Mine work, night school, chores… and goat
racing! Makayla and Jack tackle the 1898 life of Cornish kid Robert Richards.
Sienna and Paige
attempt to beat the 1912 Olympic Medal winning time of one our first female
Olympic swimmers, Wilhelmina Wylie.
Lennie the Legend
Gracey and Mikey tackle
24 hours of Lennie Gwyther’s epic 1932 solo ride from Leongatha to Sydney for the
opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Pioneer Living German Style!
Harper follow in the footsteps of 1850s Lutheran refugee Thekla Staude,
trekking 26 kilometres along bush tracks to take their homemade produce to
market in Adelaide.
The Original “Ghan” Trains
Ezekiel and Nathaniel guide
a camel train through Australia’s harsh desert country following the route
taken in the early 1900s by teenage Afghan Aboriginal cameleer, William Satour.
Dancing on Wheels!
Charli and Matthew attempt
to master the moves that won their coach, world champion artistic rollerskater
Tammy Bryant, the 1989 Artistic Rollerskating Championship when she was only 12
Caitlyn and Stella learn
the ropes on board the three-masted sailing ship the “James Craig” in an
attempt to match 1912 sailor Douglas Bull’s seamanship skills.
The Big Match!
Footballers Ray Ray and Jaikye play for the
title of best and fairest in a Kaurna Parntu match that includes everyone.
and Harry have a go at completing Conway Tighe’s milk delivery run, 1940s style.
Dai Gum San! Bendigo Easter Festival
Inspired by 9
year old Christina Tie’s performance in the 1889 Bendigo Easter Festival, Avie
and Alyssa put on a show!