On 25 April 1915 members of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) landed on Gallipoli.
World War II contributed to major changes in the nation's economy, military and foreign policy.
They served with the same conditions and many experienced equal treatment for the first time in their lives.
As part of the British Empire, the Australian colonies offered troops for the war in South Africa.
17,000 Australians served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953.
By the time the last personel withdrewn in 1972, the Vietnam War had become Australia's longest war.
Initially referred to the "Gulf War" prior to the Gulf War in 1990s.
Before Pinochet, Chile was hailed as a beacon of democracy and political stability.
The UN estimated between 20,000 and 50,000 were displaced as a result of the fighting.
Two of the world's poorest countries spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a war.
Australian forces played a significant role enforcing the sanctions against Iraq.
Effects were immediate: health issues, economic, cultural and Government policies toward terrorism.
Operation Falconer saw substantial combat force contingents for the disarmament of Iraq.
Deployment of naval, air and land forces which took part in combat and combat support operations.
Each conflict page has a sidebar which offers various ways of learning more about ANZAC and other conflicts.
Make sure to be familiar with the curatorial statement.
Labels indicate the type of question:
Some key words and proposed links to do further research.
View how the exhibition looked like
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The content of the Answering the Call exhibition's website does not reflect the view of the City of Kwinana. The conflicts presented on this website were dictated by the stories making up the exhibition. Please read the curatorial statement to fully understand the intention of the project.
Stories are from Kwinana residents (as of 2015). Content includes: