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Schools and teachers

Give your debating team the winning edge with this interactive workshop! 

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Take a journey through time as you find out more about the waves of migration to the shores of  Australia.

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Whether you're just starting out or looking for in-depth resources for your HSC year, there's something here for you. 

Through engaging in an examination of collection items related to A. B. Paterson and Henry Lawson, students will analyse visual language, compose their own poetry and create a visual representation.   

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The Blue Mountain pioneers, lithograph by M. Emile Ulm, Sydney Mail, 1880, SLNSW SPF/1396

If you’ve ever been for a drive across the Blue Mountains, the names Blaxland, Wentworth Falls and Lawson may sound familiar – but who were these towns named after? And why? 

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Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators work to bring a story to life?

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You may know the name Caroline Chisholm or recognise her face from the $5 note but what was her contribution to colonial society and why was she known as the emigrant’s friend? 

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A virtual experience guaranteed to be fun, fascinating, and freezing.

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