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Austral Laboratory building at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, late 1920s

This is a black-and-white photograph with sepia toning of the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, taken around the late 1920s. It features the Austral Laboratory building, built in 1886, which curves around Southampton Crescent on the Kodak factory site. A car and two trucks, with their drivers standing beside them, ...

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Family setting out for picnic, c1948

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the Treloar family setting out from their home in Cockatoo, east of Melbourne, for a picnic in about 1948. They are sitting on the back of an International tray truck. The family would typically travel to picnics on the back of this truck. The image is a digital scan of the original ...

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Doris Atkinson and children sitting on a bench in Middle Park, 1949

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Doris Atkinson with her children Joan and Geoffrey, newly arrived British immigrants, on a public bench situated near a street corner in Middle Park, Victoria. In the background is a row of brick town houses with a dairy truck parked in front.

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Truck presented to Salvation Army, outside Brunswick Town Hall, c1942

This is a sepia photograph showing a Salvation Army Chevrolet truck with loudspeaker, presented by the City of Brunswick Patriotic Fund to the Salvation Army in about 1942. A man in Salvation Army uniform and a man in a suit stand in front of the truck. The image is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Men transporting homemade boat, Brighton, 1945

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the boat that Carl Harvey built in his backyard in Brighton being moved from his house onto a large truck in the street on 28 April 1945. Three men are working in the background and four men and a woman are watching in the foreground. The image is a digital scan of the original ...

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Arthur Brown with grocery delivery truck, Glenroy, 1958

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Arthur Brown, aged 21, wearing a suit and leather moneybag, standing at the driver's door of a Morris grocery delivery truck in October 1958. The words 'Carter Bros' (or possibly 'Brothers') are written above the windscreen. At the time the road in Prospect Street, Glenroy, where ...

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Super-Sentinel steam wagon, c1924

This is the Super-Sentinel Steam Wagon, also known as a steam truck or steam waggon, manufactured by the Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd of Shrewsbury in the UK, between 1923 and 1953. The wagon has a green body with an open cab in which three men are seated. At the rear is an open tray. The metal on the undercarriage is painted ...

Interactive resource

Chev truck interactive game

In this Flash interactive students explore a 'Chev' truck from the 1930s and 1940s and play a game about how it was used in everyday life. The Chev was a common farm vehicle used in Australia during that time.

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Construction of a 797B dump haul truck

Find out how the huge vehicles used to haul coal are assembled. This is a video showing the construction of a 797B Caterpillar 345t truck on site at the Anglo Coal Dawson open-cut coal mine in central Queensland accompanied by a rock instrumental soundtrack. Numerous workers are shown in action.

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797B dump haul truck

Find out how massive a coal-hauling dump truck is. This is a video in which an animated character called Ette introduces one of the giants of the mining industry: the massive 345-tonne Caterpillar rear dump truck. As Ette provides data on the truck, the figures are superimposed on video of the truck.

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Discover dairy: milk cycle

This is a short animation about the milk cycle, beginning with milking cows at the farm and ending with buying dairy foods at the store. It has ten slides, each with a heading, informative text and an animated picture. The topics of the slides are: milking, farm storage, transporting, testing and storage, pasteurisation, ...

Interactive Resource

Discover dairy: from farm to plate

This is a multilayered unit of work for teachers about dairy farming in Australia. There are ten main sections, listed under the heading 'From farm to plate'. The resource includes information, images and learning activities about dairy farms, dairy cows, milk processing, dairy foods and the history of dairy farming. There ...

Teacher resource

Discover dairy: milk cycle - lesson plan

This is a multilayered lesson plan for teachers about the milk cycle. It focuses on the processes and technology involved in the production, packaging and distribution of dairy products. It includes a lesson overview; alignment to the Australian Curriculum; teacher notes including resources, materials, vocabulary, higher ...

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Green machine: ute

Consider the impact vehicles have on our planet. Build a ute that causes as little harm as possible to the environment. Choose a body size, engine size, fuel type and accessories. Compare the greenhouse gas emissions of the vehicle with a target figure set by the Australian Government. If your car produces emissions above ...

Interactive resource

Tai hao le! Animals

Spin a Chinese horoscope wheel to find out which years animals are associated with and which years some people were born. Notice the Chinese characters for each horoscope animal. Match each horoscope animal to the years given. Explore a zoo. Listen to questions about zoo animals. Choose the animal being described. Listen ...

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Tai hao le! Animals: Chinese horoscope

Spin a Chinese horoscope wheel to find out which years animals are associated with and which years some people were born. Notice the Chinese characters for each horoscope animal. Match each horoscope animal to the years given. This learning object is the first in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as ...

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Zou ba! Test your knowledge: birthday party

Watch and listen to a conversation about a birthday party. Answer questions about clothes, accessories and dressing. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

Interactive resource

Zou ba! Calendars: birthdays

Explore how to ask a person if it is their birthday today. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

Interactive resource

Zou ba! Calendars: birthday dates

Listen to the dialogue and find out how to ask a person for the date of their birthday and give the date of your birthday. Notice that the month comes before the day when expressing dates in Chinese. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Zou ba! Measure words

Listen to two friends talking about birthday presents they are thinking of buying for friends.