Australian Story Classics: A Beautiful Mind
28:00

Australian Story Classics: A Beautiful Mind

ABC NEWS 24 September 24, 2010

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Health and PE

11-12
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Melissa Holland thought she was 'lucky' when a last-minute seat became available for a getaway break on King Island with five colleagues. This was the start of a tragic turn ...

Melissa Holland thought she was 'lucky' when a last-minute seat became available for a getaway break on King Island with five colleagues. This was the start of a tragic turn of events.

Talking Books
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Talking Books

BBC World News October 15, 2010

Literature

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

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Once again the debate around the Great American Novel has occupied the literati on both sides of the Atlantic and once again it is Jonathan Franzen that has prompted the ...

Once again the debate around the Great American Novel has occupied the literati on both sides of the Atlantic and once again it is Jonathan Franzen that has prompted the discussion.

Buried Alive
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Buried Alive

SBS November 3, 2010

News and current affairs

Personal and social capability

9-10
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Buried Alive follows the extraordinary story of the 33 miners trapped underground for 70 days in the San Jose mine in Chile. Above ground, the filmmakers had unprecedented ...

Buried Alive follows the extraordinary story of the 33 miners trapped underground for 70 days in the San Jose mine in Chile. Above ground, the filmmakers had unprecedented access to record the drilling teams as they pounded their way through almost half a mile of granite. Below ground, the program follows how the miners survived for so long and hears first hand from the doctors and psychologists who were keeping them alive and sane, giving extraordinary insight into the underground hell they had to endure.

Family Confidential
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Family Confidential: The Barnes

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC December 27, 2010

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Music

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Once known as one of the biggest ratbags of Australian rock'n'roll, Jimmy Barnes is now regarded as music royalty. But it hasn't been an easy journey. Jimmy's battles with ...

Once known as one of the biggest ratbags of Australian rock'n'roll, Jimmy Barnes is now regarded as music royalty. But it hasn't been an easy journey. Jimmy's battles with drugs and alcohol have taken him to the brink, almost costing him his family and his life. He was saved by an unlikely love affair that has survived against the odds.

More Than A Fiesta
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More Than A Fiesta: Ep 7 of 26

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS2 February 11, 2011

History

Geography

Personal and social capability

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Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations ...

Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations as he partakes in local rituals set around the festivities of each culture, from the mock battles of Mexico's La Morisma de Bracho to Peru's Fiesta del Senor Cautivo.

Australians Exposed: Sami's Baby
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Australians Exposed: Sami's Baby

Lifestyle Channel March 21, 2011

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

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At 40, Sami Lukis has it all - a successful media career, a coterie of A-list friends, and drop dead gorgeous looks. So far, so great - until that old cliche sinks in. Whoops! ...

At 40, Sami Lukis has it all - a successful media career, a coterie of A-list friends, and drop dead gorgeous looks. So far, so great - until that old cliche sinks in. Whoops! I forgot to have a baby! Sami's Baby is a heart-breaking and heart-warming journey as Sami and her beloved dog Lolli join the Fertility Express to explore Sami's options for starting a family.

More Than A Fiesta
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More Than A Fiesta: Ep 13 of 26

Season 1 Episode 13 SBS2 March 25, 2011

History

Geography

Personal and social capability

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Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations ...

Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations as he partakes in local rituals set around the festivities of each culture, from the mock battles of Mexico's La Morisma de Bracho to Peru's Fiesta del Senor Cautivo.

Britain's Missing Top Model
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Britain's Missing Top Model: Ep 6 Of 6

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC2 April 6, 2011

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

9-10
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We get all eight girls' perspectives on what it was like meeting each other, living together in the penthouse apartment, the highs and lows, trials and tribulations, the photo ...

We get all eight girls' perspectives on what it was like meeting each other, living together in the penthouse apartment, the highs and lows, trials and tribulations, the photo shoots and the nerve-wracking eliminations.

My Country China: A Way Out
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My Country China: A Way Out

BBC World News April 15, 2011

Asia and Australia

Literacy

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
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This film follows three Chinese students from different backgrounds striving to survive. Through their experiences the program evaluates China's education system, exploring ...

This film follows three Chinese students from different backgrounds striving to survive. Through their experiences the program evaluates China's education system, exploring options for students in a country where success is the only thing that matters.

My Weird And Wonderful Family
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My Weird And Wonderful Family

ABC2 April 27, 2011

Personal and social capability

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11-12
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An intimate portrait of a unique family and their single-minded determination to be treated as normal. Gay British millionaires Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow made headlines ...

An intimate portrait of a unique family and their single-minded determination to be treated as normal. Gay British millionaires Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow made headlines 10 years ago when their two children Saffron and Aspen were born to a surrogate mother in the US, using donor eggs and the couple's sperm. They were accused at the time of 'shopping for the ultimate gay accessory''.

More Than A Fiesta
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More Than A Fiesta: Ep 20 of 26

Season 1 Episode 20 SBS2 May 13, 2011

History

Geography

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
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Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations ...

Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations as he partakes in local rituals set around the festivities of each culture, from the mock battles of Mexico's La Morisma de Bracho to Peru's Fiesta del Senor Cautivo.

Artscape
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Artscape: Bill Hunter - A Tribute

ABC2 May 29, 2011

Personal and social capability

Media arts

Drama

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Film Critic Margaret Pomeranz joins - actor and friend of Bill Hunter - Max Cullen to take a look at the Bill's life and work from both a critical and personal point of view.

Film Critic Margaret Pomeranz joins - actor and friend of Bill Hunter - Max Cullen to take a look at the Bill's life and work from both a critical and personal point of view.

Develop Or Die: Education
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Develop Or Die: Education

BBC World News June 4, 2011

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

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Develop or Die? hosted by sustainable development expert Leo Johnson, travels to Bangladesh and Malaysia to examine a dilemma central to families and their children's future - ...

Develop or Die? hosted by sustainable development expert Leo Johnson, travels to Bangladesh and Malaysia to examine a dilemma central to families and their children's future - education.

More Than A Fiesta
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More Than A Fiesta: Ep 26 Of 26

Season 1 Episode 26 SBS2 June 10, 2011

History

Geography

Personal and social capability

9-10
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Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations ...

Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations as he partakes in local rituals set around the festivities of each culture, from the mock battles of Mexico's La Morisma de Bracho to Peru's Fiesta del Senor Cautivo.

Artscape
25:46

Artscape: In Conversation With Virginia Trioli - Annie Liebovitz

ABC June 21, 2011

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

Visual arts

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In this week's revealing interview, Trioli chats with world renowned photographer and chronicler of our times, Annie Leibovitz. Through Leibovitz's iconic imagery, the program ...

In this week's revealing interview, Trioli chats with world renowned photographer and chronicler of our times, Annie Leibovitz. Through Leibovitz's iconic imagery, the program tracks her incredible journey, from her beginnings as an art student in San Francisco during the 1960s, through her lifelong partnership with the acclaimed intellectual and writer Susan Sontag, right through to her status today as one of the most sought after celebrity portrait photographers.

Junior Doctors: Your Life In Their Hands
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Junior Doctors: Your Life In Their Hands

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC July 21, 2011

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
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At the beginning of August every year in the UK, when most senior hospital staff are on holiday, over 7,000 inexperienced newly qualified students face the daunting prospect ...

At the beginning of August every year in the UK, when most senior hospital staff are on holiday, over 7,000 inexperienced newly qualified students face the daunting prospect of walking into the hospital wards as doctors for the first time. What happens when they are left in charge of saving lives?

First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne
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First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne: August 2011

ABC August 2, 2011

Literature

English

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
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Welcome to the First Tuesday Book Club. Host Jennifer Byrne, and panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are back to explore the world of books; from prize winners to ...

Welcome to the First Tuesday Book Club. Host Jennifer Byrne, and panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are back to explore the world of books; from prize winners to blockbusters, hot off the presses new releases to much loved classics. The books for August are: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov and In Past The Shallows by Favel Parrett.

Gorbachev: The Great Dissident
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Gorbachev: The Great Dissident

Episode 1 BBC World News August 13, 2011

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
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This two part film takes a fresh and in depth look at Gorbachev's role in his own country's emergence out of Soviet Communism, as well as his global significance as the great ...

This two part film takes a fresh and in depth look at Gorbachev's role in his own country's emergence out of Soviet Communism, as well as his global significance as the great international statesman who helped end the Cold War.