3 Facts:

  1. Indigenous people couldn’t vote until 1962 and weren’t counted in Australia’s population until 1971.
  2. In 1642 a Dutch explorer stumbled across Tasmania if he didn’t leave we would all be speaking Dutch.
  3. In 1770 captain. James Cook claimed a whole chunk of Australia but Australia didn’t become a country until a lot later.
  • questions:


  1. Why did the Dutch explorer leave the land?
  2. Why did each state have to be separated?


1 Insight:


  1. An insight I had was that indigenous people weren’t part of our population until 1971!

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