Spies Beneath Berlin
52:00

Spies Beneath Berlin

SBS October 19, 2012

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This film tells the story of the extraordinary risks MI6 and the CIA were willing to go take to get vital intelligence during the Cold War. It's 1954, the height of the Cold ...

This film tells the story of the extraordinary risks MI6 and the CIA were willing to go take to get vital intelligence during the Cold War. It's 1954, the height of the Cold War. As the arms race builds to a fevered pace, spymasters in Britain and America know they have to find a way of infiltrating the Soviet machine.

Ten Pound Poms
52:00

Ten Pound Poms

ABC January 26, 2012

Modern history

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Ten Pound Poms follows the journeys of nine Britons who took the gamble of migrating to Australia in the post-war years. They were part of one of the largest planned ...

Ten Pound Poms follows the journeys of nine Britons who took the gamble of migrating to Australia in the post-war years. They were part of one of the largest planned migrations of the 20th century - the White Australia Policy - designed to provide enough Anglo-Saxon manpower for the burgeoning Australian economy.

Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill

Episode 2 The History Channel September 27, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
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British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain made Winston Churchill First Lord of the Admiralty on the very first day of World War Two. But was this appointment all it appeared ...

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain made Winston Churchill First Lord of the Admiralty on the very first day of World War Two. But was this appointment all it appeared to be? In this programme we examine Churchill and his performance during World War II and ask the question: how did a man responsible for some of history's greatest military disasters become the hero of the British people and the only man who could lead them through war?

The House Of Windsor: A Royal Dynasty
51:59

The House Of Windsor: A Royal Dynasty: A Queen For All Seasons

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 20, 2010

History

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
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A Queen For All Seasons covers Elizabeth II's reign (the longest since Victoria's and still going strong). It is a romantic story of a princess who fell completely in love ...

A Queen For All Seasons covers Elizabeth II's reign (the longest since Victoria's and still going strong). It is a romantic story of a princess who fell completely in love with a prince called Philip. As a young mother, she was called suddenly to the throne and ruled with calm authority. All four of her children brought trouble to the Queen's door as adults.

First Australians
51:59

First Australians: Freedom for Our Lifetime

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS April 13, 2015

History

Modern history

Indigenous Australians

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. In episode 3, the threat of extinction hovers ...

First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. In episode 3, the threat of extinction hovers over the first Australians of Victoria at the time Wurundjeri clan leader Simon Wonga seeks land from the authorities. He soon gives up and leads his people to the banks of the Yarra River, claiming a parcel of land, Coranderrk.

Liberal Rule: The Politics That Changed Australia
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Liberal Rule: The Politics That Changed Australia: Hearts And Minds

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 July 20, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
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This is the second episode of Liberal Rule, the landmark, multi-layered feature series that goes beyond current affairs to present the story of Australia's recent political ...

This is the second episode of Liberal Rule, the landmark, multi-layered feature series that goes beyond current affairs to present the story of Australia's recent political past, a past that is now writing our future. John Howard's values and beliefs were established early in life. When he became Prime Minister he was determined to reclaim the Australian narrative from the Left and realise his vision of the nation.

Clinton
51:58

Clinton: The Comeback Kid

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 13, 2012

Civics and citizenship

History

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Clinton is a four-part series that tells the fascinating story of an American president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful ...

Clinton is a four-part series that tells the fascinating story of an American president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.

The House Of Windsor: A Royal Dynasty
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The House Of Windsor: A Royal Dynasty: The King Who Saved The Crown

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 13, 2010

History

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
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The King Who Saved The Crown is the story of Bertie, the Duke of York - the most shy and unlikely of kings. He had a stammer and hated public occasions, yet his brother's ...

The King Who Saved The Crown is the story of Bertie, the Duke of York - the most shy and unlikely of kings. He had a stammer and hated public occasions, yet his brother's abdication compelled him to do his royal duty. With the help of his gifted wife, Elizabeth, he grew into the role of King George VI and crucially re-established confidence in the monarchy.

Gandhi
51:56

Gandhi: The Rise To Fame

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC January 24, 2011

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
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In episode two, Mishal Husain traces Gandhi's transformation from obscure lawyer to 'Father Of The Nation' and discovers a more complicated and intriguing man than the saintly ...

In episode two, Mishal Husain traces Gandhi's transformation from obscure lawyer to 'Father Of The Nation' and discovers a more complicated and intriguing man than the saintly Hollywood version. Gandhi had to face unpopularity, political failure and British jails. But in 1930, he triumphs, launching the most astute campaign of the age: the 240-mile Salt March that succeeded in humiliating the British Raj.

In Nureyev's Steps
51:56

In Nureyev's Steps

SBS March 13, 2010

History

Dance

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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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.

Vote Yes For Aborigines
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Vote Yes For Aborigines

SBS July 4, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Indigenous Australians

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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When the British government colonised Australia, they completely ignored the original inhabitants, declaring the land empty of people - terra nullius. From then on, ...

When the British government colonised Australia, they completely ignored the original inhabitants, declaring the land empty of people - terra nullius. From then on, Aborigines were treated as non-citizens and denied the rights that others enjoyed. Vote Yes for Aborigines covers the historic fight for Aboriginal citizenship rights and the lead-up to the 1967 Referendum. The program marks the 40th anniversary of the Referendum, screening on its actual date.

The Love Of Money
51:55

The Love Of Money: The Bank That Bust The World

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 14, 2010

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

History

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Love of Money is the definitive behind the scenes account of the crash of 2008 - what happened, why it happened and how generations to come will be affected by its legacy. ...

The Love of Money is the definitive behind the scenes account of the crash of 2008 - what happened, why it happened and how generations to come will be affected by its legacy. It features an unparalleled range of eye-witness contributions from most of the major players at the centre of the storm including: Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Mervyn King, Tim Geithner, Alan Greenspan, the Finance Ministers of France, Germany and Iceland, the CEOs of Merrill Lynch and Barclays, Lehman's lawyer Rodgin Cohen and its bankruptcy lawyer, Harvey Miller, as well as US Congressional Leaders.

On Trial
51:53

On Trial: Where The Truth Lies

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 9, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Science

9-10
11-12
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In the criminal trial of Jason Courtney it's the last chance for the defence team to cast doubt in the minds of the jury and keep their client out of prison. Accused of ...

In the criminal trial of Jason Courtney it's the last chance for the defence team to cast doubt in the minds of the jury and keep their client out of prison. Accused of holding a pistol to a man's head and threatening to shoot him, Jason Courtney could face 14 years in jail if found guilty on three separate charges. With closing addresses about to begin, the last battle between the two legal teams is being waged.

On Trial
51:53

On Trial: DNA

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 30, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Science

9-10
11-12
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DNA evidence has become one of the most potent weapons in the armoury of law enforcement. But will DNA evidence convict a young man of robbing and assaulting an elderly taxi ...

DNA evidence has become one of the most potent weapons in the armoury of law enforcement. But will DNA evidence convict a young man of robbing and assaulting an elderly taxi driver?

The Love Of Money
51:52

The Love Of Money: Back From The Brink

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS February 28, 2010

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

History

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The story of how politicians reacted to the crash of 2008, and what has been learnt from it.

The story of how politicians reacted to the crash of 2008, and what has been learnt from it.

Why Poverty?
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Why Poverty?: Welcome to the World

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC2 November 30, 2012

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

Geography

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

Baby Boom To Bust
51:51

Baby Boom To Bust

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 15, 2010

Business and economics

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The two-part series, Baby Boom to Bust addresses one of the biggest issues of our time: global ageing. The world has hit an extraordinary turning point. For the first time in ...

The two-part series, Baby Boom to Bust addresses one of the biggest issues of our time: global ageing. The world has hit an extraordinary turning point. For the first time in history old people outnumber the young on our planet. Today, one in every ten persons is over 60. By 2050 it will be one out of five - over two billion people. In some developed countries there are so many elderly and so few births that the population is actually dying off. And in parts of the developing world, the numbers of old people are growing at an even more astounding rate.

Gandhi
51:50

Gandhi: The Road To Freedom

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC January 31, 2011

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
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In the final episode of this three-part series, journalist Mishal Husain explores the dramatic last years of Gandhi's life, which culminated in his death by an assassin's ...

In the final episode of this three-part series, journalist Mishal Husain explores the dramatic last years of Gandhi's life, which culminated in his death by an assassin's bullet. She gets to the bottom of an enduring mystery: why is Gandhi revered as Father of the Nation, when India turned its back on Gandhi's blueprint for the country?