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ABC Rural Online - Rural Links
A comprehensive list of links to information about agricultural and primary industries.
Department of Agriculture - Australian Government
Includes information about primary and secondary industries, climate change, farming, pests, diseases and weeds, and biosecurity.
This Australian Government site provides information to support current filmmakers and their films, including information about how to produce, budget, pitch and market their projects.
A search engine of international artists and art movements. It allows browsing by artist, medium, subject, nationality, and gender.
Search Trove for printed music, sheet music, musical sound recordings, interviews with significant people, audiobooks, movies and other videos.
Australian Poetry Library
This site provides access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as the critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.
Spark Notes – Literature Study Guide
An online database of readers' study guides to literature, including Shakespeare and poetry. Suitable for high school and tertiary students.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Europa World Plus
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Contact information for political, business, media, and cultural agencies and officials, including 1,900 international organisations. Search or browse by country, region, organisation, or people.
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An Australian Government website that offers information on geoscience topics, including mapping, energy, natural resources, and hazards.
The World’s Biomes
Contains information about the world's six major types of biomes, as well as conservation and preservation information. Presented by the University of California's Museum of Paleontology.
About the Queensland Government
Official site of the Queensland government, providing information about the state's system, government departments, priorities and achievements. Media statements, budget information and other Queensland Government publications can be accessed through this site.
Australian Electoral Commission
Official site of the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), providing information about democracy, electorates and voting. Includes maps and the teaching guide: Democracy Rules - an electoral education resource.
Australian Government & Parliament
Find information on Parliament and the government ministry, budget and electoral information, and general government information.
Australia’s Prime Ministers
This site contains profiles of Australia's 28 prime ministers, sample documents in the National Archives and pathways to records in collections in Australia and overseas.
The official website of the Queensland Parliament. It includes educational information in the form of fact sheets and activities, as well as live video and audio feeds from the Queensland Parliamentary chambers.
Department of Health and Ageing
Includes information on Departmental records and history, budgets, annual reports, recent publications, featured articles and latest news.
National Health and Medical Research
Provided by the Australian Government, this site includes information about health and medical research ethics, indigenous health, nutrition, genetics as well as publications that can be read online and podcasts.
Historical Maps of the World
The Perry-Castaneda Library's Map Collection, at the University of Texas. Includes historical maps of the world, continents, countries, counties and cities.
Spark Notes – History Study Guide
An online database of readers' study guides to history.
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Look at how the country started. Search via state, theme or timeline.
Australian History - Project Gutenberg Australia
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- Age of Exploration – The Mariner’s Museum
- Famous Explorers
PictureQueensland - State Library of Queensland
Picture Queensland is an online collection of images that documents Queensland’s people, places and events. This includes historical and contemporary images from across the state
Digital Dialects: Language Learning Games
Digital Dialects features free to use games for learning 70 languages+.
Learn a language online… for free!!
ComLaw -Australian Government
ComLaw has complete and up-to-date Commonwealth legislation.
Provides information about Australia's child and youth laws.
A Maths Dictionary for Kids
An animated, interactive online math dictionary that explains over 600 common mathematical terms and mathematical works in simple language.
Provides information about CSIRO projects and activities and includes online interactive learning activities.
Extreme Science is the place online to find the biggest, baddest, and the best in the world of extremes and learn about the science behind what makes each the most extreme example of its kind.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science
The Encyclopedia of Australian Science brings together Bright Sparcs and Australian Science at Work to form a register of the people and the many industries, corporations, research institutions, scientific societies and other organisations that have contributed to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage.
Provides top science news headlines daily as well as news, articles, images, books and videos that can be browsed by topic.
Features extensive links to astronomical research, teaching, and public education facilities and activities in Australia.
The Solar System - Astronomy for Kids
Interactive map of the solar system.
Interactive map of the solar system with links to further information.
Solar System Exploration -NASA
Provides information about exploration missions, planets, science and technology and includes a timeline of explorations and interactive learning resources.
Night Sky Pix
Answering commonly asked questions and queries regarding the moon, sun and stars, alongside professional astrophotography.
Dictionary of cell biology that includes links to further information.
Botany.Com: Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers
Encyclopedia and dictionary of plants and flowers, as well as links to further resources.
A scientific database for the bacterium Escherichia coli, including podcasts and videos.
Encyclopaedia of Life Sciences
Citable articles about life sciences with topics including Biochemistry, bioethics, ecology, evolution, genetics and disease, neuroscience, plant science and science and society.
An online, interactive periodic table of the elements.
The Physics Classroom
Practical resources, tutorials and review sessions covering a wide range of physics topics.
Physics for Kids: Simple Machines in Automobiles
Simple machines explained in basic terms. Includes activities, examples and worksheets.
Study Skills and Resources
Parliamentary Education Office
Great Government links for assignments.
The Five-Paragraph Essay
Provides instructions on how to write a five-part essay and includes a sample essay.
A tool to help you break your writing into paragraphs and to guide you through the writing process with the goal of being able to write efficiently and to produce high-quality work.
Citation, Bibliography and References builders
A citation Builder or Reference Generator offers students a simple way to keep track of the resources used to write an assignment or assessment. Students then copy and paste the citation to their Bibliography or Reference page.
- APA Reference Generator
- BibMe -automatic bibliography maker for MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian
- Citation Builder
- Harvard Style Reference Generator
- Reference Machine
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