First contacts

Aboriginal people and trade
– trade between the Yolngu Aboriginal people in Eastern Arnhem land and the Macassans. From National Museum Australia

Changing worlds timeline: a South Australian story
– important dates in South Australia’s history and the impact on Aboriginal people. From Government of South Australia

First Australians  video
– meeting of Aboriginal people and Arthur Phillip on January 26, 1788. From SBS Television

First contacts
– Why did the great journeys of exploration occur? Why did Europeans settle in Australia? What was life for Aboriginal people before the arrival of the Europeans? The nature of contact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.From Australian History Mysteries (Password required – ask at library)

First contacts

Indigenous Australia timeline: Pre-contact
– A timeline of events relating to Indigenous Australians from the time of human colonisation of Australia until 200 years ago. From the Australian Museum

Indigenous Australia timeline: 1500 – 1900
– A timeline of events relating to Indigenous Australians from the time of contact with Indonesian trepang fishermen c.1500-1700 until 1900. From the Australian Museum

Interactive map of Aboriginal Australia
–  the Aboriginal Language Map attempts to represent all of the language or tribal or nation groups of Indigenous people of Australia. From ABC