Free Resources

Stay proactive in the classroom using our free resources below!

"Is this an appropriate First Nations resource?" - A checklist for educators

We get that it can be tricky to work out what resources are appropriate
to facilitate Aboriginal perspectives. So, we’ve created an easy-to-use and accessible checklist to help you work that out.

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Teaching & Learning Activity – Yarning about Country in the Classroom

This resource is for teachers.
The teaching and learning activities include ideas for talking about Country in
the classroom. You can easily weave this resource into your current teaching
programs across all KLAs for both primary and secondary learners.

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History Activity - Myall Creek Massacre

In June 1838, approximately 28
Wirrayaraay people were massacred by a posse of 11 colonists at Myall Creek. Of the 11 men, seven would be the first people in Australian history to be executed for massacring First Nations peoples.

This learning resource includes
information about the Myall Creek Massacre, including teaching and learning activities that you can incorporate into your secondary History program. This resource may be adapted for upper primary learners.

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History Activity - Mabo Decision

In 1982, five Meriam people; Eddie Koiki Mabo, Reverend David Passi, Sam Passi, James Rice and Celuia Mapo Sale, challenged the State of Queensland and the Commonwealth of Australia to recognise that the Meriam people are the Traditional Owners of the Murray Islands in the Torres Strait. This legal battle became known as the Mabo Decision and is a significant turning point in Australian history.

This learning resource includes
information about the Mabo Decision, including teaching and learning activities that you can incorporate into your secondary History program. This resource may be adapted for Legal Studies, Civics and Citizenship. This resource may be adapted for upper primary learners.

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History Activity - 1965 Freedom Ride

During the month of February 1965, activist group Student Action for Aborigines, led by Arrernte and Kalkadoon man Charles Perkins, set about on a trip to highlight the racism, mistreatment, racial segregation and violence towards Aboriginal people of New South Wales and southern Queensland.

This learning resource includes
information about the 1965 Freedom Ride, including teaching and learning activities that you can incorporate into your secondary History program. This
resource may be adapted for upper primary learners.

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Cummeragunja Walk-Off, 1939

The Cummeragunja Walk-Off holds great significance for First Nations people. The Walk-Off, which was one of the first mass protests held by First Nations people in Australia, took place from February 4, 1939. Approximately 200 First Nations people walked off Cummeragunja Station in protest of the poor living conditions and mistreatment of Aboriginal people.

This learning resource includes
information about the Cummeragunja Walk-Off, including teaching and learning
activities that you can incorporate into your secondary History program. This resource may be adapted for upper primary learners.

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Understanding Land, Sea & Sky: My Seasonal Calendar

To celebrate National Science Week 2021 and this years theme Food: Different by design, we’ve added this activity applicable for both Science & Geography focused learning.

Our food sources all start at our plants, and through using our generational cultural knowledge of land, sea & sky; students can understand the interrelationships of all three elements and their links to food availability.

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