Eddie faces intense cross-examination
5:19

Eddie faces intense cross-examination

Clip from Mabo

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of ...

This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius. It traces Koiki's life, through his early exile from his beloved Murray Island, his years of working on the trochus trawlers and the outback railways, to his decision to embrace activism. It also tells of his struggles to begin a school specifically for Aboriginal and Islander children.

Returning home, a historic meeting and political intimidations
7:37

Returning home, a historic meeting and political intimidations

Clip from Mabo

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of ...

This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius. It traces Koiki's life, through his early exile from his beloved Murray Island, his years of working on the trochus trawlers and the outback railways, to his decision to embrace activism. It also tells of his struggles to begin a school specifically for Aboriginal and Islander children.

Returning to family, returning to home
4:18

Returning to family, returning to home

Clip from Mabo

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of ...

This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius. It traces Koiki's life, through his early exile from his beloved Murray Island, his years of working on the trochus trawlers and the outback railways, to his decision to embrace activism. It also tells of his struggles to begin a school specifically for Aboriginal and Islander children.

Eddie meets Bonita, finds strength in traditions
6:37

Eddie meets Bonita, finds strength in traditions

Clip from Mabo

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of ...

This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius. It traces Koiki's life, through his early exile from his beloved Murray Island, his years of working on the trochus trawlers and the outback railways, to his decision to embrace activism. It also tells of his struggles to begin a school specifically for Aboriginal and Islander children.

Displacement, erasure, and family ties
6:39

Displacement, erasure, and family ties

Clip from Mabo

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of ...

This telemovie tells the story of Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander, who left school at 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius. It traces Koiki's life, through his early exile from his beloved Murray Island, his years of working on the trochus trawlers and the outback railways, to his decision to embrace activism. It also tells of his struggles to begin a school specifically for Aboriginal and Islander children.

Self-discovery, heritage and respect
8:30

Self-discovery, heritage and respect

Clip from Yolngu Boy

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the ...

A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.

Dreaming, friendship and diverging realities
7:24

Dreaming, friendship and diverging realities

Clip from Yolngu Boy

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the ...

A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.

Botj ends up on the wrong side of both laws
9:58

Botj ends up on the wrong side of both laws

Clip from Yolngu Boy

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the ...

A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.

Self-determination, displacement and two worlds
9:59

Self-determination, displacement and two worlds

Clip from Yolngu Boy

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the ...

A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.

Learning to trust each other and their knowledge
9:40

Learning to trust each other and their knowledge

Clip from Yolngu Boy

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the ...

A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.

Botj struggles to find a place for himself
9:47

Botj struggles to find a place for himself

Clip from Yolngu Boy

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the ...

A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.

Acceptance of Indigenous knowledge
5:28

Acceptance of Indigenous knowledge

Clip from One Night The Moon

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Based on the true story of Aboriginal tracker Riley in Dubbo in the 1930s, who was awarded the King's Medal for his services to the Police Force. His grandson, Michael Riley, ...

Based on the true story of Aboriginal tracker Riley in Dubbo in the 1930s, who was awarded the King's Medal for his services to the Police Force. His grandson, Michael Riley, directed the documentary Black Tracker in 1997, which became the inspiration for One Night The Moon.

Cultural arrogance and Aboriginal knowledge
3:50

Cultural arrogance and Aboriginal knowledge

Clip from One Night The Moon

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Based on the true story of Aboriginal tracker Riley in Dubbo in the 1930s, who was awarded the King's Medal for his services to the Police Force. His grandson, Michael Riley, ...

Based on the true story of Aboriginal tracker Riley in Dubbo in the 1930s, who was awarded the King's Medal for his services to the Police Force. His grandson, Michael Riley, directed the documentary Black Tracker in 1997, which became the inspiration for One Night The Moon.

The Circuit
51:58

The Circuit: It's A Long Way Home

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 November 16, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Indigenous Australians

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Circuit is set in the Kimberley region of North Western Australia. It is a place of two seasons; the wet and the dusty dry. Known for its beauty, vastness and hardship, ...

The Circuit is set in the Kimberley region of North Western Australia. It is a place of two seasons; the wet and the dusty dry. Known for its beauty, vastness and hardship, this region is a land rich in history for its traditional owners, but now sits within the confines of white ownership and white law. This is the home of The Circuit, the Magistrate's Court, which visits far-flung communities several days a month, bringing conveyor-belt justice dealt swiftly and fairly.

The Circuit
51:59

The Circuit: In Country

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 November 17, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Indigenous Australians

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A flurry of racist leaflets and a lack of faith in him, on the part of the people he is trying to help, put Drew in a bad temper. Sam and Drew seem determined to remain on ...

A flurry of racist leaflets and a lack of faith in him, on the part of the people he is trying to help, put Drew in a bad temper. Sam and Drew seem determined to remain on different sides of the fence. Necessity places them in a position where they find out more about each other, as a courtroom decision has tragic consequences.

The Circuit
52:00

The Circuit: Deeper Water

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 November 18, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The race to save a young girl from abuse is on, but the law, and the predator's ties with the community and court, make the task seemingly impossible. Bella takes the law into ...

The race to save a young girl from abuse is on, but the law, and the predator's ties with the community and court, make the task seemingly impossible. Bella takes the law into her own hands, and Archie and Clarry find themselves on different sides of the fence, leading to violence.

The Circuit
52:03

The Circuit: Stairway To The Moon

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 November 19, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
It's festival time in Broome, and what begins as a relaxing weekend quickly spirals out of control. Drew receives an ultimatum; Peter gets more than he bargained for; and ...

It's festival time in Broome, and what begins as a relaxing weekend quickly spirals out of control. Drew receives an ultimatum; Peter gets more than he bargained for; and there's tragedy for both Archie and Clarry, when one lands in hospital and the other in prison.

The Circuit
51:27

The Circuit: You Always Hurt The Ones You Love

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS2 November 20, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In the aftermath of the festival, Archie and Clarry face court and potential prison time. Sam makes a tragic discovery about his son, as drew makes a decision about seeing his ...

In the aftermath of the festival, Archie and Clarry face court and potential prison time. Sam makes a tragic discovery about his son, as drew makes a decision about seeing his family.