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Content description VCHHK095

History / Levels 5 and 6 / Historical Knowledge / Australia as a nation
Content description
The stories and perspectives of people who migrated to Australia, including from one Asian country, and the reasons they migrated
  1. investigate migration programs to Australian since World War II
  2. comparing push and pull factors that have contributed to people migrating to Australia, for example, economic migrants and political refugees
  3. exploring individual narratives using primary sources, for example, letters, documents and historical objects, interviewing and recording an oral history, dramatising the journey and circumstances of arrival based on the sources
  4. describing cultural practices related to family life, beliefs and customs of newly-arrived migrant groups and comparing these with those of the communities in which they settled within Australia
  5. connecting stories of migration to students’ own family histories (where appropriate)
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