Ideas and resources to get you started
MoAD has many useful resources online including 110 documents which played a key role in the foundation of Australian democracy and an online timeline outlining milestones and figures that influenced the development of democratic ideas, laws and institutions.
Here are some ideas, including suggestions from our collection to help you get started. This list is not intended to be comprehensive or in any way compulsory. Where relevant we have included links to information on our website.
Individual or community
- Women get the vote – MoAD – Milestones in Australian Democracy
- First women in federal parliament – MoAD – Milestones in Australian Democracy
- MoAD Blog post – Agitators, suffragettes and spies: 7 women you should know
Event, discovery or invention
First World War – 1916 and 1917 conscription referendums
The Republic referendum
Historical document, artwork or musical piece
I Was Only 19 (A Walk in the Light Green) by John Schumann
Yirrkala Bark Petitions (1963)