The Gold Rush: Who, When, Where and Why?
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The Gold Rush: Who, When, Where and Why?

ABC Me April 29, 2020

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How did the Australian gold rush begin in 1851? Who kicked it off? Where did it occur, and why is gold so valuable?

How did the Australian gold rush begin in 1851? Who kicked it off? Where did it occur, and why is gold so valuable?

The Gold Rush
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The Gold Rush

ABC Me May 13, 2020

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The democracy all Australians enjoy began at the goldfields, but how? Ronan guides students through the events that led up to the Eureka Stockade at Bakery Hill in Ballarat.

The democracy all Australians enjoy began at the goldfields, but how? Ronan guides students through the events that led up to the Eureka Stockade at Bakery Hill in Ballarat.

The Gold Rush
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The Gold Rush

ABC Me May 6, 2020

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Life on the goldfields wasn't as easy as some thought when they arrived off the boats to begin their luck at gold mining!

Life on the goldfields wasn't as easy as some thought when they arrived off the boats to begin their luck at gold mining!

The Gold Rush
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The Gold Rush: Long-Term Impacts

ABC Me May 20, 2020

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The gold rush began just over 60 years after Europeans arrived to Australia, but how did this decade transform the cultural, political, environmental, and economic threads of ...

The gold rush began just over 60 years after Europeans arrived to Australia, but how did this decade transform the cultural, political, environmental, and economic threads of the nation?

HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration
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HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

ABC Me April 21, 2020

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In 1768, His Majesty's Bark Endeavour set sail from England on a scientific voyage with Lieutenant James Cook. What did the voyage accomplish for science and navigation? What ...

In 1768, His Majesty's Bark Endeavour set sail from England on a scientific voyage with Lieutenant James Cook. What did the voyage accomplish for science and navigation? What was the impact for this continent's First Peoples?

Trench warfare medical treatment
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Trench warfare medical treatment

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Dr Chris and Dr Xand visit a replica World War I trench and reveal how injured soldiers were treated on the front line.

Dr Chris and Dr Xand visit a replica World War I trench and reveal how injured soldiers were treated on the front line.

Shrine of Remembrance visit
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Shrine of Remembrance visit

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Tour Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance with Totally Wild to learn about the scale of Australia's involvement in World War I and the significance of the poppy.

Tour Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance with Totally Wild to learn about the scale of Australia's involvement in World War I and the significance of the poppy.

Chinese Dragon
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Chinese Dragon

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The local population brings in the Chinese New Year with traditional celebrations. Henry and Franklin contribute to the proceedings by launching their lanterns.

The local population brings in the Chinese New Year with traditional celebrations. Henry and Franklin contribute to the proceedings by launching their lanterns.

Awesome and educational dinosaur exhibits
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Awesome and educational dinosaur exhibits

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Today it's all about those awesome and scary dinosaurs! Alex feels like a little boy again as he talks to head of exhibitions Cherie McNair, as well as visitor service officer ...

Today it's all about those awesome and scary dinosaurs! Alex feels like a little boy again as he talks to head of exhibitions Cherie McNair, as well as visitor service officer Paul Tierney. Sherry gives us the lowdown on how they break down and ship these massive moving models to be sewn back together for the next exhibit. Paul takes us on a tour to meet some fantastic and unique dinosaurs we haven't heard of before including Australovenator discovered right here in Oz!

Exploring the pyramids
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Exploring the pyramids

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The pyramids continue to be an architectual marvel as mysterious as they are magnificent, but through a new project, scientists are hoping to find out more about them then ...

The pyramids continue to be an architectual marvel as mysterious as they are magnificent, but through a new project, scientists are hoping to find out more about them then ever before. Learn about some of the new technology being use in the Scan Pyramids operation and some of the questions they're hoping to have answered.

An awesome show of prehistoric marine life
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An awesome show of prehistoric marine life

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Emma talks to Scott Wright, the artistic director for the show, Prehistoric Aquarium. She gets to go inside giant inflatable puppets and control them. This is part of the ...

Emma talks to Scott Wright, the artistic director for the show, Prehistoric Aquarium. She gets to go inside giant inflatable puppets and control them. This is part of the drama of the awesome stage show complete with multicoloured lighting on a black background. You won't believe how some of these ancient sea creatures looked! In fact they dated millions and millions of years before the dinosaurs and then coexisted with them. Amazing by itself is the comparison of the two kinds of plesiosaurs th

The Dole Inspector
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The Dole Inspector

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Colum warns his family of the Dole Inspector who comes to check on them.

Colum warns his family of the Dole Inspector who comes to check on them.

A fossil fruit you can eat!
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A fossil fruit you can eat!

Clip from Totally Wild

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Kellyn takes us way back to the Cenozoic era in a chat with Dr Andrew, who whips out some fascinating fossil fruits to show us! Before their Extinction 65 million years ago, ...

Kellyn takes us way back to the Cenozoic era in a chat with Dr Andrew, who whips out some fascinating fossil fruits to show us! Before their Extinction 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs were a hard act to follow, as Kellyn points out. Nonetheless, Dr Andrew draws us in with these excellently preserved fossil seeds that look like you could pick them right out of the rock. He then shows us the modern, nearidentical seed of the Burkedin plum, sharing a little feast of jam and scones with Kell. Wh

On the trail of the Queensland tiger
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On the trail of the Queensland tiger

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Duane leads us on a search for the mythical Queensland tiger! He interviews cryptozoologist Steve Rushton, who not only believes this savage predator is out there he's hot on ...

Duane leads us on a search for the mythical Queensland tiger! He interviews cryptozoologist Steve Rushton, who not only believes this savage predator is out there he's hot on the trail. There's a family who can look off their back deck and see strange animal movements from creatures not seen before, prowling the back of their property. According to Steve, people don't want to know the Queensland tiger exists and is living unseen not far away!

TEST: Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expedition
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TEST: Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expedition

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Jake Evans explains why Douglas Mawson decided to explore Antarctica, how they set out on the journey, what they did to survive, the struggles the party faced, and the ...

Jake Evans explains why Douglas Mawson decided to explore Antarctica, how they set out on the journey, what they did to survive, the struggles the party faced, and the significance of the expedition.

Howl's Moving Castle explores war and the industrial revolution
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Howl's Moving Castle explores war and the industrial revolution

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A steam train billowing smoke passes by as Sophie is seen working late sowing hats. While the other girls in the hat shop share their infatuation for the mysterious Howl, ...

A steam train billowing smoke passes by as Sophie is seen working late sowing hats. While the other girls in the hat shop share their infatuation for the mysterious Howl, Sophie continues her work unfazed by his sudden appearance. The themes of conflict and industry and is presented by the reoccurrence of warplanes and patriotism. The film was made during the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, of which Hayao Miyazaki was quite outspoken.

Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expedition
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Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expedition

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Jake Evans explains why Douglas Mawson decided to explore Antarctica, how they set out on the journey, what they did to survive, the struggles the party faced, and the ...

Jake Evans explains why Douglas Mawson decided to explore Antarctica, how they set out on the journey, what they did to survive, the struggles the party faced, and the significance of the expedition.

China's One Child Policy
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China's One Child Policy

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Up until recently, China enforced a one child policy where any family that had more than one child faced severe fines and penalties. While the law sounds crazy, it still has ...

Up until recently, China enforced a one child policy where any family that had more than one child faced severe fines and penalties. While the law sounds crazy, it still has its defenders and even with the law finally being eradicated, many think things will stay the same because so many have gotten used to the idea. Find out the history behind this law and why it's been so controversial around the world.