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Australia Will Be There – Victorians in the First World War (1914-19)
November 3, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - November 4, 2016 @ 4:00 am
Through historical photographs and personal stories, this¬†exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War¬†(1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the fascinating¬†stories with particular reference to the contribution of Victorians.¬†
Find out about the hardships that our men and women endured¬†and the battles that they fought alongside Allied nations ‚Äì from¬†the landings at Gallipoli to the battles in Palestine, Passchendaele¬†and Fromelles.
Away from the frontline, discover the experiences of the people¬†in Victoria, their contribution to the war effort and the growing¬†social divisions which climaxed in the bitterly contested, and¬†unsuccessful conscription referenda in 1916 and 1917.
11 March – 1 May