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Listed under:  Society  >  Citizenship  >  Active citizenship  >  Dissent  >  Activism
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Collaborating for Indigenous rights, 1957-73

Developed by the National Museum of Australia, this website focuses on activists' campaigns for the civil and land rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. The website has seven sections: the fight for civil rights; the struggle for land rights; people; organisations; a timeline; a map; and resources. ...

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Women's suffrage in Australia

This collection of 20 digital curriculum resources is about the struggle of women to achieve the vote in Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. It includes interactive learning objects and images about the women involved in suffrage in South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Cartoons ...

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Mini-beasts

This collection of 24 digital curriculum resources is organised into categories of insects, arachnids, centipedes and crustaceans, with descriptions of their sometimes bizarre body features and behaviours in a category titled body structure and adaptations. Colour photographs, scientific illustrations and close-up microscope ...

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The writer's craft

This collection of ten digital curriculum resources focuses on prominent Australian writers speaking about their craft. The writers discuss what they consider to be essential ingredients for creating successful works, including research, discipline, authenticity, memory and imagination. The items cover the perspectives ...

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William Barak

This collection of 11 digital curriculum resources focuses on William Barak, a significant Indigenous leader and artist in Victoria in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is organised into four categories - William Barak depicted over three decades; his role as leader of the people living at Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve; ...

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Oodgeroo Noonuccal

This collection of 13 digital curriculum resources focuses on Oodgeroo Noonuccal (1920-93), renowned Indigenous poet, activist and artist. It is organised into four categories - her life; role as an activist; fame as a poet; and emergence as a visual artist. The collection includes photographs, a pamphlet, a leaflet, interviews, ...

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Animal research

This collection of 25 digital curriculum resources looks at different aspects of animal research. It is arranged under three headings: collecting and identifying animals, field research and laboratory research. Video clips show researchers employing different scientific methods to conduct studies, including analysing samples ...

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Women's suffrage in New Zealand

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources focuses on women's suffrage in New Zealand in the period when the self-governing British colony became the first to grant adult women the right to vote. The collection looks at significant women who campaigned for women's suffrage; satirical cartoons from contemporary ...

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William Cooper, Indigenous Australian activist

This collection of seven digital curriculum resources includes archival photographs, a newsreel clip and a learning object on William Cooper, a significant Yorta Yorta leader and activist of the 1930s, as well as an interview with his grandson. The collection is organised into three categories - William Cooper and his family; ...

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Day of Mourning protest

On the 150th anniversary of the British landing at Sydney Cove, a group of Indigenous activists conducted a silent protest action and held a ground-breaking conference to campaign for equal rights. This collection of seven digital curriculum resources includes archival photographs, a home movie clip and a learning object ...

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Wiradjuri people and the settlers of inland New South Wales

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources, including archival photographs, paintings, sketches and a learning object, is organised into four categories - first contact; Windradyne; maintaining culture; and Jimmy Clements ('King Billy'). The collection focuses on the history of relations between the Wiradjuri ...

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Wurundjeri people and the settlers of Port Phillip and beyond

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources, including historical photographs, paintings, an archival document and a learning object, is organised into four categories - first contact with John Batman; Simon Wonga; William Barak; living at the Coranderrk Reserve; and the threatened closure of Coranderrk Reserve. ...

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Ngarrindjeri people and the settlers of the lower Murray River area in the post-colonial period

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources focuses primarily on the Point McLeay Mission Station, established as a refuge for Ngarrindjeri people who had survived the initial impact of colonisation. Other categories in the collection include James Unaipon and David Unaipon, two significant Ngarrindjeri leaders, ...