Using historical sources such as newspaper extracts, cartoons, speeches and biographies, Getting it Together contains a series of activities for students to explore in the classroom. The national story brings each of the colonial stories together.

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Activities are tailored for each state

Each package is divided into three themes

People and Places: explores the way of life in each colony prior to Federation;
Road to Federation: examines the political issues debated by colonial parliaments in deciding whether or not to join in Federation.
Celebrations and Futures: looks at the way Federation was celebrated in 1901 and its continuing importance today.