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Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence: Overview

Level 1The Nyungar people, and indeed the entire Aboriginal population, grew to realize what the arrival of the European settlers meant for them: it was the destruction of their traditional society and the dispossession of their lands. (Doris Pilkington, n.d.)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence | Overview: Keywords

Level 1Keywords
Click on the terms to access a simple definition from Lexico, the online Oxford Dictionary.

Dispossession, Rabbit proof fence, Stolen generation

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence | Overview: Articles

Level 1Articles

Level 2


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Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence | Overview: Online resources

Level 2 resourceOnline Resources

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence | Overview: Videos

Level 2 resourceFilm and video

"Today marks 10 years since former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said sorry on the floor of Parliament to the Stolen Generations. We explain why it was such a big moment for the families involved." (ABC Behind the News, 2008)


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In text reference / citation: ABC Behind the News, (2008) or (ABC Behind the News, 2008)
Bibliography / Reference list: ABC Behind the News, (2008). 10th Anniversary of Stolen Generation Apology, [eVideo].

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence | Overview: Teacher Resources

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence | Overview: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumAustralian Curriculum AlignmentThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Australian and / or Victorian curriculum outcomes.

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