Queensland History Teachers Association

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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivers the apology to the Stolen Generations
Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd said sorry for the pain, suffering and hurt of the Stolen Generations, their descendents and the families left behind in an historic motion in Federal Parliament, Canberra, on 13 February 2008.
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For Students
Ancient History links
http://www.digonsite.com - archaeology skills acquisition set up by the American Archaeology Magazine.
http://www.iwebquest.com/egypt/ancientegypt.htm - interactive educational page for students teaches fun facts, has information-gathering games and vast amount of historical data.
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu - a vast array of Greek topics including a marrive catalogue of archaeological sites, translations of classical texts and a variety of academic essays.
Medieval History links
http://www.regia.ord/village.htm - take a photographic tour through a re-creation of an Anglo-Saxon village.  Includes extensive details about tribal organisation and daily life.
http://www.britainexpress.com/History/anglo-saxon_life-kinship_and_lordship.htm - resource explains the personal nature of Saxon social obligations and its effects on legal and military structures.  Also assesses women's role.

 

Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation - http://antarqld.org.au
This Queensland site provides much relevant content concerning Wik, Mabo and other topics relevant to the history of reconciliation.
Australian Parliament House - http://www.aph.gov.au/education/index.htm
The Australian Parliament House web site provides a wealth of material about the Australian Parliament and Hansard records dating back to Federation.
Australian War Memorial - http://www.awm.gov.au
During the First World War, Australian troops were officially encouraged to collect relics of the battles in which they had fought.  This web site makes some those collections accessible on-line to everyone for the first time.
Australians at War
http://www.australiansatwar.gov.au - covers Australia's involvement in sven major wars over the past 100 years, from the Boer War to the Vietnam War and recent overseas peacekeeping efforts.
Australia's Prime Ministers - http://primeministers.naa.gov.au
This website draws on a rich store of prime ministerial documents, photographs and personal papers.  It provides a "one-stop-shop" for information on our prime ministers, from "Fast Facts" to a "Research Map" that shows where to find archives in Australia and overseas.
Child's Play - http://childsplay.slq.qld.gov.au
This is a part of the State Library of Queensland's website.  It contains hundreds of historic photographs of children from c.1890 to 1920 and two SOSE moduels that use these photographs.  The modules describe activities for upper primary and power secondary students that will assist them to develop historic skills and abilities while also learning to demonstrate specific learning outcomes from the Years 1 to 10 Queensland SOSE syllabus.
Department of Veterans Affairs - http://www.dva.gov.au/commem/commac/studies/wtw.htm
An examination of Australia's wartime history.
The Digital Library - http://www.perseus.tufts.edu
Extension History - http://www.pvhs.chico.k12.ca.us/~bsilva/ib/histo.html
There are many different ways of determining how history happens.  Historians disagree over why almost any event happened.  This web site can give you some ideas of how the great historians 'did' history.
Google News Australia - http://news.google.com.au
Guide to World Conflicts - http://www.flashpoints.info

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (Bringing Them Home report) - http://www.humanrights.gov.au/bth

Fordham University provides a range of primary and secondary sources, from modern to ancient history online.  It also includes activities which assist students to check the authenticity of documents and generally apply their historical skills - http://www.fordham.edu/halsoll/mod/modsbook.html

National Archives of Australia - http://www.naa.gov.au
This collection constitutes the archives of the Commonwealth government and allows access to those records created since the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 and other significant nineteenth-century records relating to the colonies at the time of Federation.

National History Challenge - http://www.historychallenge.com.au

Operation Click - http://www.anzacsite.gov.au/operationclick/
Department of Veterans Affairs website for Australian history that supports the book and CD-Rom provided to every school in Australia.
PictureAustralia - http://www.pictureaustralia.org
This web site jas a huge and greatly varied collection of images from Australian history.

Simpson Prize - http://www.pa.ash.org.au/afssse/simpson/simpson_current.htm

Time Magazine - http://www.time.com/time
For Teachers

Australian Federation of Societies for Studies of Society and Environment - http://www.pa.ash.org.au/afssse

Education Queensland - http://education.qld.gov.au

Learning History Skills - http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk

History Teachers' Association of Australia - http://www.historyteacher.org.au

Jacaranda Online - http://www.jaconline.com.au/globalvoices

Joint Council of Queensland Teacher Associations provides access to other professional associations in Queensland for all those times when you are considering promoting History by making more links with other subjects - http://www.pa.ash.org.au/jcqta

National Centre for History Education - http://www.hyperhistory.org
This site is for students and teachers - both primary and secondary - to provide resources for history teachers, and for teachers not specialists in specific areas of History.
Parliament Education Office - http://www.peo.gov.au
The Parliamentary Education Office assists students and teachers to understand the signficance of the Australian Parliament.
Screenrights and Enhance TV - http://www.enhancetv.com.au ; http://www.screenrights.org
Screenrights is a non-profit organisation appointed by the Government to administer the provisions of the Australian Copyright Act that allow for educational copying from radion and television.  Screenrights have developed 'enhancetv' - a free website which includes study guides, features articles and a comprehensive television guide that lists education programs for specific learning areas.

Queensland Studies Authority - http://www.qsa.qld.edu.au

Queensland Museums and Heritage Places

Albert Street Uniting Church - http://www.wmb.org.au

Caboolture Historical Village - http://www.historicalvillage.com.au
Caboolture Warplane Museum - http://www.caboolturewarplanemuseum.com
Cobb & Co Museum, Toowoomba - http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au
Macarthur Museum Brisbane - http://www.macarthurmuseumbrisbane.org
Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville - http://www.mtq.qld.gov.au
Pine Rivers Heritage Museum - http://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/discover.aspx?id=9713
Queensland Maritime Museum - http://www.maritimemuseum.com.au
Queensland Museum South Bank - http://qmuseum.qld.gov.au/education
R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum, University of Queensland - http://www.uq.edu.au/hprc/index.html?page=19711
The Workshops Rail Museum, Ipswich - http://www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au
Queensland Historical Associations

ANZAC day Commemmoration Committee (Queensland) - http://www.anzacday.org.au

Australasian Register of Living History Organisations - http://www.arlho.net

Australian Forest History Society - http://cres.anu.edu.au/environhist/afhsociety.html

Baptist Historical Society of Queensland - http://home.pacific.net.au/~dparker/qbhist.htm

Brisbane History Group - http://www.brisbanehistory.asn.au

Brisbane's Living Heritage - http://www.brisbanelivingheritage.org

BrisBITES: history of Brisbane suburbs - http://www.brisbites.com
Cemeteries of Brisbane City - http://www.interment.net/aus/qld/brisbane.htm
Cornish Association of Queensland - http://www.cornishqld.com
Genealogical Society of Queensland - http://www.gsq.org.au 
Historic Racing Car Club of Queensland - http://www.hrcc.org.au 
Historical Society of Cairns - http://www.cairnsmuseum.org.au/welcome.html
The Indooroopilly and District Historical Society - http://www.ourindooroopilly.com/indooroopilly-history-group.html 
Museum of Brisbane - http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/MoB
Queensland Association of Local and Family History Societies - http://www.historyqueensland.org.au  
Queensland Colonial and Heritage Dancers - http://members.optusnet.com.au/colonialdance
Queensland Family History Society - http://www.qfhs.org.au
Queensland Living History Federation - http://www.qlhf.org.au
Queensland Maritime Museum Association - http://www.maritimemuseum.com.au/about-us/history.htm
Queensland Prison and Penal History Association - http://www.qppha.com.au  
Queensland Scottish Association - http://qsvc.tripod.com/qsa.html
Redcliffe Historical Society - http://www.redcliffehistoricalsociety.com
Samford District Historical Museum - http://www.prccc.com.au/tourism/sfmuseum.htm
Royal Historical Society of Queensland - http://www.queenslandhistory.org.au
            
            
 
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