Is there one Australian voice?
As a team, students will develop an understanding of what this means and decide if various voices naturally combine to form one Australian voice.
They will analyse a variety of texts to ascertain the different voices that make up Australia and search for any commonalities between them.
They will work together to define the concept and write a set of guidelines for a competition that has ‘Australian voice’ as its theme, then will create a submission to the competition
Australian voice investigation. Students will explore different Australian texts to consider what might have been defined as a ‘traditional’ Australian voice. They will then consider how this might have changed over time as Australia has become more diverse
Tell the story of an underrepresented voice. Students will examine which voices in Australian society are underrepresented or not heard. They must present on that group/person/voice and explain why their voice should be heard and be recognised as part of the ‘Australian voices’ canon