was the stunning counter attack at Villers-Bretonneux. Historian Dr Ross McMullin illuminates what occurred. Dr Ross McMullin is an award winning historia ...…
 
The Western Front fundamentally shaped these men and women and yet they never spoke of it. Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, she developed My Father's Wars as an episodic dramatic work based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. My Father's W ...…
 
What do we take from a loss? When everything is taken from you? How do you move on? Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, she developed My Father's Wars as an episodic dramatic work based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. My Father's Wars was ...…
 
Events on the Western Front in 1917 determine a young child’s winter mornings in 1966. Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, she developed My Father's Wars as an episodic dramatic work based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. My Father's Wars ...…
 
Fee-fie- fo-fum! Giant-killers come in all sizes and descriptions, in all centuries and in all fights. Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, she developed My Father's Wars as an episodic dramatic work based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. M ...…
 
The secret things that come to light when someone dies. Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, she developed My Father's Wars as an episodic dramatic work based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. My Father's Wars was funded by the Queensland An ...…
 
Following the audacious Japanese midget submarine raid on Sydney Harbour in 1942 the remains of 4 Japanese submariners were recovered. The officer commanding Sydney Harbour Rear Admiral Muirhead-Gould ordered that the men be cremated with full military honours. This was done both out of respect for their bravery and in the hope that the conditi ...…
 
Recorded Wednesday 4 October 2017. Entranced by the myths surrounding the army’s Kokoda campaign in Papua, few Australians appreciate or even know of the role played by the Royal Australian Navy between December 1941 and August 1945. Ian Pfennigwerth demonstrates that our ships and men were in the forefront of the fighting, not in backwaters, a ...…
 
Recorded Tuesday 26 September 2017. The battle of Polygon Wood, the second of the step-by-step victories east of Ypres, has often been depicted as a relatively straightforward victory: the AIF advanced behind an irresistible barrage that resembled a Gippsland bushfire, and there were inevitable casualties but no major hiccups. This interpretati ...…
 
We’re back! Happy New Year dear listeners! We leap into 2018 with a longtime friend of the cast, Callum Smith also known as Whitefaces on MtgtheSource and Magic Online. In this cast we take an in-depth look at the new Miracles lists that Callum has helped to pioneer and examine the strengths and weaknesses of these “topless miracles” decks. We ...…
 
Recorded Thursday 7 September 2017. The Shrine of Remembrance was inspired by classical architecture, especially the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Although the Mausoleum did not house the war dead, its decoration depicted scenes of mythical combat common throughout the ancient Greek world, particular ...…
 
Recorded Wednesday 9 Aug 2017. Meet some of our last surviving Second World War navy veterans Jim Paizis, Norm Tame, Hiram Ristrom, Ray Leonard and Pamela Nicholls of the WRANS as they recount tales of their service. From taking part in the Battle of Coral Sea to decoding and encoding war-winning intelligence, these vets reflect upon their time ...…
 
Recorded Tuesday 15 August 2017. Hear Paul Field discuss his recently released book Gimme Shelter, a collection of stories of endurance, courage and survival told by returned members of the armed forces and other first responders. Paul is joined by Vietnam veteran Don Barnby and Paul Stewart, brother of Balibo Five journalist Tony Stewart. For ...…
 
Recorded 25 October 2017. October 23 marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein, one of the turning points of the Second World War. The 9th Australian Division was crucial to the victory of Montgomery’s 8th Army at Alamein. Although the Australians represented only 10 per cent of the 8th Army, they suffered 20 per cent of its casua ...…
 
Recorded Wednesday 18 October 2017 Join Dr David Holloway OAM, historian of the 4th Light Horse, as he reflects one hundred years later on their legendary attack on Beersheba in October 1917. Discover more about this remarkable regiment—Australia’s only unit to fight on all three fronts during the First World War. The Shrine's latest special ex ...…
 
In March 1944 a powerful Imperial Japanese Navy flotilla entered the Indian Ocean with the purpose (it is believed) of attacking the Western Australian port of Fremantle, then the largest submarine base in the Southern hemisphere. Artillery expert Phil Rowson gives a brief account of the details of the incursion.…
 
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