Utopia
26:25

Utopia: The First Project

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 24, 2014

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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Slightly disillusioned by his first 11 months in the job, Tony (Rob Sitch) thinks back to when it all began. The launch of the NBA was a great success but within weeks Jim ...

Slightly disillusioned by his first 11 months in the job, Tony (Rob Sitch) thinks back to when it all began. The launch of the NBA was a great success but within weeks Jim (Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann) was at his door, desperate for some sort of new public announcement.

The Hollowmen
26:26

The Hollowmen: Shared Interests

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC2 February 15, 2014

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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When a junior Minister is caught up in a financial scandal, the Prime Minister must decide whether to sack or stand by him.

When a junior Minister is caught up in a financial scandal, the Prime Minister must decide whether to sack or stand by him.

Utopia
26:31

Utopia: Wood for the Trees

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 13, 2014

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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From the makers of Frontline and The Hollowmen, Utopia is an eight-part satirical comedy set inside the offices of the 'Nation Building Authority', a newly created government ...

From the makers of Frontline and The Hollowmen, Utopia is an eight-part satirical comedy set inside the offices of the 'Nation Building Authority', a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects. It follows the working lives and frustrations of the people charged with turning these grand political dreams into reality.

Utopia
26:33

Utopia: Summit Attempt

Season 2 Episode 8 ABC October 7, 2015

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Tony's attempt at a holiday is derailed by the arrival of a new minister, a Wi-Fi upgrade and Rhonda. Plans for an infrastructure conference become complicated when Karsten ...

Tony's attempt at a holiday is derailed by the arrival of a new minister, a Wi-Fi upgrade and Rhonda. Plans for an infrastructure conference become complicated when Karsten gets involved.

The Art Life
26:38

The Art Life: Lust For Life

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC October 9, 2015

Visual arts

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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The final episode in this series, Lust For Life, looks at contemporary art that engages with political issues on local and international scales. Andrew meets with artists ...

The final episode in this series, Lust For Life, looks at contemporary art that engages with political issues on local and international scales. Andrew meets with artists Deborah Kelly, Zanny Begg, Mickie Quick, Nobody and Astra Howard and discovers how their work challenges the conventional barriers between the artist and audience.

Court Justice: Sydney
26:42

Court Justice: Sydney: Open For Business

Episode 1 Crime + Investigation July 2, 2017

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An inside look at the machinations of Australia's busiest local court sees Sydney's top magistrates dealing with a violent street brawl that has a surprising outcome, a long ...

An inside look at the machinations of Australia's busiest local court sees Sydney's top magistrates dealing with a violent street brawl that has a surprising outcome, a long running feud between neighbours, and a father of three facing graffiti charges.

The Hollowmen
26:43

The Hollowmen: A Quiet January

Season 2 Episode 6 ABC August 14, 2013

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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As Christmas approaches the Unit realise that things are looking a little quiet for the Prime Minister. Media opportunities must be found before the new year.

As Christmas approaches the Unit realise that things are looking a little quiet for the Prime Minister. Media opportunities must be found before the new year.

Vice
26:47

Vice: Greenland Is Melting

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS Viceland February 12, 2017

Science

Geography

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In this episode, Shane Smith travels to Greenland with climate scientist Jason Box to investigate why the glaciers are melting, and how the resulting rise in sea levels will ...

In this episode, Shane Smith travels to Greenland with climate scientist Jason Box to investigate why the glaciers are melting, and how the resulting rise in sea levels will devastate our world sooner than expected. Then VICE goes to Pakistan, where millions of men, women, and children work as bonded labourers in brick kilns.

Utopia
26:48

Utopia: Dot Dot Dot

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC September 9, 2015

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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When the Government announces "Education Nation" it is met with rapturous praise. Only one problem - no one knows what it is. Nat is tasked with handling a Freedom of ...

When the Government announces "Education Nation" it is met with rapturous praise. Only one problem - no one knows what it is. Nat is tasked with handling a Freedom of Information request.

Utopia
26:48

Utopia: Independence Day

Season 3 Episode 8 ABC September 6, 2017

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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After threatening to resign Tony is offered his own independent infrastructure board but Jim has his own ideas about the word "independent". Rhonda and Beverley decide it's ...

After threatening to resign Tony is offered his own independent infrastructure board but Jim has his own ideas about the word "independent". Rhonda and Beverley decide it's time for a new office reporting structure.

The Hollowmen
26:48

The Hollowmen: Wonder Drug

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC July 24, 2013

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Pressure mounts on the Government to fund an expensive new pill, despite evidence that it may not be worth funding at all.

Pressure mounts on the Government to fund an expensive new pill, despite evidence that it may not be worth funding at all.

Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell
26:51

Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell: October 24, 2018

Season 9 Episode 6 ABC October 24, 2018

Media arts

News and current affairs

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Shaun Micallef and the Mad as Hell team present a satirical view of the week in politics.

Shaun Micallef and the Mad as Hell team present a satirical view of the week in politics.

The Hollowmen
26:52

The Hollowmen: The Ambassador

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 29, 2013

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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The series examines the rise of a new class in Canberra - that of the professional advisor. In the past it was politicians, guided by public servants, who made the decisions. ...

The series examines the rise of a new class in Canberra - that of the professional advisor. In the past it was politicians, guided by public servants, who made the decisions. Today they have 'staffers', dozens of paid advisors. We don't vote for them, we don't even know their names, and we're not quite sure what they do. But they wield enormous influence. They are very much the power behind the power. They are The Hollowmen.

Utopia
26:56

Utopia: Clause For Concern

Season 3 Episode 4 ABC August 9, 2017

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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The NBA team is asked to help out with the sale of a port; Rhonda decides it is time for a digital upgrade; and Tony is forced to spend a night outdoors in the name of charity.

The NBA team is asked to help out with the sale of a port; Rhonda decides it is time for a digital upgrade; and Tony is forced to spend a night outdoors in the name of charity.

The Ex-PM
26:58

The Ex-PM: Legacy

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC October 28, 2015

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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The ex-PM has his sights set on a job as a U.N. Middle East Peace Negotiator but first he and Catherine must host a dinner party without killing each other.

The ex-PM has his sights set on a job as a U.N. Middle East Peace Negotiator but first he and Catherine must host a dinner party without killing each other.

Vice
27:00

Vice: A Syria Of Their Own

Season 2 Episode 4 SBS Viceland February 19, 2017

Science

Geography

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Correspondent Thomas Morton heads to Syria to take a look at the front line of the battle for a Kurdish state, and Vikram Gandhi traces the illicit rhino horn trade from ...

Correspondent Thomas Morton heads to Syria to take a look at the front line of the battle for a Kurdish state, and Vikram Gandhi traces the illicit rhino horn trade from southern Africa to Vietnam.

The Ex-PM
27:02

The Ex-PM: Introduction

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 14, 2015

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
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An Ex-Prime Minister must repay a million dollar advance for an autobiography he hasn't written - or get someone to write it for him ASAP.

An Ex-Prime Minister must repay a million dollar advance for an autobiography he hasn't written - or get someone to write it for him ASAP.

The Ex-PM
27:03

The Ex-PM: Love

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC November 18, 2015

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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When Andrew's manager is kidnapped by the Russian mafia and his family held hostage, it's up to Myles to save the day.

When Andrew's manager is kidnapped by the Russian mafia and his family held hostage, it's up to Myles to save the day.