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Content description ACHHK097

History / Level 5 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / The Australian Colonies
Content description
The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony; for example, explorers, farmers, entrepreneurs, artists, writers, humanitarians, religious and political leaders, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  1. investigating the contribution or significance of an individual or group to the shaping of a colony in the 1800s (for example groups such as explorers or pastoralists; or individuals such as Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, J.G. Macdonald, Elizabeth and John Macarthur, Caroline Chisholm, Saint Mary Mackillop, Peter Lalor, James Unaipon)

  2. exploring the motivations and actions of an individual or group that shaped a colony
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Cross-curriculum priorities
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
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