Old Government House education

Colonisation and Change – Old Government House, Parramatta

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Explore colonial life, sustainability and First Peoples cultural practices in this Stage 1 education program at Old Government House.
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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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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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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 Estate became the 33rd site in Australia to be included on the prestigious National Heritage List in 2006. The site remains a significant tourist venue, attracting over 80,000 visitors annually, presenting an outstanding option for VCE Geography students to undertake on site fieldwork as part of Unit 2:
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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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Old Melbourne Gaol Education Programs

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The Old Melbourne Gaol is a former prison that was open from 1845 to 1924, during which more than 50,000 prisoners passed through its imposing bluestone walls, some never to leave. The Gaol was the site of 133 executions, including, most famously, Ned Kelly.   Students will be transported back in
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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   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’
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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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Home Hill eBook

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Each of the chapters explores an aspect of the history of the family and their experience living in this home, and places these stories within the context of the broader changes in Australian society over the last 100 years. Visitors to the home can use this eBook to enhance and
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Learn about the family who built the McCrae Homestead

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“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
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Respect Me

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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
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