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Franklin River dam

This collection of 17 digital curriculum resources is organised into five categories: the Gordon River system; the dams referendum; the 'Save the Franklin' campaign; the pro-dam campaign; and the Franklin is saved. The collection includes historic images and film footage, learning objects and interviews of prominent anti-dam ...

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Federation celebrations - inauguration of a new nation

This collection of 21 digital curriculum resources depicts the events in early January 1901 that celebrated the inauguration of Federation in Australia. Using photographs, archival film footage and a learning object, the collection is organised into six categories: the program of Federation celebrations in Sydney; Federation ...

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Exploration of Antarctica: the 'heroic era'

This collection of 18 digital curriculum resources focuses on expeditions to Antarctica in the early years of the 20th century. It is organised into five categories: Nordenskjöld's expedition, 1902; Shackleton's expeditions; Amundsen's expedition, 1911; Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14; and Mawson's ...

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Charles Perkins and the Freedom Ride

This collection of eight resources focuses on Indigenous activist Charles Perkins during the years he spent at Sydney University (1963-65), and on the Freedom Ride protest of February 1965. The Freedom Ride travelled through rural New South Wales, meeting Indigenous people and identifying and protesting against examples ...

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Convicts in Tasmania

Convicts were transported to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) from 1803 until 1853, and many were still serving their sentences in the 1870s. This multimedia collection of 16 digital curriculum resources includes sketches, prints, photographs, film footage, a learning object and a traditional song. It is organised into four ...

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Steam transportation in Australia

Steam generated the principal form of mechanical power for Australia's transport systems from the second half of the 19th century until the widespread adoption of the internal combustion engine in the 20th century. This collection of digital curriculum resources is organised into six categories - steam trains; river steamers; ...

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Environmental activism in Australia

This is a collection of 16 resources about environmental activism in Australia and some responses to it. The collection is organised into seven categories focusing on the tactics used by those with various viewpoints on an issue - seeking publicity; posters and illustrations; marches; sit-ins and occupations; blockades; ...

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Heritage sites in Australia

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on 26 places on the National Heritage List in Australia. Some have been listed for natural values, others for historical values and still others for cultural values. Ten of the sites shown have also been inscribed on the World Heritage List for both natural and ...

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Depicting Australia's cultural diversity

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on how Australia’s cultural diversity was depicted at various times in the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection is organised into four categories - depictions in the 1950s and before; the 1960s and 70s; the 1980s and 90s; and the 21st century. It includes ...

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Horse transport in Australia

This collection of 21 digital curriculum resources focuses on how horses were used to transport people in 19th- and 20th-century Australia. It is organised into six categories - riding horses; horsedrawn carriages; coaches; carts and wagons; horsedrawn trams; and horsedrawn transport in action. The collection contains paintings, ...

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Early cars and trucks in Australia

This collection of 21 digital curriculum resources focuses on cars and trucks in Australia during the first three decades of the 20th century. The collection contains images of actual vehicles in museum collections as well as photographs and archival footage of cars and various types of trucks in action. The collection ...

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Horse power in rural Australia

This collection of 23 digital curriculum resources focuses on the work of stock and draught horses in rural Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is organised into five categories - stock horses; ploughing; harvesting; carting; and propelling. The painting, historical photographs, and archival and feature film footage ...

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Equal pay for equal work

This collection of 22 resources focuses on the struggle to achieve equal pay in Australia. The collection is organised in eight categories - less pay for women; less pay for Indigenous Australians; leaders in the struggle; the Victorian tailoresses' strike of 1882-83; the Torres Strait pearl divers' strike of 1936; the ...

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Indigenous Australians and the First and Second World Wars

This collection of ten digital curriculum resources focuses on the Indigenous men and women who enlisted in the military services and contributed to the domestic war effort in Australia during two world wars. The collection is organised in three categories - service in the First World War; service in the Second World War; ...

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Migration of displaced persons to Australia, 1947-53

This collection of 20 resources focuses on over 170,000 European refugees who came to Australia between 1947 and 1953. It is organised in four categories - the Displaced Persons' program; concentration camp survivors; what people brought with them; arriving in Australia; and new lives in Australia. The collection includes ...

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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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Mental calculation strategies - addition and subtraction

This collection of 21 digital curriculum resources focuses on assisting students to develop efficient and effective mental calculation strategies for performing additions and subtractions of two-, three- and four-digit whole numbers. It is organised in three categories: developing strategies - addition; developing strategies ...

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Mental calculation strategies - multiplication and division

This collection of 14 digital curriculum resources focuses on assisting students to develop efficient and effective mental calculation strategies for performing multiplication and division. The collection also aims to develop and consolidate students' knowledge of multiplicative number facts. It is organised in four categories: ...

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Telling time

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources is organised into three categories - analogue and digital: on the hour and half-hour; analogue and digital: on the quarter hour; and matching times. There are opportunities for learning how to tell the time using both analogue and digital clocks. Times are read, interpreted ...