Who were the people who came to Australia and why did they come?

Case Study Overview

In this unit we look at how migration to Australia after World War 2 helped shape the nation.

We look at who migrated, why, and their experiences of becoming part of the nation.

This unit of study is presented as a website which includes interactive elements, videos, PDF and worksheets (in Word Doc format). The unit is compatible with computers and iPads.

Case study unit of work inquiry structure

  • Activity 1 How has migration helped shape Australia?
  • Activity 2 Would you be a good migrant?
  • Activity 3 Why do people migrate?
  • Activity 4 Who has migrated to Australia since World War 2?
  • Activity 5 Understanding stories of migration:
  • Activity 6 Finding your own stories of migration to Australia
  • Activity 7 What do museum objects tell us about migration?
  • Activity 8 What does my community tell me about migration heritage?

For Primary Students

• Australia as a Nation

Case Study Resources

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