What contribution have people made to the development of Australian society?

In this unit we provide a model and sample ways in which students can investigate the contribution of groups and individuals to the development of Australia since Federation.

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.

  • Activity 1 Who is ‘significant’ in your family?
  • Activity 2 Introductory video
  • Activity 3A Workers on the Snowy Mountain Scheme
  • Activity 3B How the Scheme works
  • Activity 3C One group of builders
  • Activity 4 The Salvation Army
  • Activity 5 Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop
  • Activity 6 Dame Enid Lyons
  • Activity 7 Investigating a significant group or individual of your own choice

For Primary Students

• Australia as a nation

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