Stephen Fry In America
58:59

Stephen Fry In America: Pacific

Season 1 Episode 6 FOXTEL Bio November 27, 2010

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Starting in San Francisco where he meets up with Apple's design guru, Jony Ives, Stephen explores the Pacific Northwest. He travels up the coast to Mendocino to take part in a ...

Starting in San Francisco where he meets up with Apple's design guru, Jony Ives, Stephen explores the Pacific Northwest. He travels up the coast to Mendocino to take part in a drug bust, before joining tree-sitters and Big Foot believers in the Oregon giant redwood forests.

Beyond Boundaries
58:59

Beyond Boundaries: Across The Andes

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC2 December 4, 2010

Personal and social capability

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
The team of 10 young disabled trekkers, pushing their physical and mental capacities to the limit crossing the Andes, now have to negotiate the Ecuadorian mangrove swamps. As ...

The team of 10 young disabled trekkers, pushing their physical and mental capacities to the limit crossing the Andes, now have to negotiate the Ecuadorian mangrove swamps. As they descend towards the ocean from the Paramo grasslands, where the spectacular views came with biting winds and fierce night time temperatures, they must traverse those swamps that have not been converted into shrimp farms.

Beyond Boundaries
59:00

Beyond Boundaries: Across The Andes

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC2 December 11, 2010

Personal and social capability

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
With an average age of 18, ten young disabled people travel across Ecuador, covering 300km between the Amazon rainforest and the Pacific Ocean, crossing the mighty Andes ...

With an average age of 18, ten young disabled people travel across Ecuador, covering 300km between the Amazon rainforest and the Pacific Ocean, crossing the mighty Andes mountains in the process.

Lighting A Candle
52:53

Lighting A Candle

SBS2 January 28, 2011

Health and PE

Business and economics

English

Geography

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
More than 50 years ago Dr Catherine Hamlin and her late husband, Dr Reg Hamlin, started working amongst the poorest and most destitute women of Ethiopia. This program looks at ...

More than 50 years ago Dr Catherine Hamlin and her late husband, Dr Reg Hamlin, started working amongst the poorest and most destitute women of Ethiopia. This program looks at the current work being carried out by Dr Hamlin and the staff at the at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital as they provide free fistula repair surgery to poor women suffering from childbirth injuries.

The Plan
1:09:35

The Plan

SBS February 15, 2011

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Whether we like it or not we are heading towards a profound change. The climate, population growth, species extinction, resource consumption and such are just running wild. ...

Whether we like it or not we are heading towards a profound change. The climate, population growth, species extinction, resource consumption and such are just running wild. More and more people are becoming aware about these challenges and are engaging in different plans and initiatives in order to change the world before it's too late. This program introduces some of the people at the forefront these initiatives.

Amsterdam Vice
23:19

Amsterdam Vice: A Knife, A Dog And A Rape

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 April 3, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries
56:34

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries: Leather

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC2 April 13, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
The Brits leave Madagascar and head to one of Africa's poorest countries, Ethiopia, and its capital Addis Ababa where they join some of the thousands of locals who rely on the ...

The Brits leave Madagascar and head to one of Africa's poorest countries, Ethiopia, and its capital Addis Ababa where they join some of the thousands of locals who rely on the leather industry to survive.

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries
56:17

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries: Coffee

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC2 April 20, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
The Brits travel south to the famous coffee plantations of Yirgacheffe and the remote mountain village of Biolya. Here, life gets even tougher as for the first time they have ...

The Brits travel south to the famous coffee plantations of Yirgacheffe and the remote mountain village of Biolya. Here, life gets even tougher as for the first time they have no help from a local family and must survive only on the wages paid to a coffee worker. But will they be able to do enough work to afford to eat and pay rent on their simple mud hut?

Amsterdam Vice
23:34

Amsterdam Vice: Underworld

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 April 24, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries
56:38

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries: Gold/Computers/E-Waste

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC2 April 27, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
This week the Brits travel to Ghana to mine one of our oldest and most precious luxuries, gold, but also discover the impact of one of Africa's newest imports, e-waste. ...

This week the Brits travel to Ghana to mine one of our oldest and most precious luxuries, gold, but also discover the impact of one of Africa's newest imports, e-waste. Joining some of the thousands of men and women who mine gold by hand, the Brits struggle to cope as exhaustion bites, tempers fray and Shievonne collapses - making the Brits question if gold truly deserves its luxurious label. But nothing the Brits have seen so far prepares them for the electrical dump site.

Whale Patrol
52:09

Whale Patrol

ABC April 27, 2011

Geography

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
This exhilarating and moving story tells of the fight to protect the migrating whale population off the coast of Western Australia. Nearly 17,000 humpback whales leave their ...

This exhilarating and moving story tells of the fight to protect the migrating whale population off the coast of Western Australia. Nearly 17,000 humpback whales leave their summer feeding grounds in the Antarctic every year to make the perilous journey to the breeding sites in the tropical waters off Western Australia. It's a trip they have made for thousands of years and it is fraught with danger.

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries
57:03

Blood, Sweat And Luxuries: Technology

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC2 May 4, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Now on the final leg of their journey the Brits are leaving Africa for the Philippines to discover where components for our mp3 players, dvds and computers come from. The ...

Now on the final leg of their journey the Brits are leaving Africa for the Philippines to discover where components for our mp3 players, dvds and computers come from. The Brits join the workers in the ultra competitive world of electronics: where productivity is everything and factories produce hundreds of thousands of components a day.

My Family's Crazy Gap Year
47:34

My Family's Crazy Gap Year: The Lawrences

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 10, 2011

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Yachting fanatic Jason Lawrence fulfils his lifelong dream of sailing around the world, taking with him his wife and two small children. This reality program captures their ...

Yachting fanatic Jason Lawrence fulfils his lifelong dream of sailing around the world, taking with him his wife and two small children. This reality program captures their adventure, from Britain to Australia, from the preparations to the eventual return.

Megaquake: Hour That Shook Japan
43:02

Megaquake: Hour That Shook Japan

Discovery Channel May 20, 2011

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Experience Japan's earthquake and resulting tsunami through exclusive new footage and first person accounts from Sendai and Tokyo. Understand the mega-physics that rocked the ...

Experience Japan's earthquake and resulting tsunami through exclusive new footage and first person accounts from Sendai and Tokyo. Understand the mega-physics that rocked the Earth on its axis. Explore this most recent Ring of Fire cataclysm in relation to other recent disasters, as scientists pose the question - is the Pacific Northwest US next in line?

My Family's Crazy Gap Year
47:39

My Family's Crazy Gap Year: The McClements

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC May 24, 2011

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Nikki McClements joins the families looking to throw over their regular life and explore the world. She takes her nine year old daughter, Beth, around the world to show her ...

Nikki McClements joins the families looking to throw over their regular life and explore the world. She takes her nine year old daughter, Beth, around the world to show her how the poor people live. Nikki had to work three jobs to save the money needed for the trip. She also had to leave behind her boyfriend whom she has promised to marry on her return.

Child Slavery
46:03

Child Slavery

BBC Knowledge May 31, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
About 14 million children are enslaved today worldwide - more than at any time in history. Now, in a remarkable journey across five continents, six children tell their ...

About 14 million children are enslaved today worldwide - more than at any time in history. Now, in a remarkable journey across five continents, six children tell their stories. Children are bought and sold like bags of sugar. They break stones in quarries, clean and cook for their owners, work the plantations and service Western sex tourists. They are beaten, abused, denied any contact with their family and often worked to death. Many of their captors do not see the practice as wrong.

Charlie Bird Explores
51:48

Charlie Bird Explores

SBS2 June 18, 2011

Geography

Science

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Journalist Charlie Bird sets off to explore one of the most remote and remarkable places on our planet. Starting at the source of the Amazon over 5000 metres above sea level ...

Journalist Charlie Bird sets off to explore one of the most remote and remarkable places on our planet. Starting at the source of the Amazon over 5000 metres above sea level in the Peruvian Andes, Charlie makes his way though sweltering jungle down the second largest river on earth to the Atlantic Ocean. It's an arduous 6,000 kilometre journey across the continent of South America - camping, sweating and doing it the hard way.

The Cove
1:26:04

The Cove

ABC August 28, 2011

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove, tells the amazing true story of how an elite team of activists, filmmakers and freedivers embarked on a covert mission to ...

The Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove, tells the amazing true story of how an elite team of activists, filmmakers and freedivers embarked on a covert mission to penetrate a hidden cove in Japan, shining light on a dark and deadly secret. The mysteries they uncovered were only the tip of the iceberg.