Ship to Shore – Old Government House, Parramatta

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This program aims to provide students with an insight into the school lives of primary-aged children in the early 1800s, the exploration of Australia and the lives of the early colonists.
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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

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Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.
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How was the Gaol run?

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Scroll through the narrative galleries below to explore how the Melbourne Gaol represented nineteenth century ideas of using punishment as a way of reforming prisoners.  Hover your mouse over an image to reveal further information.
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Who was sent to the Gaol?

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Scroll through the narrative galleries below to explore the reasons why many different types of people might end up in gaol in the second half of the nineteenth century. Hover your mouse over an image to reveal further information. Please note that images of deceased Indigenous people are contained within
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Why was the Gaol built?

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Scroll through the narrative galleries below to discover the story of the Melbourne Gaol and where it sits within Victoria’s criminal justice history. Hover your mouse over an image to reveal further information. Please note that images and names of deceased Indigenous people are contained within this webpage.
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Old Treasury Building and Victoria Square

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The Old Treasury Building facing Victoria Square is one the most significant historic places in Adelaide. Our guided school tours include some of the famous rooms in this fascinating building and a trip underground to the tunnels below where gold from the Victorian diggings was smelted and stored during the 1850s gold rush.  These tours are
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Willunga Schoolroom

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Mr Bassett’s Schoolroom is a school learning program that has been developed to support teaching of Year 3 History in an authentic heritage setting. The program focuses on continuity and change in the Australian experience of school over 150 years.  It has been designed to enable teachers and students to reflect on how
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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum

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Teachers can choose from eight different modules based on the National Curriculum: History for Reception – Year 2. Volunteer guides lead groups through activities including wash day, old school room experience, agriculture, blacksmith Shop, local area development, family life, Post Office/Hotel and games. Three modules can be presented per museum visit. A self-guided walking tour of local
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Gawler Museum

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Two school programs are offered at the Gawler Museum in the ‘Old Telegraph Office’.  One is tuned to the Year 5 History curriculum. It’s hands on and includes Gawler’s local history of migration, discovery of mystery objects, MP3 guided trail through the museum, and the technology of daily  living, entertainment and communication. The second is aligned to Years 2 and
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Ayers House: Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home

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Two new school programs are being offered at the magnificent mansion of Sir Henry Ayers on North Terrace.   The Daring and Dancing program caters for Year 5 students and investigates the dispositions and skills required for social success in the colonial era. Year Two students and above can also try the Spit and Polish program which focuses on the  experience of domestic
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Virtually There 3D Resources

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Take a virtual visit of our historic sites using new 3D technology. This application lets you wander around our sites and see them just as though you could really walk around from room to room or place to place. We have scanned two very different properties and made them available for you
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VCE Geography

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Rippon Lea became the 33rd site to be included on the prestigious National Heritage List in 2006 and it is a significant tourist venue attracting over 80,000 visitors annually. VCE Geography Unit 2 students can explore the house and garden, completing a range of geographic investigations, practising the key fieldwork
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Seriously ‘Old School’ – Woodford Academy

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The Woodford Academy, the Blue Mountains oldest building, offers school students the chance to study history from a rich primary source. Built originally as a roadside inn in the 1830’s, the property has had a multi-layered history, also operating over the years as a gentlemen’s residence, guest house, boarding house and from
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Townsville Heritage Centre

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The nineteenth century villa residence ‘Currajong’, a worker’s dwelling dating from 1884 and a 1921 farmhouse are the three buildings that form the Townsville Heritage Centre. The Education Kit for the Centre, available here for teachers, covers several topics relevant to the school curriculum. Teachers are invited to download these
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Culpable Driving Court Room Drama

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The new updated Culpable Driving Court Room Drama looks at the case of a young man, Kim Tran who was charged with culpable driving in the County Court. The case is based on a real case but names, dates and details have been changed to maintain the confidentiality of the
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Educational group tours at the Old Melbourne Gaol

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Our four new Gaol Tours address your requirements for a substantial relevant tour that makes a lasting impact on all students who visit. Contact our Education Booking Coordinator, Adela Graetz, for more information at bookings@nattrust.com.au or call 03 9656 9817
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History In Place

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The History in Place program encourages students from primary school to visit a local heritage site and produce their own documentary video about a subject that inspires them.
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3D Interactive Court Room

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Click here to open the Interactive Court Room in a new browser window.   Judge/Magistrate The Judge presides over the court and deals with any legal issues that arise during the trial. He/She informs the jurors about their role and instructs them about what the law is. The Magistrate hears cases and makes
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Nature Ed

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Come and visit our wonderful world of wildlife and immerse your students in the rich nature, culture and history of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Our Nature Ed experiences allow you to tailor your day in your own special way. The Wildlife Discovery Experience is our most popular living lesson and takes
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