Our framework is designed to reshape a new narrative for all Australians based on 5 key ideas. It’s aligned to the Australian Curriculum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority as well as AITSL Standards 3.4 and 2.4

The Wound – acknowledges the pain and injustice inflicted on Indigenous Australians that began with colonisation and is ongoing today.

Our History – Increases awareness of Australia’s shared history by exposing true and challenging stories and facts.

Why Me? - Helps understand our interconnectedness and how it’s relevant to each and every Australian today.

Our Cultures – Helps us understand our own culture and identity and respect that of others.

My Response - Encourages Australians to actively respond in respectful and meaningful ways.

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The Australians Together Knowledge Overview


To gain a deeper understanding of the 5 key ideas, a set of knowledges have been developed to further support understanding of the framework. These knowledges can be used in planning as well as prompts for inquiry.

Download Australians Together Knowledge Overview