History

Build student knowledge of key taxation concepts through real-world historical examples. 

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Class timeline of tax and welfare

Students collaboratively construct a class timeline of key tax and welfare events and developments from Federation to…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Critical evaluation of sources

Students analyse a range of primary and secondary sources related to everyday life and welfare during the Great…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Continuity and change in everyday life

Students explore continuity and change in everyday life in the time period between the Great Depression and Post World…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Perspectives on welfare for the unemployed

Students analyse a range of primary sources to explore the various perspectives on the unemployed that existed during…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Life during the Great Depression

Students explore what life was like during the Great Depression for different groups of people. They analyse a range of…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Causes and effects of changes to the welfare system

Students explore the concept of cause and effect by identifying possible causes and effects of changes to the welfare…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Tax and welfare on the home front

This suite of activities is designed to develop students’ historical understanding of the home front during World War I…

  • History
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

Developing a hypothesis about welfare in Australia

Students develop an initial hypothesis that answers the question: ‘How and why did Australia become a welfare state?’…

  • History
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

The role of tax in ancient societies

Students collaboratively investigate the role of taxes in one ancient society. This research task can be applied to any…

  • History
  • Year 7
  • activity
 

Ideas, revolution and taxation

Students collaboratively investigate the key changes that emerged as a result of the Age of the Enlightenment,…

  • History
  • Year 8
  • activity
 

Critical use of sources

Students analyse a range of primary and secondary sources related to the home front during World War II, including the…

  • History
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

A chronology of tax and welfare

Students construct a timeline of tax and welfare events and developments in the period between Federation and the end…

  • History
  • Year 9
  • activity