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Indigenous themes – primary

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These books will help primary school students better understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history.

A range of titles for students K–6.

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Teachers' notes, activity sheets and read aloud videos

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Hello and Welcome by Gregg Dreise | Read aloud by author-illustrator Gregg Dreise

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/hello-and-welcome-9781760898328 Feel the welcome as we celebrate Indigenous culture, Elders and future generations.

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Hello and Welcome activity pack

Yarma gurra dahn gooramay!

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Born to Run by Cathy Freeman and Charmaine Ledden-Lewis | Read aloud by the illustrator, Charmaine

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/born-to-run-picture-book-edition-9781761043802 As a little girl, Cathy Freeman had only had one dream – to win a gold medal at the Olympics.

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Aussie Kids activity pack

The pack that's jam-packed with fun activities!

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Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP reads ROCKY AND LOUIE by Phil Walleystack, Raewyn Caisley and Dub Leffler

ROCKY AND LOUIE by Phillip Walleystack, Raewyn Caisley and Dub Leffler.

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The Hon. Kim Beazley AC reads ROCKY AND LOUIE by Phil Walleystack, Raewyn Caisley and Dub Leffler

The Honourable Kim Beazley AC is the Governor of Western Australia.

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Born to Run

My first ever race could have been a complete disaster.