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Students consider a number of accounts of the Battle of the Wasser from different primary sources and consider what effect this event might have on the Anzac legend. 

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seven little australians papers

Students investigate the removal of a section from Ethel Turner's 'Seven Little Australians' and consider why this may have happened and what it meant, in the context of contact between European settlers and Indigenous people.

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Through analysis of a collection of sources related to the lives of Alan and Dene Fry, students consider the motivation of soldiers to enlist and fight in WWI, and the impact of the war on the families left behind. 

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Students investigate a range of primary sources in order to better understand the changing lives of the Australian women who served in World War I. 

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Engage with intriguing collection items and enjoy the magic of stories at the BIG Library.

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Develop skills of historical inquiry and communication as you research significant individuals.

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Students investigare the royal seal used by Henry IV and his reign as king.

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portrait of woman from 1835

Students learn about the life of Mary Reibey and her experiences from convict to free settler.

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