Middle class home life in Britain during the 1930s
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Middle class home life in Britain during the 1930s

Clip from Further Back in Time for Dinner

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From homes that promoted a more social family to an increase in recreational spending, the 1930s was a time of change for those in the middle classes.

From homes that promoted a more social family to an increase in recreational spending, the 1930s was a time of change for those in the middle classes.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Earle Page

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC November 15, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Earle Page.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Earle Page.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Robert Menzies

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC November 22, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Robert ...

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Robert Menzies.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Harold Holt

Season 1 Episode 17 ABC December 6, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Harold Holt.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Harold Holt.

'Historic Wife Swap': Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI
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'Historic Wife Swap': Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI

Clip from Horrible Histories

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A satirical segment in which Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI partake in a 'Wife Swap' with a married peasant couple illuminates issues the working class had with the ...

A satirical segment in which Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI partake in a 'Wife Swap' with a married peasant couple illuminates issues the working class had with the monarchs prior to the French Revolution.

Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war
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Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war

Clip from Tony Robinson's World War 1

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The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s
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Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

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A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia

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Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia

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Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

The Prime Ministers' National Treasures
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The Prime Ministers' National Treasures: Edmund Barton And The Velvet Soap Ad

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC Me July 27, 2016

Civics and citizenship

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Award-winning cartoonist Warren Brown reveals the emotional lives of Australian prime ministers through 10 objects they used every day or adored.

Award-winning cartoonist Warren Brown reveals the emotional lives of Australian prime ministers through 10 objects they used every day or adored.

Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war
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Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war

Clip from Royal Cousins At War

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The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history
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Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard

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Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of ...

Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of passage in Iroquois culture and of the concept of harmony with the world. Before leaving, Little Bear asks Omri of the plight of the Onondaga people, and Omri tells him the truth. The Onondaga are great, but it is not always great for their people.

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele
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Three brothers killed at Passchendaele

Clip from Not Forgotten

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The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

Omri meets Little Bear of the Iroquois people
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Omri meets Little Bear of the Iroquois people

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard

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After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English ...

After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English because the British used his people to fight the French. Realising the power the key and cupboard hold, Omri transforms a plastic tepee for Little Bear. Little Bear accepts the shelter, although not common to his clan. Omri decides to transform a selection of toys but quickly sees the dangers of being careless.

James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery
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James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

480: ANZAC: Oodgeroo Noonuccal
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480: ANZAC: Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Clip from 480: Anzac

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Oodgeroo Noonuccal was one of Australia's leading Aboriginal poets. She helped her country during war time, a phase in her life

Oodgeroo Noonuccal was one of Australia's leading Aboriginal poets. She helped her country during war time, a phase in her life

480
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480: Anzac: Charles Mene

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 24, 2012

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Charles Mene is one of Australia's unsung heroes. 480 looks at his story and the act of bravery that earned him the Military Medal for his courage under fire.

Charles Mene is one of Australia's unsung heroes. 480 looks at his story and the act of bravery that earned him the Military Medal for his courage under fire.

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency
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Caroline Chisholm's employment agency

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.