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The early history of money in Australia
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The early history of money in Australia

Clip from Numbers Count
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
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Perth shaped by mining boom

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
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The decimal currency in Australia

Clip from Numbers Count
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?
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What is the Silk Road?

Clip from The Time Compass
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
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The business of building fairy houses

Clip from Behind The News
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
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How technology is changing the job market

Clip from Behind The News
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
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Austerity in Greece

Clip from Behind the News
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.

Kids in business
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Kids in business

Clip from Behind The News
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.

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.

Government bailouts
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Government bailouts

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.

Training sheep dogs to work
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Training sheep dogs to work

Clip from Behind the News
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.

Marking up prices in Australia
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Marking up prices in Australia

Clip from Behind The News
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.

Public v private companies
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Public v private companies

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.

Jobs of the future
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Jobs of the future

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.

How op shops work
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How op shops work

Clip from Behind the News
Just because you have some stuff that you don't use anymore doesn't mean that someone else might not like to have it which is where Op Shops come in handy. Find out all about ...

Just because you have some stuff that you don't use anymore doesn't mean that someone else might not like to have it which is where Op Shops come in handy. Find out all about these secondhand stores and meet a volunteer that has come across a few less appealing donations during her time there.

How mine closure affects Leigh Creek
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How mine closure affects Leigh Creek

Clip from Behind The News
As trends and technology evolve, some jobs and industries start to become less relevant. In the town, when they closed the coal mine, they essentially shut down the town's ...

As trends and technology evolve, some jobs and industries start to become less relevant. In the town, when they closed the coal mine, they essentially shut down the town's entire economy and the town itself closed. Hear from some of the kids who lived there about how they feel about having to move under such unusual circumstances.

Running your own clothing business
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Running your own clothing business

Clip from Behind The News
When you think of a businessman, you may think of an adult, somebody middleaged in a suit. But that's not always the case. Lachlan is just 14 years old and already runs his ...

When you think of a businessman, you may think of an adult, somebody middleaged in a suit. But that's not always the case. Lachlan is just 14 years old and already runs his own business, selling Tshirts, hats and other clothing that he's helped design in stores and online. It's no easy task figuring out all that goes into running a business but he shares with us what he's learned.

Christmas Tree farm
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Christmas Tree farm

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News visits a Christmas tree farm and compares the environmental impact of artificial trees to singleuse natural trees.

Behind The News visits a Christmas tree farm and compares the environmental impact of artificial trees to singleuse natural trees.

Passenger aircraft groundings
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Passenger aircraft groundings

Clip from Behind The News
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.

Saying goodbye to an Aussie icon
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Saying goodbye to an Aussie icon

Clip from Behind the News
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.

How letters get delivered
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How letters get delivered

Clip from Behind The News
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
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The business of banking and interest rates

Clip from Behind The News
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.

The new five dollar note
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The new five dollar note

Clip from Behind the News
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.

Recipe to Riches
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Recipe to Riches

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  Ten  |  October 21, 2014
Three contestants battle it out with their home made recipes aiming to appeal to the sweet teeth of the Recipe to Riches experts: Russel Howcroft, Carolyn Creswell and chef ...

Three contestants battle it out with their home made recipes aiming to appeal to the sweet teeth of the Recipe to Riches experts: Russel Howcroft, Carolyn Creswell and chef Darren Robertson.

Empire: Fueling Geopolitics
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Empire: Fueling Geopolitics

Al Jazeera English  |  April 28, 2013
Empire examines the shifting balances in the global oil market, and examines the consequences of our reliance on oil.

Empire examines the shifting balances in the global oil market, and examines the consequences of our reliance on oil.

Business Of Life
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Business Of Life: The Business Of Gentrification

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS VICELAND  |  May 27, 2017
Mona Chalabi hosts a new kind of talk show, breaking down the financial machinery behind the most important issues of our time.

Mona Chalabi hosts a new kind of talk show, breaking down the financial machinery behind the most important issues of our time.

China Blue
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China Blue

SBS2  |  October 27, 2011
This is a story of a sweatshop scandal told with the use of a hidden camera. China Blue makes a stronger case against worker exploitation than any news item could, simply by ...

This is a story of a sweatshop scandal told with the use of a hidden camera. China Blue makes a stronger case against worker exploitation than any news item could, simply by showing the everyday lives of some Mainland China factory girls.

Chocolate Makes The World Go Round
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Chocolate Makes The World Go Round

ABC ME  |  August 28, 2014
The fair trade model behind Divine chocolate is used to show how social enterprise is changing business practices.

The fair trade model behind Divine chocolate is used to show how social enterprise is changing business practices.

Inside Claridge’s
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Inside Claridge’s

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  December 6, 2013
Filmed over a one year period, this program takes a look behind the scenes of one of the most exclusive and luxury hotels in the world. Renowned for its clientele, Claridge’s ...

Filmed over a one year period, this program takes a look behind the scenes of one of the most exclusive and luxury hotels in the world. Renowned for its clientele, Claridge’s is favoured by royalty and celebrities.

Inside Claridge’s
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Inside Claridge’s

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  December 19, 2013
It's mid-summer and thirty delegations from around the world are arriving for the Olympics. Stephen, the butler, prepares a suite for one of the hotel's most regular guests, ...

It's mid-summer and thirty delegations from around the world are arriving for the Olympics. Stephen, the butler, prepares a suite for one of the hotel's most regular guests, bringing his furniture and 20 suits out of storage, all for one night.

Life Inside The Markets
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Life Inside The Markets: Cherries and Charity

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  7two  |  June 21, 2015
See the best cherries in Australia as they are picked, packed and shipped and take a look at how Oz Harvest and the Exodus Foundation are feeding those who are living it rough.

See the best cherries in Australia as they are picked, packed and shipped and take a look at how Oz Harvest and the Exodus Foundation are feeding those who are living it rough.

Life Inside The Markets
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Life Inside The Markets: Wholesalers

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  7two  |  May 31, 2015
Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, see the Harvest Hub and solutions for an overload of unwanted ...

Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, see the Harvest Hub and solutions for an overload of unwanted carrots.

Why Poverty?
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Why Poverty?: Land Rush

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  BBC World News  |  December 15, 2012
This documentary follows one woman's journey as she attends a unique school in India that trains students to become solar engineers - bringing power and jobs to poor communities.

This documentary follows one woman's journey as she attends a unique school in India that trains students to become solar engineers - bringing power and jobs to poor communities.

Business of Life
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Business of Life: The Business of Travel

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  SBS VICELAND  |  June 3, 2017
Lucas Peterson, Peter Greenberg, and Jennifer Flowers discuss the money behind travel: how you can afford your next vacation, and whether tourism is helping or hurting local ...

Lucas Peterson, Peter Greenberg, and Jennifer Flowers discuss the money behind travel: how you can afford your next vacation, and whether tourism is helping or hurting local economies.

Business of Life
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Business of Life: The Business of Music

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  SBS VICELAND  |  June 10, 2017
Jon Caramanica, Joe Levy, and Stephen Bryan discuss the money behind the music industry: what it takes to be a musician, and whether streaming services help or hurt these artists.

Jon Caramanica, Joe Levy, and Stephen Bryan discuss the money behind the music industry: what it takes to be a musician, and whether streaming services help or hurt these artists.

Business of Life
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Business of Life: The Business Of Education

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  SBS VICELAND  |  June 26, 2017
Anya Kamanetz, Susan Cates, and Danielle Douglas-Gabriel discuss the money behind education: if more schooling is worth it, financing your education, and the big business of ...

Anya Kamanetz, Susan Cates, and Danielle Douglas-Gabriel discuss the money behind education: if more schooling is worth it, financing your education, and the big business of student debt.

Life Inside The Markets
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Life Inside The Markets: Nocturnal City

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  7two  |  July 26, 2015
Watch Serge Dansereau of Bathers Pavilion on a search for new exotic flavours for his award-winning restaurant. Then, see how Oz Harvest manage to feed 5000 people.

Watch Serge Dansereau of Bathers Pavilion on a search for new exotic flavours for his award-winning restaurant. Then, see how Oz Harvest manage to feed 5000 people.

Pricing The Planet
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Pricing The Planet

Episode 2  |  Al Jazeera English  |  November 27, 2015
Economists are developing a 'green' economy to save the planet but environmentalists are not convinced. We investigate the buying and selling of nature.

Economists are developing a 'green' economy to save the planet but environmentalists are not convinced. We investigate the buying and selling of nature.

Recipe to Riches
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Recipe to Riches

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  Ten  |  November 11, 2014
This week the experts are calling for the best breakfast offerings. From banana bread, to ice-cream, to a baked bean dish, which product will be on sale at Woolworths the very ...

This week the experts are calling for the best breakfast offerings. From banana bread, to ice-cream, to a baked bean dish, which product will be on sale at Woolworths the very next day?

Life Inside The Markets
21:28

Life Inside The Markets: Love

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  7two  |  June 7, 2015
Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, love is in the air as a hopeful groom to be plans an elaborate ...

Take a look at the character, colour and chaos of life inside the biggest wholesale market in Australia. Today, love is in the air as a hopeful groom to be plans an elaborate proposal.

Be Your Own Boss
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Be Your Own Boss

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS2  |  May 15, 2013
Britain's hottest young entrepreneur, Richard Reed, is on the hunt for the next generation of start-up superstars and he has set aside a million pounds to invest in their ideas.

Britain's hottest young entrepreneur, Richard Reed, is on the hunt for the next generation of start-up superstars and he has set aside a million pounds to invest in their ideas.

Inside Claridge’s
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Inside Claridge’s

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  September 26, 2013
The Crown Prince of Yugoslavia returns to stay in the suite where he was born in 1945. Other guests who make an appearance include Joan Collins, Stephen Fry and Gerry Parker, ...

The Crown Prince of Yugoslavia returns to stay in the suite where he was born in 1945. Other guests who make an appearance include Joan Collins, Stephen Fry and Gerry Parker, who has breakfasted at Claridge’s every day for the last 40 years.

Inside the US Federal Reserve
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Inside the US Federal Reserve

Al Jazeera English  |  October 1, 2016
An inside look at the US Federal Reserve. The most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.

An inside look at the US Federal Reserve. The most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.

Life Inside The Markets
21:29

Life Inside The Markets: Fresh

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  7two  |  June 14, 2015
Meet the Fresh Fellas as they wheel and deal their way through the markets; plus what's in season at the largest wholesale market in Australia?

Meet the Fresh Fellas as they wheel and deal their way through the markets; plus what's in season at the largest wholesale market in Australia?

The Pitch
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The Pitch: Gibson Brands

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  SBS2  |  September 19, 2014
Global music powerhouse Gibson Guitars gathers two local Nashville agencies to compete for the daunting task of letting the world know that Gibson is more than just guitars.

Global music powerhouse Gibson Guitars gathers two local Nashville agencies to compete for the daunting task of letting the world know that Gibson is more than just guitars.

Pricing The Planet
47:13

Pricing The Planet

Episode 1  |  Al Jazeera English  |  November 20, 2015
Economists are developing a 'green' economy to save the planet but environmentalists are not convinced. We investigate the buying and selling of nature.

Economists are developing a 'green' economy to save the planet but environmentalists are not convinced. We investigate the buying and selling of nature.

The Pitch
41:05

The Pitch: 1-800-Flowers.Com

Season 2  |  Episode 7  |  SBS2  |  September 26, 2014
Two Los Angeles advertising agencies compete to work with a hugely successful flower and gift delivery company.

Two Los Angeles advertising agencies compete to work with a hugely successful flower and gift delivery company.

Goldman Sachs: The Bank That Rules The World
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Goldman Sachs: The Bank That Rules The World

Al Jazeera English  |  June 13, 2014
The 2008 stock market crash and the Greek crisis - this is an investigation into the role of one of the most influential banks in the world.

The 2008 stock market crash and the Greek crisis - this is an investigation into the role of one of the most influential banks in the world.

Life Inside The Markets
21:19

Life Inside The Markets: Fruit and Fireworks

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  7two  |  July 5, 2015
Captain Chaos is on the march looking for the perfect strawberry for a photo shoot but he may have met his match. Plus, Chinese New Year goes off with a bang.

Captain Chaos is on the march looking for the perfect strawberry for a photo shoot but he may have met his match. Plus, Chinese New Year goes off with a bang.

The Brides Of Khan
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The Brides Of Khan

SBS  |  December 11, 2009
Alan Khan migrated to Australia from Bangladesh in the 1970s. He came to Australia to get a pilot's licence and stayed to become the 'king' of Sydney's wedding photographers. ...

Alan Khan migrated to Australia from Bangladesh in the 1970s. He came to Australia to get a pilot's licence and stayed to become the 'king' of Sydney's wedding photographers. Alan is charming, egotistical, charismatic and a cutthroat businessman.

She'll Be Right, Boss
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She'll Be Right, Boss: The Club

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  October 31, 2009
In what is best described as a layman's look at "the big end of town" in Australia, this series features interviews with prominent business people and experts from both ...

In what is best described as a layman's look at "the big end of town" in Australia, this series features interviews with prominent business people and experts from both Australia and overseas.

Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey
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Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey

Al Jazeera English  |  February 24, 2017
Marco Polo's 13th century travels re-traced, travelling from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to Alamut in today's Iran. 1/3.

Marco Polo's 13th century travels re-traced, travelling from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to Alamut in today's Iran. 1/3.

Human Resources
21:14

Human Resources: Fine Wining

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  SBS2  |  July 4, 2016
When TerraCycle's corporate partner, The Naked Grape, wants to highlight their partnership by selling upcycled and recycled wine-related products, Tiff and Stephen get to ...

When TerraCycle's corporate partner, The Naked Grape, wants to highlight their partnership by selling upcycled and recycled wine-related products, Tiff and Stephen get to work. Al, along with Albe's support, revisits his old hobby, stand-up comedy.

Nathan For You
21:07

Nathan For You: Electronics Store

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  SBS2  |  May 2, 2016
Electronics Store - Self-proclaimed business expert Nathan Fielder helps real small businesses turn a profit with marketing tactics that no ordinary consultant would dare to ...

Electronics Store - Self-proclaimed business expert Nathan Fielder helps real small businesses turn a profit with marketing tactics that no ordinary consultant would dare to attempt. In this episode, Nathan tries to leverage Best Buy's price-matching policy by advertising a deal on TVs that's too good to be true. (S.3 Ep.1) (From the US) (Comedy Series) (class. tba)

The Incredible Spice Men
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The Incredible Spice Men: West Suffolk

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  October 30, 2014
In early summer the fields of west Suffolk blaze with yellow rapeseed flowers. This episode, Cyrus and Tony discuss the virtues of rapeseed oil. They then use it to cook ...

In early summer the fields of west Suffolk blaze with yellow rapeseed flowers. This episode, Cyrus and Tony discuss the virtues of rapeseed oil. They then use it to cook Cinnamon, Ginger & Red Chilli Chicken Wings.

Recipe to Riches
43:44

Recipe to Riches

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  Ten  |  November 4, 2014
It's all about innovation this week as the experts are calling for the weird and wacky to be served up. The wining product will be on sale at Woolworths the very next day. ...

It's all about innovation this week as the experts are calling for the weird and wacky to be served up. The wining product will be on sale at Woolworths the very next day. What will it be?

Money, Power And Wall Street
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Money, Power And Wall Street

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS2  |  November 29, 2012
This episode goes inside the Obama White House, telling the story of how a newly elected president, with a mandate for change, inherited a financial crisis that would ...

This episode goes inside the Obama White House, telling the story of how a newly elected president, with a mandate for change, inherited a financial crisis that would challenge his administration and define his first term.

The Art Of
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The Art Of: Pop Ups

Season 3  |  Episode 5  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  April 25, 2015
Features a card creator whose intricate origami jumps off the page, a chef who surprises diners with meals served in secret locations, and a former fashion designer who stages ...

Features a card creator whose intricate origami jumps off the page, a chef who surprises diners with meals served in secret locations, and a former fashion designer who stages one-night-only art shows in the most unexpected places.

Sharia Money
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Sharia Money

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS2  |  May 17, 2012
As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. An ...

As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. An accessible exploration of the deepening influence of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies and Islamic banking in Malaysia.

Inside Kung Fu Inc
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Inside Kung Fu Inc

SBS2  |  November 20, 2011
Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of kung fu and Zen Buddhism. For 1500 years Shaolin has managed to adapt and survive but the wars and upheavals of the 20th century nearly ...

Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of kung fu and Zen Buddhism. For 1500 years Shaolin has managed to adapt and survive but the wars and upheavals of the 20th century nearly finished the temple off. Then in the early 1980s the temple was reborn thanks to two men: Deng Xiaoping, who encouraged Chinese enterprise, and the other was Jet Li, who starred in the 1984 box office hit Shaolin Temple. Today the temple has multimillion-dollar investments in property, media, health care and tourism. Shaolin Inc is now a commercial force to be reckoned with.

Willie's Wonky Chocolate Factory
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Willie's Wonky Chocolate Factory

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC2  |  December 30, 2009
Willie is working hard to fulfil a large order placed by Selfridges department store. But will his enthusiasm to throw an opening party at the factory get in the way of ...

Willie is working hard to fulfil a large order placed by Selfridges department store. But will his enthusiasm to throw an opening party at the factory get in the way of production and potentially delay his in-store launch?

Trawlermen
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Trawlermen

Season 3  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  December 4, 2009
In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean ...

In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean across the North Sea and forced to take shelter in Bergen, Norway. And their trip from hell is about to get a whole lot worse with a catastrophic engine failure for one of them and a dramatic mercy dash by the other.

Business of Life
23:49

Business of Life: The Business of the Art Market

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  SBS VICELAND  |  June 3, 2017
James Fuentes, Lindsay Pollack and Ron English discuss the money behind the art market: what it takes to be an artist, a patron, and an admirer in today's rapidly shifting art ...

James Fuentes, Lindsay Pollack and Ron English discuss the money behind the art market: what it takes to be an artist, a patron, and an admirer in today's rapidly shifting art world.

Secret History Of The Credit Card
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Secret History Of The Credit Card

The History Channel  |  December 22, 2009
The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of ...

The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of interest or fees that can be charged, credit cards have become the most profitable sector of the American banking industry, more than $30 billion in profits last year alone. We examine how the credit card industry became so pervasive, so lucrative, and so powerful.

Willie's Wonky Chocolate Factory
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Willie's Wonky Chocolate Factory

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC2  |  December 23, 2009
On tonight's episode, Willie's Devon based chocolate factory is up and running with the arrival of his final piece of equipment from Spain. Unfortunately an accident with a ...

On tonight's episode, Willie's Devon based chocolate factory is up and running with the arrival of his final piece of equipment from Spain. Unfortunately an accident with a forklift delays its installation significantly, maybe even permanently. Willie's luck isn't all bad though as his friend and legendary chef, Marco Pierre While gives his chocolate some positive feedback and puts it straight on the menu at his Yew Tree pub.

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.
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