Virtual tour and learning resources

Virtual tour and learning resources

This innovative website provides online visitors with the opportunity to explore the Bonegilla Migrant Experience via a 3D walk through. Track your own journey through this historic site.

The resource kit of learning materials encourages inquiry-based explorations of primary sources such as contemporary films, documents in the National Archives of Australia, the personal testimonies of migrants and press reports of the day retrieved via Trove.

The website addresses the concepts and skills outlined in the Australian History Curriculum. Throughout, the emphasis is on history and being an historian.

Virtual site study tour

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Learning resources

 

Investigation 1: Change and Continuity. Why and how the Bonegilla Migrant Reception Centre changed over time.
Investigation 1: Change and Continuity. Why and how the Bonegilla Migrant Reception Centre changed over time.

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Investigation 2: Troubled Times. Why a health scandal in 1949 caught the attention of the nation.
Investigation 2: Troubled Times. Why a health scandal in 1949 caught the attention of the nation.

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Investigation 3: Migration Experiences. What were the experiences of non-British migrants?
Investigation 3: Migration Experiences. What were the experiences of non-British migrants?

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Investigation 4: Protests and Riots. What were the protests and riots in 1952 and 1961?
Investigation 4: Protests and Riots. What were the protests and riots in 1952 and 1961?

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The development of this virtual study site has been a collaborative effort involving Bonegilla Migrant Experience, Wodonga Council, AlburyCity Council and Charles Sturt University.

 
E-newsletter

E-newsletter

The Bonegilla Migrant Experience e-newsletter presents the latest information on events, new publications, family reunions, holiday programs and site developments.

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