Resource B. Topic: "Our Shared History" Outcomes Addressed: HT2-2, HT2-4. This Behind The News Video looks at why convicts came to Australia, what happened with the arrival of the First Fleet, and how British colonisation affected the lives of many Indigenous people. It enables students to see from the perspective of an English convict who is first arriving in Australia.
The Australian History Timeline features over 150 film clips outlining Australia's history from pre 1770 to contemporary history. Looking more closely at a decade presents you with information presented in film clips and related websites on events that occurred during that decade.There is also a World Events section highlighting what big world events were happening during the same period.