Not long after the British colony was established at Sydney cove teams of explorers began expeditions of discovery inland. They knew if the colony was to survive they had to find land for new settlements. Some explorers found new farming land, others died in the harsh inland deserts. Some explorers were helped by the local Indigenous people, others met fierce resistance.

Covering subjects from the Humanities curriculum the Mac Australia Topics books combine brilliant photography and visual literacy elements with authoritative text matched to students’ reading ability.

Text Type: Information Report

Published by: Macmillan Australia