Let your students discover what it takes to survive a journey aboard an 1885 tall ship, the Polly Woodside. more Built in Belfast in 1885, the three-masted cargo vessel carried coal and wheat between England and South America. Travelling 1.5 million miles across the globe, the Polly Woodside now welcomes you aboard. Learn about the who is who in the crew and what they do. Can you take the Hierarchy more During this challenging time, we recognise that children are spending more time indoors, requiring stimulating activities that get their creative juices flowing and keep their minds working. To stave off boredom and complaining, we've created some National Trust themed activities that can be easily printed at home. more An Indigenous and non-Indigenous facilitator will deliver a tailored program representing Indigenous cultural heritage through activities delivered alongside traditional European activities. This program has been created in partnership with the Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation. The Indigenous component of the program involves learning about the culture and heritage of the more 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 more 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. more 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 more To cater for the current COVID-19 restrictions the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has adapted the Rippon Lea Geography fieldwork into a virtual offering. The VCE Geography Unit 2 – Tourism Rippon Lea Virtual Fieldwork is now available as a resource kit. Teachers can purchase the resource kit for a more 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 more Our Gaol Tours make a lasting impact on all students who visit and provide an understanding of Melbourne’s origins as a city built during the gold rush. Learn about a prisoner’s journey from their admission at the bathhouse through the trials of daily life for a prisoner, their deprivations and more Click here to open the Interactive Court Room. 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 decisions in the Magistrates’ more “The kitchen is finished. It is made of posts stuck upright in the ground; it is plastered with mud.” Letter from Alexander McCrae to Georgiana, his mother, May 1845 more Over 70 per cent of teenagers have received ‘sexts’ or sexual images on their phones of friends, associates or unknown people. Young women are mostly the targeted victims and sexting has a long term and harmful impact. Schools and parents struggle with how to educate young people about the issue and to keep up with more Follow the trail around Victoria's original rain forest with a guided tour of the ecosystems and environments within the Gully by botanic experts.
To learn about the walking trail complete with QR guided markers visit http://www.endeavourferngully.org.au/ more This significant heritage building offers students an engaging and revealing insight into past and contemporary legal process. more