Online and downloadable materials and resources available for your classroom, school visit, or families at home. Access a much larger range of Library online exhibitions and websites through these specific links to teacher notes and schools pages.


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ABC Splash Collections

From the collections of the National Library of Australia. Use these multimedia digibooks to engage students on a range of topics and to help with homework.

  • The Home Front

    • Explore the experiences of Australians on The Home Front during WW1 (Year 9 - curriculum codes ACHHS170, ACHHS172, ACHHS173). In association with the Library’s Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War exhibition.

  • Headlines Through History

    • See how the big events in Australian history have been reported in newspapers and magazines in Headlines Through History (Year 6 - curriculum codes  ACHHS117, ACHHS120, ACHHS123).  Find out more about the Library’s newspaper digitisation program.

For all collections visit ABC Splash.

Tracking Indigenous Studies through the NLA collection

Downloadable exhibition activity sheets

Collection Connections for Teachers

Easy to use flashcards for the classroom - with image, text, and points for discussion

Library websites, interactives and online exhibitions

We no longer maintain the content of the exhibitions linked to this page.

  • It is provided to assist you with your research only
  • It may contain broken links or otherwise be incomplete
  • It is no longer reviewed in terms of: accessibility, accuracy, or usability

Trove resources for teachers

Trove lists with Educational Value Statements, developed by Education Services Australia.

External websites, interactives and online exhibitions

National Library material available as part of Screen Australia Digital Learning