Why did Europeans settle in Australia? In this unit you will find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.
Ziba Came on a Boat by Liz Lofthouse and illustrated by Robert Ingpen. The story of a little girl whose family has lost almost everything. This picture book takes us on her journey to make a new life, far from home.
This product consists of three engaging and hands on activities to help your Year 6 students explore and understand the experiences of democracy by Australian migrants. This product specifically looks at the dictation test, the deportation of Pacific Islander workers and the internment of migrants during war time.
Caroline Chisholm first arrived in New South Wales in 1838. She worked to establish better conditions, including suitable employment and accommodation, for young migrant women. Her work expanded to include facilitating the passage to Australia of families. Caroline Chisholm appeared on the the initial paper five-dollar note.