In the 1930's in outback Australia, three young Aboriginal girls are snatched from their mothers' arms in Jigalong, Western Australia and sent to a remote settlement at Moore River. Distanced from their mothers and forced to adapt to a strange new world, the girls attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape. What ensues is an epic journey which tests the girls will to survive and their hope of finding the rabbit-proof fence to guide them home.
Australia has evolved from a nation of true Britons into an inclusive multicultural society made up of people from many different origins. This Australian-made, primary curriculum fit program explores the history of Australia's identity, and the events and people who have shaped the country into the multicultural nation it is today. Australia's national identity embodies the 'Australian way of life', reflecting the traditional virtues of mateship, egalitarianism, and 'a fair go', as well as the more modern Australian values of tolerance, equality, and co-operation. This is an accessible, insightful introduction to the development of Australia's national identity