This high quality timeline, suitable to support the Australian curriculum, features 34 key events that have shaped New South Wales as we know it today. 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 and includes unique fonts and graphics.
Key events include (please note these events are abbreviated in this list and are in more detail and fully punctuated on each poster):
- arrival of Aboriginal people
- James Cook takes possession of Australia
- First Fleet arrives
- Parramatta founded
- Coal discovered in the Hunter
- Town of Newcastle established
- Castle Hill Rebellion
- First export of wool
- Rum Rebellion
- Lachlan Macquarie begins making changes
- Stuart Donaldson becomes first premier
- Blue Mountains road built
- Myall Creek Massacre
- Gold found near Bathurst
- Lambing Flats Riots
- British troops leave NSW
- Silver found at Broken Hill
- NSW becomes state of the Commonwealth of Australia
- Women granted the right to vote
- Canberra established
- Sydney Harbour bridge opened
- Japanese infiltrate NSW waters
- Cowra breakout
- inaugural Sydney to Hobart yacht race
- Snowy Mountains Scheme completed
- Sydney Opera House opened
- Newcastle earthquake
- Thredbo landslide
- Sydney games
- Cronulla racial riots
- Villawood detention centre riots
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Please note: This product is for personal use only unless additional licences are purchased.
If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Australia's Prime Ministers Posters
— Federation Timeline Posters
— Australian History 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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