Explore a collection of convict artefacts from the National Library of Australia's Digital Classroom. Use the questions and discussion prompts provided to learn more about the experiences of convicts sent to Australia.
History > Levels 5 and 6 > Historical Knowledge > The Australian colonies > VCHHK088
The social, economic and political causes and reasons for the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800
The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced changing patterns of development, how the environment changed, and aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Australian history, National Library Of Australia, digital classroom, Convicts, First Fleet, Convict experiences