Throughout the year we offer a number of free Live Events that are interactive and curriculum-linked, bringing together thousands of students from all over Australia for a show stopping performance that explores different historical periods, perspectives and places.
Stage 2 History
HT2-4 Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia
HT2-5 Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
First Contacts: Key inquiry questions
- Why did Europeans settle in Australia?
Stage 3 History
HT3-1 Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
HT3-2 Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time
HT3-3 Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
The Australian Colonies: Key inquiry questions
- What do we know about the lives of people in the colonial past and how do we know?
- What were the significant events and who were the significant people that shaped Australian colonies?
Did you miss these past Live Events? Watch them again!
Make your own Convict Love Token On Demand Lesson
Watch this video to learn about some of the convicts at the Hyde Parks Barracks and more particularly some of the convict love tokens in the Sydney Living Museums collection. Hear from a curator, Mel Flyte, about some of their stories then the Learning Team will explain a creative arts activity where you can make a convict love token for yourself.