Teaching Resource

Australian Immigration in the 1900s

6 pages|Grade: 5

A set of five posters examining immigration to Australia in the 1900s.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom when explaining some of the reasons why people migrated to Australia, including:

  • the Gold Rush – 1851 to 1906
  • the 10 Pound Poms – 1945 to 1972
  • European Refugees – 1947 to 1975
  • Indo-Chinese Refugees – 1970 to 1985.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Thanks for another great resource! Any chance of adding a poster about Asylum seekers, such as Vietnamese migrants as the year 6 descriptor for History requires a study on at least one Asian country who migrated to Aus. Thanks!

Rachel L · Aug 17th, 2014

Hi Rachel, no problem at all. We’ve added the new poster to the pack. Please feel free to download it now!

· Aug 18th, 2014

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