This high quality timeline, linked to the Australian curriculum, features 37 key events that have shaped Australian culture. Use as a wall display in your classroom or for further activities on an Interactive Whiteboard. Let your imagination run wild with this multi-purpose resource.
Each poster is A4 size.
Key events include:
- The arrival of the aborigines
- The arrival of dingoes
- discovery of Tasmania by Abel Tasman
- William Dampier's exploration of the West Coast of Australia
- Captain Cook charting the East coast of Australia
- arrival of the First Fleet
- the first circumnavigation of Australia
- a penal colony established in Brisbane
- New Holland renamed Australia
- New colony established in Perth
- South Australia established
- Gold rush
- Secret ballot introduced
- AFL becomes an official sport
- Uluru first sighted
- First test match against England in Australia
- Ned Kelly hanged
- Australia becomes a federation
- National flag first flown
- Canberra becomes the nation's capital
- surfing is first introduced
- Australian soldiers land in ANZAC cove
- QANTAS is founded
- Vegemite is first produced
- First parliament is held in Canberra
- Don Bradman hits record innings
- Sydney Harbour bridge opens
- Australia enters Second World War
- Holden cars first produced
- Melbourne Olympics
- Indigenous people are given the right to vote
- Aboriginal flag first flown
- Sydney Opera House opened
- Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1976
- National Anthem introduced
- Sydney Olympics
- First female Prime Minister
Please note: This product is for personal use only unless additional licences are purchased.
If you are looking for a little bit more, check out my Australian History Timeline and Activity Bundle
by clicking the link. There you will find the Australian History Timeline in both PDF and Powerpoint format, as well as 4 ready to print activities to support your inclusion of the Australian History Timeline in your classroom.
If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Australian Goldrush Timeline
— Australian Aboriginal Reconciliation Timeline - Pathway to Recognition
— Australian Federation Timeline
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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