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How Indigenous ecological practices can help reduce emissions 
Our resources cover a wide array of topic - not just history. For example, this Year 10 science resource provides a lesson plan that explores how First Nations approaches are being used in the fight against climate change.

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F-Y6 Australia Day Pride and Pain Timeline Activity

Through the Pride and Pain timeline, students engage with reasons behind differing perspectives on celebrating Australia Day on January 26, which commemorates the start of colonisation in 1788. Students think critically about our nation’s history and their own points of view. For more activity ideas, see the F–Y6 Australia Day Guide.
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F-Y6 Australia Day guide

This comprehensive selection of engaging activities and resources helps students to consider different perspectives on celebrating Australia Day on January 26, a date which commemorates the arrival of the British in 1788 and the start of colonisation. Students think critically about our nation’s history and their own points of view.
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Y7-10 Australia Day Pride and Pain Timeline Activity

Through the Pride and Pain timeline, students engage with reasons behind differing perspectives on celebrating Australia Day on January 26, which commemorates the start of colonisation in 1788. Students think critically about our nation’s history and their own points of view. For more activity ideas, see the Y7–Y10 Australia Day Guide.
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Y7-10 Australia Day guide

This comprehensive selection of engaging activities and resources helps students to consider different perspectives on celebrating Australia Day on January 26, a date which commemorates the arrival of the British in 1788 and the start of colonisation. Students think critically about our nation’s history and their own points of view.
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Year 3

Y3 HASS – Australian flags and significant dates

Students explore what flags, symbols and significant dates represent in Australia. Through exploring stories told by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, students identify different perspectives on significant events.
ACHASSI056, ACHASSK064
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Year 8

Y8 Civics and Citizenship – Prominent First Nations women’s views on Australia Day

Students are introduced to elements of the current debate about the appropriateness of celebrating Australia Day on the day that marks the beginning of Aboriginal dispossession. Students become familiar with the perspectives of five prominent Aboriginal women on the issue and investigate their views and backgrounds in further detail.
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Year 9

Y9 History – The debate about ‘settlement’ versus ‘invasion’

By using the case study of Australia Day, students investigate links between history and national identity, and the reasons for the contested nature of the terms ‘settlement’ and ‘invasion’. They learn about academic history debates and explore how narratives often conflict with one another.
ACHHS165, ACHHS168, ACHHS172, ACHHS173
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Australians Together Learning Framework

Take a deep dive into the Learning Framework and explore our vast array of First Nations stories, activities, resources, and more. Curate your own customised learning journey to unlock the truth of our past, prompt reflection about our present, and inspire meaningful action that will bring about a brighter shared future for our nation. 

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The Wound

Injustice from the impact of colonisation.

Discover our curated collection of stories, articles and statistics that expose the injustices at the heart of our nation.

Something’s not right

Who are Indigenous Australians?

First Nations disadvantage in Australia

Intergenerational trauma

The lack of treaty

The Intervention

Bob's story

Losing home Iris's story

Miliwanga's story

Separation  Ruth's story

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Why Me?

What’s it got to do with me?

Examines why this is relevant to every Australian.

Browse articles and stories that explore the ways we’re all connected, and what this means for us as Australians, collectively and individually.

What does this have to do with me?

Australia Day: answers to tricky questions

 Busting the myth of peaceful settlement

What's the fuss about Jan 26?

Mabo and Native Title

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Our Cultures

Everyone has culture. Know about your culture and value the culture of others.

Dive into stories and articles that explore the significance of culture and its role in building a better future together.

Welcome to and Acknowledgement of Country

Why are culture and identity important?

The importance of land

First Nations kinship

Aboriginal Spirituality

Bob's story

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My Response

Steps we can take to build a brighter future.

Find inspiration in stories and articles that show even little steps can lead to big change when we do things together.

What can I do?

Fiona's story

Mark's story

Connecting locally with First Nations communities

Attending First-Nations-led events

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How do I get the most out of these resources?

The resources are designed to be flexible and modular, working around how you like to teach. You can use the resources exactly as they’re designed, or as a starting point from which to build your own lessons. Make them your own and use them to help you feel more confident in class.

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Lisa Sacristani, Head of Year 9, Donvale Christian College
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How will Australians Together continue to help me? 

Change takes time and we’re here to provide the support you need over the long term. We’re constantly building new resources and we love to hear from educators like you. Feel free to reach out at any point and we can see how we can help. Together we can build a brighter future and a more united Australia for everyone.

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