Pupils at Dysart Primary School worked on a class project in 1988 finding out about the adventures Down Under of the town’s famous explorer, John McDouall Stuart.
He was the first man to cross the continent, a journey he made in 1861-62.
Each class in the school studies a different aspect of his expedition as part of the school’s bicentennial project.
Primary three pupil Claire Botley (7) said: “We have learned all about the kangaroos and the different birds found in Australia.
“There were lots I had never heard of before.”