The courage, endurance and sacrifice of the ANZACs in Gallipoli has left a powerful legacy, turning the 25th of April into a day of remembrance for years to come. Today, we honour the legacy of our ANZACs and acknowledge the continued sacrifices made by our contemporary veterans.  

Australia’s contemporary veterans and their families face significant struggles throughout and following their service. This year, Soldier On honours our Nation’s service men and women and works to support the veteran community through our annual appeal in the lead up to ANZAC Day 

Donate to our annual appeal to support our service serving and ex-serving members and their families. 

Read Their Stories

The ANZAC legend was born on 25 April 1915 when Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed on the shores of Gallipoli. Under relentless fire, the ANZACs embodied the themes of courage, endurance, mateship and sacrifice.

Australia’s contemporary veterans have continued to build on the ANZAC spirit, carrying these themes into modern service.

Learn how the ANZAC spirit lives on with our contemporary veterans through their stories below.

School Resources

More than 100 years on from Australia’s involvement in the First World War, ANZAC Day remains an important day to honour and remember those who have served and continue to serve our nation.

Soldier On has created activities and educational pieces for students to learn about our nation’s servicemen and women, and honour the sacrifices they continue to make.

Click any of the links below to download ANZAC resources and activities.

Assembly Run Sheet

Colouring Sheet (poppy)

ANZAC Biscuits Recipe

Colouring Sheet (hat and poppies)


ANZAC Day Quiz

Find-a-word (early childhood)

Write a Poem

Make a Poppy

What does ANZAC Day mean to you?

Colouring Sheet (soldier)

ANZAC Day Music