Using timelines in your classroom is a key requirement of the Australian HASS curriculum. By incorporating this Australian History Timeline in your classroom you will not only be meeting these history requirements but you will also have a great display in your classroom that can lead to further language-rich activities and investigations.
What you will receive in this timeline activity bundle:
✔ high quality posters
✔ 4 activities to use alongside the Australian History Timeline. Please see the preview for further details of these activities. Lesson plan instructions are included to aide you in the implementation of these activities.
Key events include:
– The arrival of the aborigines
– The arrival of dingoes
– Arrival of Willem Janszoon
– discovery of Tasmania by Abel Tasman
– William Dampier’s exploration of the West Coast of Australia
– Captain Cook charting the East coast of Australia
– arrival of the First Fleet
– the first circumnavigation of Australia
– a penal colony established in Brisbane
– New Holland renamed Australia
– New colony established in Perth
– South Australia established
– Gold rush
– Secret ballot introduced
– AFL becomes an official sport
– Uluru first sighted
– First test match against England in Australia
– Ned Kelly hanged
– Australia becomes a federation
– National flag first flown
– Canberra becomes the nation’s capital
– surfing is first introduced
– Australian soldiers land in ANZAC cove
– QANTAS is founded
– Vegemite is first produced
– First parliament is held in Canberra
– Don Bradman hits record innings
– Sydney Harbour bridge opens
– Australia enters Second World War
– Holden cars first produced
– Melbourne Olympics
– Indigenous people are given the right to vote
– Aboriginal flag first flown
– Sydney Opera House opened
– Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1976
– National Anthem introduced
– Sydney Olympics
– First female Prime Minister
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
“Great resource – the students really enjoyed using it!”
“Great resource for our Australian History unit, I think I’ll be using it for years to come, thank you.”
“Absolutely fantastic! Saving me hours of work. It is just what I wanted for my grade 3s as we dive into Australian history. Quick response to my questions.”
“Great resource! Exactly what I was looking for to create a classroom display with my Year 4/5 class and the other resources are a great time saver too, thank you!”
If you don’t need the activities, why not just purchase the Australian History Timeline separately. Click the link to find the product.
If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Australian Goldrush Timeline
— Australian Aboriginal Reconciliation Timeline – Pathway to Recognition
— Australian Federation Timeline
How many posters are included?
38 key events that have shaped Australian history and culture are included in this set. Each poster features the year date, a brief description of the event and a high resolution clip art/photograph.
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.
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