The Past in the Present – Dundullimal Homestead, Dubbo




A student:

  • HT1-2   identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time
  • HT3-2   describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time
  • HT3-5    applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

Key inquiry questions:

  • What aspects of the past can you see today?
  • What do they tell us?
  • What remains of the past are important to the local community? Why?
  • How have changes in technology shaped our daily life?


The history of Dundullimal Homestead and what it reveals about the past (ACHHK044).


  • Brainstorm what aspects of the past can be seen at Dundullimal Homestead.
  • Discuss what Dundullimal Homestead reveals about the past and why it is considered important (ACHHK045).
  • The impact of changing technology on life at Dundullimal Homestead (ACHHK046) and discuss the sequence of those technological changes over time.


SOURCES: NSW Education Standards Authority