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DURING THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS BECAME VERY POPULAR AS A MEANS OF SHARING EXCITING NEW IDEAS AND INVENTIONS. The 1888 International Exhibition was held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. Countries were invited to put together stands where they could showcase the best of their national industry. Displays at the 1888…

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EACH PAIR OF STUDENTS SHOULD BE ALLOCATED AN INQUIRY QUESTION FROM THE LIST BELOW. Remember that you may need to visit more than one place in the museum to develop your response. Australian Inland Mission1. What is an Inlander? Why was the Australian Inland Mission founded?John Flynn2. Who was John Flynn and what was his…

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WORK IN PAIRS AND TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE (RFDS) MUSEUM CENTRE IN BROKEN HILL. While you’re in the museum, your task is to gather information on the research question, ‘How did the Royal Flying Doctor Service shape Australia during the Twentieth Century?

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THIS IS A PICTURE OF THE VELDT SHEEP STATION IN OUTBACK NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA IN 1948. IT HAS 52,000 ACRES OF LAND AND SHEARS OVER 3,000 SHEEP A YEAR. The station is run by the Barlow family, who have several young children. It takes approximately four hours for them to get to the nearest…