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History Makers


2023 prize-winning videos

History Makers showcases defining moments that matter to school students. Watch highlights from the 2023 prize-winning videos. 

Thanks to all the students and teachers from around Australia who submitted entries.

Video contributions reflect the views and opinions of individual contributors and are not the Museum’s views.

A group of school children and two men are standing on a stage below a digital screen. The screen features a sketch of children with a banner with the text 'History Makers Challenge'.

About the History Makers School Challenge 

Australia’s Defining Moments Digital Classroom is produced by the National Museum of Australia with the generous support of Gandel Foundation. 

Our award-winning online education resource was launched in 2020. 

The History Makers School Video Challenge was a two-year project funded by the Gandel Foundation as an extension of the Digital Classroom.