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Home WW1

Access the State Library of Victoria’s online Ergo research resource on the home front during WW1. Australian men rushed to enlist while loved ones tried to support them any way they could. Soldiers prepared for the new style trench warfare while mothers, daughters and wives at home supported them by sending woollen clothing, care-packages and encouraging words. ( Topics include:

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Dig – The Burke & Wills Research Gateway

From Melbourne, Burke and Wills set out into terra incognita – the unknown land.  Discover an extensive range of resources and stories created by the State Library of Victoria from Burke and Wills expeditions. Dig Resources include: Original documents Artefacts Natural history specimens Images Geocaches Contact information for expedition historian David Phoenix.

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Going Global – New Foreign Language Magazines

We are building on our collection of foreign language resources in the Library for students to access immersive, on-level articles and content from nations and cultures outside of Australia. Pick a copy up and browse through the pages to see the latest news for teens direct from Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan all the while building on your comprehension and

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StageMilk is an acting and theatre information site that offers a range of resources and information for students, actors, writers and theatre lovers. This Australian created website is an up to date online resource which may be of interest to students studying drama and the creative arts. Resources include: Acting Games Monologues for different age groups and genders Acting Scenes

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22 Rules of Storytelling

With the Barossa Friends of the Barossa Library recently launching the 2017 Young Writer’s Competition, we thought it would be good timing to share some storytelling tips and tools on the site. Below is a graphic we found online which is a series of rules originally tweeted by Emma Coats @lawnrocket (then a Story Artist for Pixar – now working for

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