Posted in Australian history, Government

Federation of Australia

BTN 18/3/2014 – Federation 

  1. Discuss the BtN Federation story with partner and record the main points of your discussion.
  2. Before Federation, Australia was divided into six separate ______________.
  3. Which other country might have been part of Australia?
  4. Who was Henry Parkes?
  5. What was his famous speech about?
  6. Why were initial attempts to become a Federation rejected?
  7. What role did Alfred Deakin play in Australia becoming a Federation?
  8. In what year did Australia become a nation?
  9. Who was Australia’s first Prime Minister?
  10. How did Federation impact on Indigenous people and Chinese migrants?
Posted in Riddles

Riddle time

I’m sorry that there has been a gap between the riddle posts. I was on school holidays for two weeks and then we went on a fantastic 4 day camp to Ballarat last week.

Can you solve the following riddles?

Please only post the answers if you solve the puzzle yourself and don’t forget to read the comments to see if the riddle has already been solved, good luck. 🙂 🙂

Riddle 1:


Riddle 2: