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Australia Key Events

Australia Key Events
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Description

The Australia Key Events set of posters was created to help teachers build a timeline of some of the most important events in history that have helped shape Australia as it is today.  It covers our Indigenous history, British settlement, Federation, war and National Sorry Day.

Lesson Structure
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HS3K02 9

Significant events, symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity and diversity, and how they are celebrated, commemorated or recognised in Australia, including Australia Day, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, National Sorry Day, Easter, Christmas, and other religious and cultural festivals

AC9HS4K03 9

The experiences of individuals and groups, including military and civilian officials, and convicts involved in the establishment of the first British colony

AC9HS6K01 9

Significant individuals, events and ideas that led to Australia’s Federation, the Constitution and democratic system of government

ACHASSK064 8.4

Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems

ACHASSK085 8.4

Stories of the First Fleet, including reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, and their experiences following arrival

ACHASSK134 8.4

Key figures, events and ideas that led to Australia’s Federation and Constitution

VCHHK076

Significance of days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia and the importance of symbols and emblems, including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Harmony Week, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and National Sorry Day

VCHHK080

Stories of the First Fleet, including causes and reasons for the journey, who travelled to Australia, and their experiences and perspectives following arrival

VCHHK093

The significance of key figures and events that led to Australia’s Federation, including British and American influences on Australia’s system of law and government

HT2-1 old

Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world

HT2-5 old

Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

HT2-4 old

Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

HT2-2 old

Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

HT2-3 old

Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

HT3-3 old

Identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

HT3-4 old

Describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

HT3-5 old

Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

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Reviews
joanne sharp
Posted 4 years ago
VIC, Australia
WONDERFUL FOR NAIDOC WEEK
Sharon Evans
Posted 3 years ago
VIC, Australia
excellent