Google and The World Brain
52:02

Google and The World Brain

ABC July 6, 2014

Digital technologies

Critical thinking

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Google And The World Brain radically questions the nature of the Internet. The film uses Google Books as a prism through which issues of data-mining, copyright, freedom and ...

Google And The World Brain radically questions the nature of the Internet. The film uses Google Books as a prism through which issues of data-mining, copyright, freedom and surveillance are illuminated.

History of the Australian flag
3:45

History of the Australian flag

Clip from Behind The News

Civics and citizenship

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Learn about the history of the Australian flag, from how it came to be to what the different symbols represent. Some people think the flag is due for a revamp; hear some of ...

Learn about the history of the Australian flag, from how it came to be to what the different symbols represent. Some people think the flag is due for a revamp; hear some of the arguments people are making for the updates they feel the flag needs.

Honeymoon In Kabul
57:17

Honeymoon In Kabul

ABC December 10, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Health and PE

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Why would two sane people travel to war-torn Afghanistan for their honeymoon? Honeymoon In Kabul follows newlyweds Maggie Haertsch and clown doctor Jean Paul Bell on their ...

Why would two sane people travel to war-torn Afghanistan for their honeymoon? Honeymoon In Kabul follows newlyweds Maggie Haertsch and clown doctor Jean Paul Bell on their whirlwind mission to take medical aid and humour to the children of Kabul.

How does the justice system work?
4:09

How does the justice system work?

Clip from Behind The News

Civics and citizenship

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Leroy and his friends talk to a police officer, lawyer and magistrate to help us gain a better understanding of how the justice system works and the roles that they each play.

Leroy and his friends talk to a police officer, lawyer and magistrate to help us gain a better understanding of how the justice system works and the roles that they each play.

How the Dutch are Dealing with Sea Levels - short clip
8:11

How the Dutch are Dealing with Sea Levels - short clip

Clip from Thalassa

Civics and citizenship

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Dutch are experts in controlling surging seas and rivers, and are developing cutting-edge technologies to deal with climate chan

Dutch are experts in controlling surging seas and rivers, and are developing cutting-edge technologies to deal with climate chan

How To Get Ahead
58:48

How To Get Ahead: At Medieval Court

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel May 18, 2015

History

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This episode considers the court of Richard II. Richard presided over the first truly sophisticated and artistic court in England. Painters, sculptors, poets, tailors, weavers ...

This episode considers the court of Richard II. Richard presided over the first truly sophisticated and artistic court in England. Painters, sculptors, poets, tailors, weavers and builders flocked to court to make their fortunes. But these were dangerous times. Being close to Richard brought many a courtier to a sticky end.

Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia
55:43

Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia

Episode 1 ABC September 18, 2016

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Robert Menzies appeals to the middle classes then forms The Liberal Party to recapture the prime ministership in 1949. Prosperity follows. Home ownership and immigration ...

Robert Menzies appeals to the middle classes then forms The Liberal Party to recapture the prime ministership in 1949. Prosperity follows. Home ownership and immigration rises. Only communism threatens.

Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia
57:46

Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia

Episode 2 ABC September 25, 2016

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Petrov and the ALP split help Robert Menzies hold on as PM. The Suez Crisis is a setback, his Japanese trade deal and Vietnam War support bothers some, but he leaves politics ...

Petrov and the ALP split help Robert Menzies hold on as PM. The Suez Crisis is a setback, his Japanese trade deal and Vietnam War support bothers some, but he leaves politics on his own terms in 1966.

I Know What I Saw
1:30:50

I Know What I Saw

ABC2 July 28, 2010

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth ...

A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth behind UFO sightings.

I, Spry
56:58

I, Spry

ABC November 4, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
With a nuclear arms race set to escalate the Cold War, Prime Minister Robert Menzies appoints Colonel Charles Spry to take charge of the fledgling Australian Security ...

With a nuclear arms race set to escalate the Cold War, Prime Minister Robert Menzies appoints Colonel Charles Spry to take charge of the fledgling Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, ASIO. The staunchly anti-Communist, fifth-generation soldier recruits new officers to fight a covert war against a cunning enemy. Their primary task is to investigate Australians spying for the Soviets and infiltrate Communist Party branches with undercover agents.

Improving money for the visually impaired
3:30

Improving money for the visually impaired

Clip from Behind the News

Civics and citizenship

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Connor may only be 13, but growing up blind it became quickly apparent to him that it was difficult for blind people to use money because there was no way to differentiate ...

Connor may only be 13, but growing up blind it became quickly apparent to him that it was difficult for blind people to use money because there was no way to differentiate between the different notes. Through a mass effort that Connor started, changes have begun to take place and new money being produced over the next several years will contain raised dots to help the visually impaired identify between notes.

In Nureyev's Steps
51:56

In Nureyev's Steps

SBS March 13, 2010

History

Dance

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Paris Opera Ballet stages a tribute to legendary Russian-born ballet superstar Rudolph Nureyev. Nureyev hit the world headlines when he defected from the Soviet Kirov ...

The Paris Opera Ballet stages a tribute to legendary Russian-born ballet superstar Rudolph Nureyev. Nureyev hit the world headlines when he defected from the Soviet Kirov Ballet at the Paris Airport in 1961. Nureyev became a star on and off stage, associating with the likes of Jackie Onassis, Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol.

Inside North Korea's regime
3:21

Inside North Korea's regime

Clip from Behind The News

Civics and citizenship

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

Inside the Commons
59:08

Inside the Commons: Lifting the Lid

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 29, 2015

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Award winning reporter Michael Cockerell presents a four-part documentary series from inside the House Of Commons - filming in places where cameras are normally forbidden and ...

Award winning reporter Michael Cockerell presents a four-part documentary series from inside the House Of Commons - filming in places where cameras are normally forbidden and with unprecedented access. Travelling deep inside the corridors of the Palace of Westminster this series reveals what really went on behind the scenes during a remarkable year in politics, in the run up to one of the most unpredictable General Elections ever.

Inside the Commons
58:38

Inside the Commons: Upstairs Downstairs

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 5, 2015

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Michael Cockerell explores the upstairs-downstairs world of the House of Commons.

Michael Cockerell explores the upstairs-downstairs world of the House of Commons.

Inside the US Federal Reserve
47:25

Inside the US Federal Reserve

Al Jazeera English October 1, 2016

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

ISIL and The Taliban
51:50

ISIL and The Taliban

Al Jazeera English September 2, 2016

News and current affairs

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
An inside look at how the growing popularity of ISIL in Afghanistan is attracting many Taliban fighters and troubling Taliban leaders.

An inside look at how the growing popularity of ISIL in Afghanistan is attracting many Taliban fighters and troubling Taliban leaders.

ISIL: Target Russia
23:53

ISIL: Target Russia

Al Jazeera English May 27, 2017

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In response to President Vladimir Putin's policy of military involvement in Syria ISIL are organizing and training armed cells in Afghanistan to target Russia.

In response to President Vladimir Putin's policy of military involvement in Syria ISIL are organizing and training armed cells in Afghanistan to target Russia.