Schools and teachers

Mary Reibey: - The Woman on the $20 Note

Using original collection materials you will uncover the remarkable story of Mary Reibey and her journey from convict to wealthy business woman.

On The Move: Migration to Australia

See original primary sources of history relating to migration to Australia from 1795 through to the twentieth century.

Teaching Stage 3 History: Australia as a Nation

Students explore the factors leading to Federation and migration to Australia and how migrants have contributed to Australia’s economic and social development.

Teaching Stage 3 History: The Australian Colonies

Students look at the founding of British colonies and the development of a colony and learn about what life was like for different groups in the colonial period.

Teaching Stage 2 History: Community and Remembrance

Students explore the historical features and diversity of their community, and examine significant symbols, emblems, celebrations and commemorations.

Teaching Stage 2 History: First Contacts

Beginning with the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peoples, students examine European exploration and colonisation in Australia and the world to the early 1800s.