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1 YEAR 9 HISTORY Living conditions in Australia up to 1914

2 Who were Australians? 1901 Census  Population: 3.7 million  95.9% Australian born  White, English speaking  Anglo-Saxon descent Who might be missing from this story?

3 British Empire 1901

4 What might have influenced living conditions? Not all Australians were the same, and different factors influenced the lives of Australians. Factors affecting life in Australia Social Class Urban vs Rural Gender

5 WHERE AND HOW DO AUSTRALIANS LIVE IN TODAY’S SOCIETY? Living Conditions

6 Where and how did Australians live? Half of Australians lived rurally and the other have inhabited towns. NSW was the most populated State Three common forms of housing existed 1. Federation Style homes 2. Terrace houses 3. Slum areas People began to live in suburbs out of the main cities.

7 George St Sydney

8 Campbell St, Sydney

9 Federation Housing- Fairlight House Sydney

10 Terrace Housing

11 Slums What about rural areas and indigenous Australians?

12 HOW HEALTHY IS LIFE IN AUSTRALIA TODAY? Living Condition

13 How healthy was life in Australia? Compared to today, living in Sydney and Australia was very unhealthy. Infant mortality;  87/1000 babies died in their first year. Life Expectancy;  55 years for men & 59 years for women

14 Bubonic Plague, 1900 Between 1900 and 1909 more than 1300 people caught the plague and over 500 people died from it!

15 Bubonic Plague, 1900

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17 HOW DO AUSTRALIANS SPEND THEIR LEISURE TIME TODAY? Living Condition

18 How did people spend their leisure time? Australians found many ways to enjoy their leisure time. 1. Sports 2. Picnics 3. Beaches 4. Libraries, museums and threatre 5. Cinema 6. Music and reading

19 Picnics

20 Sports

21 The Beach

22 WRITE A DIARY ENTRY OF A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AUSTRALIAN LIVING IN Your Turn


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