It's Australia, 1850s, A Unit about the Gold Rush - This Australian Curriculum History inquiry unit focusses on the Gold Rush in Australia. Includes migration, perspectives and can be integrated with English. Includes 13 activities, resource list, an appendix and a powerpoint for IWB to support teaching.

FIND OUT: Excellent resource for teachers to help scaffold student's enquiries into this significant event in our history.

Tiddalick the Frog  - Aboriginal Dreamtime Story

Tiddalick the Frog - Aboriginal Dreamtime Story. Oral traditions communicated through stories passed down from generation to generation

Australian Aboriginal Flag - The meanings of the three colours in the flag, as stated by Harold Thomas, are:  Black – represents the Aboriginal people of Australia  Yellow disk – represents the Sun, the giver of life and protector  Red – represents the red earth, the red ochre used in ceremonies and Aboriginal peoples’ spiritual relation to the land

Australian Aboriginal flag designed by Harold Thomas.was flown outside the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra before becoming the official flag.

The old traditional method of panning for  gold in streams and rivers and different places of Australia in the gold rush times, some places were Bendigo, Ballarat in victoria, Australia. People still pan for gold now and the odd nugget is still found.

This picture i showing how people used to Pan gold at Gold rush time in the river before.They used a bowl to wash in the river or stream what they got from digging to get gold.