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Sunday trading: two points of view

Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of allowing shops to trade on Sundays in a small coastal town. Review two points of view on the issue and the arguments that support them. Gather opinions from a consultant and local residents such as a fisherman and a supermarket owner. Consider issues of personal and social ...

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Sunday trading: three points of view

Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of allowing shops to trade on Sundays in a small coastal town. Review three points of view on the issue and the arguments that support them. Gather opinions from a consultant and local residents such as a fisherman and a supermarket owner. Consider issues of personal and social ...

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This house: settling in Port Adelaide

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Port Adelaide between 1860 and 1956. Find out where they came from, how they got to South Australia and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from England, Denmark, Ireland and Poland. Answer questions about ...

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This house: settling in Ballarat

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Ballarat between 1857 and 2000. Find out where they came from, how they got to Victoria and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from Scotland, Germany, Greece and India. Answer questions about each of the ...

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This house: settling in Broome

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Broome between 1902 and 1982. Find out where they came from, how they got to Western Australia and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand. Answer questions about ...

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Zou ba! What musical instruments can you play?

Explore the Chinese words for musical instruments. Find out how to ask questions such as ‘Can you play the guitar?’.

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This house: settling in Mackay

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Mackay between 1890 and 1989. Find out where they came from, how they got to Queensland and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from England, Malta, the Netherlands and Samoa. Answer questions about each ...

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This house: settling in Darwin

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Darwin between 1963 and 2005. Find out where they came from, how they got to the Northern Territory and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from Greece, Chile, Thailand and Vietnam. Answer questions about ...

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This house: settling in Leichhardt

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Leichhardt between 1885 and 2005. Find out where they came from, how they got to New South Wales and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from Ireland, Italy, Lebanon and Tanzania. Answer questions about ...

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This house: settling in Ainslie

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Ainslie, between 1952 and 2002. Find out where they came from, how they got to the Australian Capital Territory and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from Germany, Britain, Cambodia and China. Answer questions ...

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This house: settling in South Hobart

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in South Hobart between 1838 and 2003. Find out where they came from, how they got to Tasmania and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from England, Ukraine, the Netherlands and Sudan. Answer questions about ...

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New homes

After World War II, the Australian Government actively encouraged displaced persons to migrate from Europe. Look at a world map showing the journeys taken by two women from Europe to their new homes in Australia. Explore each woman's collection of personal belongings and links to their backgrounds: circumstances of leaving, ...

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The journey of the Hong Hai: design a museum exhibition

Retrace the journey of 38 refugees who escaped from Vietnam on a fishing boat in 1978. They were the first in a wave of 'boat people' to reach Australia's shores. Find out about the hardships and key events of the 51-day voyage. Collect historic objects from the trip such as a watch, guitar and binoculars. Use these objects ...

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Sunday trading: three points of view [ESL]

Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of allowing shops to trade on Sundays in a small coastal town. Review three points of view on the issue and the arguments that support them. Gather opinions from a consultant and local residents such as a fisherman and a supermarket owner. Consider issues of personal and social ...

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Sunday trading: two points of view [ESL]

Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of allowing shops to trade on Sundays in a small coastal town. Review opposing points of view on the issue and the arguments that support them. Gather opinions from a consultant and local residents such as a fisherman and a supermarket owner. Consider issues of personal and social ...

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The journey of the Hong Hai

Retrace the journey of 38 refugees who escaped from Vietnam on a fishing boat in 1978. They were the first in a wave of 'boat people' to reach Australia's shores. Find out about the hardships and key events of the 51-day voyage. Explore historic objects from the trip such as a watch, guitar and binoculars. Learn about the ...

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This house: settling in Leichhardt [ESL]

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Leichhardt between 1885 and 2005. Find out where they came from, how they got to New South Wales and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from Ireland, Italy, Lebanon and Tanzania. Answer questions about ...

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White Australia policy

This collection of 17 digital curriculum resources about the White Australia policy covers the racist background to the policy, its use of a dictation test to exclude non-white immigrants, the deportation of indentured Pacific Islander labourers in the 1900s, the effects of the policy on people's lives, its supporters and ...

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Travelling to the Australian goldfields

This collection of 16 digital curriculum resources is organised into four categories - gold rushes in the mid-19th century; Victorian and New South Wales goldfields; Queensland goldfields; and Western Australian goldfields. Learning objects, film clips, contemporary illustrations and photographs provide evidence of gold ...

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Representations of Ned Kelly - Teacher idea

In this Teacher idea, students evaluate the accuracy, reliability and representativeness of the way popular culture depicts historical figures like Ned Kelly. A variety of digital resources is used to help students decide if Ned Kelly was a hero or a villain. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.