(Study Guide) Curtin

John Curtin is generally considered to be one of Australia's greatest Prime Ministers. But what's behind the history books? What were the realities that he faced at the time? What qualities did he show? What failings? Curtin can help your students explore these questions while developing a greater knowledge and understanding of and empathy with Australia's World War 2 situation. The 92-minute film takes its viewers behind the political scenes in wartime Australia.

Curtin is suitable for Year 10-12 secondary students in: History - Australia at war - The home front; Politics - Political power and English - Biography.

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