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Texts and Human Experiences: Module A- We are Australians

Year 12 English

Finding Resources in Accessit

Department of Home Affairs

Being an Australian citizen is a privilege not a right. While you are granted entitlements as a citizen of Australia there are important responsibilities you must accept too

SBS Cronulla Riots

These are the untold stories of the Cronulla riots. Go beyond the media headlines with SBS’s interactive experience: watch the
documentary, explore the themes and delve deeper into the riots.


"My people die young in this country" - A powerful speech by prominent journalist Stan Grant on indigenous rights in Australia goes viral.

The panel discuss the meaning of "Australian".

Aussies tell us what they think it takes to be an Australian.

NSW mathematics teacher and YouTube sensation Eddie Woo shares his thoughts on what it meant to him to deliver the 2018 Australia Day Address.

The full speech of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, apologising on behalf of the Federal Government to the Stolen Generations. Feb 13, Canberra.


The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history. Crowds gathered across the country to mark the occasion with tears, cheers and emotional displays of relief, happiness and in some cases, anger.

The Ethics Centre

This speech by Stan Grant was delivered during our last IQ2 debate of 2015: Racism is Destroying the Australian Dream. Stan's speech has been widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful ever heard on the IQ2 stage, and indeed, in recent Australian history.



Australia Day is here, and it’s the one day of the year to celebrate all things Aussie. So, we asked our audience What does being an Australian mean to them?

WHAT it means to me to be an Australian: it's a hard question to answer, for Australia is a work in progress, writes William McInnes.


Let's be honest about Australia and ditch the stereotypes- By Richard Glover

Australian History Timeline

Australian Government

Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples- The Honorable Kevin Rudd

Indigenous Viewer Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program may contain images and voices of people who have passed away