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Convict music & song

How would you research convict music?  Through police reports, of course! Robert Williams, a black, with a shining face, was charged by constable Orr, with being drunk, and playing the tamborine in Kent-street, at the hour twelve, to the tune … Continue reading

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How to use Dance to teach Australian Curriculum History

Developed in collaboration with Kym Stevens at Dance Teaching Ideas As the new school year begins, time poor teachers around Australia are trying to develop new and engaging lessons for their students.  Covering all elements of Australian Curriculum can be … Continue reading

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Statement of Significance

  The History of Dance and Music in Australia 1788 -1840  provides an unique insight into the social and cultural life of people in the early European colony, at all levels of society.  It comprises a collection of dance instructions … Continue reading

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