Why did people migrate to Australia in the 1800s? What did these migrants experience and contribute to Australia? Find out about groups who migrated to the colonies of Australia.
- Research the story of someone who migrated to Australia and present their story in a creative way, such as a picture collage, video presentation, artwork or play.
- Research the experiences and contributions of the Chinese miners on the goldfields.
- Write a journal entry as one of these miners, including your experiences and feelings.
Australian Curriculum links
Year 5 History
The reasons people migrated to Australia and the experiences and contributions of a particular migrant group within a colony (ACHASSK109)
Year 5 Civics and citizenship
How people with shared beliefs and values work together to achieve a civic goal (ACHASSK118)
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