The early history of money in Australia
2:45

The early history of money in Australia

Clip from Numbers Count

Business and economics

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
See how Australian money evolved from the holey dollar, to the British imperial money system, including adding up with coins.

See how Australian money evolved from the holey dollar, to the British imperial money system, including adding up with coins.

Perth shaped by mining boom
3:54

Perth shaped by mining boom

Clip from Australia: Life On The Edge

Business and economics

9-10
11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

The decimal currency in Australia
2:16

The decimal currency in Australia

Clip from Numbers Count

Business and economics

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
Teach the decimal system, adding up notes and coins, and the introduction of decimal currency in 1966, including the Dollar Bill jingle.

Teach the decimal system, adding up notes and coins, and the introduction of decimal currency in 1966, including the Dollar Bill jingle.

What is the Silk Road?
2:15

What is the Silk Road?

Clip from The Time Compass

Business and economics

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
Explore the history of China's famous Silk Road, an ancient trade route that changed the world. also learn about Marco Polo's travels in China.

Explore the history of China's famous Silk Road, an ancient trade route that changed the world. also learn about Marco Polo's travels in China.

The business of building fairy houses
3:40

The business of building fairy houses

Clip from Behind The News

Business and economics

3-4
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Classification: General Classification: General
Meet 14-year old Samara who has her own business building fairy houses and running workshops to teach others how to build them. She has also written a book about it.

Meet 14-year old Samara who has her own business building fairy houses and running workshops to teach others how to build them. She has also written a book about it.

How technology is changing the job market
3:00

How technology is changing the job market

Clip from Behind The News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
It's estimated that most kids growing up now will hold 13 different jobs in their lifetime, a much higher number than in the past. Find out about the role technology is ...

It's estimated that most kids growing up now will hold 13 different jobs in their lifetime, a much higher number than in the past. Find out about the role technology is playing in changing the face of the job market and the approach young people are taking to their careers.

Austerity in Greece
3:10

Austerity in Greece

Clip from Behind the News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
Behind The News describes the austerity measures taken by the Greek government and meets families affected by the financial crisis.

Behind The News describes the austerity measures taken by the Greek government and meets families affected by the financial crisis.

Marking up prices in Australia
3:34

Marking up prices in Australia

Clip from Behind The News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
Behind The News explains why the price of products are marked up, and examines why Australian shops increase the price more than retailers overseas.

Behind The News explains why the price of products are marked up, and examines why Australian shops increase the price more than retailers overseas.

Jobs of the future
2:37

Jobs of the future

Clip from Behind the News Special

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
What do you want to be when you grow up That question might be harder than it sounds because the truth is, we don't know what the job market will look like by then. Find out ...

What do you want to be when you grow up That question might be harder than it sounds because the truth is, we don't know what the job market will look like by then. Find out more about the ways technology and robotics are influencing the jobs of the future and hear from kids who share what their dream future job would be.

Government bailouts
2:56

Government bailouts

Clip from Behind The News Specials

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Why do some business qualify for a government bailout when they begin to lose money That's the question we examine here as we talk about the rationale behind government ...

Why do some business qualify for a government bailout when they begin to lose money That's the question we examine here as we talk about the rationale behind government bailouts and some of the reasons others oppose them.

Public v private companies
3:38

Public v private companies

Clip from Behind The News Specials

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
The difference between private and public companies is explained using a Mac v PC type parody that highlights some of the pros and cons to both approaches, as well as ...

The difference between private and public companies is explained using a Mac v PC type parody that highlights some of the pros and cons to both approaches, as well as explaining why some public companies opt to go private.

Training sheep dogs to work
3:42

Training sheep dogs to work

Clip from Behind the News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Schoolboys explain how they're training dogs to work on their family farms and discuss some of the challenges they face.

Schoolboys explain how they're training dogs to work on their family farms and discuss some of the challenges they face.

Credit cards and loans explained
3:25

Credit cards and loans explained

Clip from Behind the News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Behind the News explores the changing nature of how we use money in an engaging way for younger students.

Behind the News explores the changing nature of how we use money in an engaging way for younger students.

Saying goodbye to an Aussie icon
3:41

Saying goodbye to an Aussie icon

Clip from Behind the News

Business and economics

5-6
7-8
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.

Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.

The new five dollar note
3:28

The new five dollar note

Clip from Behind the News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
With the release of the new five dollar note, we learn about some of the new security measures that have been taken to discourage counterfeiters. We also meet Connor, a young ...

With the release of the new five dollar note, we learn about some of the new security measures that have been taken to discourage counterfeiters. We also meet Connor, a young man that successfully petitioned the RBA to add tactile markings to Australia's currency for the blind and vision impaired.

Passenger aircraft groundings
3:35

Passenger aircraft groundings

Clip from Behind The News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.

Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.

How letters get delivered
3:31

How letters get delivered

Clip from Behind The News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is ...

Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is increasing package deliveries.

The business of banking and interest rates
3:22

The business of banking and interest rates

Clip from Behind The News

Business and economics

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Behind The News explains why people need mortgages, how interest rates are calculated, how banks make a profit, and why shareholders care.

Behind The News explains why people need mortgages, how interest rates are calculated, how banks make a profit, and why shareholders care.