I Origins
1:43:13

I Origins

Foxtel Premiere May 20, 2016

Media arts

Science

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This film tells the story of Dr Ian Gray, a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic ...

This film tells the story of Dr Ian Gray, a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner Karen, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and spiritual beliefs. Travelling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

Killing Patient Zero
1:34:22

Killing Patient Zero

NITV February 23, 2020

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When a new, deadly virus spreads across North America at an alarming rate, one man is singled out for bringing the disease to the country.

When a new, deadly virus spreads across North America at an alarming rate, one man is singled out for bringing the disease to the country.

Do I Sound Gay?
1:14:16

Do I Sound Gay?

SBS March 9, 2016

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Why do some people 'sound gay' but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Following a break up with his ...

Why do some people 'sound gay' but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Following a break up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe sets out on a quest to unravel a linguistic mystery. All his life, like many gay men, Thorpe has felt self-conscious about his stereotypically un-macho voice. But what are its origins? And why is there such a stigma attached to 'sounding gay'? As Thorpe consults with everyone from speech therapists to public figures to complete strangers, he unpacks complex cultural questions with wit, verve and intelligence.

Redesign My Brain with Todd Sampson
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Redesign My Brain with Todd Sampson: Make Me Brave

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC June 11, 2015

Science

Biology

Health and PE

Personal and Social Capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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In this dramatic finale, Todd puts his life on the line in the name of science to prove that brain training works and that fear can be overcome. He aims to use all his ...

In this dramatic finale, Todd puts his life on the line in the name of science to prove that brain training works and that fear can be overcome. He aims to use all his previous brain training and learn to face fear to achieve his ultimate challenge - a skywalk with minimal training across a 3cm cable suspended between two 21 floor high buildings.

Three Sisters Make One Baby
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Three Sisters Make One Baby

BBC Knowledge August 25, 2010

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A woman left infertile after cancer treatment was able to have a baby thanks to her two sisters. This documentary tells the story of how Alex's twin sister Charlotte agreed to ...

A woman left infertile after cancer treatment was able to have a baby thanks to her two sisters. This documentary tells the story of how Alex's twin sister Charlotte agreed to donate an egg, while her other sister, Helen, offered to carry it in her womb.

HIV And Me: Stephen Fry
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HIV And Me: Stephen Fry

BBC Knowledge March 10, 2010

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
British actor Stephen Fry embarks on a deeply personal journey: HIV. Stephen delves into the complex world of HIV and, in his usual critical but compassionate manner, examines ...

British actor Stephen Fry embarks on a deeply personal journey: HIV. Stephen delves into the complex world of HIV and, in his usual critical but compassionate manner, examines society's understanding of the virus.

Operation: Live
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Operation: Live

Episode 1 Seven February 10, 2019

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In a landmark event, for the first time on Australian TV, audiences go inside a legitimate operating room as actual surgery happens live.

In a landmark event, for the first time on Australian TV, audiences go inside a legitimate operating room as actual surgery happens live.

The Doctor Who Took Kids Off Drugs
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The Doctor Who Took Kids Off Drugs

Episode 1 SBS November 12, 2018

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Dr Chris van Tulleken takes over part of a GP surgery and stops patients' prescription pills. This time, his focus is on children on medication, and taking them off drugs.

Dr Chris van Tulleken takes over part of a GP surgery and stops patients' prescription pills. This time, his focus is on children on medication, and taking them off drugs.

The Doctor Who Took Kids Off Drugs
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The Doctor Who Took Kids Off Drugs

Episode 2 SBS November 19, 2018

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Dr Chris van Tulleken looks into one of the biggest health crises facing young people: depression. The number of children in Britain being treated with drugs for depression ...

Dr Chris van Tulleken looks into one of the biggest health crises facing young people: depression. The number of children in Britain being treated with drugs for depression almost doubled from 2005 to 2015. Chris wants to know why so many children are being given these meds and whether they actually work. He discovers that most antidepressants are not effective in children, while there is also a very real risk of them having increased suicidal thoughts.

Orchids: My Intersex Adventure
56:00

Orchids: My Intersex Adventure

ABC January 29, 2012

Health and PE

Biology

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Documentary filmmaker, Phoebe Hart, comes clean on her journey of self discovery to embrace her future and reconcile the past shame and family secrecy surrounding her intersex ...

Documentary filmmaker, Phoebe Hart, comes clean on her journey of self discovery to embrace her future and reconcile the past shame and family secrecy surrounding her intersex condition. Despite her mother's outright refusal to be in the film, Phoebe decides she must push on with her quest to resolve her life story and connect with other intersex people on camera. With the help of her sister Bonnie and support from her husband James, she hits the open road and reflects on her youth.

The Obesity Myth
54:32

The Obesity Myth: Battling the Biology

Episode 1 SBS September 4, 2017

Health and PE

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
This series follows the struggle of morbidly obese patients and their families as they go through the weight loss program at Melbourne's Austin Health. The doctors at Austin ...

This series follows the struggle of morbidly obese patients and their families as they go through the weight loss program at Melbourne's Austin Health. The doctors at Austin Health are taking a different approach by treating obesity as a chronic genetic disease. The treatment regimen, which is a last resort for many patients who are at risk of early death due to their weight, uses a combination of diet, medication and bariatric surgery to transform bodies and lives. Challenging misconceptions about obesity as a lifestyle choice, this episode features patients such as former taxi driver Leanne, boxer Huss and the clinic's heaviest patient, 248kg Karen, as they battle their biology to reclaim their lives.

Blood And Guts: A History Of Surgery
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Blood And Guts: A History Of Surgery: Bleeding Hearts

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 30, 2010

Biology

Health and PE

Science

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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This five-part series about the brutal, bloody and dangerous history of surgery continues with a look at the development of heart surgery, which produced some extremely ...

This five-part series about the brutal, bloody and dangerous history of surgery continues with a look at the development of heart surgery, which produced some extremely reckless experiments. With a family history of heart problems, presenter Michael Mosley takes a personal interest in these pioneers, who teeter on the scalpel-edge between saviour and executioner. Michael has a go at heart surgery, meets a man with no heartbeat, and witnesses an operation where the patient is cooled until their brain stops and has all of their blood sucked out.

Virus Empire: Silent Killers
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Virus Empire: Silent Killers

BBC Knowledge June 30, 2010

Health and PE

Biology

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In 2003, SARS broke out in Hong Kong. Physician Dr Liu infected 17 hotel guests, who then dispersed the virus throughout the world. With dramatic reconstructions, this episode ...

In 2003, SARS broke out in Hong Kong. Physician Dr Liu infected 17 hotel guests, who then dispersed the virus throughout the world. With dramatic reconstructions, this episode shows how the virus was spread.

Mend Me: A Guide To Transplants
52:10

Mend Me: A Guide To Transplants

BBC Knowledge October 7, 2016

Health and PE

Biology

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Transplant surgery has reached incredible heights, Michael Mosley takes a look at the extraordinary odds doctors and patients have to overcome to achieve these amazing ...

Transplant surgery has reached incredible heights, Michael Mosley takes a look at the extraordinary odds doctors and patients have to overcome to achieve these amazing breakthroughs.

Rain Shadow
52:10

Rain Shadow: Call Of The Wild

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC January 24, 2010

Geography

Biology

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
With Jill almost reconciled to the idea of an imperfect future with Kate, the past catches up with her when her father, brother and then Shane, the drover from episode one, ...

With Jill almost reconciled to the idea of an imperfect future with Kate, the past catches up with her when her father, brother and then Shane, the drover from episode one, all descend on them for an impromptu country lunch. All three men are there with the intention of wooing Jill away from her new life, although each has a very different motivation.

Virus Empire: The Invisible Enemy
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Virus Empire: The Invisible Enemy

BBC Knowledge July 1, 2010

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

Biology

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Smallpox is the only virus that is eradicated. But stocks of the virus are still held by certain governments. This episode demonstrates what might happen if those sources were ...

Smallpox is the only virus that is eradicated. But stocks of the virus are still held by certain governments. This episode demonstrates what might happen if those sources were used as a weapon.

Sperm Banks and Single Mums with Vogue
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Sperm Banks and Single Mums with Vogue

SBS Viceland November 27, 2018

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Vogue Williams explores the world of single mothers by choice, meeting Irish solo mums like Vicky and Annemarie who have made that life-changing decision to have a baby alone ...

Vogue Williams explores the world of single mothers by choice, meeting Irish solo mums like Vicky and Annemarie who have made that life-changing decision to have a baby alone because life hasn't dealt them the cards they thought it might.

Maverick Mother
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Maverick Mother

STUDIO September 21, 2010

Health and PE

Biology

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Tired of waiting for the perfect partner, and alarmed by the deafening tic-toc of her biological clock, 39-year-old filmmaker, Janet Merewether decides to take life into her ...

Tired of waiting for the perfect partner, and alarmed by the deafening tic-toc of her biological clock, 39-year-old filmmaker, Janet Merewether decides to take life into her own hands and embark on a journey into the new social phenomenon of solo motherhood by choice. She joins a waiting list for a donor insemination program, but while waiting has an affair with a Swiss man and falls pregnant. After the birth of her son Arlo, her journey now becomes that of solo motherhood by chance. Further information can be found at http://www.maverickmother.net