The flag we have today was chosen, all men and women could vote except for Aboriginal people.
Questions for research and discussion: The 1980s are remembered by many as a time of excess, entrepreneurs and environmental issues.
Green bans caused massive debates over heritage and what was or was not worth saving.
Aboriginal Land Rights became part of the political agenda and the Aboriginal flag was designed.
The ‘Australian 20th century’ timeline follows events and developments in Australia from Federation through to the year 2000.
This collection of events provides another means of investigating Australia's past and trying to identify what we mean by 'Our Heritage'.
Australia's high profile in sport continued with success in the America's Cup, the Wallabies rugby tours, the world surf-riding championship and victory in the Ashes tour of England for the first time in 55 years.