Overview: First Contacts

Overview: First Contacts

1. What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the Europeans?
2. Why did the Europeans settle in Australia?
3. What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and early traders, explorers and settlers?

Colonial Footprints

Colonial Footprints

Why did the SA government company decide to site Adelaide where it currently is? What tools and instruments were used to plan out the site?

What would you look for? Water supply, ease of accessibility, fertility of land, ease of travel!

Unpacking Histories

Unpacking Histories

An investigative multimedia assisted workshop that aims to show how the stories of individual lives fit into the local, national and global mosaic of history. Working like historians and curators, students put on white-gloves and unpack, investigate, research and record the lives of several South Australians and their immigration stories.