The Blue Planet
42:42

The Blue Planet: Coasts

Season 1 Episode 8 Animal Planet April 5, 2019

Biology

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The boundary between land and sea is an exciting place, with animals constantly coming and going. From the open oceans, millions of seabirds are forced to come onto land to ...

The boundary between land and sea is an exciting place, with animals constantly coming and going. From the open oceans, millions of seabirds are forced to come onto land to breed. Sea eagles steal kittiwake chicks from their nesting ledges. Turtles lay their eggs in the sand and marine mammals haul themselves out to fight on the beaches. Sea lions emerge from the kelp to give birth, while killer whales come crashing into n the surf to snatch the sea lions' young.

The Blue Planet
46:09

The Blue Planet: Coral Seas

Season 1 Episode 6 Animal Planet April 4, 2019

Biology

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bathed in warm, clear tropical water and brilliant sunlight, coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea. Surrounded by ocean deserts, they are rich oases of life. Spectacular ...

Bathed in warm, clear tropical water and brilliant sunlight, coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea. Surrounded by ocean deserts, they are rich oases of life. Spectacular numbers make it necessary to stand out to survive. This competition is highly visible as brightly coloured fish compete for food, territory and mates. But the corals themselves are also dynamic. Incredible time-lapse photography shows the dramatic formation of a coral reef, portraying its myriad inhabitants and its ultimate destruction.

McKellen: Playing the Part
1:27:17

McKellen: Playing the Part

ABC June 23, 2019

Personal and social capability

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Discover the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself. He shares his personal stories and thoughts from his childhood to present day as well as a wealth of ...

Discover the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself. He shares his personal stories and thoughts from his childhood to present day as well as a wealth of never-before-seen material.

Bhutto
1:51:08

Bhutto

SBS December 28, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
As the first woman to lead an Islamic nation, former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions. Her father, the ...

As the first woman to lead an Islamic nation, former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions. Her father, the first democratically elected president of Pakistan, chose Benazir over his eldest son to carry his political mantle. Accused of rampant corruption, imprisoned, then exiled abroad, Bhutto was called back in 2007 as her country's only hope for democracy. When she was struck down by an assassin, her untimely death sent shock waves throughout the world.

The Final Quarter
1:11:02

The Final Quarter

10 July 18, 2019

Personal and social capability

News and current affairs

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Cheers turned to boos in the final years of AFL champion footballer Adam Goodes' career when he publicly called out racism. This impassioned film tracks Australia's heated and ...

Cheers turned to boos in the final years of AFL champion footballer Adam Goodes' career when he publicly called out racism. This impassioned film tracks Australia's heated and divided response.

Fly Me to the Moon
58:00

Fly Me to the Moon

ABC July 16, 2019

Modern history

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Prominent Aussies reflect on the moon landing - the triumph of human achievement. Using footage not seen since that momentous day, John Barron documents the aftermath as ...

Prominent Aussies reflect on the moon landing - the triumph of human achievement. Using footage not seen since that momentous day, John Barron documents the aftermath as Apollo 11 astronauts made their way around our nation.

Chris Humfrey's Animal Instinct
23:14

Chris Humfrey's Animal Instinct

Season 1 Episode 4 Animal Planet July 17, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The first breath of life for a baby boobook owl soon turns to despair with the realisation the chick may not pull through the night.

The first breath of life for a baby boobook owl soon turns to despair with the realisation the chick may not pull through the night.

Chain of Command
47:15

Chain of Command: Part 8: Why We Fight

Season 1 Episode 8 National Geographic June 29, 2019

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
With access to the US Armed Forces and the innermost sanctums of the Pentagon, this series is an intimate portrait of the men and women devoting their lives to fighting ...

With access to the US Armed Forces and the innermost sanctums of the Pentagon, this series is an intimate portrait of the men and women devoting their lives to fighting terrorism at all levels.

Chris Humfrey's Animal Instinct
22:54

Chris Humfrey's Animal Instinct

Season 1 Episode 8 Animal Planet July 23, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Chris heads off to the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland to help out a friend in need and babysit some beloved tree kangaroos.

Chris heads off to the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland to help out a friend in need and babysit some beloved tree kangaroos.

The Story Of Maths
57:47

The Story Of Maths: The Language Of The Universe

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel March 5, 2011

Mathematics

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marcus du Sautoy examines the history of mathematics from the ancient world to its modern uses in explaining the construction of the universe. He finds the start of the ...

Marcus du Sautoy examines the history of mathematics from the ancient world to its modern uses in explaining the construction of the universe. He finds the start of the decimal system in Egypt, the Babylonian beginnings for the Base 60 system, which covers time, and the Greek origins of mathematical analysis.

Virago: Changing the World
56:33

Virago: Changing the World

Smooth/Arts July 4, 2019

Modern history

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Despite the 1960s free-love and alternative culture, many women found that their lives and expectations had barely altered. But by the 1970s, the Women's Liberation Movement ...

Despite the 1960s free-love and alternative culture, many women found that their lives and expectations had barely altered. But by the 1970s, the Women's Liberation Movement was causing seismic shifts in the march of the world's events, and women's creativity and political consciousness was soon to transform everything - including the face of publishing and literature.

Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law
57:04

Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law: Part Two: Fortune

ABC August 6, 2019

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Benjamin's workaholic dad Danny is part of a 300-year-old tradition of Chinese seeking their fortunes in Australia. He recalls his early business development days in ...

Benjamin's workaholic dad Danny is part of a 300-year-old tradition of Chinese seeking their fortunes in Australia. He recalls his early business development days in Queensland during the post-White Australia Policy Whitlam era.

Rottnest Island: Kingdom of the Quokka
43:06

Rottnest Island: Kingdom of the Quokka

Episode 1 National Geographic December 16, 2018

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Like the Galapagos Islands, Rottnest Island off the coast of Western Australia holds the secret of the mysterious quokka, the little penguin and the tiger snake.

Like the Galapagos Islands, Rottnest Island off the coast of Western Australia holds the secret of the mysterious quokka, the little penguin and the tiger snake.

Back in Time for Tea
50:27

Back in Time for Tea: 1960s

Season 1 Episode 3 Lifestyle Channel June 20, 2019

Design and technologies

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
For the Ellis family, 1960 marks the start of a new era of prosperity and confidence in the north. As the decade draws to a close, the family can boast a TV, washing machine ...

For the Ellis family, 1960 marks the start of a new era of prosperity and confidence in the north. As the decade draws to a close, the family can boast a TV, washing machine and even a fridge.

First Contact Canada
43:06

First Contact Canada: A Road to Healing

Season 1 Episode 3 NITV August 28, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
So far on the journey, the travellers have had their views confronted and their emotions pushed to the limit, but the travellers are about to face their biggest test yet. ...

So far on the journey, the travellers have had their views confronted and their emotions pushed to the limit, but the travellers are about to face their biggest test yet. Heading south to Calgary, the group hit the front lines to experience life on the streets, getting a glimpse into the humanity of both those working to help and those struggling with their circumstances.

Meet the Orangutans
23:08

Meet the Orangutans

Season 1 Episode 7 Animal Planet August 20, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Baby Chiquita is quite the diva. At just three years old, she's capable of throwing tantrums worthy of top prima donnas.

Baby Chiquita is quite the diva. At just three years old, she's capable of throwing tantrums worthy of top prima donnas.

First Contact Canada
43:09

First Contact Canada: A Group Divided

Season 1 Episode 2 NITV August 21, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The group arrives in Muskrat Dam, one of several fly-in reserves in Northern Ontario. Most Canadians do not understand why people continue to live in remote places like this ...

The group arrives in Muskrat Dam, one of several fly-in reserves in Northern Ontario. Most Canadians do not understand why people continue to live in remote places like this one. Their stay will open the group's eyes about why relocating isn't an option for the families whose families have been here for generations. They will also hear about the impact of the legacy of residential schools, including a firsthand story of a man who watched his younger brother be taken away in a plane, before having the same happen to himself.

Disneynature: The Crimson Wing
1:14:33

Disneynature: The Crimson Wing

SBS August 17, 2019

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Discover one of nature's last great mysteries in this miraculous story of love, courage and survival. In a place like no other on the planet, the dramatic and desolate Lake ...

Discover one of nature's last great mysteries in this miraculous story of love, courage and survival. In a place like no other on the planet, the dramatic and desolate Lake Natron in northern Tanzania, you'll witness a spectacle unlike anything you've seen before: a million crimson-winged flamingos arriving to continue the circle of life. Focusing on the adventures of a single chick set against a backdrop of never-before-filmed landscapes, this is a visually stunning journey into the life and struggles of the mysterious and inspiring flamingo.