THE BURRUP PENINSULA
YEAR 11: STAGE 1A/2A MODERN
THE BURRUP AND BEYOND - 40 000 years of Local History
The Burrup Peninsula in the north west of Western Australia (the Pilbara) is a
unique landscape in terms of its geology, its significance to the Aboriginal groups of the region, its Rock Art and
its changing landscape due to mining.
The course has been recognised by WA Curriculum Council for Year 11, Stage 1A/2A Modern History -
People, Place and Time.
The course relates specifically to the region around the Burrup Peninsula and is supported with reference
Images of the region for school use only are available by contacting the National Trust.
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Teaching Aboriginal History - Values and Sensitivities
Resources for Local History course
Centre for Aboriginal History, University of Western Australia
Burrup Rock Art websites
Towns of the Pilbara
Maritime history of NW Australia resources
Australian Maritime timeline 1503 - 1888
Pastoral Industry of the Pilbara resources
Mining company history in the Pilbara
Juluwarlu Aboriginal resources
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own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should
carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain
appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.