Compass
58:30

Compass: The Trials Of Galileo

ABC May 9, 2010

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This Compass special travels 400 years back through time to a defining moment in the stormy relationship between religion and science, authority and free thought. It goes ...

This Compass special travels 400 years back through time to a defining moment in the stormy relationship between religion and science, authority and free thought. It goes back to the trial and condemnation of Galileo, an Italian philosopher, astronomer and scientist, convicted of heresy for publishing ideas that changed the way we think about the universe.

Enough Rope With Andrew Denton
57:38

Enough Rope With Andrew Denton: Troy Cassar-Daley/Stuart Macgill

ABC June 10, 2010

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Andrew talks to Australia's king of country, Troy Cassar-Daley and cricketer with a conscience, Stuart Macgill.

Andrew talks to Australia's king of country, Troy Cassar-Daley and cricketer with a conscience, Stuart Macgill.

Compass
57:12

Compass: Michael Kirby - Don't Forget The Justice Bit

ABC June 27, 2010

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Filmed before, during and after his final days on the High Court of Australia, this Compass documentary about former Justice of the High Court, Michael Kirby, explores the ...

Filmed before, during and after his final days on the High Court of Australia, this Compass documentary about former Justice of the High Court, Michael Kirby, explores the personal, moral and spiritual convictions of one of Australia's most compassionate thinkers and incisive legal minds.

Blood Brothers
57:11

Blood Brothers: Big Things Grow

Season 1 Episode 3 NITV February 8, 2017

Indigenous Australians

History

Ethical understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When Kev Carmody released his first album, Pillars of Society, in 1989, music magazine Rolling Stone describe it as "the best album ever made in Australia". He was a black ...

When Kev Carmody released his first album, Pillars of Society, in 1989, music magazine Rolling Stone describe it as "the best album ever made in Australia". He was a black Australia voice of protest.

The Disappeared of Syria
57:03

The Disappeared of Syria

Al Jazeera English May 20, 2017

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

News and current affairs

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A focus on the invisible and little known weapon of Bashar al-Assad's regime: the kidnapping, torture and murder, since 2011, of tens of thousands of Syrians.

A focus on the invisible and little known weapon of Bashar al-Assad's regime: the kidnapping, torture and murder, since 2011, of tens of thousands of Syrians.

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.

Compass
56:44

Compass: The Pilgrimage Business

ABC November 15, 2009

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This film shows the transformation of the holiest place in the Islamic world into a real estate business for religious tourism.

This film shows the transformation of the holiest place in the Islamic world into a real estate business for religious tourism.

Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened?
56:17

Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened?

ABC2 March 13, 2013

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A documentary investigating the murder charge faced by champion athlete, Oscar Pistorius. Police say the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was premeditated murder. But ...

A documentary investigating the murder charge faced by champion athlete, Oscar Pistorius. Police say the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was premeditated murder. But Oscar Pistorius says it was an innocent accident.

Last Stand At Nymboida
56:03

Last Stand At Nymboida

The History Channel September 14, 2012

History

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Hidden beneath the remote Nymboida Valley in northern NSW, a tough band of local men laboured in the dark and dangerous tunnels of Australia's most primitive coal mine. Faced ...

Hidden beneath the remote Nymboida Valley in northern NSW, a tough band of local men laboured in the dark and dangerous tunnels of Australia's most primitive coal mine. Faced with the sack in 1975, these men staged a daring worker rebellion.

Compass
55:54

Compass: The Team That Never Played

ABC July 4, 2010

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
What part did football really play in South Africa during Apartheid? This program revisits the collision of race, sport and politics through the lives of three very different ...

What part did football really play in South Africa during Apartheid? This program revisits the collision of race, sport and politics through the lives of three very different men and their struggle to end Apartheid.

Opinion Piece
55:51

Opinion Piece

NITV April 3, 2012

Indigenous Australians

Geography

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Palawa man Rodney Dillion and Kaanju traditional owner David Claudie talk about connection to country.

Palawa man Rodney Dillion and Kaanju traditional owner David Claudie talk about connection to country.

Compass
55:46

Compass: Did Darwin Kill God?

ABC November 22, 2009

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Philosopher and theologian Dr Conor Cunningham talks to some of the world's eminent evolutionary biologists, geneticists and philosophers to examine whether the latest ...

Philosopher and theologian Dr Conor Cunningham talks to some of the world's eminent evolutionary biologists, geneticists and philosophers to examine whether the latest advances in evolutionary theory do in fact kill God.

On Sacred Ground
55:41

On Sacred Ground

ABC2 July 24, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Geography

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
On Sacred Ground looks at the story behind the Noonkanbah dispute, the well-publicised Aboriginal struggle to stop mining in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in the ...

On Sacred Ground looks at the story behind the Noonkanbah dispute, the well-publicised Aboriginal struggle to stop mining in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in the late 1970s. Presented by a young spokesman for the Kimberley Land Council, the film gives an Indigenous view of the area's history from the early days of European colonisation.

Compass
55:14

Compass: The Trouble With St Mary's

ABC May 29, 2011

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In February 2009, St Mary's church in Brisbane was at the centre of one of the biggest rifts in the history of the Australian Catholic Church. In the eyes of Rome, 72-year-old ...

In February 2009, St Mary's church in Brisbane was at the centre of one of the biggest rifts in the history of the Australian Catholic Church. In the eyes of Rome, 72-year-old Parish Priest Father Peter Kennedy is a heretic, out of step with the Vatican on the most fundamental tenets of Catholicism. Kennedy's transgressions include questioning the Virgin Birth, the infallibility of the Pope and even that Jesus was the literal Son of God.

The Jungle Bunch: Back To The Ice Floe
54:38

The Jungle Bunch: Back To The Ice Floe

ABC Me January 16, 2016

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

F
1-2
3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This feature length special follows the adventures of Maurice, the legendary Great Tiger Warrior, and his jungle friends as they set out to defeat a group of terrifying walruses.

This feature length special follows the adventures of Maurice, the legendary Great Tiger Warrior, and his jungle friends as they set out to defeat a group of terrifying walruses.

Enough Rope With Andrew Denton
54:22

Enough Rope With Andrew Denton: Tony Purkiss/Matthew Bogdanos

ABC May 20, 2010

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Andrew Denton chats to Tony Purkiss about his extraordinary story of survival... From the Bali bombings to the infamous Sydney to Hobart yacht race in 1998 and more... And ...

Andrew Denton chats to Tony Purkiss about his extraordinary story of survival... From the Bali bombings to the infamous Sydney to Hobart yacht race in 1998 and more... And Colonel Matthew Bogdanos the US marine who helped save some of the world's greatest antiquities at Baghdad's Iraq Museum.

Australia On Trial
54:12

Australia On Trial: The Eureka 13

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 12, 2012

History

Civics and citizenship

Media arts

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In February 1855, the Supreme Court of Victoria is the scene of the historic trial of 13 Eureka rebels. These 'diggers', representing an array of nationalities and races, had ...

In February 1855, the Supreme Court of Victoria is the scene of the historic trial of 13 Eureka rebels. These 'diggers', representing an array of nationalities and races, had come to seek their fortunes on the goldfields of Victoria - now they find themselves charged with 'making a war against her Gracious Majesty, the Queen of England'. It's an antiquated, arcane charge - treason - that will puzzle jurors and galvanise the colony.

The Coolbaroo Club
54:04

The Coolbaroo Club

NITV March 6, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Coolbaroo Club was the only Aboriginal-run dance club in a city which practiced unofficial apartheid, submitting its Aboriginal population to police harassment, identity ...

The Coolbaroo Club was the only Aboriginal-run dance club in a city which practiced unofficial apartheid, submitting its Aboriginal population to police harassment, identity cards and curfews.