Subject information

Students make sense of a complex and rapidly changing world by connecting past and present.

Through the study of past events, actions, and phenomena students gain an insight into human nature and the ways in which individuals and societies function in Australia. Students research and review sources within a framework of inquiry and critical analysis.

Subject code: 2ASY20

Credits: 20

Subject outline [DOC 154KB]

Subject change in 2018

2017 is the last year of teaching the current Australian History. From 2018, the study of Australian History is incorporated in Modern History.

Changes to moderation sample selection

From 2017, the SACE Board will no longer select Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers will select the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.

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