After 18 years, 54 editions and more than 250 printed curriculum units sent free of charge to all secondary schools throughout Australia, it’s time for STUDIES to become a digital magazine. The first e-mag edition’s feature unit will be on … Continue reading
Australia in 1913 was a young nation, barely 12 years old and full of energy and ambition to build a glorious future. The inauguration of the new Federal Capital in March that year was celebrated as the creation of an … Continue reading
Seven case studies directly relevant to the National Curriculum: History Years 3 – 6 are now on the Australian History Mysteries subscription-based website. The website provides one case study – The Myths and Mysteries of the Crossing of the Blue Mountains – free of charge. Check out this case study and comprehensive summaries of the remaining case studies, including how they relate to the new national history curriculum, at AustralianHistoryMysteries.info. Continue reading
In this new Australian History Mystery we investigate the mysteries and myths surrounding the Crossing of the Blue Mountains – who did it, when and why it happened, why was it so important and do the monuments that commemorate the … Continue reading
www.australianhistorymysteries.info, the National Museum and Ryebuck Media award winning subscription website which supports Australian Curriculum: History, has recently been significantly revamped and now includes a sixteenth case study which explores the famous discoveries of ancient Aboriginal remains at Lake Mungo. Continue reading
In this new Australian History Mystery we will be investigating the mysteries and myths surrounding the Crossing of the Blue Mountains – who did it, when and why it happened, why was it so important and do the monuments that commemorate the crossing by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson in 1813 really tell the true story? Continue reading
The weather was kind and the reception was warm when the National Museum of Australia and Ryebuck Media launched the latest Australian History Mystery – What are the Mysteries of Lake Mungo? at the Lake Mungo Visitors’ Centre on Monday 4 June 2012. Continue reading
The 2012 series of the DEFENCE 2020 – Has the ADF helped shape Australia’s national identity? 2012 Youth Challenge Program has just concluded with the final Challenge held in Adelaide on 25 May.
We are about to launch our new Australian History Mystery – What are the Mysteries of Lake Mungo? This will take place at the Lake Mungo Visitors’ Centre on 4 June and involve elders from the Ngiyampaa, Barkindji and Mutthi … Continue reading
2012 is the 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
On 19 February 1942, World War II was brought to the shores of Australia when
the Japanese dropped bombs over Darwin. On this day over 243 people, both
armed forces personnel and civilians, lost their lives. Continue reading