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Customised punk outfit worn by Lewis Nicolson, 2004

This is a photograph of Lewis Nicolson at a DIY (do it yourself) punk festival in New South Wales, wearing a ten-piece punk outfit that he customised to reflect his world view. It consists of a hat with badges, a studded leather and chain necklace, white cotton printed T-shirt, sleeveless denim jacket trimmed with fake ...

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Aquarius counterculture descends upon Nimbin

What would you do to save your home town? By the early 1970s, the northern NSW town of Nimbin was in serious decline. Somewhat hesitantly, local residents agreed to allow the huge Aquarius Festival to come to town, bringing alternative music, lifestyles and values. And money. And people who stayed. Discover how Nimbin locals ...

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Using 'Matter and structure of materials' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea describes a series of 12 classes designed to introduce matter to year 7 students. Topics explored include matter, particle theory, the structure and properties of the five states of matter, elements and compounds and the kinetic theory of matter. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.


The Battle for Byron, 1996: European settlement in Byron Bay

This clip shows a series of black-and-white photographs intercut with archival black-and-white film footage, illustrating key historical changes in Byron Bay, on the northern coast of New South Wales, since European settlement. The narrator details the effects of the timber, pastoralist, sand-mining and whaling industries ...