The globalising world: Changing policies and Australian identity

by Australian Human Rights Commission | 2014 | Educational Resource
A unit of study on the history of migration and multiculturalism in Australia


This unit is based on the Australian Curriculum: History depth study ‘The Globalising World’. It investigates a major global influence that has shaped Australian society during the twentieth century, namely migration experiences from 1945 to the present day.

The key aspects covered in the unit are the impacts of immigration and multiculturalism. Highlighted as learning threads throughout the unit are the impacts of changing immigration policies and the development of human rights and anti-racism movements.