Australia's History - Overview and Facts

Australia History Powerpoints for Kids and Teachers

Australian Government Culture Portal: Find out about Australia's history and heritage, Indigenous culture, the arts and recreation.

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Complete facts about Australia and its people, Australia and the world, Australia's society and culture, and visiting Australia

Australian History: Traces Australian history back to the ancient times of Gwondaland, the dinosaurs, the Aborigines right through to the colonization of the country by the English, the World Wars and the modern era.

Project Gutenberg Australia: A comprehensive listing of resources relating to Australian history with links to the specific resources

Wikipedia: History of Australia: Complete facts and descriptions


Australia's Government - Overview and Facts
The Life and Times of Australia's Prime Ministers
The Australian Prime Minister Government of Western Australia

Documents Important to Australia's History
Documenting a Democracy: 110 Key Documents

Economic History of Australia - Overview and Facts
Wikipedia: Australia Economic History

Famous Australians Biographies
10,000 Biographies of Persons Significant to Australian History
Australian Explorers, Discoverers, and Pioneers Exploration of Australia: Famous Australian Explorers

Flag of Australia - Overview and Facts
Wikipedia: History of the Flag of Australia


Landmarks of Australia - Overview and Facts
Australian Landmarks with Photos and Description

Pictures of Australia
Australian Landmarks with Photos and Description

Religions of Australia - Overview and Facts
National Geographic Pictures and Images of Australia
Wikipedia: Religion in Australia Australia's Religions

Sydney, Australia, History - Overview and Facts
Sydney Historical Photos
Sydney History Wikipedia: History of Sydney


Timelines Important to Australia's History
Australian Explorer: Australia History Timeline by Century Complete Australian History Timeline with Photographs

Australian Government Websites

Australian Government: The Australian connection to Australian government

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Parliament of Australia

Portfolios, Departments, and Agencies of the Australian government: A list of the Australian Government portfolios, their departments and agencies.


Australian History Museums

National Museum of Australia: Find out about the History of Australia and it people



History of Australia and the Australian Peoplea

Interesting Facts about Australia's History

*Australia, a country and the smallest continent in the world, is located southeast of Asia.

"Australia is often referred to "the land down under" because its location falls below the equator, and is officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia.

*Canberra is the capital of Australia.

*Sydney is the largest city in Australia, and is home to one of the most unique buildings in the word, the Sydne Opera House.

*Tasmania, an Australian island, is the twenty-sixth largest island in the world, and home to beautiful waterfalls, mountains, rivers and lakes.

*The very first people to inhabit Australia were the aborigines, a people considered to be native to Australia.

*One of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef which is 80,000 square miles, is located in the water surrounding Australia, and is home to the world's largest deposit of coral.

*The Australian Outback, a very sandy and dry place, is located in the middle of the country.

*Australia's climate has four seasons, but those seasons are opposite to those in the United States.

*The Australian Outback is home to a wide variety of animals.

*Australia's spiders are scary to look at, and their bites are often poisonous!



The History Channel

The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games



Educational History Powerpoints to Help with Homework Assignments
Educational History Videos to Help with Homework Assignments


Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

The Biographic Dictionary: Covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day- SEARCHABLE by keyword

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z

Information Please: On-Line Dictionary; Encyclopedia; Almanac, and MORE

Who2: Find famous people biographies fast! This site also lists links to more information about each person. - SEARCHABLE by keyword



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