Look back on the history of Australia and how it informs the debate around Australia Day. Consider the perspectives of Aboriginal Australians and others. Learn about significant people, places and events in our nation's history.
Time travel in the classroom with this range of videos on topics suitable for primary school students. Be entertained by Horrible Histories and enchanted by My Place. You might even want to try some of the History Hunters' experiments out for yourself.
Help young learners understand the history behind Remembrance Day and the effects of World War I on the people of Australia. Watch the videos to improve understanding and also see how people commemorate Remembrance Day around the world.
From life-saving devices to modern conveniences, Aussie Inventions that Changed the World is an eight-part series that reveals a raft of great Australian inventors who turned game-changing ideas into a reality and forever changed how we live. This original Foxtel series was produced for the History channel.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped daily life and global politics.
The modern world we know and live in started its life in the 1760s when new manufacturing processes made mass production achievable. Explore how industrialisation saw populations shift from more agrarian communities into large-scale cities.
From the first fleet to the masses of free settlers that travelled for more than two months at sea to call Australia home, take a look at the obstacles and challenges faced by Australia's early settlers.
Learn about one of the most populous nation in the world by taking a leap in history and updates on modern day China with this curated collection.
The 20th century was a transformative period for Russia as the nation went through revolution, industrialisation, the Great Purge, space race and Cold War. Explore the rise and fall of the USSR here.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)