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The History of the ANZAC Biscuit

The History of the ANZAC Biscuit

Each Anzac Day in Australia, these humble biscuits are a sweet diversion on an otherwise sombre occasion.  But have you ever found yourself wondering about the history of the Anzac biscuit?  Well they’re widely believed to have originated around the time of World War I in 1915.  Anzac biscuits were sent by wives and women’s groups to soldiers abroad because they travelled well and didn’t go mouldy like bread did.  However, the biscuits that were sent to soldiers back then were a fry cry from the commercial sweet variety that is popular today.

Refugee Crisis Comes Home

Refugee Crisis Comes Home

Refugee Week provides an important reminder that the world is currently experiencing a humanitarian crisis, with over 65 million people currently forcibly displaced from their homes. It is important we know what is happening and how to help these people in need.