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Australian uranium discovery threatens ancient indigenous cave art - The Guardian

Australian uranium discovery threatens ancient indigenous cave art - The Guardian | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
Australian uranium discovery threatens ancient indigenous cave art The Guardian One of the world's biggest uranium producers has found a significant deposit in a remote tropical Australian mountain range near sandstone galleries holding some of the...

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This scoop tells informs us about the threats to the very old and sacred cave art works that the original custodians of the land created.

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gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:57 PM

During thier drilling, a mining compant has found aborignal paintings dating back 15,000 years ago adoring the walls of cave.

Lachlan Wilks's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:01 PM

They should leave the cave art alone! Why does this need to be ruined all because of Uranium?!?!

leo hamilton's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

They should leave the cave art alone! Why does this need to be ruined all because of Uranium?!?!

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Australian uranium discovery threatens ancient indigenous cave art - The Guardian

Australian uranium discovery threatens ancient indigenous cave art - The Guardian | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
Australian uranium discovery threatens ancient indigenous cave art The Guardian One of the world's biggest uranium producers has found a significant deposit in a remote tropical Australian mountain range near sandstone galleries holding some of the...

Via David Connolly, Shannon Pulver, Taine Barker
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This scoop tells informs us about the threats to the very old and sacred cave art works that the original custodians of the land created.

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gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:57 PM

During thier drilling, a mining compant has found aborignal paintings dating back 15,000 years ago adoring the walls of cave.

Lachlan Wilks's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:01 PM

They should leave the cave art alone! Why does this need to be ruined all because of Uranium?!?!

leo hamilton's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

They should leave the cave art alone! Why does this need to be ruined all because of Uranium?!?!

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Year 4 First Fleet & Convicts in Australia

Year 4 First Fleet & Convicts in Australia | Australian Contact History | 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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This is all about the convicts that inhabited Australia and did hard larbour for example build farms, houses and roads etc

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ZOE MILLER's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:56 PM

this is good information on convicts

Cassidy Graham's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:02 PM

convicts arrived in australia in 1788, on the first fleet,this article tells you about the first fleet and what happened to onvicts.

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

Some key points about the First Fleet.

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Journals of the First Fleet | State Library of New South Wales

Journals of the First Fleet | State Library of New South Wales | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it

Explore our incredible stories online through a unique selection of digitised items from the Library's vast collections, including books, journals, letters, pictures, photos, plans, maps and ephemera


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Journals About The First Fleet

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layne peebles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:55 PM

there were many different methods that they used to get here. some of them include maps photos and books.

cy.osaki's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:00 PM

this sight is useful because it has the journals of the first fleet

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:06 PM

Diarys' and Pictures made by convicts. in 1788 and beyond.

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

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

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

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First Fleeters Deaths 1788 Sydney and Norfolk Island

First Fleeters Deaths 1788 Sydney and Norfolk Island | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
Most burials are at Sydney, please check notes for Norfolk Island, Botany Bay and La Perouse. Dates refer to burial date, unless noted.
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This informs us with information about the convicts through out this time of history.

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Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:47 PM

This gives us a good insight about the convicts through this information

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Paintings inspired by Captain Cook's epic voyage to stay in country - The Northern Echo

Paintings inspired by Captain Cook's epic voyage to stay in country - The Northern Echo | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
The Northern Echo Paintings inspired by Captain Cook's epic voyage to stay in country The Northern Echo THE paintings inspired by Captain James Cook's first voyage of discovery to the Pacific which gave the British public their first glimpse of a...

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These are photos which show images of The First Fleet

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gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:27 PM

Painting of captain cook. The man who captained the first fleet.

Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

Some really understandable stuff here.

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The Dreaming, Australia before 1788, Aboriginal colonisation and contact, History Year 8, NSW | Online Education Home Schooling Skwirk Australia

The Dreaming, Australia before 1788, Aboriginal colonisation and contact, History Year 8, NSW | Online Education Home Schooling Skwirk Australia | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
The Dreaming, Australia before 1788, Aboriginal colonisation and contact, History, Year 8, NSW Australian human history did not just start when the first white settlers arrived in 1788.

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This is some good information about when the English encountered the Aboriginies , convicts and the dream time storys that the Aboriginies believe to be what happened to create the earth.

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angie gil's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

this tells us about the aboriginal colony being the first people on australia and all about their culture.

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

The history of Australia started before the first white settlers.

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:06 PM

Australia before British colonisation and invasion.

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The First Fleet

The first eleven of these ships are today known as the First Fleet and contained the convicts and marines that are now acknowledged as the Founders of Australia. This is their story.

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The First Fleet

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tahne baker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:50 PM

a very good,  detailed description of the first fleet settlement

ZOE MILLER's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:55 PM

this is a good website for starter information on the first fleet and contact history

chloe bear's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:58 PM

this is a good resource because it tells you of the first fleet and the convicts who were in the first fleet. It also has information on colonisation and the european discovery

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Fleet that took first footsteps into new land - Whitby Gazette

Fleet that took first footsteps into new land - Whitby Gazette | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
Just 18 years after Captain Cook charted the country's east coast, 11 vessels made the perilous journey to establish Australia's first colony.
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This is information that is about when Captain Cook andhis ships first placed their feet on Australian earth

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Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:48 PM

This is a massive moment in history as these were the first Ships to land on the Australian borders (from what we know).

 

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The First Fleet

The first eleven of these ships are today known as the First Fleet and contained the convicts and marines that are now acknowledged as the Founders of Australia. This is their story.
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this is some very thorough information on the First Fleet CHECK IT OUT :)

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