Students record history

Bombala Public School Year 6 students took part in Soundscape, part of Centenary of Anzac commemorations, at the ABC’s studio in Bega on Monday. Marcus Campbell was one of hundreds of students from across Australia to read out the names of fallen Diggers

Bombala Public School Year 6 students took part in Soundscape, part of Centenary of Anzac commemorations, at the ABC’s studio in Bega on Monday. Marcus Campbell was one of hundreds of students from across Australia to read out the names of fallen Diggers

ABC presenter Ian Campbell with the Bombala Year 6 students and Mr Zanco.

ABC presenter Ian Campbell with the Bombala Year 6 students and Mr Zanco.

As part of the Centenary of Anzac, the Australian War Memorial has established a Soundscape Project. 

Year 6 students from all parts of Australia were invited to read and record names of diggers from the Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. 

These recordings will be played at the Wall of Honour.

Bombala Public School’s Year 6 students spent last Monday morning at the Bega studio of the ABC, where their voices were recorded. 

Each child read the names of three or four soldiers (a total of 50 names) who lost their lives during the World War 1.

ABC presenter Ian Campbell showed children around the studio, and then recorded the reading. 

The students were honoured to think that their voices will be heard at the Australian War Memorial and that the readings will be kept forever, as part of the history of our country.

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