Once Upon A Crime.

Project Info

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Project Description


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.


Data Story


We used the data to source all our information, and combined it into song format as a story telling and learning mechanism.


Evidence of Work

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Team DataSets

Tasmanian Convicts (1803-1893)

Description of Use: Used to collect information and instrumental in writing song

Data Set

Convict Indexes

Description of Use: Used to collect information and instrumental in writing song

Data Set

Early Treasures - Story Book (1811 - 1859)

Description of Use: Instrumental in writing song and collecting information.

Data Set

State Library of Queensland - British convict transportation registers

Description of Use: Instrumental in writing song and collecting information.

Data Set

Convict register (chronological) 1824 to 1839

Description of Use: Instrumental in writing song and collecting information.

Data Set

Challenges

Digital Culture

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?

Go to Challenge | 14 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Physical Culture

How might we better integrate our digital collections and datasets into our physical gallery, library, or museum spaces?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Showcasing our regions

How might we promote South Australian regions to boost regional development?

Go to Challenge | 16 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

🌟 Telling Stories with Open Data

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.

Go to Challenge | 18 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

🌟 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?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

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