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The Unsung Heroes: Camels in the Burke and Wills Expedition

Feb 8, 2024

The Unsung Heroes: Camels in the Burke and Wills Expedition

In the annals of exploration history, the Burke and Wills expedition stands out as one of the most ambitious but ill-...
The Battle of Rafa: The Role of the Imperial Camel Corps

Jan 8, 2024

The Battle of Rafa: The Role of the Imperial Camel Corps

The Battle of Rafa, fought on January 9, 1917, stands as a significant episode in World War I, highlighting the strat...
National Day for War Animals

Feb 22, 2023

National Day for War Animals

The 24th of February is the National Day for War Animals, a day where we commemorate the deeds and sacrifices of anim...
The ANZACs and the Imperial Camel Corps

Apr 24, 2022

The ANZACs and the Imperial Camel Corps

ANZAC Day – 25 April – is a day of commemoration held on the anniversary of the day Australian and New Zealand soldie...
We Will Remember Them

Nov 11, 2021

We Will Remember Them

Today is Remembrance Day and at 11am our country pauses for a minute’s silence to remember those who died or suffered...
The Imperial Camel Corps - One Man's Story

Apr 25, 2021

The Imperial Camel Corps - One Man's Story

Most Australians have never heard of the Imperial Camel Corps and do not know of the significant role it played in Au...
How Camels Helped Build Our Nation

Jan 26, 2021

How Camels Helped Build Our Nation

Are Camels the Unlikely Heroes of Australian History? Commonly thought of as pests, these majestic creatures rarely r...
Chauvel and the Camel Corps

Apr 24, 2019

Chauvel and the Camel Corps

Earlier this year journalist Sally Cripps joined us for our Living History Day.  She shared about her great uncle and great great uncle, General Sir Harry Chauvel and the special connection to the animals here at our farm – which completes what is a nice circle between Summer Land, camels and the Chauvel family.
Imperial Camel Corps – The Battle of Beersheba

Dec 7, 2018

Imperial Camel Corps – The Battle of Beersheba

2018 celebrates 101 years of The Battle of Beersheba. Find here what, where and how was the battle. Furthermore, how important the camels were in that time.

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