Eddie's young family is left on the street
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Eddie's young family is left on the street

Clip from Mabo

Civics and Citizenship

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Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene, and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, they must find somewhere to sleep for the ...

Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene, and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, they must find somewhere to sleep for the night and wait for the morning train, but all the hotels refuse to let the young family hire a room. After work the next day, Eddie takes a small stand against the endemic racism First Nation people face.

Robyn meets respected elder Mr Eddy
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Robyn meets respected elder Mr Eddy

Clip from Tracks

English

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Conflicted by her action killing three wild bulls, Robyn finds a depleted riverbank. Before long, four Indigenous men arrive, and they share a meal, discussing Robyn's ...

Conflicted by her action killing three wild bulls, Robyn finds a depleted riverbank. Before long, four Indigenous men arrive, and they share a meal, discussing Robyn's journey. As Robyn prepares to set out along the road, one of the elders tells her she needs a guide to help her navigate through the sacred country. Respected elder Mr Eddy generously offers to guide her.

Julia and Winston are arrested
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Julia and Winston are arrested

Clip from Nineteen Eighty-Four

English

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Julia and Winston watch the old woman singing in the courtyard below until Big Brother's voice commands them from behind the picture of the old museum. They soon learn the ...

Julia and Winston watch the old woman singing in the courtyard below until Big Brother's voice commands them from behind the picture of the old museum. They soon learn the kindly shopkeeper was a member of the Thought Police. Winston and Julia are arrested and sent to the Ministry of Love for rehabilitation. Parsons, who is convicted of thought crimes by his daughter, joins Winston in the cell. O'Brien, who Winston believed was also a thought criminal, arrives and punishes Winston for his action

Winston's memory is reprogrammed
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Winston's memory is reprogrammed

Clip from Nineteen Eighty-Four

English

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O'Brian uses electroshock torture to reprogram Winston's brain. Winston is allowed to ask a few final questions, but O'Brien reminds him he has not asked any questions about ...

O'Brian uses electroshock torture to reprogram Winston's brain. Winston is allowed to ask a few final questions, but O'Brien reminds him he has not asked any questions about Room 101. After Winston's reprogramming, O'Brien describes the reality of power and the principles of the Party's authority. Winston resists, citing Goldstein's book, but learns the Party wrote it. Still, Winston endures, and O'Brien makes an example out of Winston's belief in human nature.

Terra nullius is overturned, Eddie and Bonita return home
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Terra nullius is overturned, Eddie and Bonita return home

Clip from Mabo

History

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Bryan Keon-Cohen walks alone to the High Court to hear the ruling. The judges find 6:1 in favour of Mabo and Mer Islanders, effectively overturning terra nullius. Meanwhile, ...

Bryan Keon-Cohen walks alone to the High Court to hear the ruling. The judges find 6:1 in favour of Mabo and Mer Islanders, effectively overturning terra nullius. Meanwhile, Bonita and her son drive towards Canberra, but their car breaks down before they make it. They join an older couple camping on the side of the road and listen to the ruling on the radio. Keon-Cohen informs the Mer Islanders, and we hear Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo reads his final letter. Archival footage shows Bonita, Eddie and Murra

Sacred sites and Australian tourism
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Sacred sites and Australian tourism

Clip from Tracks

English

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April 9th, 1977, Robyn prepares to leave, saying goodbye to her family and friends. Not far into the journey, Rick Smolan appears to photograph Robyn, much to her annoyance. ...

April 9th, 1977, Robyn prepares to leave, saying goodbye to her family and friends. Not far into the journey, Rick Smolan appears to photograph Robyn, much to her annoyance. After 29 days, Robyn arrives in Uluru (previously Ayers Rock). At Ayers Rock, Robyn experiences the hypocrisy of tourism and the Australian government's handling of Sacred Sites first hand.

Victor is impatient in his quest for life
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Victor is impatient in his quest for life

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

English

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Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of ...

Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of the dangers his actions will create. Back home, Elizabeth struggles with Victor's absence in letter and person. In Ingolstadt, Victor begins sourcing "raw materials" to rebuild new life. Discovering the correct combination of elements while experimenting on a frog, his impatience causes him to miss a foreboding consequence.

Robyn's relationship to the landscape is fragile
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Robyn's relationship to the landscape is fragile

Clip from Tracks

English

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Mr Eddy talks to Rick, who relays to Robyn that Eddy suggests she walk with an elder. Robyn resists, but Rick is worried and compromises with her stubbornness. Mr Eddy gives ...

Mr Eddy talks to Rick, who relays to Robyn that Eddy suggests she walk with an elder. Robyn resists, but Rick is worried and compromises with her stubbornness. Mr Eddy gives Robyn a parting gift before she sets out again. Robyn's fragile relationship the to animals and the landscape is highlighted when she loses her compass and becomes lost after searching for it. Robyn relies on Diggity's instinct to find their way back.

Respecting Indigenous customs
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Respecting Indigenous customs

Clip from Tracks

English

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The next day Robyn arrives at the Warakurna community. Rick takes photos of Robyn and the community, for which she scolds him. That afternoon, Robyn is invited to share in a ...

The next day Robyn arrives at the Warakurna community. Rick takes photos of Robyn and the community, for which she scolds him. That afternoon, Robyn is invited to share in a traditional dance with the other women. During the night Rick sneaks out to photograph a ceremony, Robyn again reprimands him for his lack of respect for Indigenous customs. The next day, Robyn resists the idea of a detour and searches for an elder to guide her through a sacred part of the Gibson Desert, Western Australia.

Mr Eddy shows Robyn Ngaanyatjarra country
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Mr Eddy shows Robyn Ngaanyatjarra country

Clip from Tracks

English

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Day 84: Robyn and the Indigenous elder Mr Eddy travel through Ngaanyatjarra lands, Mr Eddy pointing out and describing country in-language.

Day 84: Robyn and the Indigenous elder Mr Eddy travel through Ngaanyatjarra lands, Mr Eddy pointing out and describing country in-language.

Victor finds a brief ally in Waldman
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Victor finds a brief ally in Waldman

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

English

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Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without ...

Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without death, Waldman introduces him to astounding new Chinese techniques and experiments. Victor proves himself a worthy partner. Back home, Elizabeth writes to Victor, beckoning a response, but Victor is becoming dangerously obsessed with life and death. Later, the doctors attempt to vaccinate the town against cholera. Unfamiliar

Schindler strikes up a deal with Goth
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Schindler strikes up a deal with Goth

Clip from Schindler's List

Modern history

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Oskar Schindler resorts to fraudulent flattery with Amon Goth to prevent any of the workers in his factory being transported to other concentration camps or killed.

Oskar Schindler resorts to fraudulent flattery with Amon Goth to prevent any of the workers in his factory being transported to other concentration camps or killed.

Schindler debates a drunken Goth
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Schindler debates a drunken Goth

Clip from Schindler's List

Modern history

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Following Helen Hirsch's revelation of her boss' brutality towards helpless Jewish people, Schindler and a drunken Goth have a late-night debate.

Following Helen Hirsch's revelation of her boss' brutality towards helpless Jewish people, Schindler and a drunken Goth have a late-night debate.

Oskar Schindler's biggest regret
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Oskar Schindler's biggest regret

Clip from Schindler's List

Modern history

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Fearing he will be arrested by Allied Forces, Oskar Schindler farewells his workers and flees.

Fearing he will be arrested by Allied Forces, Oskar Schindler farewells his workers and flees.

Understanding 'Australianisms'
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Understanding 'Australianisms'

Clip from Lost in Pronunciation

EALD

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It can be hard enough learning English without having to understand all the different words Australians use! Course language warning!

It can be hard enough learning English without having to understand all the different words Australians use! Course language warning!

Tilly remembers bully's death
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Tilly remembers bully's death

Clip from The Dressmaker

Media arts

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Teddy drags Tilly around the side of the school house to help her remember what happened on the day Stewart died.

Teddy drags Tilly around the side of the school house to help her remember what happened on the day Stewart died.

Heart rate change in a stunt plane
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Heart rate change in a stunt plane

Clip from Don't Die Young

Health and PE

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Dr Alice Roberts gives us a reallife example of how the heart jumps into action when we are excited or stressed, when she goes for a joy ride in a plane.

Dr Alice Roberts gives us a reallife example of how the heart jumps into action when we are excited or stressed, when she goes for a joy ride in a plane.

Inequality and hard living in Victorian London
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Inequality and hard living in Victorian London

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

Personal and social capability

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In the slums of London, people needed to 'pad out' their food with chalk and sand to make it last. But food wasn't the only hardship.

In the slums of London, people needed to 'pad out' their food with chalk and sand to make it last. But food wasn't the only hardship.