Sir Henry Parkes, known in Australian history as the Father of Federation. "Sir Henry was typical of a wide range of 19th century politicians, but his very special ability to appreciate the importance of the action he was taking and his vision of a strong and united Australia certainly made the people believe that he was, indeed, 'The Man of the Hour'."

Sir Henry Parkes, known in Australian history as the Father of Federation. "Sir Henry was typical of a wide range of 19th century politicians, but his very special ability to appreciate the importance of the action he was taking and his vision of a strong and united Australia certainly made the people believe that he was, indeed, 'The Man of the Hour'."

My Place (for teachers) - website based on the book and TV series covering Australian history. Great sites with heaps of links, lesson suggestions and other ideas for using in the classroom.

My Place (for teachers) - website based on the book and TV series covering Australian history. Great sites with heaps of links, lesson suggestions and other ideas for using in the classroom.


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Australian National Library maps

Australian National Library maps

Trails bring together highlights from the collections of all our participating agencies on particular themes, such as advertising in Australia or cartoons and caricatures. When you click on a trail, a selection of images relating to that theme will be displayed. Use them to inspire your own searches.

Trails bring together highlights from the collections of all our participating agencies on particular themes, such as advertising in Australia or cartoons and caricatures. When you click on a trail, a selection of images relating to that theme will be displayed. Use them to inspire your own searches.

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Dragonflies,Australian Art,Ants,Art Ideas

Le Chemin des Ecoliers, 1960. Oil on canvas, 76 3/4 x 38 1/8 inches (194.9 x 96.8 cm). Collection of the Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York.

Le Chemin des Ecoliers, 1960. Oil on canvas, 76 3/4 x 38 1/8 inches (194.9 x 96.8 cm). Collection of the Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York.

Contemporary abstract painting by Gaziano - I'm generally not a fan of abstract art, but this is gorgeous.

Contemporary abstract painting by Gaziano - I'm generally not a fan of abstract art, but this is gorgeous.

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