School resources · Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. Getting it together from colonies for Federation. Free downloadable teachers guide including Australian Curriculum History links.
Abel Tasman a Dutch explorer, is known for his voyages in the service of the Dutch East India Company and the first known European explorer to reach Tasmania and New Zealand
Great Australian History Federation Timeline Activity for Year 6! Aligns with the Australian Curriculum too! It can be found at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Australian-History-Federation-Timeline-Activity-2276570
Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.
Convict leg irons, said to have come from Tasmania. From the collections of the Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=442956