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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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Moving into Northcott Flats

This clip describes how pleased Dolly Wilson felt about moving into the new Northcott Flats in 1960. Explaining that she and her husband could never afford to buy their own home, Wilson tells how they decided to accept a flat at Northcott after where they had been living was demolished. To shots of her flat's interior in ...

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Activities: History, Episode 2 - Housing

This resource for History teachers is focused on housing and home ownership in Australia. It supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 2 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series. This series investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through archival materials ...

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Activities: English, Episode 2 - Housing

This resource for English teachers is focused on housing and home ownership in Australia. It supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 2 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series. This series investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through archival materials ...

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Activities: English, Episode 3 - Relationships

This resource for English teachers is focused on relationships and gender issues in Australia. It supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 3 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series. This series investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through archival ...

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Laptop wrap – urban growth and decline

A page with a focus on urban growth and decline as an issue in Australian environments with supporting activities and links to resources. Central to the resource is a case study of urban change in Pyrmont in Sydney.

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Laptop wrap – improving liveability

A page with a focus on using geographical data to plan for future community needs, with supporting activities and links to resources.