Resources

Resources

This section of the site provides you with Links and Resources to do with Australian History and Education.

Unit Object Lists

List of objects and materials that have been identified as useful primary sources relating to topics covered in history and politics units. See lists

Indian Voices: Student Experience Resource

The Indian Student Educational Experience Resource is a collection of oral histories that complements the objects and themes of the Australian History Museum, while also offering students and teachers a practical resource to facilitate learning. See resource pages

Useful links

2/18th Battalion Association

www.218battalion.org.au
The official web site of the 2/18th Battalion (A.I.F.) Association (formed in 1946 to formalized the camaraderie of the men who left together (or joined up later), gave their lives and those that returned safely, and to this day still meets monthly) that pays tribute through historical and recent accounts, photos, diary, newsletters, books (including corrections) and is used as a focal point for members, families, friends and research.

History Council of NSW

www.historycouncilnsw.org.au
The History Council is the peak body representing history in New South Wales. Through its membership, the Council draws together the many organisations and individuals in the state who value the past, to speak with one voice on behalf of history.

History Teachers Association of NSW

www.htansw.asn.au
The History Teachers' Association of NSW seeks to promote the study and teaching of History and to provide professional support for those working in the area of History education.

Jessie Street National Women's Library

http://www.nationalwomenslibrary.org/The Archives collection includes letters, diaries, journals, the papers of women's organisations, and audio recordings. Access to the database can be gained by contacting the library.

Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway

www.kokodawalkway.com.au
On this site you will see and hear descriptions of the campaign, with photographs, interviews and maps; there are links to Oral Histories and War Memorial sites; there is an Educational Resource section, a Calendar of annual events taking place at the Walkway, and a link to the Friends of Kokoda.

National Archives of Australia

www.naa.gov.au
This collection is vast and diverse. It documents the full range of Australian Government activities since Federation in 1901, and includes significant 19th-century records dealing with activities that were transferred from the colonies to the Commonwealth.

Returned & Services League (NSW Branch)

http://www.rslnsw.com.au/The RSL NSW Branch was formed in 1917 and currently has 60,567 members in 424 sub-Branches throughout NSW.

State Library of NSW

www.sl.nsw.gov.au
The State Library's major subject strengths are Australian history, culture and literature, including Aboriginal studies, Antarctic exploration, family history and genealogy, business and management, social sciences, applied science, biography, health and law.

State Records NSW

www.records.nsw.gov.au
The State Records is for anyone wanting to explore the official archives of the State of New South Wales. Here you'll find catalogues, guides, indexes and other tools for searching the archives, online galleries and services, information about events and activities, and much more.

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