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Research the History of an Australian convict through the eyes of a convict
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Australian Convict Sites - World Heritage

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The First Fleet Narrative: A Captain's Log. | Grade 5W

Day 1: Departure We left Portsmouth today, well-stocked with plenty of rations. We should be quite safe with Sirius around, those convicts could cause.
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Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:42 PM

Good Information

James Miles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:53 PM

The first day in a diary entry, by the Captain of a ship in the First Fleet.

Coonamblehighlibrary's curator insight, September 2, 2014 2:12 AM

Students have created a Captain's log of the first fleet

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LINC Tasmania Online - Convicts in Tasmania

LINC Tasmania Online - Convicts in Tasmania | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
RT @InsideHistory: Convict records at the LINC Tasmania :: http://t.co/n1ywmdIBRa | Search for a Tasmanian convict :: http://t.co/h7nNwdICah #ozhst
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Lachlan Wilks's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:43 PM

Convict records!

James Miles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

Click on a link to learn more.

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Convict women in Port Jackson - australia.gov.au

Convict women in Port Jackson - australia.gov.au | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
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Good general site on Convict women

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ZOE MILLER's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:32 PM

http://australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/convict-women-in-port-jackson ; this is another trustworthy site about convicts

cy.osaki's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:05 PM

IT TELLS YOU ABOUT THE CONVICT WOMEN

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Globe Trekker Special - A Short History of Convict Australia with Ian Wright

A Short History of Convict Australia is the first ever documentary about Australia's convict past. It visits the locations where convicts lived and worked, t...
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Convicts in Australia - School A to Z

Convicts in Australia - School A to Z | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
For the first few decades of life in Australia, most of the inhabitants were either convicts, or the troops who had brought them here.
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Coonamblehighlibrary's curator insight, September 4, 2014 12:36 AM

An interactive site which has many parts including a video clip and provides audio

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The First Fleet's 225th anniversary - Herald Sun

The First Fleet's 225th anniversary - Herald Sun | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
The First Fleet's 225th anniversary Herald Sun They arrived in Botany Bay on January 18 but despite praise from Sir Joseph Banks (who was on Captain James Cook's first great voyage of discovery, on the Endeavour 1768-1771) it was deemed unsuitable...
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James Miles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

The First Fleet  arrived at Botany Bay on the 18 of January, Sir Joseph Banks was apart of the First Fleet and Captain James Cook's first great voyage the Endeavour.

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Shaping a Nation: Mary Reibey

Learn more about some of Australia's most accomplished women, past and present, with the insightful and heart-warming special 'Australian Women: Shaping a Na...
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Coonamblehighlibrary's curator insight, August 26, 2014 10:45 PM

Follow Mary through her life from horse thief in England to success in Australia.

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The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
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Powerful film about the cannibal and escaped convict Alexander Pearce. Unfortunately MA rated

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RBA Banknotes: Biography - Mary Reibey

RBA Banknotes: Biography - Mary Reibey | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
RBA Banknotes: Biography - Mary Reibey
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Coonamblehighlibrary's curator insight, September 2, 2014 2:36 AM

A remarkable lady from Australia's history

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VAN DIEMEN'S LAND - Official Trailer

The true story of Australias most notorious convict, Alexander Pearce and his fateful escape into the beautiful yet brutal Tasmanian wilderness. IN CINEMAS S...
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This is a bit slow. Don't think I'd make Year Nines watch it

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A Convict Story: interactive teaching resource - Historic Houses Trust of NSW

A Convict Story: interactive teaching resource - Historic Houses Trust of NSW | Australian Convicts | Scoop.it
The Historic Houses Trust is a leader in the conservation and management of historic places in Australia. As well as opening our museums to the public, we produce exhibitions, events, publications and education programs.
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lucas hodge's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:47 PM

This shows how they open Mueseums to help all the people who need to find out information about the History of Convicts.

James Miles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:00 PM

There is a museum about the management of historic places in Australia.