The BEST Episodes of ANZAC Girls

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 3, 2021

Network: ABC (AU)

Honouring the Centenary of the commencement of WW1, ANZAC Girls is a moving new six-part series based on the unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front.

Courage

#1 - Courage

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 14, 2014

Alice, Hilda and Elsie are stationed only kilometres from the front with the possibility of death edging ever closer, and the war seeming like it will never end.

star 8.51
87 votes
Directors: Ian Watson
Writers:
Duty

#2 - Duty

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 17, 2014

Overcoming intense hardship on the Greek island of Lemnos, Olive and Grace care for the injured troops from the botched August Offensive while Elsie fights to nurse her wounded husband Syd.

star 8.16
82 votes
Directors: Ken Cameron
Writers:
Mateship

#3 - Mateship

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 7, 2014

Alice struggles to accept that Harry may have been killed; Hilda discovers an aptitude for anaesthetics; Olive is proposed to by Pat; and Elsie returns to the war as part of the Croix Rouge.

star 8.06
84 votes
Love

#4 - Love

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 31, 2014

After being seconded to a British hospital in France, the girls come face-to-face with the snobbery of the British nursing staff, inciting them to reflect on their own national identity. Meanwhile, Alice is forced to face the emotional brutality of war as Harry is believed to have been killed at Fromelles.

star 7.69
84 votes
Adventure

#5 - Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 10, 2014

Our nurses arrive in Egypt and soon realise that war is not quite the 'splendid adventure' they initially thought as they deal with convoy after convoy of dead and dying men from the botched Gallipoli campaign.

star 7.69
120 votes
Endurance

#6 - Endurance

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 24, 2014

In Egypt, Alice and Elsie are confronted by the heart-wrenching reality of love during wartime, which reaches a breaking point for Elsie when she is forced to choose between her husband, Syd and her role abroad in the AANS. Whilst enduring the horrific conditions on Lemnos, Olive faces her greatest test of faith and resolve.

star 7.63
87 votes