British chocolate enthusiast Willie Harcourt-Cooze's financial situation is precarious and he is forced to look into other ways of keeping his business afloat, including outsourcing elements of his chocolate bar production. He soon abandons this idea choosing instead to stay true to himself and his dream - whatever the cost. Machines are sourced from across Europe and Willie starts to build his new factory. His chocolate bar recipe is key to setting him apart from other bars on the market.
Christie's have finished their preview and are setting up for the auction on tonight's final episode of Art House. Sotheby's auction the previous night had mixed results and David Cook is unsure how this will affect the Christie's auction.
In this three-part series, British chocolate enthusiast Willie Harcourt-Cooze attempts to create the finest and purest chocolate bar in the world, and teach chocoholics how wonderful real chocolate can be.
In the second episode - 'Thrill of the Chase' - the auctions are just three weeks away. Christie's auction first, and they are about to close off their seven-week collection period so the catalogue can make it to the printer in time. Deutscher-Menzies has less than two weeks left to find $2 million worth of paintings.
Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding of people, places, culture and history. The series is a selection of vivid films from locations as far apart as Japan, Mexico, India, Italy and North America. Each episode features a weekend spent in one of our great cities of art such as Venice, New York, Mexico City, Beijing and Istanbul, where we seek out seminal works of the past to show how they reflect history as much as contemporary art reflects today.
The Yellow Tail wine has just been ranked Australia's most powerful wine brand in the world. But the story of the family that created it - a family that has come from nowhere to become Australia's wealthiest winemakers with assets close to four hundred million dollars - has been clouded by gossip and innuendo about their home town.
Dr Rob Bell investigates several businesses that have implemented changes for a more sustainable existence.
From the moment he burst onto the stage in the 1970s, dashing corporate raider Robert Holmes a Court captured the public's imagination with his brilliance and daring. He was the enigmatic and dazzling outsider with a romantic, hazy Rhodesian past - admired, feared and loathed in almost equal measures.
Looks at the huge increase in investment buyers who have entered the art market as Christie's and Deutscher-Menzies organise their preview hangings for the upcoming auctions. Now the catalogues are out, they must find buyers for their six million dollar sales.
Art House is a fascinating four-part series that goes behind the closed doors of the Australian art auction world to meet the key players who buy and sell art in the ferociously competitive art scene.
In the final episode, the stakes could not be higher as Willie takes his perfect recipe to the head buyer at a major supermarket. Everything rests on one man's decision to secure the order.
Behind the News explores the changing nature of how we use money in an engaging way for younger students.
Meet Lachlan who, at 14 years of age, runs his own business from his house selling t-shirts and hats. He talks through the process of learning how to run a business.
Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.
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.
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.
See how Australian money evolved from the holey dollar, to the British imperial money system, including adding up with coins.
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From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.