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VCE  |  Outdoor & Environmental Education – Unit 3 Relationships with Outdoor Environments


Unit 3 Relationships with Outdoor Environments

Students look at Indigenous land use and the early squatters in Victoria before taking a tour to learn about the impact of industrialisation. Finally they look at the selectors of the late nineteenth century as we headed towards nationhood.

Victorian curriculum connections

Area of Study 1: Historical relationships with outdoor environments

Key knowledge:

  • relationships with Australian outdoor environments expressed by specific Indigenous communities before and after European colonisation
  • relationships with Australian outdoor environments as influenced by:
    - the first non-Indigenous settlers’ experiences
    - increasing population
    - industrialisation
    - nation building
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