Why was there a referendum in 1967?
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Why was there a referendum in 1967?

Clip from Vote Yes For Aborigines

Civics and citizenship

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7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Many people think the 1967 referendum was about giving Aboriginal people the vote, this clip explains why that is a common misconception. What changes to the constitution ...

Many people think the 1967 referendum was about giving Aboriginal people the vote, this clip explains why that is a common misconception. What changes to the constitution were being proposed in the 1967 referendum? Why did the British feel it was not important to include the Aboriginal people in the constitution? What latin term did the British settlers use to describe the land of Australia? What is a census?

The first mainstream national Indigenous body is formed
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The first mainstream national Indigenous body is formed

Clip from Vote Yes For Aborigines

Civics and citizenship

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In 1958 the first mainstream national Indigenous body was formed in Adelaide. The members rejected the Government’s idea of ‘assimilation’. This group was later called FCAATSI ...

In 1958 the first mainstream national Indigenous body was formed in Adelaide. The members rejected the Government’s idea of ‘assimilation’. This group was later called FCAATSI (Federal Council for the advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders) What rights were they calling for that white people already had? Why was it difficult for the members to travel interstate?

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism
2:10

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism

Clip from Naturally Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Great Barrier Reef threats and survival
3:08

Great Barrier Reef threats and survival

Clip from Naturally Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Naturally Australia describes some of the risks to the survival of the Great Barrier Reef, including river runoff and crown of thorns starfish, and the circumstances in which ...

Naturally Australia describes some of the risks to the survival of the Great Barrier Reef, including river runoff and crown of thorns starfish, and the circumstances in which some damage is healthy.

The neuroplasticity of the brain
2:21

The neuroplasticity of the brain

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Neuroplasticity and thinking
2:08

Neuroplasticity and thinking

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself

Biology

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
3:11

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

How tsunamis are formed and are detected
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How tsunamis are formed and are detected

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Judith Wright short biography
1:22

Judith Wright short biography

Clip from IOU: Judith Wright

English

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9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Listen to a reading of Judith Wright's For New England, after reviewing archival images of her childhood, revealing her affinity for the natural environment.

Listen to a reading of Judith Wright's For New England, after reviewing archival images of her childhood, revealing her affinity for the natural environment.

Uranus' Miranda moon
4:24

Uranus' Miranda moon

Clip from Voyage To The Planets

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Scientists discuss the discovery of Uranus' moon, the half finished Miranda, and describe some if its unique characteristics.

Scientists discuss the discovery of Uranus' moon, the half finished Miranda, and describe some if its unique characteristics.

Neptune's moon Triton
2:41

Neptune's moon Triton

Clip from Voyage To The Planets

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Scientists explain how Neptune captured its largest moon, Triton, and discuss the satellite's geyser plumes.

Scientists explain how Neptune captured its largest moon, Triton, and discuss the satellite's geyser plumes.

Neptune's Moons: Triton - short clip
3:48

Neptune's Moons: Triton - short clip

Clip from Voyage To The Planets

Physics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This Australian-narrated short clip examines Neptune's spectacular frozen moon, Triton. Probe imagery and computer graphics show

This Australian-narrated short clip examines Neptune's spectacular frozen moon, Triton. Probe imagery and computer graphics show

Uranus' Moons: Miranda - short clip
4:24

Uranus' Moons: Miranda - short clip

Clip from Voyage To The Planets

Physics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short Australian-narrated clip explores Uranus' tiny, battle-scarred and cavernous moon, Miranda. This clip also looks at t

This short Australian-narrated clip explores Uranus' tiny, battle-scarred and cavernous moon, Miranda. This clip also looks at t

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele
5:49

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele

Clip from Not Forgotten

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
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.

Virtual, 3D and Simulcam cameras in Avatar
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Virtual, 3D and Simulcam cameras in Avatar

Clip from Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
See a Simulcam in action as virtual and 3D cameras work in unison with CGI technology to help James Cameron see what will appear on the big screen.

See a Simulcam in action as virtual and 3D cameras work in unison with CGI technology to help James Cameron see what will appear on the big screen.

CGI motion capture in Avatar
2:49

CGI motion capture in Avatar

Clip from Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In a demonstration of filmmaking techniques, actors suit up so their performances can be digitised by CGI motion capture cameras.

In a demonstration of filmmaking techniques, actors suit up so their performances can be digitised by CGI motion capture cameras.

Trotsky and Stalin vie to succeed Lenin
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Trotsky and Stalin vie to succeed Lenin

Clip from Infamous Assassinations

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Rivals Leon Trotsky and Josef Stalin vie to succeed Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

Rivals Leon Trotsky and Josef Stalin vie to succeed Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

What it's really like to perform Hamlet
5:12

What it's really like to perform Hamlet

Clip from An Obsession With Hamlet

Drama

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet