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Sir Edmund Barton: Australia's First Prime Minister, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Sir Edmund Barton was an Australian politician and judge. One of the "Fathers of Federation", he drafted many versions of Australia’s Constitution, inspired the people’s support, and travelled to England to petition Queen Victoria for Australia’s Federation. On January 1, 1901, Australia became a nation, and Barton was sworn in as the first Prime Minister. Read more about this man. Has CCSS tasks.
John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's "Mantle of Safety", Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: Australian English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger. Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read about him in this 15-Minute book. Hass CCSS tasks