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European exploration and colonisation in Australia - Stage 2: Virtual excursion

This guide has been created to support the teaching of Year 4 History.

State Library: First Fleet Virtual Excursion

This virtual excursion focuses on the experience of convicts on the First Fleet and the early years in the colony. Using primary sources from State Library collections, students will investigate the journey of the First Fleet, the everyday life of convicts and touch on the experiences of Aboriginal people.

45 minutes