Marking Anzac Day – Anzac Girls and Testament of Youth


Tomorrow is the centenary of the Gallipoli landings during World War One – the original Anzac Day. To mark the occasion, we have five sets of the ‘Anzac Girls’ series to give to Nurse Uncut readers, plus 10 double tickets to see ‘Testament of Youth’, a film starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington, based on the diary of Vera Brittain, an English war nurse.

The inadequacy of medical facilities and supplies and shambolic mismanagement of casualties at Anzac Cove prompted two Australian nurses to label the situation “mass murder”. Neither Anzac Girls nor Testament of Youth shies away from the horrors the war nurses had to deal with, as well as their personal crises.

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ANZAC Girls is a six-part series which follows the stories of young nurses who found themselves in unimaginably tough situations – and rose to the challenge.

Testament of Youth is a beautiful, powerful film based on the diaries of Vera Brittain, who lost her brother, fiance and close friends in the war and went on to become a leading pacifist in Britain.

We have five copies of ANZAC Girls to give to Nurse Uncut readers*, courtesy of Roadshow Entertainment. Apart from the six episodes, each DVD includes special features such as the making of ANZAC Girls, the casting and main characters, costume design, make-up and hair, the men of the series and cast interviews.

We also have 10 double passes to see Testament of Youth*, courtesy of Transmission Filmswhich is currently screening widely across NSW.

Simply email us with your name and address at nurseuncut at Be quick! The contest closes at midnight EST on Wednesday 29 April  and we will draw the winners the next day.

*In order to enter, you must be a member of the NSWNMA, publisher of Nurse Uncut. If you haven’t yet joined the NSWNMA – remember, students and retired nurses get free membership – you can join online and then enter the contest.

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association is authorised to conduct NSWNMA Member competitions under NSW permit number LTPM/14/00042.



  1. This is the second competition you’ve held that I am ineligible to enter. Perhaps these competitions should be on sites that are aimed specifically at NSWNA members, not a site like this which is aimed at all nurses. Very annoying.

    • NSWNMA is the publisher of Nurse Uncut and all the prizes are obtained by the NSWNMA marketing team, so they have to go to members. We understand this is frustrating for nurses from other states who read our blog and we appreciate having a wide and diverse audience, but the logistics of editing and publishing the blog necessitate this.


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