A great unit from the History Teachers of Australia on Colonisation and the First Fleet.

Cooke, Edward William, Prison-ship in Portsmouth Harbour, convicts going aboard [picture]

A comic style illustration of a range of people from colonial times

Primary — Years 3 to 7 Five media-rich units of work that bring literacy and language learning to a broader and imaginative understanding of our world through literature and inquiry, supported by geography, science and history.

Australian history - with interactives. (Requires flash so not for iPads, but wow! See the resources you could use from the National Museum of Australia

Explore the strange boots, made by Myles Dunphy for a very special member of his bush walking family. After you have worked out who and what they are for, look at a map showing the national parks in your state or territory. For year olds

Horrible First Fleet

Horrible First Fleet -Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources -Compare information from a range of sources -Identify points of view in the past and present

sbs website about the Australian goldfields for students

SBS GOLD ~ The story and impact of the gold rushes on Australia is great website that can be used in class to help explain the gold rush period and the impacts it has had on our land.

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