Old Parliament House
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Billy Hughes at War
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― As Australia’s prime minister for most of the First World War, he steered the nation through the horrors of the war and the debates of the peace settlement. You can enter the conscription debate
and examine political cartoons
from the era. Billy Hughes provided Australia an independent voice
on the world stage.
When reading Leon Uris' novel Redemption
years ago, I was appalled to learn what the ANZAC forces endured at Gallipoli during WWI
. Not being Australian, I was not familiar with the Billy Hughes chapter of history until I happened upon this site. I was particularly taken by the nice design. Learning more about World War I in the process was a bonus.