Sharon Moran
Tuesday 26th August
Australian History, Civics and Citizenship
Allow about 1 hour for this section
This section has TWO parts:
multiple choice any topic from year 10,
short response questions and
1 extended response question
• 1 mark each question total 20 marks.
• 20 multiple choice questions.
• Short response questions adding up to 15
• Extended response questions 15 marks.
You will need to have:
• 3 working blue pens
• Liquid tape
• Highlighter
• Lead pencil and
• Eraser
• Vietnam War
• Aboriginal Rights and freedoms
• Migrants
• Australia as a Global Citizen
• Individual + Event (Perkins - Freedom Ride)
• Prime Minister & policies
• Social and cultural history (decade study)
Students learn about:
Australia’s response to the threat of
communism in Asia after WWII including:
· Korean War
· ANZUS Treaty
· SEATO Alliance
• the response to the threat of communism within
Australia including:
• · referendum to ban the Communist Party
• · the Petrov Affair
• Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War
• differing views of Australia’s involvement in the
Vietnam War eg:
• · supporters of the war
• · conscientious objectors
• · the moratorium movement
the impact of the war on ONE of the
· Vietnam veterans and families
· Indo-Chinese refugees
· Australian culture
· Australia’s relations with Asia
Students learn to:
Sequence the key events in Australia’s
response to the threat of communism in Asia
after WWII
• Explain the purpose of the treaties Australia
• contracted during this period
• Outline the key developments in Australia’s
• response to communism within Australia
• Explain the reasons for Australia’s
• involvement in the Vietnam War
• Explain the reasons why different groups within
• Australia supported or opposed Australia’s
• involvement in the Vietnam War
• select appropriate sources that reflect
• different perspectives about Australia’s
• involvement in the Vietnam War
• assess the impact of the war on the chosen study.
• Section A: Aboriginal Peoples
Change over time
• changing government policies towards Aboriginal
• peoples over time, including:
• protection
• assimilation
• integration
• self-determination
• the varying experiences of:
• the stolen generations
• the role of the following in the
• struggle of Aboriginal peoples for rights and
• 1967 Referendum
• Land Rights and Native
• Title
• Section B: Migrants
• the changing patterns of migration 1945• 2000
• the experiences of ONE of the following:
• a migrant group in post-WWII period
• enemy aliens in WWI or WWII
• the role of ONE of the following in the
• history of post- WWII migration:
• Snowy Mountains Scheme
• 1970s boat people
• multiculturalism
Students learn to:
• account for continuity and/or change over time in
the relevant study
• examine the experiences of the chosen group/s
using a range of sources
• outline the important developments in a
• key event/issue relating to the
• chosen study
• explain the significance of the event/issue for the
changing rights and freedoms of
• the chosen study (migrants)
• Students learn about:
• Students learn to:
• Section A: Australia as a Global Citizen
• Australia’s role in the following:
• United Nations, including UNESCO, and
UN conventions
• regional agreements, including Colombo
Plan, APEC
• outline key developments in Australia’s role
within the UN in the post-war period
• assess an achievement of Australia in its role
within the UN
• explain the purpose of Australia’s regional
• Section B: People Power
Events/Issues & Individuals (One Only)
Freedom Rides - Charles Perkins
Women’s Liberation - Germaine Greer
Green bans - Jack Mundey
Whitlam dismissal - Sir John Kerr
Green politics - Bob Brown
Republicanism - Paul Keating
One Nation - Pauline Hanson
• examine the role of the significant individual
in the chosen study
• assess the significance of the chosen study
for Australia in the post-war period
• Section C: Prime Ministers and Policies
• One Prime Minister in the post-war period
• outline and explain a major policy or issue of
the term of office of the chosen Prime
• Students learn about:
• Post-war Australia
• The impact of changing technology on
everyday life in post-war Australia:
home appliances
• Decade Study
• The social and cultural features of ONE postwar
decade including:
British or American influences on popular
• Students learn to:
• outline the impact of the main technological
changes over time on everyday life in postwar
Australia, based on a selection of sources
• describe the main social and cultural features
of the chosen decade
• outline the main influences of Britain or the
USA on Australian popular culture of the
chosen decade
• assess the impact of the chosen decade in
shaping Australian identity
Preparing to study
You need a good place to be prepared to study
Is my Study Place available to me whenever I need it?
Is my Study Place free from in interruptions?
Is my Study Place free from distractions?
Does my Study Place contain all the study materials I need?
Does my Study Place contain large enough desk or table?
Does my Study Place have enough storage space?
Does my Study Place have a comfortable chair?
Does my Study Place have enough light?
Does my Study Place have a comfortable temperature?
General Tips
• Answer the questions you find easiest first. Come back to
others later.
• Don’t spend more than a minute or two on any question.
• As you work on a section, keep track of how much time
remains. (It’s a good idea to bring a reliable watch).
• Answer every question. There is no penalty for guessing.
• Be careful to mark only one answer choice per question.
• Consider all answer choices before you choose one. Use
the process of elimination to narrow your choices.
Writing Tips
• Organisation is very important. In your paragraph essay
include an introduction, supporting paragraphs, and a
• Plan your response before you begin to write it.
• Stay with the topic throughout your response.
• Vary sentence structure and word choices.
• Use specific examples wherever possible.
• Write legibly.
• If you have time, check your grammar, usage,
punctuation, and spelling.
Why did Australia go to the Vietnam War?
Explain how opposition to the war developed?
Explain the impact that the Vietnam War had on those who fought.
Outline the impact of the Vietnam War on ONE of the following:
Vietnam veterans and families
Indo-Chinese refugees
Australian Culture
Australia’s relations with Asia
Go to the NSW Board of Studies- past
papers to view others
Describe how members of the Stolen Generations suffered due to government policies.
Outline the main features of the policies of protection and assimilation in the period to 1950.
Account for the different perspectives of the Aboriginal experience between 1788 and 1914.
Outline 2 policies which Australian governments implemented in relation to the treatment if
Aboriginal people between 1901 and 1967.
How has the development of an event or issue since 1945 changed the rights and freedoms
of that group.
Outline the actions Aboriginal people have taken in their struggle for land rights in the postwar period.
Describe the problems faced by ONE of the following groups in their struggle for rights and
A migrant group from the post-World War II period
Enemy aliens in World War I or World War II
Women during the Great Depression
Describe how Australia has behaved as a global citizen since 1945.
Select an individual you have studied. Explain the role he or she has played in an event or
issue you have studied.
Choose a Prime Minister you have studied. Access the contribution of this Prime Minister to
Australia’s post-war development.
Select ONE Australian prime minister from the box below:
Ben Chiefley
John Gorton
Malcolm Fraser
Robert Menzies
William (Billy) McMahon
Bob Hawke
Harold Holt
Gough Whitlam
Paul Keating
John Howard
Describe a major policy of ONE Australian prime minister in post-war Australia.
Go to the NSW Board of Studies- past
papers to view others
• Describe the changes that occurred in the living
conditions of Australians between 1945 and 1960.
• Outline 2 aspects of the development of Australian
Popular entertainment way of life in the 1950’s.
• Explain how American influences affected the
Australian way of life in either the 1950’s or the
Go to the NSW Board of Studies- past
papers to view others