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Australian History

Meet our Indigenous and colonial ancestors; go adventuring with early explorers, settlers and bushrangers; discover the importance of gold, sheep and minerals; learn about our Anzac traditions and the involvement in wars; unpack the turning points in Australia's nationhood and who were the movers and shakers from prime ministers to inventors to artists and discover the rich history of the Australian land and its peoples.


F2F ONL

Available Classes

$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Australia's Wartime Prime Ministers

<p>The 1940s was a decade of huge events and change in Australia. It began with the newly declared war against Germany, later followed by Italy and Japan. It also began with a time of great political

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Australia's Wartime Prime Ministers

<p>The 1940s was a decade of huge events and change in Australia. It began with the newly declared war against Germany, later followed by Italy and Japan. It also began with a time of great political

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$72 Limited inc GST

This is Who We Are - Australian Novels 1940-1959

<p>Not surprisingly the novels written from the time of the Second World War were increasingly willing to grapple with the harsher realities of Australian life, and the writers themselves were more

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F2F ONL

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$86 Limited inc GST / $77

Robodebt - five years of lies, mistakes & failures

<p>Robodebt was an unlawful debt-collection scheme that issued more than 400,000 false notices to welfare recipients from 2015 to 2019 and was a shocking attack on our democracy. A Royal Commission

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$140 Limited inc GST / $126

Family History - Nuts and Bolts

<p>This course provides a basic introduction to the main primary and secondary sources of information required to build family histories, no matter their country of origin. Whilst only

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$140 Limited inc GST / $126

Finding Irish Ancestors

<p>An introduction to the key primary and secondary sources of information required to locate (Northern &amp; Southern) Irish family. It provides the opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple

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