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5/03/2010 10:07:05 AM
Episode 1 | 2008 : Laura Laura accidentally sinks a dinghy in the canal and the ashes of the owner’s beloved dog are lost in the muddle. She can't find a way to own up. Meanwhile, her mob get together to listen to the Prime Minister's apology to Indigenous people.

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5/03/2010 10:08:40 AM
Episode 3 | 1988 : Lily Lily's cousin Phoung arrives with her parents from Vietnam. But the trophy cousin turns out to be a real threat to Lily's status at home and at school.

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5/03/2010 10:09:12 AM
Episode 4 | 1978 : Mike Mike knows a lot about Australian muscle cars from 1968 to 1978. The other kids think he's odd and Mike believes he only has one friend, Ben, but is Ben a real friend?

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5/03/2010 10:09:37 AM
Episode 5 | 1968 : Sofia Sofia is a spy for the yayas and she's determined to get rid of her brother Michaelis's non-Greek girlfriend before he leaves for Vietnam.

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5/03/2010 10:10:01 AM
Episode 6 | 1958 : Michaelis Michaelis's family is from Kalymnos. He wants to be Australian, not Greek, but even more than that he wants a television so he can watch The Adventures of Robin Hood.

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5/03/2010 10:11:58 AM
Episode 7 | 1948 : Jen Jen's dad died in the war. Now her mum is planning to marry Wal. Even though Wal has a car, in Jen's eyes he definitely doesn't match up to her real dad.

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5/03/2010 10:12:24 AM
Episode 8 | 1938 : Colum Colum has two big ambitions: to stop his best mate Thommo's family from being kicked out of their house next door, and to get up the nerve to ride his billycart down Brickpits Hill.

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5/03/2010 10:12:49 AM
Episode 9 | 1928 : Bridie Kath and Lorna are the best of friends. The two set off on a day of harmless relaxation, wheeling Kath's baby brother in his pram with her annoying younger sister, Bridie, in tow.

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5/03/2010 10:13:15 AM
Episode 10 | 1918 : Bertie Bertie wants to buy a special gift to welcome his brother Eddie home from the war. He thinks that a pair of brown brogue shoes is just what his brother will need. Bertie is doing all he can to save the money, including putting on a magic show.

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5/03/2010 10:13:35 AM
Episode 11 | 1908 : Evelyn Evelyn can't wait for cracker night. This year, for the first time, her father can afford to buy the family their own box of fireworks. Unfortunately, Evelyn shows the box to her disbelieving neighbour Freddie.

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5/03/2010 10:14:02 AM
Episode 12 | 1898 : Rowley Rowley longs for his father to come home. Convinced that good deeds will be rewarded, he'll do anything to help his mother and his neighbours. His goal seems close, but then he discovers that his father may never come home at all.

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5/03/2010 10:14:39 AM
Episode 13 | 1888 : Victoria Victoria and her family have just moved into the terrace house that her father has built. She'll do anything to ensure that they stay there forever and she has an idea to help.

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edited by Moderator on 3/5/2010
5/03/2010 10:29:47 AM
A bridge across a century - Teacher idea R10513 A bridge across a century - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains how students investigated the iconic nature of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the story behind its construction and the events surrounding its dramatic opening. The story of the bridge is a central focus for an exploration of life in Australia during the 1930s. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for years 9-10. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your school portal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federation resources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLF website at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and look for resource number R10513 in your school portal.
edited by Moderator on 3/5/2010
5/03/2010 10:55:13 AM
Additional TLF resources As you may have already seen, the My Place for Teachers contains a wealth of digital resources provided by The Learning Federation. However these barely scratch the surface of the resources available.

To view these resources, you will need to log in to your school portal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federation resources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLF website at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and then run a search for the resource you are interested in.

A list of potentially useful resources is below:

Year Resource
1865 Gold rush: level 1
1880 R2098 The trial of Ned Kelly in Melbourne, 1880
1888 R7960 'Bronte Beach', 1888
1888 R4215 Gold mining at Bendigo, 1888
1888 R9341 'A curiosity in her own country', 1888
1880 R6645 'The dawn of art', 1880s
1888 R6368 Penny-farthing bicycle, c1888
1888 R6099 Illuminated address to Railways Commissioner H J Hill, 1895
1888 R7997 Panning for gold on the Mulgrave River, c1888
1889 R8216 'Golden summer, Eaglemont', 1889
1889 R8211 'Going home', c1889
1881 R3323 'Sergeants Freehold Quartz Gold Mining Company's claim, Redan, Ballarat', 1881
1889 R3987 'The letter', 1889
1886 R5839 Broken Hill epergne by Henry Steiner, 1886-87
1890 R6283 Lucien Henry, 'Public park fountain' bookplates, c1890
1888 R8844 George Burston's granddaughter describes his 'world tour', 2006
1889 R3347 Collins Street, Melbourne, 1889
1890 This house: settling in Mackay
1891 Discovering democracy: people power
1897 Biography: Federation people: Edwin Blackmore
1898 Deputation seeking the right to vote for women in Victoria, 1898
1898 Early construction at Mundaring Weir, c1898
1898 Australian Constitution's Drafting Committee, 1898
1898 'The valley', 1898
1890 R3595 Shearing by machinery, 1890-1917
1899 Hyde Park, Sydney, c1890
1899 Wheat Harvesting with Reaper and Binder at Jimbour, Qld, 1899
1899 R3586 Devon herd, 1884-1917
1899 Boer War - Transvaal Contingent, 1899
1899 Shearer steam car, 1899
1899 'An ominous start', 1899
1899 Boer War ambulance, 1899-1902
1899 Boer War hospital ward, 1899-1902
1899 Trade union banner
1899 Oscar's sketchbook, 1899
1900 Suffragist publication cover, 1900
1900 Discovering democracy: sport and leisure
1900 'Commonwealth celebrations in the back blocks', 1900
1901 Opening of the first Parliament, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1901
1901 The 'Britannic' leaving Sydney, 1901
1901 Discovering democracy: Australia celebrates Federation
1901 Discovering democracy: who were we?
1901 Discovering democracy: Federation timeline
1901 Discovering democracy: exclusion
1901 Citizens' Arch: an exploration
1901 Discovering democracy: the people make a nation
1901 Citizens' Arch: Federation celebrations
1901 Discovering democracy: an Australian nation
1901 Inauguration of the Commonwealth, 1901: Parade for the inauguration
1901 Immigration Restriction Act, 1901
1901 Federation decorations in Sydney, 1901
1901 Inauguration of the Commonwealth, 1901: Signing oath of allegiance
1901 Breaker Morant, 1979: 'The gentleman's war is over'
1901 Fireworks in honour of the royal visit, 1901
1901 Tea towel made from Federation banner, 1901
1901 Melbourne street decorations, 1901
1901 Chinese Federation arch and procession, 1901
1901 Melbourne Arch, 1901
1901 Children taking part in Federation celebrations, 1901
1901 Barton's Oath of Allegiance, 1 January 1901
1901 'The musician', 1901
1901 Illuminated towers, Melbourne, 1901
1902 This house: settling in Broome
1902 Gold digger in Gippsland, 1902
1902 C Y O'Connor's suicide note, 1902
1902 'Enfranchised!' cartoon, 1902
1902 Telegraph room, Adelaide General Post Office, 1902
1902 Dame Nellie Melba in a procession at Lilydale, 1902
1902 Touring possible sites for the federal capital, 1902
1903 Great innings by Victor Trumper in 1903-04
1903 Waltzing Matilda
1903 Women prisoners in the laundry at Boggo Road Gaol, 1903
1905 Flash Jack from Gundagai
1905 Debutantes, Queensland, c1905
1906 The Story of the Kelly Gang, 1906: Ned Kelly's last stand and capture
1906 Living Hawthorn, 1906: Businesses and street life, Hawthorn
1907 Carlton Ale advertisement from 1907
1908 Exemption from the dictation test, 1908
1909 R9106 Bryce Higgins - Family and Holiday Scenes, 1909: Mount Wellington
1909 Cablegram from Ernest Shackleton, 1909
1910 Warner's rust-proof corsets advertisement, c1910
1910 Marvellous Melbourne - Queen City of the South, c1910: Melbourne buildings
1910 1910 Melbourne Cup - asset 1
1911 R4124 'The Mawson Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1913' - asset 4
1913 Naming of the Federal Capital of Australia, 1913: Telegraphists spread the news
1914 R4387 Alec Campbell recalls the 1915 Anzac landing
1914 The Battleships, 2000: The First World War begins
1915 Alec Campbell recalls the 1915 Anzac landing
1915 Empire Day Pageant, c1915
1916 R1961 Referendum bullets: the Kaiser
1916 Australian troops on leave
1916 Australian troops in the trenches
1916 KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 6
1917 'The charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba, 1917'
1918 Opening of New South Wales State Parliament
1929 'Scobie' Breasley remembers Phar Lap, 2006
1930 The first golden age of cricket
1932 'I'm waiting for ships that never come in', 1932
1934 R6702 'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 4 of 9
1934 Record flight, 1934 - asset 1
1938 Australia Today - Customs Officers Fight Against Drugs, 1938: Backyard betting
1945 Announcement of victory, 1945
1945 Ric Havyatt recalls bomb shortages in New Guinea, 2008
1947 Canoeing on the upper Snowy River in 1947
1949 Arriving in Australia from Poland in 1949
1942 R8594 Papuan guide helps Australian soldier to field hospital, 1942
1957 R5553 The Forerunner, 1957 - Snowy Mountains Scheme explained, item 1
1949 R11247 First Australian naturalisation ceremony, 1949
1949 R2193 New migrant greeted by Ben Chifley
1945 R6610 'Black Christmas NSW', 1945 - part 1 of 7
1950 'Canberra the capital', 1950 - asset 1
1950 'Aussies land in Korea', 1950 - part 1 of 3
1952 A settlement near Coolangatta, 1952
1954 'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 11
1954 'The back of beyond' - asset 1
1956 R7765 Aerial photograph of the Olympic Stadium, 1956
1960 Aboriginal stockmen, c1960s
1960 Robert Menzies, 1960
1963 Sydney heatwave, 1960 - asset 1
1965 Computer in a government office, 1965
1966 Australia Post – This is the Mail, 1966: Computer coding
1968 General Motors-Holden's - Monaro, Three New Models, 1968
1965 R6820 Sydney University students outside their Freedom Ride bus, 1965
1965 R8839 Jack Rennie describes Lionel Rose's world title fight, 2006
1971 Melbourne Cup carnival, 1971 - asset 3
1975 'Flashback on mining disaster', 1975 - asset 1
1978 Maidens, 1978: A new sisterhood
1973 R7990 The 8th Wonder of the World, 1973: The Sydney Opera House sails
1975 R3328 Darwin after Cyclone Tracy, 1975
1980 Brinkworth Mileage Marathon car, c1980
1980 Franklin River Journey, 1980: Attraction of the wilderness
1981 Anthony McClorey: Franklin Dam
1981 Ansett female pilot and trainee pilot, 1981
1983 Buddies, 1983: 'Let's get the bastard pegged'
1986 The Fringe Dwellers, 1986: 'As much right as anybody'
1988 R7085 The Queen Goes West, 1988: Debutante ball
1990 Playing at school in Morwell, 1990
1991 Anti-Gulf War demonstration, Brisbane, 1991
1993 A Kid Called Troy, 1993: AIDS awareness
1993 Australia Post scooter, 1993 Honda CT110
1993 R5850 Solar-powered car, 1993
1993 R6740 'Lift Off' - Body painting
1997 R3298 'Sea of hands' protest, Canberra, 1997
2000 'Logo poster', Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
2003 Beyond Sorry, 2003: Back to country
2006 Clean Up the Kimberley campaign, c2006
2000 R3881 Audience kit, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
2006 R8107 Footy Legends, 2006: 'Why do you play footy for?'
2001 R8381 World Trade Centre attack, 2001 - item 2
2002 R8382 Prayer service after Bali bombings, 2002
2005 R7020 Dam in drought, 2005
edited by Moderator on 3/5/2010
5/03/2010 11:01:58 AM
Australia and conflict: World War Two R10176 Australia and conflict: World War Two: Teacher ideas

This Teacher idea focuses on Australia’s role in World War II. The teacher uses a variety of pedagogical approaches to encourage her students to critically examine a range of primary and secondary resources. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by the teacher.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for year 10. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your schoolportal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federationresources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLFwebsite at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and look for resource number R10176 in your school portal.
5/03/2010 11:02:55 AM
Australia and conflict: Boer War and World War One R10509 Australia and conflict: Boer War and World War One: Teacher ideas

This Teacher idea explains how students developed their understanding of the Boer and First World Wars through extensive investigation of first-hand accounts, images and film footage. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for years9-10. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your schoolportal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federationresources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLFwebsite at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and look for resource number R10509 in your school portal.
edited by Moderator on 23/03/2010
5/03/2010 11:03:49 AM
Ned Kelly’s life in ballads R10526 Ned Kelly’s life in ballads: Teacher ideas

This Teacher idea explains how digital resources relating to Ned Kelly is used as support material for a unit about the ballad form of poetry. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for years9-10. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your schoolportal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federationresources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLFwebsite at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and look for resource number R10526 in your school portal.
5/03/2010 11:04:31 AM
The power of protest R10523 The power of protest - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains how digital resources were used to scaffold students into using language to make a difference. Students produced protest letters on various issues which were published in the local newspaper, enhancing the authenticity of the task. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for years9-10. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your schoolportal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federationresources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLFwebsite at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access and look for resource number R10523 in your school portal.
edited by Moderator on 31/03/2010
5/03/2010 11:06:26 AM
Heroic Indigenous endeavours R10172 Heroic Indigenous endeavours - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains how TLF materials were used to encourage students to analyse and think critically about racism in different contexts. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for years 8-9. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your schoolportal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federationresources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLFwebsite at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and look for resource number R10172 in your school portal.
5/03/2010 11:07:27 AM
World War Two propaganda posters R10184 World War Two propaganda posters: Teacher ideas

This Teacher idea outlines how World War Two propaganda posters were used to support the study of the novel 'McKenzie's Boots'.


This Teacher Idea is published by The Learning Federation for year 10. To view this resource, you will need to log in to your schoolportal. For more information about accessing The Learning Federationresources, please go to the 'Access information' page on the TLFwebsite at http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/access/ and look for resource number R10184 in your school portal.
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