Myall Creek Massacre 1838  Clip 6:12mins
6:12

Myall Creek Massacre 1838 Clip 6:12mins

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
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From Tony Robinson Explores Australia EUREKA 29 unnamed Indigenous Australians were killed by European Settlers on 10 June 1838

From Tony Robinson Explores Australia EUREKA 29 unnamed Indigenous Australians were killed by European Settlers on 10 June 1838

Burke and Wills expedition
8:27

Burke and Wills expedition

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
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Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.

Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.

Gold Fever  1850's   Clip
22:30

Gold Fever 1850's Clip

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
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From Tony Robinson Explores Australia Eureka Convicts cutting a road to Bathurst were rumoured to have struck gold as early as

From Tony Robinson Explores Australia Eureka Convicts cutting a road to Bathurst were rumoured to have struck gold as early as

How sink holes are formed
10:12

How sink holes are formed

Clip from Sinkholes: Swallowed Alive

Geography

9-10
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This clip uses a simple experiment to show how natural sink holes form. A scientist uses a salt lick to demonstrate how water er

This clip uses a simple experiment to show how natural sink holes form. A scientist uses a salt lick to demonstrate how water er

Thomas Mitchell and the Hentys
7:51

Thomas Mitchell and the Hentys

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
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Tony Robinson visits the Henty settlement that surveyor Thomas Mitchell stumbled upon in 1835 to the surprise of authorities.

Tony Robinson visits the Henty settlement that surveyor Thomas Mitchell stumbled upon in 1835 to the surprise of authorities.

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
2:39

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
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Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and ...

Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and violence in which the decision was made.

An orientation to Antarctica
10:05

An orientation to Antarctica

Clip from Sunday Night

Geography

9-10
11-12
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Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

How the Great Barrier Reef was formed
3:05

How the Great Barrier Reef was formed

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

Geography

7-8
9-10
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Karl Stefanovic explains how the Great Barrier Reef is a product of the Ice Age coming to an end and raising water levels 10,000 years ago.

Karl Stefanovic explains how the Great Barrier Reef is a product of the Ice Age coming to an end and raising water levels 10,000 years ago.

The migration centre and the lion
3:33

The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt
7:11

Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt

Clip from Return To Lake Eyre: The Deluge

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in ...

The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in history. The signs that the weather was turning began in 2009, when a deluge in the tropical north set the great desert rivers flowing through Central Australia. For the first time in years, the water flowed all the way to Lake Eyre, the huge salt pan in the dead heart of the continent. ABC TV reporter Paul Lockyer covered

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
3:11

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
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Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

The five seasons
4:14

The five seasons

Clip from Gardening Australia

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

The source of the Ganges
6:49

The source of the Ganges

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert
4:09

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Clip from Planet Earth

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage
5:59

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage

Clip from Sunday Night

Geography

9-10
11-12
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Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Rainforest water and nutrient cycles
6:23

Rainforest water and nutrient cycles

Clip from Rainforest

Geography

7-8
9-10
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With a backdrop of tropical fauna and fauna images, a narrator explains how rainforests seed clouds with the aerobacter bacteria to form rain as part of a water and nutrient ...

With a backdrop of tropical fauna and fauna images, a narrator explains how rainforests seed clouds with the aerobacter bacteria to form rain as part of a water and nutrient ecosystem.

The migration centre and the lion
3:34

The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

The first expedition to Skull Rock
5:24

The first expedition to Skull Rock

Clip from Coast Australia

Geography

7-8
9-10
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Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.

Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.