In episode two, the Cairns chopper must fly to the small Aboriginal community of Hopevale where a baby girl is severely dehydrated. On the way back to Cairns the crew is diverted to pick up a 13-year-old boy with a suspected fractured pelvis. As they fly to pick up the boy at Mossman Hospital, tropical storm clouds gather and the crew must decide whether to fly on using satellite navigation or abandon the task and leave it to the night crew. Meanwhile, wet conditions on Magnetic Island off Townsville contribute to a terrible car smash. A critically injured 22-year-old is trapped in his ute and is in intense pain.
Emmett will do anything to get to a local hot dog eating contest, even if it means disobeying Paige and tunnelling through the basement wall to freedom. Adam and Bentley stumble upon a mysterious stash of chocolate covered raisins.
Only thirteen men remain on the course and the training is becoming more severe. The surviving recruits face the nightmare of maritime tactical operations where sleep becomes a distant memory. Clearance divers must be able to carry out clandestine reconnaissance operations behind enemy lines. To achieve this, they use a special re-breather or bubble free diving set and conduct their operations under the cover of night. During this module the men must reach new levels of fitness. They must also prove they are a team tight enough to face the potentially fatal consequences of operating behind enemy lines.
Why do we collect what we collect, decorate in certain styles or become obsessive about adding to particular possessions? In this 5-part series, three professional 'sticky beaks' - Gerri Williams, Julie Nimmo and Andrew Urban - check out the stories behind the acquisitions.
A group of 16 kids from around Australia face their final few weeks of primary school with heightened emotions as they prepare to leave their old lives behind. For some students, concerns begin to surface about what starting high school will mean for their friendships, while others make plans for different high school extensions and streams. Orientation day gives them their first taste of their new life before the boys and girls glam up for year 6 graduation. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
With year 6 in the rearview mirror and the first day of high school rapidly approaching, the kids are starting to get nervous, excited and scared. It's the last 10 days of holidays and they all want to make the most of their time off but they also want to make sure they've prepared enough. Their high school journey is about to begin as they prepare on their first day: How are they going to cope with having gone from the top of the food chain all the way to the bottom? Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
The second in an occasional series with Geraldine Doogue. This time, writer, broadcaster and musician Eddie Ayres is remarkably candid about his transgender identity and the power of music in his life.
This award-winning documentary follows conflict between being a Christian and card-counting gambler. It tracks a group of devoutly religious blackjack players who have made it their mission to bleed casinos dry.
In the city of Newport in Wales, a 15-year-old schoolgirl is about to pass from a world of classrooms to one of caskets and coffins - dealing with death on a daily basis. This revealing documentary follows Rachael Ryan as she turns 16 and becomes Britain's youngest female undertaker.
Explore the world of Harry Potter fans and the fascinating, amusing and inspiring ways in which they take their love of JK Rowling's book series to a whole new level. Meet indie band Harry and The Potters who created a new musical genre, Wizard Rock, that now includes others such as Draco and the Malfoys, the Whomping Willow and the Hungarian Horntails (four- and seven-year-old brothers).
Getting married in the 21st century is a highly commercialised, expensive exercise. With the average cost of an Australian wedding now $33,000, the wedding industry is worth $3.5 billion dollars annually - and there are plenty who want a piece of the (wedding) cake. The Wedding Makers goes behind the scenes of this highly competitive, often glamorous, sometimes garish industry and examines how it shapes and influences today's bride.
Looks at the incredible organisation that is the Bombay Railway, with stories of the people who keep the trains running 24 hours a day, those who survive because of it - and those who die on it. This episode follows the dreams of railway employees like Mumtaz Kaz, India's first female train driver, who has to find a wife for her brother and get him married in just eight weeks - all while working full-time.
Examines the nature of fear - our most primal and powerful emotion. From its evolutionary origins in the involuntary fight-or-flight survival instinct to its essential function as a learning tool today.
Andrew Denton's guests are Ian Chappell, and Ingrid Pulson, whose husband killed her two children, her father, and then himself. The Coroner ruled this could have been prevented if the police had acted sooner. Includes footage of 1981 underarm bowling incident, which Chappell discusses.
In this hypnotic game show, Showbiz legend Daryl Somers will put contestants through a series of crazy games and tasks to win a maximum cash prize of $20,000 but standing between them and their fortune will be their own subconscious thoughts.
This documentary offers a rare insight into the final chapter of Nelson Mandela's life. It's not an obituary, but a unique glimpse into Mandela's life at a point when, in his own words, he "retired from retirement." With access to Mandela from the beginning of his 90th year until his final retreat from public life, this documentary offers an intimate portrayal of one of history's most respected and revered statesmen. It includes never-before-seen footage of his last ever tour abroad, as well as private meetings and discussions with admirers, celebrities, heads of state and ordinary people.
Two Sydneysiders question the notion of civilised society. They are marrying into Vanuatu's tribal culture, a rich and sustainable existence. Filmmakers Larry Gray and Mary O'Malley are about to be married in the tradition of the Namal people of Vanuatu's Tanna island. Mary and Larry discovered the Namal people years ago while making a documentary series. They stayed in one of the many villages on Tanna that practise a 'kastom' lifestyle, that is one that has no need of modern trappings, including money.
SBS's 2014 FIFA World Cup season just got a whole lot sexier ... or did it? The hilariously awkward and definitely not Brasilian Sam Pang sets off to discover what makes Brasilians the coolest race on the planet as excitement builds around the host nation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Billie JD Porter explores the impact of money in one of the world's most transitional and paradoxical countries - brash, heady, brazen - Brazil. Billie digs beneath the glitz and glamour of a country which is now a breeding ground for the ultra-rich, to show what impact the concept of wealth is having on everyone.
Grimy, gritty, gooey and just plain gross, this series gets down and disgusting as host Mike Rowe isn't afraid of getting his hands dirty as he travels around America, showing off some really dirty jobs.
For the very first time, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot of US Airways, Flight 1549 who miraculously landed a passenger jet safely in the Hudson River, re-traces the amazing near-tragedy and meets the passengers who he saved from the brink of death, hearing how he has profoundly changed their lives forever. Narrated by Harrison Ford.
If she'd been born one generation earlier, Judith Lucy's career options probably would have ranged all the way from housewife to hairdresser. Even her chosen career of stand-up comedy was a pretty blokey world when she entered it, and Australia still has one of the most segregated workforces in the world - e.g. plumbers will more than likely be men, while 90% of nurses are women. So to find out why, Judith swaps her mic for a bed pan and lets her nursing skills loose on a hospital ward, then catches up with two pioneering female pilots, including Deborah Lawrie, who had to take Ansett Airlines to court in 1979 for the right to fly a plane.
Some children may have seven siblings; some may even have seven dads. But only 10-year-old Ellie Sharp has seven mums. Ellie's dad Philip is a Messianic Jew and heads Britain's only openly polygamous family. Twelve years ago, God told him that he was a king and he should take seven wives. It sounds complicated, but the family's been together for over a decade.
Norland College in Bath has been training nannies since 1892. Dressed in their distinctive brown uniform with butler gloves and trilby hat, Norland Nannies have been sought after by the rich and famous for over a century.
It's four months since the Llewelyn-Bowens turned their back on London for a new life in the country, but instead of rural tranquillity, all they've had is dust, noise and builder stress. Even Laurence is feeling uncharacteristically down saying, "I almost feel like someone has decided to pay me back for all those years of doing this to other people's houses." As the building work reaches its dirtiest and noisiest stage, their 20-room house seems more like a war zone than a designer pad.
The conversation is bound to get interesting when you're talking to three cabbies! This week Andrew Denton talks to Bruce from Melbourne, Chris from Sydney, and Gerard, who drives a cab on the Gold Coast. Andrew also speaks to Chris Martin from Cold Play.
This final episodes explores how the 'crone' years can bring peace and freedom to women. Mayoral contender Val has always been a feminist and now at 59 is finally in a position to do her bit to change the world for the better. Ruth has survived breast cancer and feels a sense of achievement after years of hard yakka on a remote sheep station. There is no way these women are taking to their rocking chairs.
Baby Beauty Queens follows the journey of three girls aged seven to nine, as they enter Britain's first ever pre-teen beauty pageant. Their mums are determined to do everything within their power to make sure their little darlings make the best impression in front of the judges. Only one girl can be crowned Queenie Tweenie at the Mini Miss UK. Underneath the narrative there's troubling and provocative issues about parenting, about the erosion of childhood and about media sexuality.
In this episode, we meet two men from the London Fire Brigade. Crew manager Aldo has spent 26 years working as a firefighter and is about to retire. Graduate Joe is a 25-year-old rookie who is learning the ropes.
Martin Clunes travels the world to uncover some of the remarkable and unique relationships between man and beast from birds to bears, pets to primates, involving ancient and modern techniques and partnerships.
The teen years define us in so many ways and in this instalment of The Agony of Life: The Teenage Years, the Aunts and Uncles talk about what it was like to try and fit in at school, the bullying and being bullied, the excruciating sex lessons from their parents, and the experimentation with hair, clothes and body ink. And to what lengths did they go to make someone they fancied notice them?
Award-winning British documentary maker Jane Treays looks into the Purity Movement and attempts to uncover the truth behind one of the most controversial issues in America. Treays follows a group of fathers and daughters as they prepare to attend a 'purity ball' in Colorado Springs.
Since it started in 1994, the UK's National Lottery has created over 2500 new millionaires. In this humorous and touching film, some of Britain's luckiest people open up about what their massive wins really meant.
SBS and Screen Australia present: Once Bitten ... love the second time around, when love comes with baggage. We all know someone who has been through a messy break-up or divorce - only to plunge right back into the relationship game. But does it get any easier? Once Bitten is about love the second-time round. It's about the way we live and love in today's complex world and survive to tell the tale, when against the odds, we dive right back in and do it all again despite the baggage and hurt from the past, and added complications of ex-wives, ex-husbands and step-families.
Being Married is the second part in Michael Apted's series about being married in the US. In 2001, he filmed the first installment, Married In America, which featured nine couples on the eve of their marriages. Apted, who had already used similar concept in his long-running documentary series 7 Up, looked for a cross section of American society. Five years later, he revisited them. Just as in the first part, the interviewees talk openly about their current situation.
In this episode, 100 firefighters are mobilised to a massive fire at a garden centre near Heathrow. Things take a dramatic turn when it's discovered there is a large quantity of highly explosive gas canisters on site.
In the final part of the series we see old-fashioned new father PJ (42), gay wannabe-parent Richard (42), and nervous first-time dad to triplets Kadmiel (21), spend the week working at Tadpoles Nursery in Chelsea.
Martin Clunes sets out on an international journey to investigate the extraordinary relationship between man and beast - from birds to bears, and from pets to primates, involving ancient and modern techniques and partnerships.
In episode one, Robyn, Tammy, Lyn, Tusa and Meg were introduced to the monastic life by Sister Hilda, who asked them to give up their worldly goods for a life of silence, prayer and contemplation. In tonight's episode, all five women are struggling with the demands of living the monastic life, homesickness, and coming to terms with confronting their own personal demons.
There's no roadmaps or rules for love the second-time around, especially where children are involved. It's complicated with the ex-wife or husband in the background, custody battles over children, financial pressures, shared parenting: a whole new family dynamic is created. Four families take us to the heart of the issues and reveal what it takes to make a relationship last the distance in the 21st century.
From a childhood touched by grief to his upcoming wedding as Prince Charming to the girl of his dreams, this is an insight into why and how Prince Harry has come to be held in such affection by so many people all over the world.
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Bullying sucks whether it is online, at school or in a workplace, there is no space for it in our lives. Find more about bullying experiences and how to combat issues related to bullying in this playlist.
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.