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'Bound for Botany Bay' - transportation of convicts to New South Wales

This is a collection of 11 digital curriculum resources focusing on the transportation of convicts to the colony of New South Wales. The collection is organised into four categories - the hulks; the First Fleet; the colony's penal stations; and items forming part of the uniforms believed to have been worn by convicts in ...

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Convict artists of New South Wales

This is a collection of 22 digital curriculum resources focusing on three convict artists who were transported to New South Wales between 1791 and 1814 - Thomas Watling, Richard Browne and Joseph Lycett. The collection reflects the subjects that interested the artists in the new colony and includes a scene of the Sydney ...

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Voyages of discovery by the peoples of the Pacific

This is a collection of 11 digital curriculum resources focusing on the voyages of discovery made by the peoples of the Pacific. The collection is organised into four categories - Pacific seafarers; Kupe the explorer; ocean-going craft; and evidence of the migration of peoples in the Pacific. It includes interactive learning ...

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European exploration of the Pacific

This is a collection of 21 digital curriculum resources focusing on Dutch, English and French exploration of the Pacific. It is organised into nine categories - European knowledge of the Pacific in the mid 17th century; Abel Tasman's voyages; James Cook; Cook's first voyage; his second voyage; his third voyage; Jean de ...

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Contact between the expeditions of Captain James Cook and the indigenous peoples of the Pacific

This is a collection of 14 digital curriculum resources focusing on relations between members of James Cook's three voyages to the Pacific and the indigenous peoples of the region. It is organised into six categories - James Cook; Tupaia; the Mäori of Queen Charlotte Sound; gifts; ethnographical collecting by expedition ...

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Australia's first federal parliament

This is a collection of 19 digital curriculum resources focusing on Australia's first federal parliament, which sat in Melbourne from May 1901 until October 1902. The collection is organised into four categories - opening the first federal parliament; the first prime minister; the first Barton ministry; and the parliament's ...

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'Speaking from Experience': young people living with chronic illness

The RealTime Health 'Speaking from Experience' website is a resource for young people with direct experience of a diagnosed chronic illness, and for their friends, family and teachers. The video clips on the site are firsthand accounts by Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people of living with, or caring for someone with, ...

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Rabbit plagues in 19th- and 20th-century Australia

This is a collection of 17 digital curriculum resources focusing on the rabbit problem in Australia between their introduction in the mid-19th century and the end of the 20th century. It is organised into three categories - rabbits in plague proportions; attempts to control rabbits; and the uses made of rabbits. It includes ...

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US-Australian relations

This is a collection of resources focusing on US-Australian relations between 1901 and 2007. It is organised into eight categories - relations at the time of Federation; the Great White Fleet in 1908; Curtin's call to America; US troops in Australia during the Second World War; relations during the Menzies era; the Vietnam ...

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Australians at the beach, pre-1930

This is a collection of 24 digital curriculum resources focusing on Australians at the beach before 1930. It includes paintings, photographs and swimsuits along with numerous examples of archival film footage showing people enjoying the beach in the early 20th century. The collection is organised into periods - early 1800s, ...

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Comparative pricing using calculations and linear graphs

This collection of 15 interactive learning objects supports year 7-9 students to use mathematical skills in real life situations involving comparative pricing. Two series, 'Mobile phone plans' and 'School canteen', are used predominantly. Each series offers progressively increasing levels of mathematical application. The ...

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Pacific Islander indentured labourers

This is a collection of 21 digital curriculum resources focusing on the thousands of Pacific Islanders brought to Queensland and northern New South Wales to work on plantations in the late 19th century. The collection is organised into three categories - recruitment of labourers; working and living conditions; and the end ...

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John Curtin, Australia's wartime prime minister

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on John Curtin, Australia's prime minister from 1941 to 1945. It is organised into seven categories - Curtin becomes prime minister; declaration of war with Japan; putting Australia on a total war footing; relations with Britain; relations with the USA; wartime ...

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Robert Menzies

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on Australia's longest serving prime minister, Robert Menzies, who held office for more than 17 years. The resources are organised into four categories - prime minister in the early years of the Second World War; regaining office in 1949; prime minister throughout ...

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Explorers in colonial Australia

This is a collection of 22 digital curriculum resources focusing on the exploration of Australia during the colonial period. The collection is organised into eight categories - colonists' ignorance of Australia's geography; exploring the Australian coast; crossing the Blue Mountains; exploring south-west of Sydney; exploring ...

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Migration to Australia and New Zealand before the gold rushes

This is a collection of 25 digital curriculum resources focusing on migration to Australia and New Zealand up to the mid-1850s. It contains paintings, engravings, photographs, artefacts, a narrative cartoon, a learning object, and explanatory video footage. The collection is organised into eight categories - migrants from ...

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Leisure in 1950s Australia

This is a collection of resources about leisure activities in the 1950s. The collection focuses on nine categories - going to the beach; following cricket; going to the football; dancing; listening to the radio; going on holidays; having fun in the snow; going to parks and the annual show; and leisure activities in a regional ...

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Embedding Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum

This website presents a range of professional learning and digital resources to support teachers in incorporating Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum. It provides resources that enable Australian teachers and students to value, understand and explore Indigenous cultures, languages, histories and stories.

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Flow of energy and matter in ecosystems: collection

This is a collection of 17 digital curriculum resources that support teaching and learning about the flow of energy and matter in ecosystems. The collection comprises seven teacher resources that include activities for investigating ecosystems, and ten learning strategies. The strategies include concept mapping, brainstorming, ...

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Energy flow in a grassland ecosystem: collection

This is a collection of 35 digital curriculum resources that explores the flow of energy in an ecosystem. The collection comprises 22 images, 9 video clips and 4 interactive simulations that investigate the interrelationships between organisms in a variety of ecosystems, including a grassland ecosystem. The video clips ...