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Last updated 3:21 PM on 22 June 2016

Kids in quarantine introduced students to the concept of quarantine, and the history of the site, particularly in light of newly arriving migrants to Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries.

First contacts, ship travel, migration, treatment of diseases, segregation based on class and race were a few of the topics covered on the day.

The students gained a lot from the excursion.Studying artefacts in the quarantine station