Aboriginal Technology & Trade

Explore Aboriginal technology and trade routes from the past to the present. ~ HASS: ECONOMICS (Year 5 ACHASSK120) Types of resources (natural, human, capital) and the ways societies use them to satisfy the needs and wants of present and future generations ~ HASS: HISTORY (Year 4 ACHASSK083) The diversity of Australia's first peoples and the long and continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) | (Year 4 ACHASSK086) The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, people and environments ~ HISTORY: The Ancient World (Year 7 ACOKFH002) The evidence for the emergence and establishment of ancient societies | (Year 7 ACOKFH003) Key features of ancient societies | (Year 7 ACDSEH029) The range of sources that can be used in an historical investigation | (Year 7 ACDSEH031) The nature of sources for ancient Australia and what they reveal about Australia’s past in the ancient period, such as the use of resources | THIS KIT PRODUCED WITH PRESENTING PARTNER BHP BILLITON CANNINGTON

Aboriginal Technology & Trade


  • Axe: Head, Blank, Basalt + box
  • Axe: Head, Edge-ground, Basalt


  • Pigment: Charcoal + box
  • Pigment: Hematite
  • Pigment: Kaolin
  • Pigment: Ochre, Brown
  • Pigment: Ochre, Red
  • Pigment: Ochre, Yellow
  • Rock: Igneous, Basalt + box
  • Shell: Gastropod, Baler + box

QM Loans | 122 Gerler Road Hendra Queensland 4011 | Email: loans@qm.qld.gov.au
Open 9am to 5pm weekdays (to 5:15pm Monday & Friday) | Closed weekends & public holidays

47 x 33 x 27 cm
5 kg
Kit - Resource (box)