Going places: Migration to Australia

Excursion Summary

Duration: 
45 minutes

Details

We have unearthed from our collections, amazing primary sources and incredible stories of people’s lives. We’ll investigate their reasons for migrating, uncover different journeys over the sea to understand the experience of people who left everything familiar, to embark on a new life in Australia.

Curriculum outcomes

History:

  • HT3-3 Identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

Content

  • Stories of groups of people who migrated to Australia (including from ONE Asian country) and the reasons they migrated, such as World War II and Australian migration programs since the war (ACHHK115)
  • The contribution of individuals and groups, including Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders and migrants, to the development of Australian society, for example in areas such as the economy, education, sciences, the arts, sport (ACHHK116)

Please note

This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.

Booking Details

Cost

Free

Duration

45 minutes

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