The Australian History course can be taken as a Minor or Major. The units studied include the following.

  • Australia: Migrations
  • Australia: Transition to Nationhood
  • Australia in the Modern World
  • Lairs, Louts, Lasses and Larrikins

Was convict Australia a blood soaked hell, or an enlightened experiment in modern liberal justice? How have the experiences of Indigenous Australians or miners at the Eureka Stockade affected the way you live your life?  And how, in the year in which we commemorate the 1ooth anniversary of the First World War, did a young nation survive such a baptism of fire?  Explore all these questions and more as you immerse yourself in the story of your own nation.