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Quong Tart

Student activities

Task no. 1

Quong Tart

Using the sources below, answer the following questions

  • Who was Quong Tart?
  • What contribution did he make to Australian society?
  • Create a story about the life of Quong Tart and his contribution to Australian society.

Additional sources relating to Quong Tart's tea shop, Loong Shan can be found on Trove.

Source 7: 1889 Advertisement for Quong Tart's new tea shop, Loong Shan.

Source 8: Fifty years later, people were still writing about Quong Tart's wonderful scones!