These high quality posters, link to the Australian curriculum and feature 20 key events that have influenced migration and immigration to Australian shores. 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.
Each poster is best printed on A4 sized paper.
The events inlcuded in these posters are as follows (note the content described here is paraphrased and in more detail on the posters):
40,000 BC - Aborigines arrive
1606 - Willem Janszoon (first European to set foot on Australian soil)
1642 - Abel Tasman explores Tasmania
1688 - William Dampier explores west coast of Australia
1770 - Captain Cook charts east coast
1788 - First Fleet arrives
1788-1866 - Convicts arrive
1790s - Free immigrants begin to arrive
1850 - camel handlers arrive in Australia
1851-1860 - Gold Rush Era
1860 - Labourers from Melanesia recruited
1880 - Japanese fishermen become important
1901 - White Australia Policy introduced
1950 - World War II migrants begin arriving
1956 - Hungarian refugees flee fighting in their country
1958 - Czech refugees flee fighting in their country
1973 - Chile refugees arrive
1975 - refugees from Vietnam war begin arriving
1976 - Lebanese refugees flee fighting in their country
2000 and beyond - continue to take refugees from several countries
If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Australian History Timeline Posters
— Federation Timeline Posters
— Making a Law in Australia Flowchart Posters
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