Plant your History at Elizabeth Farm

Plant your History at Elizabeth Farm is a live, online virtual excursion. Students have the opportunity to explore the shared history of the Burramattagal people and European settlers on Darug Country, at the site of Elizabeth Farm in Parramatta, one of Australia’s oldest colonial/European residences.

FREE event on Thu 27 May 2021 at 2pm

Inquiry question

How important is Country to Aboriginal peoples and what ongoing impact has the arrival of settlers had on Aboriginal people and Country.

Curriculum links


  • ST1-5LW-T identifies how plants and animals are used for food and fibre products    
  • ST2-5LW-T describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants and raise animals for food, clothing and shelter    


  • GE1-1 describes features of places and the connections people have with places
  • GE1-2 identifies ways in which people interact with and care for places    
  • GE2-2 describes the ways people, places and environments interact
  • GE2-3 examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments    
  • GE3-2 explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments


  •  HT2.4 describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

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