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Explore Australian history including Indigenous Australians, the First Fleet, early settlement and the expansion of the colony. Learn about the world's oldest living culture through a series of hands-on activities and study the lives of convicts through the lens of original collection items.
In this 120 minute program students will:
- analyse primary source material
- participate in a costumed guided role play
- investigate Indigenous cultural materials
- tour the State Library
- view original collection items relating to Australian history.
Stage 2 - NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – History – First Contacts
HT2-2 describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-4 describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia
HT2-5 applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
Available during term time.
Cost is $214.50 for groups up to 15 and $330 for 16-30 students.
Bookings are essential, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (02) 9273 1778 or fill out our Bookings Enquiry form.