Sites2See: Reconciliation

Primary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This resource is a one-page guide to the people, processes, information and events around reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other Australians, with links to music, video and digital resources and activities.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT3-1) describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

(HT3-4) describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

(HT5-2) sequences and explains the significant patterns of continuity and change in the development of the modern world and Australia

(HT5-3) explains and analyses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the historical contexts that shaped the modern world and Australia

(HT5-6) uses relevant evidence from sources to support historical narratives, explanations and analyses of the modern world and Australia

(HT3-2) describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

(HT3-3) identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH023) The origins and significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including Australia’s involvement in the development of the declaration

(ACDSEH104) Background to the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for rights and freedoms before 1965, including the 1938 Day of Mourning and the Stolen Generations

(ACDSEH106) The significance of the following for the civil rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: 1962 right to vote federally; 1967 Referendum; Reconciliation; Mabo decision; Bringing Them Home Report (the Stolen Generations), the Apology

(ACDSEH134) Methods used by civil rights activists to achieve change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the role of ONE individual or group in the struggle

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Reconciliation, Australia, Aboriginal history, Australian History, Torres Strait Islander history
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 2 March 2012

Resource ID: d5de83a2-b645-40b4-aff9-6488c9315da7