Program Location: Red Hill Environmental Education Centre and local Gulgong museums
This unit focuses on, and allows students to experience first-hand, aspects of Australia’s Colonial Heritage. Examining the way of life during colonial times it provides a rich understanding of our history, through different perspectives.
HT2-2 Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-5 Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
Key inquiry question/s
How has our community changed? What features have been lost and what features have been retained?
What is the nature of the contribution made by different groups and individuals in the community?
How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?
Key syllabus outcomes
One important example of change and important exampleof continuity over time in the local community, region or state/territory (ACHHK061)
Students using a range of sources, describe and explain how and why ONE area, e.g. transport, work, education, entertainment and daily life, has changed or ONE that has remained the same in the local area, region or state/territory since colonial times
The role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community (ACHHK062)