Being Australian
My Place Website

A number of sites to help you with this topic
Being Australian Research Task
Who are we?
Famous Australians
Hertiage site

Australian Museums

Australian Museum online
Powerhouse Museum
National Museum of Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art
Australian National Maritime Museum
The Australian War Memorial Canberra

Australia you're Standing in it

Australian Festivals

People and Their Beliefs
Major Religions
Religions of the World

Our Fleeting Past
This website is designed for Aussie kids. It is easy to navigate and contains hundreds of useful sites. From the home page select 'Australia' and choose from the alphabetical list. Some key subjects are: Aboriginal people of Australia, James Cook and First Fleet. Scroll down the page and select 'Need help starting your research?' where you will find a 10 step guide to researching a topic, a printable chart for recording notes, a link to contact a researcher, and a guide for writing a bibliography. There is also has a list of kid friendly search engines. This website will help you to improve your research skills.

htt p:// will help you research the European Explorers who charted the Australian coastline. There is lots of information on different explorers, their voyages and their lives. The pages are easy to find and maps, charts and illustrations provide you with comprehensive visual information. The website is a fantastic source of information for helping you research explorers.
The State Library site on all about the First Fleet.

National Parks
An excellent site that gives you a lot of information about different parks in Australia.
Commonwealth National Parks and Botanic Gardens
Links to Australian parks and reserves.
Australian river system
Australia's World Hertiage Places
Dangerous Wildlife

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