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High-rise housing: Atherton Gardens Estate

This is an information sheet providing a history of Melbourne's slum reclamation and housing estate development in the post-Second World War era, highlighting Museum Victoria's model of the Atherton Gardens Estate in Fitzroy. It is downloadable as a two-page pdf file.

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'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 3

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your House and Mine'. In the voice-over, a man describes the various architectural styles of Melbourne houses. A man smokes a cigarette on a ground floor balcony of a multistorey block of flats. Another block of flats is shown ...

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Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne, 1969

This is a black-and-white image from the original negative looking south-west across the Melbourne skyline. The long building in the centre is the Southern Cross Hotel. Moving to its left, the tall buildings are the Gas and Fuel building and the CRA Building. In the centre background is Park Towers, a high-rise public housing ...

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Construction of Gas and Fuel Corporation towers, Flinders Street, Melbourne, 1967

This is a black-and-white image from the original 1967 negative depicting the Gas and Fuel Corporation towers under construction in Flinders Street, Melbourne. The towers (also known as the Princes Gate Towers) were constructed of brown brick and aluminium windows, and were built over the Flinders Street railway yards. ...

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Shopfittings from Bates Milk Bar, 1953

These are timber, steel and plastic shop fittings used at Bates Milk Bar in Bondi, Sydney, from 1953. The fittings consist of two etched glass mirrors depicting beach scenes, two small and two large bevelled glass mirrors, one timber wall frame for the mirrors, three plastic-topped tables with plated steel edges, two timber ...

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Boys in front of Nissen huts at Nunawading Migrant Hostel, 1958-59

This is a black-and-white photograph showing teenager Michael Clarke and a friend leaning against a tree in front of Nissen huts at the Nunawading Migrant Hostel.

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Tai hao le! My house

Explore the names and positions of objects in a house. Find and place objects such as a chair, table or television. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. This learning object is a combination of three objects in the same series.

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Tai hao le! My house: contents and parts

Explore the names of objects in a house. Find objects such as a chair, table, television or door. This learning object is the first in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Tai hao le! My house: where things are

Explore the positions of a dog on and around furniture in a room. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. Move dogs to places such as 'under the table' or 'on top of the chair'. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Tai hao le! My house: where coloured things are

Explore the location of objects around a wizard's table. Position objects around the table. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. This learning object is the last in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Hebat! My house

Explore the names and positions of objects in a house. Locate areas in and around a house. Find and place objects such as a chair, table or television. Apply the adverbs 'here' and 'there' and prepositions such as 'under', 'behind' and 'inside'. This learning object is a combination of three objects in the same series.

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Hebat! My house: where things are

Explore the position of household objects such as a table, television, window and door. Listen to a spoken phrase including the adverb 'here' or 'there'. Move the object mentioned to a near or far position within a room. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined ...

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Zou ba! My house: rooms and places

Explore the names for rooms in a house. Find out how to ask and answer questions about where people and furniture are within a house. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Zou ba! My house: locating objects

Find out how to tell someone where to put an object in a house. Explore the location words: shàngmian (on), xiàmian (under), lǐmian (in), pángbiān (next to, beside), hòumian (behind) and qiánmian (in front of). This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Sugoi! My house

Explore the names and positions of objects in a house. Find and place objects such as a chair, table or television. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. This learning object is a combination of three objects in the same series.

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Sugoi! My house: contents and parts

Explore the names of objects in a house. Find objects such as a chair, table, television or door. This learning object is the first in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Sugoi! My house: where is the dog?

Explore the positions of a dog on and around furniture in a room. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. Move dogs to places such as 'under the table' or 'on top of the chair'. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Sugoi! My house: where things are

Explore the location of objects around a wizard's table. Position objects around the table. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. This learning object is the last in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Chouette! My house

Explore the names and positions of objects in a house. Find and place objects such as a chair, table or television. Apply prepositions such as under, beside and behind. This learning object is a combination of three objects in the same series.

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Chouette! My house: contents and parts

Explore the names of objects in a house. Find objects such as a chair, table, television or door. This learning object is the first in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.