Photo of historic forensic evidence exhibit

Years 9 to 12

In this program students learn about arrest procedures, re-enact an arrest and discuss basic facts relating to Victoria’s legal system.

Students will view displays exploring early criminal investigation techniques, encounter some of Melbourne’s most notorious criminals, discuss the history of crime and punishment in Australia and view evidence recovered from real crime scenes.

Cost: Free - gold coin donations welcome
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Photo of James Oliver's police record from 1915
Prisoner record of James Oliver
Domain Dimension
Civics and Citizenship Civics knowledge and understanding
The Humanities: History Historical knowledge and understanding, historical reasoning and interpretation
Communication Listening, viewing, responding, presenting
Thinking Processes Reasoning, processing and inquiry, creativity, reflection, evaluation
Critical and creative thinking Ethical behaviour
Reflecting on thinking, actions and processes Understanding ethical concepts and issues
Analysing, evaluating, synthesising information Reflecting on personal ethics in experiences and decisions
Inquiring-identifying, exploring and clarifying information Exploring values, rights and ethical principals
Generating innovative ideas and possibilities

Reviewed 29 January 2021