Burke and Wills
Australian Explorers

Australian explorers
– Edward John Eyre, George Bass, Robert O’Hara Burke, John Forrest, Matthew Flinders, Edmund Kennedy, Ludwig Leichdardt, Thomas Mitchell, John Oxley, Charles Sturt, Gregory Blaxland. Created by Roma Reilly

Burke and Wills journals and diaries
– journals and diaries as well as detailed description of expeditions. From Burke and Wills Web

Early explorers
– Burke and Wills, Hume and Hovell, Bass and Flinders, Ludwig Leichhardt, Edmund Kennedy, John Forrest, Major Thomas Mitchell, Edward John Eyre, Charles Sturt. From Australian Government

Myths and mysteries of the crossing of the Blue Mountains (1813) video
– video telling of the story of the key events and people who crossed the Blue Mountains. Teachers notes included. From Australian History Mysteries (Password required – ask at library)


Slater, A 2009, Burke and Wills Camp Site. Pamamaroo Creek. NSW, photograph, Flickr, accessed 3 May 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/pikerslanefarm/3435714930/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en>.