This website provides historical information about the development of homes and bush huts in early Australian settlement. Topics include: Sydney Cove in 1788, wattle and daub, lime mortar, sheep stations, building construction and the 1901 Census.

Wattle and daub home with bark roof and parget wooden chimney. 1890 Historical Description of Australian Settlers Homes

Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to take a different approach to teaching Federation: from the assumption that it never happened! Encourage students to think about how their lives would differ, for better or worse.

What would Australia be like today if it had never federated? Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to take a different approach to teaching Federation: from the assumption that it never happened! Encourage students to think about how their

Infographic: Sydney Opera House Celebrates 40 Years

Today's infographic is in honor of the anniversary of the Sydney Opera House. This is a big deal seeing how it took seven years to construct the model and 17 years to complete the actual building. For me, it's the most iconic building in the wor

Peter Lalor was the main leader at the Eureka Stockade..the Eureka oath.."We swear by the Southern Cross to stand truly by each other and fight to defend our rights and liberties"

Peter Lalor was the main leader at the Eureka Stockade.the Eureka oath."We swear by the Southern Cross to stand truly by each other and fight to defend our rights and liberties"

First Fleet Online contains a database of the First Fleet convicts to Australia, diary extracts, stories and letters of the time, as well as suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet.

First Fleet Online contains a database of the First Fleet convicts to Australia, diary extracts, stories and letters of the time, as well as suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet.

Lieutenant George Johnston an officer of the First Fleet in 1788. He led the mutinous forces that disposed of Gov. Bligh in the coup d'etat known as The Rum Rebellion in 1808

Lieutenant-Colonel George Johnston March 1764 – 5 January was briefly Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales, Australia after leading the rebellion later known as the Rum Rebellion.

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