History, Society and Culture

bilderpool.at / Reinhold Embacher
bilderpool.at / Reinhold Embacher

The first human habitation of Australia is estimated to have occurred around 50.000 years ago. From the 18th century onwards certain parts had to serve as penal colonies for the British Empire as they, with the loss of the American colonies had to find another place to ship their convicts to. Fo ...

The first human habitation of Australia is estimated to have occurred around 50.000 years ago. From the 18th century onwards certain parts had to serve as penal colonies for the British Empire as they, with the loss of the American colonies had to find another place to ship their convicts to. For more detailed information on the history of the smallest continent have a look at this section. You will also get an insight into everyday life in Australia, learn more about the culture and perhaps pick up a few words in “Australian”. Have a squiz!

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  • Australia — Documenting a Democracy

    The National Archives of Australia provide “birth certificates” of the nation on this website. Click on a certain region on the map and have a look at original documents that shaped history and had a significant influence on the development of the government and how it is set up today. Detailansicht

    foundingdocs.gov.au

  • Schools in Australia

    What are schools in Australia like? This is what German pupils had to find out in a project. They came across interesting points during their research on Australian school homepages. Detailansicht

    englisch.schule.de

  • Sydney Morning Herald

    The online edition of the Sydney Morning Herald comes up with international as well as local news of all categories. Detailansicht

    smh.com.au

  • Australian Slang

    Learn “Australian” with this comprehensive resource for slang terms from “ace” to “zack”. Detailansicht

    koalanet.com.au

  • Australian Slang — Aussie Lingo

    The language is part of the fun when traveling around in Australia. The terms are sorted by criteria, e.g. people, animals, places or behaviour. Detailansicht

    australianexplorer.com

  • Australian Folk Songs

    In this selection of tradtional Australian sounds you will find the lyrics, the notes as well as the melodies to listen to. Detailansicht

    folkstream.com

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