A song about Australian convicts and their history. Taking multiple data sets about Australian convicts, we used the information in them to write a song about two convicts in particular. this song is designed to be informative, and enjoyable. it is suitable for school and community.
We used the data to source all our information, and combined it into song format as a story telling and learning mechanism.
How do we make our digital cultural heritage collections engaging for online audiences? What experiences should we be developing beyond the search and retrieve box to visualise gallery, library and museum collections online and encourage their reuse and good storytelling?
In recent years, data story telling has emerged as a powerful and engaging form of communication. Using any data that you can find on data.vic tell us an interesting story in the form of a feature article or video report.
🌟 Unearthing Victoria – telling stories of the past that speak to the problems of today
What interesting and useful stories can we tell about places in Victoria using the digitised historical business listings from the old Sands and McDougall directories (available in Victoria Unearthed) and other historical data and information sources?