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.
This website created by the 'First Fleet Fellowship', a historical society provides information on the First Fleet. The website covers information on the voyage, the ships of the first fleet, and a list of provisions and Livestock. The website provides basic information in an area lacking good quality content on the internet.