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Section 2 Part 1: The history of Oxfam

Student activity: Interactive timeline

Explore Oxfam and Oxfam Australia’s history.

Step 1: Document aspects of Oxfam Australia’s history and story in your design journal.

Next, create a poster celebrating 60 years.

Step 2: Examine the Community Aid Abroad One World Bus (1986 on the Oxfam Australia timeline) and a more recent Oxfam bus. You could also examine the  Tram created by Steph Hughes for Guide Dogs Australia. In groups, create a design for an Australian bus or train that celebrates the 60 year history of Oxfam in Australia.

Teacher reading:

See Background reading: the history of Oxfam Australia.