Campaigning to ban plastic bags
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Campaigning to ban plastic bags

Clip from Behind the News

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Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for ...

Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for the environment and how she has campaigned to stop shops using them.

Roman law in ancient Rome
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Roman law in ancient Rome

Clip from The Time Compass

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Many of the 'rules' of law currently used in the western world are based on Roman law, created thousands of years ago

Many of the 'rules' of law currently used in the western world are based on Roman law, created thousands of years ago

Revamping the classification system
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Revamping the classification system

Clip from Behind the News

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Reporter Emma Davis explains what the different classification labels mean, why online streaming services classify their own content, and the Australian Council for Children ...

Reporter Emma Davis explains what the different classification labels mean, why online streaming services classify their own content, and the Australian Council for Children and the Media's suggestion that a new system should be introduced.

Why did the Roman empire fall?
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Why did the Roman empire fall?

Clip from The Time Compass

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This colourful animation explains how the Roman empire eventually collapsed and how the birth of Christianity played a part.

This colourful animation explains how the Roman empire eventually collapsed and how the birth of Christianity played a part.

The debate over the death penalty
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The debate over the death penalty

Clip from Behind the News

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Australia does not have the death penalty as a punishment used against criminals, but many countries still do. When two Australians were sentenced to death in Indonesia, the ...

Australia does not have the death penalty as a punishment used against criminals, but many countries still do. When two Australians were sentenced to death in Indonesia, the debate sprang up again as to whether or not this is an effective and ethical form of punishment. Hear both sides of the debate of this polarizing issue.

Training police dogs
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Training police dogs

Clip from Totally Wild

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Totally Wild is taken behind-the-scenes of a police canine training session in South Australia.

Totally Wild is taken behind-the-scenes of a police canine training session in South Australia.

Responsibility to family and to community
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Responsibility to family and to community

Clip from Mabo

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Koiki 'Eddie' arrives home announcing he has quit the railroad. Bonita reminds him of his responsibility to his family and the difficulties of being an outspoken Indigenous ...

Koiki 'Eddie' arrives home announcing he has quit the railroad. Bonita reminds him of his responsibility to his family and the difficulties of being an outspoken Indigenous person. Eddie reminds her of the injustices she faces every day and the satisfaction of resisting the status quo. Archival footage shows the beginning of the resistance, the government's response and instances segregation. Koiki 'Eddie' Mabo becomes a person of interest. Later, a university professor sees Eddie in the librar

rosemary laing reminisces on the passing of the mabo bill
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rosemary laing reminisces on the passing of the mabo bill

Clip from The House With Annabel Crabb

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A junior clerk of the Senate at the time, Rosemary Laing reminisces on the passing of the Mabo bill.

A junior clerk of the Senate at the time, Rosemary Laing reminisces on the passing of the Mabo bill.

Broadside
56:11

Broadside: Emerging Empires Collide

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC July 18, 2010

History

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Looks at the great sea battles fought between the English and Dutch in the 17th century. These battles were fought to decide which country would dominate world trade.

Looks at the great sea battles fought between the English and Dutch in the 17th century. These battles were fought to decide which country would dominate world trade.

Seven Ages Of Britain
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Seven Ages Of Britain: Age Of Power

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC September 21, 2010

History

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This week we meet the Tudors: from Henry VIII's accession in 1509 to the first performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII exactly 100 years later. David Dimbleby shows how the ...

This week we meet the Tudors: from Henry VIII's accession in 1509 to the first performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII exactly 100 years later. David Dimbleby shows how the Tudors used art as an instrument of power and propaganda. First, Henry VIII and the lavish, gilded tomb in Westminster Abbey he commissioned for his father; the epic Field of Cloth of Gold painting in Hampton Court made to celebrate his diplomatic triumph over the French; and the extraordinary patron-artist relationship he cultivated with Hans Holbein.

Prohibition
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Prohibition: Scofflaw

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 6, 2012

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On January 16, 1920, the 18th Amendment to the Constitution comes into effect, making it illegal to manufacture, transport or sell intoxicating liquor. This episode examines ...

On January 16, 1920, the 18th Amendment to the Constitution comes into effect, making it illegal to manufacture, transport or sell intoxicating liquor. This episode examines the problems of enforcement, as millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight.

Seven Ages Of Britain
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Seven Ages Of Britain: Age Of Ambition

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC October 19, 2010

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In the last episode of Seven Ages of Britain, David Dimbleby looks at how the 20th century saw ordinary Britons upturning ancient power structures and class hierarchies. The ...

In the last episode of Seven Ages of Britain, David Dimbleby looks at how the 20th century saw ordinary Britons upturning ancient power structures and class hierarchies. The catalyst was the First World War, which embroiled the whole nation and called traditional values into question. The result was an ever-growing 'democratisation' of culture, with art coming off gallery walls, becoming an instrument of self-expression at the service of the individual.

480
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480: NAIDOC

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC July 6, 2012

Indigenous Australians

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This week of 480 covers NAIDOC which follows the stories of five highly respected Australian Aborigines. Today, Rising star Grace Lee has what it takes to become a contender ...

This week of 480 covers NAIDOC which follows the stories of five highly respected Australian Aborigines. Today, Rising star Grace Lee has what it takes to become a contender in Australia's fashion industry.

Prohibition
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Prohibition: A Sea Of Rum

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS October 20, 2012

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Director Ken Burns tells the story of the rise and fall of Prohibition and the entire era it encompassed. In the Jazz Age of the mid-1920s, illegal bars called speakeasies ...

Director Ken Burns tells the story of the rise and fall of Prohibition and the entire era it encompassed. In the Jazz Age of the mid-1920s, illegal bars called speakeasies become a symbol of glamorous city nightlife as reporters like Lois Long of The New Yorker chronicle their generation's glittering debauchery.

Prohibition
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Prohibition: A Nation Of Hypocrites

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS October 27, 2012

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By the close of the 1920s, many blamed the law for the rise of criminal syndicates, promiscuity, and a sense that the entire government was corrupted. Once the Great ...

By the close of the 1920s, many blamed the law for the rise of criminal syndicates, promiscuity, and a sense that the entire government was corrupted. Once the Great Depression hit, Americans began to re-examine their priorities. By December of 1933, Prohibition's reign finally came to an end under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and for the first time in thirteen years, Americans could once again legally buy a drink.

Prohibition
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Prohibition: Scofflaws

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel June 11, 2017

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On January 17, 1920, Prohibition goes into effect. Enacted in part to promote a more orderly, law-abiding America, Prohibition has precisely the opposite effect. Doctors and ...

On January 17, 1920, Prohibition goes into effect. Enacted in part to promote a more orderly, law-abiding America, Prohibition has precisely the opposite effect. Doctors and pharmacists, federal agents and local lawmen, rabbis and funeral directors all figure out ways to make money by getting around the law, from 'Satan's Seat' in New York City to Seattle, Washington, where a former cop becomes the Good Bootlegger.

Breakthrough
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Breakthrough: The Age Of Aging

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic August 23, 2017

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Film director Ron Howard explores the aging process and how a group of scientists believe they have the knowledge to breakthrough how we treat the diseases of aging, and how ...

Film director Ron Howard explores the aging process and how a group of scientists believe they have the knowledge to breakthrough how we treat the diseases of aging, and how we can expand the human life span.

How To Get Ahead
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How To Get Ahead: At Versailles

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel June 1, 2015

History

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Louis created the Palace of Versailles so he could surround himself with aristocrats, artists, interior designers, gardeners, wigmakers, chefs and musicians. Hordes of ...

Louis created the Palace of Versailles so he could surround himself with aristocrats, artists, interior designers, gardeners, wigmakers, chefs and musicians. Hordes of ambitious courtiers scrambled to get close to the king. But unseemly goings-on in the royal bedchamber reflected the quickest path to power.