Students explore in greater depth what life was like for Chinese immigrants who travelled to Australia in search of gold through comparison and analysis of images, identification of goldfield locations and examining their local community connections with Chinese people.
Students explore through primary sources, why Chinese migrated to Australia in the nineteenth century and what life was like on the goldfields.
This learning sequence explores migrant stories of Australians of Asian heritage. Students analyse these stories and reflect on those who come to Australia seeking better lives.
This learning sequence explores what is meant by the term being ‘Australian’. Students research more precise definitions used when immigrants become Australian citizens and analyse contributions made by recent immigrants from across Asian nations.