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Australian Heroes

The Australian Mint has decided to a new $200 note. They have a short list of suitable candidates, Your job is to read about some of the heroes and choose the two that you think should be put on the front and the back of the new note.

 

You will need to:

  1. Choose three male and three female heroes from the list and read about them.
  2. Select one male and one female that you think deserves to go on the front and back of the note.
  3. Design the note.

Before you start you will need to:

  • Choose a partner and decide which heroes you will research.
  • Print out two summary sheets and use them to record your findings.

The heroes are:

Fred Hollows
Victor Chang
Sir Henry Parkes
Banjo Patterson
John Simpson
Albert Namatjira
Dr John Flynn
site 2
Sir Donald Bradman
Henry Lawson
Sir Edward Dunlop

Elizabeth MacArthur
Edith Cowan
Mary MacKillop

Kath Walker
(Oodgeroo Noonuccal)

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Lois O'Donoghue
Evonne Goolagong
Dr Helen Caldicott
Colleen Shirley (MumShirl)
Nancy Bird
Nancy Wake
More can be found at: http://abc.net.au/schoolstv/australians/austs.htm

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