Tom, age 7

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ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES

See also Bush Tucker

See also Games

See also Government

See also History

See also Mabo: The Native Title Revolution

See also NAIDOC

See also National Harmony Day

See also National Reconciliation Week

See also National Sorry Day

See also Reconciliation

See also Stolen Generations

Art

Aboriginal Art – Alice Springs Aboriginal Art and Cultural Centre

Australian Indigenous Art – Australian Government

Indigenous Art – National Gallery of Australia

Abe Muriata – Basket Craftsman (YouTube)

Cultural Awareness Calendar

Indigenous Cultural Awareness Calendar – Queensland Government

Dreaming Stories

Tiddalick the Frog – YouTube

Various Dreaming Stories – YouTube

Environments and Seasons

Aboriginal Environments Image Gallery – University of Queensland

Indigenous Australian Peoples Weather Map – Mirima Council

First Encounters

  The Encounter: Waruwi in 1788-  My Place

First Australians: They Have Come to Stay – SBS

Glossary of Indigenous Australian Terms

Glossary of Indigenous Australian Terms – Australian Museum

Government

  The Development of Australian Government (VEA) – YouTube

Apology to Indigenous Australians (2008)

  Government Apology – Behind the News (ABC)

The Apology – ABC

History

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures – Splash (ABC)

First Australians – National Museum Australia

Nature, Culture and History – Queensland Government

Researching Your Area’s Indigenous History – State Library of Queensland

Share Our Pride – Reconciliation Australia

Unity and Diversity: The History and Culture of Aboriginal Australia – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Aboriginal Peoples History Timeline – Creative Spirits

Language

Feature Article 3: Languages of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – A Uniquely Australian heritage – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Yugambeh – Yugambeh Corporation

  Map of Indigenous Australian Peoples Languages – ABC

  Local Languages – Behind the News (ABC)

Ngalamu Dhaanban: Our People – State Library of Queensland

Animals – State Library of Queensland

Where’s My Mother? – State Library of Queensland

Kinship and Families

Kinship: Twelve Canoes

Meaning of Country

Two Perspectives of Meaning of Country – Difference Differently

Objects

Explore Indigenous Australian Objects – Australian Museum

The Torres Strait

The Torres Strait – Gab Titui Cultural Centre

The Torres Strait – Torres Strait Regional Authority

About the Torres Strait – Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Macassan Traders Overview – Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

  Maccassan Crew: Yothu Yindi – YouTube

Turrbal Indigenous Australians

Turrbal People – Dakibudtcha

Welcome to Country

Meaning of Welcome to Country

  Welcome To Country: Federal Parliament – YouTube

Worldview

Indigenous Australian Peoples Worldview – Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

AFGANISTAN CONFLICT

Afghanistan Conflict – Australian War Museum

Afghanistan Conflict – Australian Government Department of Defence

  Afghanistan Conflict Explained (2011) – Behind the News (ABC)

Afghanistan Conflict Explained and Life in Afghanistan (2010) – Behind the News (ABC)

ANIMALS

See also Environment

See also Life Cycles

See also Science

Australian Native Animals Around The Gap, 4061

Wild Life Wonders – Save Our Waterways Now

Australian Native Animals

Australian Animal Alphabetical Listing – Unique Australian Animals

Australian Animals: Nature, Culture, Discover – Australian Museum

Australian Animal Stories, Short Notes and Science Reports – Australian Wildlife

Easter Bilby – The Australian Bilby Appreciation Society

Oz Animals Australian Wildlife

  Hidden World of a Platypus – Splash (ABC)

Animal Extinction

Endangered Animals World – BBC

Endangered Species – World Wildlife Fund

  Australian Mammal Extinction – Behind The News (ABC)

Biology and Structure of Animals

  Bugs – Museum of Victoria

How Does Your Body Move? The Haunted House– Sally Smith

The Great Habitat Match Up: Magic School Bus – Scholastic

Different Animals of the World

Animals and Pets – National Geographic

Teaching Resources: All About Wildlife – Arkive

War Animals

Images of Animals in War – ABC

  Animals that have helped Australians in War – Behind the News (ABC)

ANZAC DAY

See also World War I

ANZAC Day – ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee Website

ANZAC Day Explained – New South Wales Government

ANZAC Day Services Gallipoli, Turkey – 2014 – Australian Government

The ANZAC Day Tradition (Includes Images) – Australian War Memorial

ANZAC Tradition – Australian Army

Queensland War Memorial Register – Queensland Government

ANZAC Biscuits

Anzac Biscuit Recipe – Best Recipes

Significance of Anzac Biscuit – Australian War Memorial

  Indigenous ANZACS – Behind The News (ABC)

Performance of The Last Post (YouTube)

ANZAC Day March (YouTube)

ART

See also Indigenous Art

Australian Artworks

Collection – Frederick McCubbin: ‘On the wallaby track’ (Art Gallery of New South Wales)

Collection – Henry Moore: Family Group (Art Gallery of New South Wales)

Collection – Russell Drysdale: Sunday evening (Art Gallery of New South Wales)

Collection – Russel Drysdale: The Back Verandah (ABC and National Gallery of Victoria)

Collection – Russell Drysdale: Mother and Child, north Queensland (ABC and National Gallery of Victoria)

Collection – Jackson Pollock: Blue Poles (National Gallery of Australia)

Collection – Sir Sydney Nolan: The Ned Kelly Series (National Gallery of Australia)

International Artworks

Art Collection – Galleries from Around The World – Google Cultural Institute

Courtauld 3D Gallery

Web Gallery of Art

AUSTRALIA – GENERAL INFORMATION

See also Animals

See also Australia Day

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also History

See also Government

See also Plants

See also Population

See also Weather

Australia – Australian Government

Trove: Online Resources – National Library of Australia

AUSTRALIA DAY

Australia Day History (Australia Day Council of New South Wales)

Australia Day – About Our National Day (Australia Day Network

  Australia Day – Behind The News (ABC)

Alternative views about Australia Day

Australia Day: Invasion Day – Creative Spirits

Australia Day Needs to Encompass All of This Country’s History – Brisbane Times

CATCHMENT

See also Enoggera Creek

See also Environment

See also Waterways

Catchment Map – South East Queensland

Catchment Map: South East Queensland – Healthy Waterways

What is a Catchment?

What is a Catchment? – ABC

  Catchment Detox Game – ABC

CELEBRATIONS AND COMMEMORATIONS

See also Anzac Day

See also Australia Day

See also Emblems and Symbols

See also Families

See also NAIDOC

See also National Harmony Day

See also National Reconciliation Week

See also National Sorry Day

See also Remembrance Day

Birthdays

Famous People Who Share Your Birthday – Famous Birthdays

Korean Birthday Celebrations – Wikipedia

Korea: Don’t Make Me Older – Global Voices

Special Birthdays in Japan – Ben Bullock

  Korean Age Calculator – Waegukin

Christmas

About Christmas – History Channel

Christmas Around the World – The North Pole

Christmas Resources – McDowall State School

Images of Christmas Around the World – Boston

Santa Tracker – Air Services Australia

Top 38 Easy and Cheap Easy Christmas Crafts Kids Can Make – Woohome

Community Events

Community Events – Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Easter in Australia

Easter Celebration – Australian Government

The Easter Bilby – The Australian Easter Bilby Appreciation Society

Indigenous Cultural Awareness Calendar

Cultural Awareness Calendar – Queensland Government

World Culture Celebrations

Celebrations and Commemorations – ABC Website

Chinese Celebrations

Chinese Festivals – China Daily

Chinese New Year Crafts and Activities– Enchanted Learning

Lunar New Year: Pictures – SBS

Celebrations Around the World

Festivals and Celebrations Around the World – Government of South Australia

Festivals to See Before You Die – News.com.au

Multicultural Dates: World Culture Celebrations – Global Kids Oz

  Celebrations and Traditions – Splash (ABC)

Holidays Around The World (YouTube)

CLIMATE CHANGE

See also Environment

See also Geography

See also Natural Disasters

See also Science

See also Weather

Understanding Climate Change

About Climate Change – Australian Government Australian Emergency Management Institute

About Climate Change – Bureau of Meteorology

Understanding Climate Change – CSIRO

Climate Change in the Media

Articles, Documents and Multimedia – ABC Science

  Oceans of Climate Change – NASA

  Climate Change Quiz – ABC Science

COLONIES

See also Bushrangers

See also Federation

See also Government

See also History

See also Maps

Colonial Parliaments of Australia – Parliamentary Education Office

From Colonies to Federation – Museum of Australian Democracy

Map of Australian Colonies

Six Colonies – Australian Senate

Treasure Explorer: Colonial Life – National Library of Australia

CONVICTS

See also First Fleet

See also History

A Day in the Life of a Convict – Sydney Living Museum

Convicts in Australia – School A to Z Website

Convicts and the British Colonies – Australian Government

Convict Transportation Registers Database – State Library of Queensland

Treasure Explorer: Early Settlement – National Library of Australia

  A Female Gaol – Sarah’s Story: 1808 – My Place

Convict Life in the Rocks, Sydney – ABC Splash

End of Convict Transportation

Dates Convicts Were Transported to Colonies – National Library of Australia

Last Convict Ship Docks – Australian Geographic Website

Profiles of Convict Queenslanders

Profiles of Prominent Convict Queenslanders – State Library of Queensland

EARTH

See also Environment

See also Geography

  Earth Right Now – NASA 2014

Eyes On The Earth – NASA (Requires Download)

Google Earth

Pollution – NASA

Spinning Globe – YouTube

  Earth, Sun and Moon – Science Kids

EARTHQUAKES

See Natural Disasters

See also Environment

See also Science

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Health – Examples in South-East Queensland Waterways

  Test Your Eco Footprint – Powerhouse Museum

“Eco’tude” Calculator – School Environmental Footprint

EDUCATION

See also Geography

Comparing Education in Two Regions of the World

Going to School: Two regions of the world – Scootle

Global Education

Global Education Issues – United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Global Education Statistics – United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Hilder Road State School

School Days

School Days Song and Lyrics – KIDiddles

Make Your Own Mini Book! -ThinkQuest

EMBLEMS AND SYMBOLS

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also Government

See also History

Australia’s Animal Emblems

Fauna Emblems – Australian Geographic Website

List of Australia’s State Animal and Bird Emblems – Australian Fauna website

Australia’s Floral Emblems

Flora Emblems – Department of Environment

Australian National Flag

Australian Flag – History and Symbolism – Australian Government

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Fact Sheet About Commonwealth Coat of Arms –Australian Government

History of Commonwealth Coat of Arms – Australian Government

National Symbols

National Symbols – Parliamentary Education Office

State Flags and Emblems

State Flags and Emblems – Charles Sturt University Website

  Australian National Anthem – Advance Australia Fair (YouTube)

  Aussie Clue Cracker – 24 National Days, Weeks, Symbols and Emblems

ENOGGERA CREEK

See also Plants

Know Your Creek: Breakfast – Enoggera Creek – Brisbane City Council

Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN)

ENVIRONMENT

See Animals

See Biodiversity

See Catchment

See Climate Change

See Ecosystem

See Enoggera Creek

See Geography

See Natural Disasters

See Plants

See Recycling

See Science

See Sustainability

See Waterways

See Weather

See Weather Events Affecting Brisbane

EUREKA STOCKADE

See also Gold

See also Government

See also History

Eureka Flag

Eureka Flag – National Film and Sound Archive

Eureka Stockade History

Eureka Stockade Overview – Australian Government Website

Eureka Stockade Overview – My Place Website

Gold! Explore the Australian Gold Rushes- SBS

 Eureka Stockade – Behind the News (ABC)

Peter Lalor

Peter Lalor Biography – ANU biography website

Peter Lalor Biography – State Library of Victoria

  Peter Lalor and the Eureka Stockade (Parliament of Victoria) – YouTube

EXPLORERS

See also History

Early Explorers in Australia

Early Explorers – Australian Government

Early Explorers in Australia – ABC

Early Explorers in Australia: Key Points – New South Wales Department of Education

James Cook’s Description of Places – National Library of Australia

Famous Explorers

Bio True Story: Famous Explorers – Biography

Exploration Through the Ages – The Mariners Museum

 Explorers – Splash (ABC)

The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2004) – Australian Screen

  1. FAKE WEBSITES (MAKE BELIEVE OR CONTAINING DELIBERATE MISTAKES)

All About Explorers Dihydrogen Monoxide Free Forever Dog Island Save the Guinea Worm Victorian Robots FAMILIES

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also Geography

See also History

Families Teaching Resources – Sparklebox FAUNA

See Animals

FEDERATION

See also Government

See also History

About Federation – Overview

Australian’s Federation – Australian Government

Federation in Australia – ABC Website

Federation in Australia – Parliamentary Education Office

From Colonies to Federation – Australian Museum of Democracy

Corowa Federation Conference

Corowa Federation Conference – National Archives of Australia

Federation and Corowa – Discover Murray: Australia’s Great River

Federation Referendums

Referendums (Federation) – Parliamentary Education Office

Key People

Leading Figures in the Federation Movement – National Library of Australia

Key People Involved in the Federation and the drafting of the Constitution – Parliamentary Education Office

  Sir Henry Parks Calls for a Federation

  1901 Citizen’s Arch: National Museum of Australia

“Time Capsule” of Federation – National Museum of Australia

FIRST FLEET

See also Colonies

See also Convicts

See also History

The First Fleet – Australian History Research

The First Fleet: Discover Collections – State Library of New South Wales

The First Fleet Online – University of Wollongong

FIRST WORLD WAR

See World War I

FLOODS

See Natural Disasters

See Weather Events Affecting Brisbane

FLORA

See Plants

FOOD

See also Vegetable Gardens

See also Bush Tucker

Cooking in the past and present

Recipe – Easy Homemade Butter – Yahoo Voices

  Cooking Food in the Past and in the Present – ABC (Splash)

Industrial and Sustainable Farming (VEA) – YouTube

GAMES – PAST AND PRESENT

See also History

See also Toys

Traditional Indigenous Games

Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games – Australian Sports Commission

Games in the 1800s

laptop60Nursery Rhyme Skittles Game – Powerhouse Museum

play38Children’s Games in the 1800s – My Place

Games 1900 – 1920

Board Games Played 1900 – 1920 – National Museum of Australia

Games We Played 1900 – 1920 – National Archives of Australia

How to Play Jacks – Wikihow

How to Play Marbles – Land of Marbles

How to Play Pickup Sticks – Wikihow

How to Play Rope Quoits – Melbourne Quoits Association

Games Throughout History

Games – Museum of Childhood

laptop60The First Golden Age of Cricket: Interactive – National Museum of Australia

GENDER EQUALITY

Women in Politics

Australian Suffragettes – Australian Government

Australian Women in Politics – Australian Government

First Female Prime Minister: Julia Gillard Fast Facts – National Archives of Australia

Gender Equality – Behind the News (ABC)

Women in Combat

Women’s Historical Contribution Recognised on Anzac Day – Australian Army

Women in Combat – Behind the News (ABC)

Women in Sport

History of Women in Sport

GEOGRAPHY

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also Animals

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also Climate Change

See also Earth

See also Education

See also Environment

See also Maps

See also Natural Disasters

See also Plants

See also Population

See also Recycling

See also Sustainability

See also Weather

National Geographic Kids

Countries of the World

Countries of the World – Fact Monster

Countries of the World – World Info Zone

laptop60Compare Two Cities – BBC

laptop60Graphically Compare Nations – NationMaster

Learn Your Continents: CopyCat Game –  National Geographic

Map Battle: How Much Do You Know About Geography – MapBattle

Mythic Journeys: Animated Creation Stories and Myths from around the World

Urban Observatory: Compare three major cities from around the world

Wonders of the World

The Original Seven Wonders of the World – Kids National Geographic

New Wonders of the World vs. Ancient Wonders of the World: Images – National Geographic

GOLD

See also Eureka Stockade

Aboriginal People and the Gold Rush

Aborigines and the Gold Rush – State Library of Victoria

Gold! Opportunities of Aborigines – SBS

Influence of the Goldfields on Koorie Culture – The Original Gold Rush Colony – Mogo- South Coast, NSW, Australia

Australian Gold Rush

Australian Gold Rush – Australian Government

Australian Gold Rush: Harvest of Endurance – National Museum of Australia

Riot or Revolution 2005 – Australian Screen

Chinese People on the Gold Fields

Chinese on the Gold Fields – The Original Gold Rush Colony – Mogo

Gold! Immigration and Population- Anti Chinese Riots and Rorts – SBS

Objects Through Time: 1860 Gold Fields Chinese Opium Box – NSW Migration Heritage Centre

Chinese Migration (VEA) – YouTube

Gold Near The Gap, 4061

Gold in D’Aguilar National Park (Near The Gap, 4061) – Queensland Government

Governor La Trobe – Latrobe Society

Gold and Immigration

Gold and Immigration to Victoria: a Timeline 1850s

Life on the Diggings and the Gold Field

Life on the Diggings and the Gold Field: Gold! SBS

Life on the Goldfields: A Virtual Exhibition – State Library of Victoria

Gold Rush – Behind the News (ABC)

GOVERNMENT

See also Apology to Indigenous Australians

See also Democracy

See also Federation

See also Gender Equality

See also History

See also White Australia Policy

Australian Constitution

Australian Constitution – Australian Government

Australian Government Overview

Australian Government Overview– Australian Government

Parliament of Australia – Australian Government

Virtual Tour Inside Parliament House (Canberra) – Australian Government

Levels of Government in Australia

Find My Electorate – Australian Electoral Commission

Our Government: Overview of Levels of Government – Australian Government

Three Levels of Government – Australian Electoral Commission

KidsView: Interactive and Fun Learning About Parliament – Parliamentary Education Office

Monarchy

Definition of Monarchy – Kids Britannica

The Queen and Australia – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

GREAT DEPRESSION

The Great Depression – Australian Government

The Great Depression in Australia – Sonya Hartnett

Surviving The Great Depression – ABC

 

 

 

HARMONY DAY

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

  About Harmony Day – Australian Government

HILDER ROAD STATE SCHOOL

Hilder Road State School – Website

HISTORY

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also Bushrangers

See also Colonies

See also Convicts

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also Emblems and Symbols

See also First Fleet

See also Federation

See also Games

See also Government

See also Iraq: The First Gulf War

See also Iraq: The Second Gulf War

See also Korean War

See also Population

See also Toys

See also Vietnam War

See also World War I

See also World War II

Australian History Overview

Australian History: Selected Websites – National Library of Australia Australian History: Primary Sources – National Museum of Australia My Place Website – Resources Supporting TV Series My Place: Timeline of Australian History from a Child’s Perspective – ABC

Brisbane City Council History Overview

Brisbane City Council History – Brisbane City Council Brisbane City Council School Information Kit – Brisbane City Council

Brisbane River History Overview

Brisbane River History – ABC Reflections on the River Trail – Brisbane City Council Historical Coastlines, Moreton Bay (including Brisbane River) – University of Queensland Centre for Marine Science

Comparing Past and Present

Sort Old and New Toys Activity – Bedford Bytes Transport: Compare Past and Present– Crickweb Seaside: Compare Past and Present – Crickweb What’s Changed? – BBC Young Adults: Then and Now – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Games Throughout History

Games – Museum of Childhood Children’s Games in the 1800s – My Place

Housing – History Overview

Our House: Histories of Australian Homes – Australian Government Visit a 19th Century Cottage – Splash (ABC)

Indigenous Australian Peoples History

Unity and Diversity: The History and Culture of Aboriginal Australia – Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Aboriginal Peoples History Timeline – Creative Spirits

Life in 1900

Life in 1900 – Dynamo’s History: Josie and Gleep in a Step Back in Time – BBC Education

Queensland History

Historical Timeline of Queensland – Queensland Government Queensland History Overview – Queensland Government The Celebration of Queensland’s Anniversary of Foundation – The Office of the Governor of Queensland

Wars and Conflicts – History Overview

War and Conflict Overview – Australian War Memorial War and Conflict: History in Focus – Australian Army

IMMIGRATION

See also Government

See also Migration

See also Multicultural

See also Population

See also White Australia Policy

Immigration – Overview

Changing Face of Modern Australia 1900 – 1940s – Australian Government Economic, Social and Civic Contributions of First and Second Generation Humanitarian Entrants – Australian Government More than 65 Years of Post War Migration – Australian Government Immigration – Splash (ABC)

Immigration From Vietnam

History of Immigration from Vietnam – Museum Victoria From There (Vietnam) to Here (Australia) – New South Wales Government

Immigration Records

Types of Immigration Records – National Archives of Australia

Statistics for Immigration

Immigration to Australian in the 20th Century – Australian Government

Harvest of Endurance: Chinese Contact With and Emigration to Australia – National Museum of Australia

Journey after World War II – National Museum of Australia

Journey after Vietnam War – National Museum of Australia

Pictures of Immigration Documents of a Post Second Word War 2 Family – National Archives of Australia

Photo Wall – Faces of Australia – National Archives of Australia

Pictures of Immigration Documents of a Post Second Word War 2 Family – National Archives of Australia

INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN PEOPLES

See Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

INFRASTRUCTURE

See also Transport

CLEM7 Tunnel

Clem 7 Tunnel: Facts and Figures – Clem7

Brisbane City Town Hall

About Brisbane City Town Hall – Brisbane City Council Brisbane City Town Hall and Tours – Museum of Brisbane

Enoggera Dam

History of Enoggera Dam – Must Do Brisbane History of Enoggera Dam Including Photos Over Time – Your Brisbane Past and Present

Story Bridge

Story Bridge Construction: Images – State Library of Queensland The Story Behind the Bridge – Yungaba

IRAQ: THE FIRST GULF WAR

Nominal Roll: First Golf War – Department of Veteran’s Affairs Overview of Iraq: The First Gulf War – Australian War Memorial

IRAQ: THE SECOND GULF WAR

Overview of Iraq: The Second Gulf War – Australian War Memorial

MABO – THE NATIVE TITLE REVOLUTION

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also Government

Mabo: The Native Title Revolution – National Film and Sound Archive

Mabo: A Timeline – ABC

Native Title Act – Mabo Quiz (ABC)

Mabo Day – Behind the News (ABC)

Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil (YouTube)

Treaty – Yothu Yindi (YouTube)

MAPS

See also Earth

See also History

See also Geography

Australian Weather Map – Bureau of Meteorology

Australian Weather Map – Bureau of Meteorology

Finding Points on a Globe

How to Find Points on a Globe – Kids Geographic

Latitude – Kids Geographic

Longitude – Kids Geographic

Latitude and Longitude Map Match Game – Kids Geographic

Indigenous Australian Peoples Language Map – ABC

Indigenous Australian Peoples Weather Map – Mirima

Layering Maps

Map Layers of Australia – History, Early Maps of Cities, Railway Systems, Natural Disasters – Spatialgenie

Map of Historical Australian Colonies – MapsOf

Mapping Our World: The Globe Unwrapped – Oxfam

Maps That Explain the World

Forty Maps and Forty More Maps That Explain the World – Washington Post

More Maps That Explain the World – Washington Post

Overview of Mapping Our World Exhibition – National Library of Australia

Open Street Map – Contributors

Region Maps: Education Queensland – Queensland Government

Scribble Maps: Draw and Share Maps – Stairs Studio Inc

Various Maps of Australia – Australian Government

Waterways and Catchment Maps – South East Queensland

World Maps – National Geographic

Asia Map Game – Kids Geographic

MIGRATION

See also Government

See also History

See also Immigration

Australia’s Migration History

Australia’s Migration History – New South Wales Government

Migration Heritage including Timeline of Australian Migration History – New South Wales Government

Colonial Chinese Migration (VEA) – YouTube

Difference Between Migration and Immigration

Explaining the Difference Between Migration and Immigration – Difference Between

1965 – 1990 Migrants, Refugees, Boat People and Asylum Seekers

Objects Through Time – Migrants, Refugees, Boat People and Asylum Seekers – New South Wales Government

Migration from Vietnam

From There (Vietnam) to Here (Australia) – New South Wales Government

Vietnamese Migration: Gold and Silver – New South Wales Government

Post World War II Emigration Poster

MULTICULTURAL AUSTRALIA

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also Immigration

See also Migration

Our People – Australian Government

Ethnic Composition of Australian People – Australian Government

My Place Asia Australia – Asia Education

What is Multiculturalism? (VEA) – YouTube

MUSIC ABOUT AUSTRALIA

See also Art

See also Australia

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda sung by John Williamson – YouTube

Australian National Anthem – YouTube

Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil – YouTube

Botany Bay – YouTube

I Am Australian sung by The Seekers – YouTube

I Was Only 19 – Redgum – YouTube

Sounds of Then (This is Australia) – GANGgajang – YouTube

Treaty – Yothu Yindi – YouTube

Waltzing Matlida sung by Slim Dusty – YouTube

NAIDOC 

About the NAIDOC Week – Behind The News (ABC)

NATIONAL ANTHEM

See also Emblems and Symbols

See also Government

See also Music About Australia

Australian National Anthem (YouTube)

NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

National Reconciliation Week: Let’s Talk Recognition – Reconciliation Australia

NATIONAL SORRY DAY

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also Stolen Generations

National Sorry Day – National Sorry Day Committee Inc

Sorry Day and the Stolen Generations – Australian Government

NATURAL DISASTERS

See also Climate Change

See also Environment

See also Geography

See also Science

See also Weather Events Affecting Brisbane

About Natural Disasters

Australian Interactive Disaster “Mapper” – Attorney General’s Department

Don’t Panic: Surviving Extremes – Splash (ABC)

Bushfires

About Bushfires – Attorney General’s Department

Bushfires: Get the Facts – Attorney General’s Department

Drought

About Droughts – Attorney General’s Department

Can We Drought Proof Australia? – National Museum of Australia

Climate Education: Drought – Bureau of Meterology

What Causes Droughts? (VEA) – YouTube

Earthquakes

About Earthquakes – Attorney General’s Department

Earthquakes for Kids – USGS

Earthquakes – Animations for Earthquake Terms and Concepts

Flood

About Floods – Attorney General’s Department

Climate Education; Drought – Bureau of Meterology

Floodlines: A Living Memory – State Library of Queensland

What Causes Floods: Natural Hazards Series (VEA) – YouTube

Storm

Before the Storm: Would you Survive? – Attorney General’s Department

Tsunami

About Tsunami’s – Attorney General’s Department

What is a Tsunami? – Bureau of Meteorology

Volcano

Volcanoes – Splash (ABC)

Blows Its Top: Magic School Bus – Scholastic

Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations

Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations – Australian War Memorial

QUEENSLAND

See also Australia

See also Enoggera Catchment

See also History

See also The Gap

Queensland Places

Queensland Places – Centre for the Government of Queensland

Queensland Week

Queensland Week – Queensland Government

RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION

See also Gender Equality

Racism: It Stops With Me – Australian Government

What is Discrimination? – Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland

Discrimination – Behind The News (ABC)

Racism: It Stops With Me – Behind The News (ABC)

RECONCILLIATION

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also Government

See also History

See also National Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation – Australian Government

Share our Pride – Reconciliation Australia

Resources for the 1967 Referendum – Reconciliation Australia

RECYCLING

See also Environment

See also Geography

See also Sustainability

Recycle Now – WRAP

Recycling: Resources for Kids and Teachers – Planet Ark

Recycling and Reducing Waste – Brisbane City Council

Recycling Worksheets – Queensland Government

Interactive Games:

Environmental Intelligence Unit – BBC

Lunchtime Legends – Brisbane City Council

Waste and Recycling Games – City of West Torrens

Worm World – Brisbane City Council

REMEMBRANCE DAY

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also History

See also World War I

Remembrance Day – Australian Army

Remembrance Day – Australian Government

Remembrance Day – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Remembrance Day Tradition: Why is This Day Special to Australians? – Australian War Memorial

Remembrance Day – Behind The News (ABC)

Poppies

Meaning of the Poppy – Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (QLD) Incorporated

Significance of the Poppy – Australian War Memorial

Poppy Stencil – BigActivities

Heart Poppy Paper Craft – DLTK

Rosemary

Significance of Rosemary – Australian War Memorial

SCHOOL DAYS

See Education

See Games

See History

See Toys

Science

See also Animals

See also Biodiversity

See also Catchment

See also Climate Change

See also Ecosystem

See also Environment

See also Life Cycles

See also Plants

See also Natural Disasters

See also Sustainability

See also Water

See also Water Cycle

See also Waterways – South East Queensland

See also Weather

Science Clips – Ideal for Interactive Whiteboard – BBC

SECOND WORLD WAR

See World War II

STOLEN GENERATIONS

See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

See also National Sorry Day

See also Government – Apology

Stolen Generations Fact Sheet – ReconciliACTION Network

The History of the Stolen Generations – National Sorry Day Committee Inc

Stolen Generations – Behind The News (ABC)

SUSTAINABILITY

See also Biodiversity

See also Climate Change

See also Environment

See also Recycling

Resources that promote Sustainable Living

Living Greener: Take Action – Australian Government

Future Sparks: Our Clean Energy Show and Tell – Green Cross Australia

Sustainable Schools – Education Queensland

Big foot – Test Your Ecological Footprint – Powerhouse Museum

Environmental Intelligence Unit – BBC

Personal Ecological Footprint Calculator – EPA Victoria

Industrial and Sustainable Farming (VEA) – YouTube

THE GAP, QLD, 4061

See also Enoggera Catchment

See also Hilder Road State School

See also History

About The Gap, 4061 – Queensland Places

Brisbane City Council Information About The Gap, 4061

Hilder Road State School, 4061

Profile of The Gap, 4061 – RealEstate.com.au

Profile of the Electoral Division of Ryan – Australian Electoral Commission

Community Organisations – The Gap

Balaangala Community Group
98 Yoorala St, The Gap
mcpeile@gmail.com or Balaangala Community Group Facebook Page

Habitat Brisbane

Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN)

The Gap Historical Society
PO Box 2115, Keperra, QLD, 4054

The Gap Pioneer and History Group
jjwamhil@bigpond.net.au

The Gap RSL
974 Waterworks Road, The Gap, 4061
Telephone 07 3300 9439

TOYS

See also Games

See also History

My Grandmother’s Toy Box – Museum Victoria

Photos of Old toys – Bedford Bytes

Interactive

Sort Old and New Toys Activity – Bedford Bytes

Toys from Victorian England – Victoria and Albert Museum: Museum of Childhood

TRANSPORT

See also Infrastructure

Brisbane Ferries – Transdev

Brisbane Public Transport Timetable – Translink

Brisbane Trams

History of Trams in Brisbane

Transport: Compare Past and Present– Crickweb

WATER

See also Environment

See also Science

See also Sustainability

See also Water Cycle

See also Waterways – South East Queensland

Bore Water

What is Bore Water? – UnityWater

Water Education

Take Action for Water – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Water For Life: Water Educators – New South Wales Government

Water Education Resources and links – Healthy Waterways

Water Cycle

See also Environment

See also Science

See also Sustainability

See also Water

See also Waterways – South East Queensland

The Water Cycle: Diagram – Science Kids

Interactive Water Cycle Tutorial

The Water Cycle Game – South East Water

Simple Experiment Water Cycle

Mini Water Cycle Experiment – ABC

Waterways – South East Queensland

See also Catchments

See also Enoggera Creek

See also Environment

See also Science

See also Sustainability

See also Water

Creeks and Waterways – Brisbane City Council

Healthy Waterways – Healthy Waterways

Up the Creek and Down the Drain – Healthy Waterways

Indicators of Change to Tidal Wetlands (including Brisbane River)

Indicators of Change to Tidal Wetlands – University of Queensland

Interactive Games:

Catchment Detox

Filter Frenzy – Brisbane City Council

WEATHER

See also Climate Change

See also Environment

See also Geography

See also Maps

See also Natural Disasters

See also Science

See also Weather Events Affecting Brisbane

Bureau of Meteorology Website

Cherbourg Seasons – Cherbourg State School

Weatherzone Website

Indigenous Weather Knowledge – Bureau of Meteorology

The Change of Seasons – Views from Space – NASA

Local Weather

Local Weather in The Gap, 4061

Weather Events Affecting Brisbane

See also Climate Change

See also Environment

See also Geography

See also Natural Disasters

See also Science

Flooding in Brisbane

Understanding Flooding in Brisbane – Brisbane City Council

1974 Flood

Real Life Flood Stories – Attorney General’s Department

Image Gallery Brisbane 1974 Floods: 40 Year Anniversary – ABC

2011 Flood

Floodlines: A Living Memory – State Library of Queensland

Interactive Before and After Images of 2011 Flood – ABC

The Gap Storm

Brisbane Declared Natural Disaster Zone in Storms – ABC

Residents Fear For Lives – Brisbane Times

WHITE AUSTRALIA POLICY

See also Government

See also History

See also Immigration

See also Migration

Abolition of the White Australia Policy – Department of Immigration and Border Protection

End of the White Australia Policy – ABC

Australia in the 1960’s: Abolishing the White Australia Policy – MyPlace

White Australia Policy (VEA) – YouTube

WORLD WAR I

See also Animals

See also ANZAC Day

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also History

See also Remembrance Day

Overview of World War I

First World War 1914 – 1918 – Australian War Memorial

History of World War I – Anzac Day Commemorative Committee (QLD) Limited

Nominal Roll – First World War – Australian War Memorial

Australians on the Western Front

Australians on the Western From – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Indigenous Australian Peoples in World War I

Harry’s War (PG Rating)– Australian Screen

Famous Poems from First World War

In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

We Shall Keep the Faith by Moina Michael – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

In Flanders Fields as Read by John McCrae – YouTube

In Flanders Fields Featuring Fields of Poppies – YouTube

Fromelles

Battle of Fromelles – Behind The News (ABC)

Gallipoli

Australians in the Gallipoli Campaign – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Gallipoli Landing – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Gallipoli: The First Day – ABC

Gallipoli Perspective – Behind the News (ABC)

Poppy

Meaning of the Poppy – Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (QLD) Incorporated

Poppy Stencil – BigActivities

Heart Poppy Paper Craft – DLTK

Song About World War I

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda – YouTube

WORLD WAR II

See also Animals

See also ANZAC Day

See also Celebrations and Commemorations

See also History

See also Remembrance Day

About World War II

Australia’s War 1939 – 1945 – Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Nominal Roll: Second World War – Commonwealth of Australia 2002

Brisbane’s Involvement in World War II

Brisbane Goes to War – MacArthur Museum Brisbane

General MacArthur Biography

Biography of General Douglas MacArthur – ANU

Kokoda Track

Kokoda Track – Behind The News (ABC)

World War II Nominal Roll

Nominal Roll – Commonwealth of Australia

VEGETABLE GARDENS

See also Bush Tucker

See also Food

See also Plants

See also Recycling

See also Sustainability

Growing your own Vegetables and Bush Food at School

Growing Your First Vegetable Garden – Better Homes and Gardens

The Vegie Guide – What to Grow Where and When – Gardening Australia

Growing Vegetables and Native Plants – Splash (ABC)

Vegetable Gardens – Splash (ABC)

Designing a School Garden – Splash (ABC)