First Fleet Fellowship
General information about the First Fleet Fellowship, the story of the FirstFleet, convicts, the ships of the First Fleet, and a list of provisions and livestock, is provided at this site.
First Fleet Online contains a database of the First Fleet convicts to Australia, diary extracts, stories and letters of the time, as well as suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet.Includes an interactive map of the journey.
The George Raper Collection
An online exhibit of the personal papers of George Raper, who sailed with the convict ships in 1787 at age seventeen from England to Australia on the Sirius, the flagship of the First Fleet. Also included are maps, drawings and a timeline.
The World Upside Down: Australia 1788 - 1830
A timeline of eyewitness history for Australia's early European settlement from 1788 to 1830. The timeline features interesting details of early life in convict Australia and includes images and artifact
Harmony Day is celebrated on 21 March every year. For Australia, it is a day to celebrate our diverse and multicultural society. The day is organised by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Overviewfrom Lines in the sand
Strike Force Neil Report (.pdf 20.4 MB) (pages referenced for source material in this part of Sequence 4: 9, 38,–44, 50–56)
Reporting Notebook approach(Teaching strategy)
Source: Reaction to ‘Life-savers’ incident
Source: Racialisation of immigrant youth
Source: Role of the media 1
Source: Role of the media 2
Source: Newspaper article: ‘Let’s take back our beaches’, December 10, 2005
Redfern riot or Macquarie Field riot comparison with Cronulla
Source: Newspaper article ‘Mob violence envelops Cronulla’ December 11, 200
Video: ABC Four Corners Riot and revenge (Note that this video contains course language and some violent scenes)
Newspaper survey — What caused the Cronulla riot?
Newspaper article ‘Making sense of a black day’, The Age, December 13 2005
Newspaper article ‘A Nation’s line in the sand Sydney Morning Herald 21 January, 2014
On the Same Wave program
80 days that Changed Our Lives Communities clash violently at Cronulla
Newspapaer article ‘Cronulla Five Years on’ The Monthly, December 2010