The Gold Rush: Who, When, Where and Why?
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The Gold Rush: Who, When, Where and Why?

ABC Me April 29, 2020

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How did the Australian gold rush begin in 1851? Who kicked it off? Where did it occur, and why is gold so valuable?

How did the Australian gold rush begin in 1851? Who kicked it off? Where did it occur, and why is gold so valuable?

Convict Kids
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Convict Kids

Episode 1 ABC Me June 3, 2020

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In 18th and early 19th-century Britain, transportation as a form of punishment was used to combat the overcrowded prisons. Children as young as seven could be tried as adults ...

In 18th and early 19th-century Britain, transportation as a form of punishment was used to combat the overcrowded prisons. Children as young as seven could be tried as adults and sent to Australia as convicts. Alternative title: History Shorts: Convict Kids: Transportation and the First Fleet.

The Gold Rush
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The Gold Rush

ABC Me May 13, 2020

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The democracy all Australians enjoy began at the goldfields, but how? Ronan guides students through the events that led up to the Eureka Stockade at Bakery Hill in Ballarat.

The democracy all Australians enjoy began at the goldfields, but how? Ronan guides students through the events that led up to the Eureka Stockade at Bakery Hill in Ballarat.

Convict Kids
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Convict Kids

Episode 3 ABC Me June 17, 2020

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Convict kids in Australia suffered a variety of punishments for even the most minor offences. These punishments ranged from flogging to solitary confinement or work gangs.

Convict kids in Australia suffered a variety of punishments for even the most minor offences. These punishments ranged from flogging to solitary confinement or work gangs.

The Gold Rush
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The Gold Rush

ABC Me May 6, 2020

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Life on the goldfields wasn't as easy as some thought when they arrived off the boats to begin their luck at gold mining!

Life on the goldfields wasn't as easy as some thought when they arrived off the boats to begin their luck at gold mining!

The Gold Rush
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The Gold Rush: Long-Term Impacts

ABC Me May 20, 2020

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The gold rush began just over 60 years after Europeans arrived to Australia, but how did this decade transform the cultural, political, environmental, and economic threads of ...

The gold rush began just over 60 years after Europeans arrived to Australia, but how did this decade transform the cultural, political, environmental, and economic threads of the nation?

Convict Kids
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Convict Kids: Reform and Freedom

Episode 4 ABC Me June 24, 2020

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As a convict kid, once you served your usual sentence of seven or 14 years, you would still have had the majority of your life ahead of you to make a fresh start.

As a convict kid, once you served your usual sentence of seven or 14 years, you would still have had the majority of your life ahead of you to make a fresh start.

Convict Kids
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Convict Kids

Episode 2 ABC Me June 10, 2020

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Convicts sent out to the penal colonies in Australia were expected to work as a part of their punishment, and convict kids were no exceptions. They also lived under the same ...

Convicts sent out to the penal colonies in Australia were expected to work as a part of their punishment, and convict kids were no exceptions. They also lived under the same harsh conditions as the adults.

Growing Up in the Early 1900s
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Growing Up in the Early 1900s

ABC Me July 1, 2020

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What was it like getting up and getting ready when there was no bathroom in your house? And what did children eat for breakfast when there were no refrigerators or supermarket ...

What was it like getting up and getting ready when there was no bathroom in your house? And what did children eat for breakfast when there were no refrigerators or supermarket foods like cereal?

HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration
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HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

ABC Me April 21, 2020

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In 1768, His Majesty's Bark Endeavour set sail from England on a scientific voyage with Lieutenant James Cook. What did the voyage accomplish for science and navigation? What ...

In 1768, His Majesty's Bark Endeavour set sail from England on a scientific voyage with Lieutenant James Cook. What did the voyage accomplish for science and navigation? What was the impact for this continent's First Peoples?

Trench warfare medical treatment
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Trench warfare medical treatment

Clip from Operation Ouch Goes Back in Time

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Dr Chris and Dr Xand visit a replica World War I trench and reveal how injured soldiers were treated on the front line.

Dr Chris and Dr Xand visit a replica World War I trench and reveal how injured soldiers were treated on the front line.

Shrine of Remembrance visit
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Shrine of Remembrance visit

Clip from Totally Wild

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Tour Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance with Totally Wild to learn about the scale of Australia's involvement in World War I and the significance of the poppy.

Tour Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance with Totally Wild to learn about the scale of Australia's involvement in World War I and the significance of the poppy.

Chinese Dragon
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Chinese Dragon

Clip from My Place

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The local population brings in the Chinese New Year with traditional celebrations. Henry and Franklin contribute to the proceedings by launching their lanterns.

The local population brings in the Chinese New Year with traditional celebrations. Henry and Franklin contribute to the proceedings by launching their lanterns.

Awesome and educational dinosaur exhibits
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Awesome and educational dinosaur exhibits

Clip from Totally Wild

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Today it's all about those awesome and scary dinosaurs! Alex feels like a little boy again as he talks to head of exhibitions Cherie McNair, as well as visitor service officer ...

Today it's all about those awesome and scary dinosaurs! Alex feels like a little boy again as he talks to head of exhibitions Cherie McNair, as well as visitor service officer Paul Tierney. Sherry gives us the lowdown on how they break down and ship these massive moving models to be sewn back together for the next exhibit. Paul takes us on a tour to meet some fantastic and unique dinosaurs we haven't heard of before including Australovenator discovered right here in Oz!

Exploring the pyramids
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Exploring the pyramids

Clip from Behind the News

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The pyramids continue to be an architectual marvel as mysterious as they are magnificent, but through a new project, scientists are hoping to find out more about them then ...

The pyramids continue to be an architectual marvel as mysterious as they are magnificent, but through a new project, scientists are hoping to find out more about them then ever before. Learn about some of the new technology being use in the Scan Pyramids operation and some of the questions they're hoping to have answered.

An awesome show of prehistoric marine life
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An awesome show of prehistoric marine life

Clip from Totally Wild

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Emma talks to Scott Wright, the artistic director for the show, Prehistoric Aquarium. She gets to go inside giant inflatable puppets and control them. This is part of the ...

Emma talks to Scott Wright, the artistic director for the show, Prehistoric Aquarium. She gets to go inside giant inflatable puppets and control them. This is part of the drama of the awesome stage show complete with multicoloured lighting on a black background. You won't believe how some of these ancient sea creatures looked! In fact they dated millions and millions of years before the dinosaurs and then coexisted with them. Amazing by itself is the comparison of the two kinds of plesiosaurs th

The Dole Inspector
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The Dole Inspector

Clip from My Place

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Colum warns his family of the Dole Inspector who comes to check on them.

Colum warns his family of the Dole Inspector who comes to check on them.

A fossil fruit you can eat!
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A fossil fruit you can eat!

Clip from Totally Wild

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Kellyn takes us way back to the Cenozoic era in a chat with Dr Andrew, who whips out some fascinating fossil fruits to show us! Before their Extinction 65 million years ago, ...

Kellyn takes us way back to the Cenozoic era in a chat with Dr Andrew, who whips out some fascinating fossil fruits to show us! Before their Extinction 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs were a hard act to follow, as Kellyn points out. Nonetheless, Dr Andrew draws us in with these excellently preserved fossil seeds that look like you could pick them right out of the rock. He then shows us the modern, nearidentical seed of the Burkedin plum, sharing a little feast of jam and scones with Kell. Wh