People have lived in Australia for over 65,000 years. The first people who arrived in Australia were the Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.. They lived in all parts of Australia. They lived by hunting, fishing and gathering.. Aborigines invented tools like the boomerang and spear. There is also evidence that the Aboriginal people used farming methods.
Australian History. Gather around the fire and listen to the Aboriginal stories of creation, called the Dreamtime, as they are enacted through dance and ceremony.
This timeline is a snapshot of some historic events in Australia's history. There is an activity sheet whch I made to go with it. We looked at perspective in this topic and how an author/historian decides what events are most important to include etc..
Australian History Timeline Slides 1. Aboriginal TribesAboriginal Tribes • Aboriginal tribes thought to have arrived in Australia. 40000 BC40000 BC 2. Dirk Hartog • Dirk Hartog (1580 — 1621) was a 17th century Dutch sailor and explorer, whose expedition was the second European group to land on Australian soil.
Australia - Australia - History: This article discusses the history of Australia from the arrival of European explorers in the 16th century to the present. For a more detailed discussion of Aboriginal culture, see Australian Aboriginal peoples. Prior to documented history, travelers from Asia may have reached Australia. China’s control of South Asian waters could have extended to a landing ...
The COVID-19 pandemic in Australia is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).The first confirmed case in Australia was identified on 25 January 2020, in Victoria, when a man who had returned from Wuhan, China, tested positive for the virus. ...
Facts about Australian History 9: a federation. The six colonies formed a federation in 1901 after they voted by a referendum. Australia participated in two world wars at the side of Britain. It also became an ally of US. Facts about Australian History 10: migrants. Australia was an interesting place for the migrants.
Australia is the only country in the world that covers an entire continent. It is one of the largest countries on Earth.
The highest mountain in Australia is Mount Kosciuszko which is 7,310ft high (2.228m) high. The average 8 year old is about 5ft tall, so it would take about 1,500 kids standing on each other’s shoulders to be as tall as that mountain. Best you start making lots of friends to help you. ‘Uluru‘ is the largest lone standing rock in the world ...
A timeline of American history. History and Biography Timelines for Kids Find out more about the fantastic 1700s! This was the century of the American Revolution, the Constitution, and the invention of the steam engine. This timeline focuses mainly on American, British, and French events. History of the World: By Continent