Australian Curriculum Education Resources

Our suite of free resources can be used from the classroom with a variety of online sources including our award-winning virtual museum and biographical dictionary. The resources include an overview for teachers, worksheets, activities, extension ideas and their connections to the Australian Curriculum. If you've looked at or used our resources, we'd LOVE to hear your thoughts via our short and anonymous feedback form.


TOYS! is a free 26-page resource for teachers. It links with the Australian History Curriculum for foundation and year one and utilises online sources including our Toys virtual exhibition.

Download:  TOYS! resource (PDF / 2.79 MB)
Milk, Cream & Butter education resource


Milk, Cream & Butter is a free 33-page resource for teachers. It links with the Australian History Curriculum for years one and two and utilises online sources including our Milk, Cream & Butter virtual exhibition and a digitised letter.

Download:  Milk, Cream & Butter resource (PDF / 4.11 MB)
10 Macpherson Street

10 Macpherson Street is a free 42-page resource for teachers. It links to the Australian History Curriculum for year two and utilises online sources including our 10 Macpherson Street virtual exhibition.

Download:  10 Macpherson St resource (PDF / 5.31 MB)
Post Office education resource 

Post Office is a free 38-page resource for teachers that utilises online sources including our Post Office virtual exhibition. It links to the Australian History Curriculum for year two with cross-curriculum links to English, Maths and Media Arts.

Download:  Post Office resource (PDF / 4.70 MB)
Business Houses + Show Schedules education resource

Business Houses + Show Schedules
is a free 46-page resource for teachers. It links to the Australian History Curriculum for years two and three with cross-curriculum links to Technology and Enterprise, Science, Maths and English. It utilises online sources including our Business Houses virtual exhibition, Biographical Dictionary and digitised agricultural show schedules.

Download:  Business Houses + Show Schedules resource (PDF / 5.63 MB)
Macpherson Family education resource

Macpherson Family is a free 28-page resource for teachers. It links to the Australian History Curriculum for years two and five and utilises online sources including our Macpherson Family virtual exhibition.

Download:  Macpherson Family resource (PDF / 2.41 MB)
First World War 

First World War is a free 31-page resource for teachers. It links to years two, three and six of Humanities and Social Sciences, English and Visual Arts in the Australian Curriculum. It utilises online sources including our First World War virtual exhibition and Biographical Dictionary.

Download:  First World War resource (PDF / 4.36 MB)
Midland Railway education resource  

Midland Railway is a free 41-page resource for teachers. It links to the Australian History Curriculum for years five and six and utilises online sources including our Midland Railway virtual exhibition, MRWA Stations & Sidings page and Biographical Dictionary.

Download:  Midland Railway resource (PDF / 4.11 MB)
Download:  Rail Timeline cards courtesy of Rail Heritage (PDF / 0.65 MB)
Roads to Government education resource 

Roads to Government is a free 27-page resource for teachers. It links to the Australian History Curriculum for year six. It utilises online resources including our Roads to Government virtual exhibition, index of Early Motor Vehicle Registrations and Biographical Dictionary.

Download:  Roads to Government resource (PDF / 3.02 MB)
Ready Made Farms education resource 

Ready Made Farms is a free 34-page resource for teachers. It has cross-curriculum links to the Australian History Curriculum and Australian English Curriculum for year six. It utilises online resources including our Ready Made Farms virtual exhibition, Biographical Dictionary and a digitised 1912 booklet.

Download:  Ready Made Farms resource (PDF / 3.17 MB)
Cover of Teacher Education Resource

Freycinet, a free 27-page resource created by the State Library of Western Australia Foundation. It links to years four and nine of the Australian Curriculum and utilises online resources, including the virtual exhibition Western Australia's Freycinet Collection.

Download:  Freycinet resource (PDF / 9.34 MB)