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Discover another side of the First World War

You may be surprised to learn that 79% of Queensland adults rate their knowledge of the First World War as basic or very limited.

While the topic of the First World War can be sombre and confronting at times, it can also be quite interesting with a lot of surprising and unusual facts.

Having a personal connection, or interest in our military history can be easier for some than others. It doesn’t matter how you connect, but it’s important to know that what we learn and share now, will help carry on the Anzac spirit we’re so proud of, for another 100 years.

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Grants now open

Spirit of Service grant program

The Spirit of Service Anzac Centenary small grants program provides grants of up to $20,000. Round three closes for applications on Sunday 11 June 2017 and round four opens Monday 12 June 2017.

The Lasting Legacies large grants program will reopen mid-2017.


Premier's Anzac Prize.
Successful round two Spirit of Service recipients (PDF, 64KB)—18 successful applicants have been announced as the round two Spirit of Service grants program recipients.

Premier's Anzac Prize 2016.
The Premier’s Anzac Prize 2017—Eight Queensland students win trip of a lifetime.

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Duty and Care display from SLQ’s First World War collection.

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Salute to the Light Horse—the latest production by the Australian Outback Spectacular.