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Achievements and activism: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies (Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6)

By Request

Join us for one of our interactive curriculum-based learning programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, tailored to your students’ year level.


Explore our Collection with one of our expert Learning Facilitators as your guide. This program explores portraits of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander subjects. Through activity, drawing, conversation and close looking students will discover their culture and significant events from Colonial times to contemporary society.
In this program, students will explore the nature of colonisation and its influence on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Examine the history of status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australian Democracy.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Portrait Gallery

Event Details

Event Type

Live Event - By Request

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1 Hour


Primary, Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Aboriginal Culture and History

Other KLAs

Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Appreciating (Visual Arts)

HSIE » History » Australian History: Community and Remembrance, First Contacts (Stage 2 - Year 3 and 4)

Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

Students require a sheet of paper and a pencil to draw with.

Contact us at [email protected] if you would like to organise a virtual program using another conferencing platform, or if you would like to specifically tailor this program.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Jane Duong

Phone: 02 6102 7070

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.portrait.gov.au

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