Schools and teachers

Using a range of primary sources, students investigate Aboriginal Australians’ rights and freedoms in first half of the twentieth century and the Freedom Ride that took place in NSW in February 1965.

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Students use the original artworks of a published illustrator and the original manuscript of a well-known children's author

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Two students viewing artefacts

Closely examine works from 10 of Australia's most important artists.

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Students learn how to apply visual grammar to describe and communicate features of historical paintings.

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Using original sources and personal items from her collection discover her struggles and successes in following her dream to become a famous Australian author.

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Delve into the dark realities of convict life; view primary sources from the collection.

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Students will investigate the evidence provided by a cuneiform tablet dating from c. 1860 BCE, and look at the place of artefacts such as these in a historical understanding of the emergence of writing, one of the defining characteristics of the ancient civilisation of Sumer.

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A white gloves experience for Year 9 History students, investigating WW1 artefacts.

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