These high quality posters, link to the Australian curriculum and feature 18 key milestones that lead to the establishment of the various colonies around Australia. The timeline also indicates the arrival of convicts to Australia and when that stopped. Each poster features the year and description of the event, as well as a supporting high resolution clip art or photograph from the era. Use to support your Australian history unit as posters or on the interactive whiteboard.
Also included in this bundle are 4 activities to use alongside the Australian Colonial History Timeline. Please see the preview for further details of these activities. Lesson plan instructions are included to aide you in the implementation of these activities.
This bundle is designed to save you time! Simply print, laminate where needed and you are ready to go.
Each poster is A4 in size.
Events included on these posters:
1770 - James Cook explores Australia
1786 - Arthur Phillip is appointed governor
1788 - First Fleet arrives at Port Jackson
1790 - The Second Fleet arrives
1793 - Arthur Phillip's term as governor ends
1802-03 - Flinders circumnavigates Australia
1803 - Penal Colony established in Tasmania
1808 - William Bligh forced from office
1810 - Lachlan Macquarie begins as governor
1813 - Blaxland, Lawson, Wentworkth complete Blue Mountains crossing
1824 - A penal settlement is established in Moreton Bay
1829 - Colony of Perth is established
1835 - Settlement is established in Port Phillip
1836 - Settlement established in South Australia
1842 - South Australia declared a colony
1851 - Victoria declared a colony
1859 - Queensland declared a colony
1868 - Western Australia receives last convicts
Not after all the activities and worksheets? Why not just purchase the timeline posters here:
- Australian Colonial History Timeline Classroom Decor Posters
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Please note: These posters are best printed on A4 sized paper.
Please note: This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
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