Australia and Timor - WW2
How do people interact in an occupation situation?

Using the historical scenario of the invasion of the island of Timor by the Japanese in WW2, this activity promotes discussion among students about the relationships between the Timorese, occupying Japanese soldiers and Australian soldiers.

Supporting the activity are the following printable documents:

  • A brief history

  • A list of discussion points

  • Personal testimonies by Timorese civilians and Australian soldiers.

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