Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: John Gorton

Season 1 Episode 19 ABC July 24, 2012

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features John Gorton.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features John Gorton.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Billy Hughes

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC November 1, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Billy Hughes.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Billy Hughes.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Ben Chifley

Season 1 Episode 16 ABC December 6, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Ben Chifley.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Ben Chifley.

What a government ministry is
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What a government ministry is

Clip from Behind the News

Civics and citizenship

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Behind The News explains what government ministries are, how the prime minister can create them, and why Malcolm Turnbull wants the Department of Home Affairs.

Behind The News explains what government ministries are, how the prime minister can create them, and why Malcolm Turnbull wants the Department of Home Affairs.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: John Curtin

Season 1 Episode 14 ABC November 29, 2011

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features John Curtin.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features John Curtin.

The federal budget
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The federal budget

Clip from Behind the News

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It can be pretty hard deciding on a federal budget because there are so many things that are funded by the government. Here's a bit of an inside look about how different ...

It can be pretty hard deciding on a federal budget because there are so many things that are funded by the government. Here's a bit of an inside look about how different departments campaign for better funding and some of the ongoing discussions politicians have about the country's deficit.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Earle Page

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC November 15, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Earle Page.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Earle Page.

Revamping the classification system
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Revamping the classification system

Clip from Behind the News

Civics and citizenship

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Reporter Emma Davis explains what the different classification labels mean, why online streaming services classify their own content, and the Australian Council for Children ...

Reporter Emma Davis explains what the different classification labels mean, why online streaming services classify their own content, and the Australian Council for Children and the Media's suggestion that a new system should be introduced.

Sammy J
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Sammy J: Playground Politics: The Battle for Batman

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC March 15, 2018

Media arts

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Holy bat smokes! There's a by-election this weekend! Can Average Voter make it to the ballot box safely, or will he be defeated by the evil super-pollies?

Holy bat smokes! There's a by-election this weekend! Can Average Voter make it to the ballot box safely, or will he be defeated by the evil super-pollies?

Calls to ban live cattle exports
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Calls to ban live cattle exports

Clip from Behind The News

Civics and citizenship

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Behind The News reviews Australia's live cattle export industry, explains why there is demand for live animals, and discusses how an investigation into animal cruelty has led ...

Behind The News reviews Australia's live cattle export industry, explains why there is demand for live animals, and discusses how an investigation into animal cruelty has led to calls to ban the trade.

World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage
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World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage

Clip from Behind The News

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Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

What is the census?
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What is the census?

Clip from Behind the News

Civics and citizenship

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What does the census tell us? Why do we all Australians have to do it? Find out more about the census and the proposal to change it from taking place every five years to ten years.

What does the census tell us? Why do we all Australians have to do it? Find out more about the census and the proposal to change it from taking place every five years to ten years.

Sammy J
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Sammy J: Government Coach: Women's League

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC March 22, 2018

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The government coach faces some tough questions about his team's performance in the women's competition.

The government coach faces some tough questions about his team's performance in the women's competition.

Moving Australia Day
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Moving Australia Day

Clip from Behind the News

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Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was ...

Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was invaded.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Robert Menzies

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC November 22, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Robert ...

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Robert Menzies.

Australian Prime Ministers
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Australian Prime Ministers: Harold Holt

Season 1 Episode 17 ABC December 6, 2011

Civics and citizenship

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Harold Holt.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Harold Holt.

Inside North Korea's regime
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Inside North Korea's regime

Clip from Behind The News

Civics and citizenship

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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.

What does the speaker do?
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What does the speaker do?

Clip from Behind the News

Civics and citizenship

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When you hear about a new speaker being appointed in Parliament, do you ever wonder what it is exactly they do Well, it turns out quite a bit as it's on them to keep order and ...

When you hear about a new speaker being appointed in Parliament, do you ever wonder what it is exactly they do Well, it turns out quite a bit as it's on them to keep order and try to facilitate healthy debate amongst the members. And it turns out, the position has a pretty interesting and surprisingly violent history.