This page gives you some interesting links to Australian places, activities and events.

Australian Culture
http://www.acn.net.au/
Find out more about your country
http://www.taronga.org.au/
Taronga Zoo, Sydney

htt**p://www.csu.edu.au/australia**
Guide to Australia lots of interesting facts about different aspects of Australia.

http://www.ga.gov.au/education/facts/
What does our country look like?



http://www.nma.gov.au/play/learn_and_play/
Some interactive objects to help you learn more about Australia

http://abc.net.au/tv/btn/
Behind the news

http://www.whereis.com/whereis/home.do
A street directory for Australia

http://www.wilmap.com.au/bigstuff/default.htm
BIG objects

http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/melbournecup/
What is the Melbourne Cup?

Web Wombat
The original Australian search engine
Animals (Check out science and technology page for more sites)
http://www.abc.net.au/schoolstv/animals/
Australian Animals
There are many events and celebrations throughout the year. Here is some information on some of them

ANZAC Day/World War 2

http://www.modnet.com.au/~firefrog/anzac.htm
What does ANZAC mean?
http://www.anzacday.org.au/education/childhood/default.htm
An introduction to ANZAC Day for Early Childhood.

http://www.warandidentity.com.au/
A great site for guiding students through information about war.
http://www.anzacday.org.au/education/activities/activities01.html
Classroom Activities

http://www.dva.gov.au/commems_oawg/commemorations/education/Documents/DVA_Women_in_War_part2.pdf
Worksheet based on information from Department of Veterns.

http://www.skwirk.com.au/p-c_s-14_u-91_t-199_c-665/nurses-in-the-war/nsw/history/australia-and-world-war-ii/war-time-experiences
A short history of Australian nurses in World War 2.

http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/drummond-irene-melville-10051
A Biography of Irene Drummond

http://www.funtrivia.com/en/subtopics/Australia-in-World-War-II-243089.html
A fun trivia on Australia in World Wra 2.

CHINESE NEW YEAR

http://www.theholidayspot.com/chinese_new_year/
10 th February 2013 Year of the Snake
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http://crafts.kaboose.com/holidays/chinese_new_year.html
Some children's activities.

EASTER

http://www.happyeaster.org.uk/easter-across-the-world/index.html
How is Easter celebrated around the world
http://www.copacabana-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/easter_images/easter_sites.htm
Some Easter games and craft activities.

HARMONY

http://www.harmony.gov.au/
Federal Government's official site.

Harmony Application
Harmony Application
2013 Theme Many stories One Australia


HOLI http://www.colorsofindia.com/holi/aboholi.htm

The Hindu Festival of colours
http://www.holihangama.com/
Holi in 2013

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