Post-War Australia Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of post-war Australian society. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research, and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet.

Step 2: Answer the questions while reading the following webpage:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research questions and use the internet to answer them.

Option 3: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions below.

Step 2: Answer the questions while watching the documentary: 


Immigration Nation - The Secret History of Us Ep2: Post-War Immigration Program. (2011). SBS/Renegade Films.


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Extension activities