The formation of banded iron
3:25

The formation of banded iron

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Earth and environment

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia. Nowhere else can you simply jump in a car ...

Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia. Nowhere else can you simply jump in a car and travel back through the entire history of the world. Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide takes you on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today. Buckle up for a rocky ride down the Road of Time with series host Dr Richard Smith. Over four one-hour episodes, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and exploding asteroids. (STUDY GUIDE + WORK SHEETS AVAILABLE)

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
8:51

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In episode two, the Second World War had far reaching effects on the history of the 'Immigration Nation'. With no Asian migrants allowed and the pool of available Britons ...

In episode two, the Second World War had far reaching effects on the history of the 'Immigration Nation'. With no Asian migrants allowed and the pool of available Britons decreasing, Australia faced a crisis. Not only were there fears that Australia couldn't defend itself, experts also believed the country would not grow economically without more people. So the nation's first ever Immigration Minister, Arthur Calwell, made a momentous decision to bring in non-British European immigrants for the first time.

The town gathers to watch a film
0:39

The town gathers to watch a film

Clip from Sweet Country

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
This video has closed captioning
Sweet Country is set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory. It is the story of a young boy called Philomac, who witnesses Sam, an Aboriginal stockman kill station ...

Sweet Country is set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory. It is the story of a young boy called Philomac, who witnesses Sam, an Aboriginal stockman kill station owner Harry Marsh in self defense. Sam and his pregnant wife Lizzie go on the run and a posse pursues them across the outback.

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause
8:42

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A landmark series that explores Australia's untold immigration story; a century long struggle to overcome the White Australia Policy that resulted in one of the world's most ...

A landmark series that explores Australia's untold immigration story; a century long struggle to overcome the White Australia Policy that resulted in one of the world's most multicultural nations. In the first episode, when the Commonwealth of Australia was founded in 1901, the very last thing the nation wanted to be was multicultural. (STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE)

Adjusting to a diabetes diagnosis
5:40

Adjusting to a diabetes diagnosis

Clip from Embarrassing Teenage Bodies

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Embarrassing Teenage Bodies helps answer the common questions and health concerns of teenagers. Tonight, the team takes a closer look at binge drinking, diabetes and chronic acne.

Embarrassing Teenage Bodies helps answer the common questions and health concerns of teenagers. Tonight, the team takes a closer look at binge drinking, diabetes and chronic acne.

Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers
7:14

Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In episode two, the Second World War had far reaching effects on the history of the 'Immigration Nation'. With no Asian migrants allowed and the pool of available Britons ...

In episode two, the Second World War had far reaching effects on the history of the 'Immigration Nation'. With no Asian migrants allowed and the pool of available Britons decreasing, Australia faced a crisis. Not only were there fears that Australia couldn't defend itself, experts also believed the country would not grow economically without more people. So the nation's first ever Immigration Minister, Arthur Calwell, made a momentous decision to bring in non-British European immigrants for the first time. (STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE)

The deportation of five-year-old from Australia
7:30

The deportation of five-year-old from Australia

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The final episode covers events from the 1950s up to the present day. Despite causing widespread criticism overseas, in the fifties under the Menzies government, Australia's ...

The final episode covers events from the 1950s up to the present day. Despite causing widespread criticism overseas, in the fifties under the Menzies government, Australia's whites only immigration policy seemed as popular as ever. Indeed, the rise of Communism in the region added extra justification to the need to prevent Asians entering the country. (STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE)

Mine boss outlines human agenda on Pandora
1:49

Mine boss outlines human agenda on Pandora

Clip from Avatar

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Charlton Heston talks guns
6:51

Charlton Heston talks guns

Clip from Bowling For Columbine

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Bowling for Columbine is an alternately humorous and horrifying film about the United States. It is a film about the state of the Union, and the violent soul of America. Why ...

Bowling for Columbine is an alternately humorous and horrifying film about the United States. It is a film about the state of the Union, and the violent soul of America. Why do 11,000 people die in America each year at the hands of gun violence?

Keats teaches poetry to Fanny
3:49

Keats teaches poetry to Fanny

Clip from Bright Star

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The story of 19th century poet John Keats and his fleeting and often troubled relationship with his friends daughter Fanny Brawne.

The story of 19th century poet John Keats and his fleeting and often troubled relationship with his friends daughter Fanny Brawne.

Billy expresses how he feels when dancing
3:54

Billy expresses how he feels when dancing

Clip from Billy Elliot

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
11-year-old Billy secretly joins a ballet class, knowing that his mining father would never approve. While his raw talents quickly take flight, he must fight for his dreams ...

11-year-old Billy secretly joins a ballet class, knowing that his mining father would never approve. While his raw talents quickly take flight, he must fight for his dreams and his destiny.

Nonna sends disrespectful Josie home
2:47

Nonna sends disrespectful Josie home

Clip from Looking for Alibrandi

Intercultural understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Kate Woods directs this AFI-winning coming-of-age story where Pia Miranda stars as a high school girl growing up in a broken but loving home with Italian traditions who finds ...

Kate Woods directs this AFI-winning coming-of-age story where Pia Miranda stars as a high school girl growing up in a broken but loving home with Italian traditions who finds love and heartbreak in one of the most difficult years of her life. This dilemma leads to the discovery of her father's (Anthony LaPaglia) identity and a deeper understanding of her mother (Greta Scacchi). She comes to terms with her background and romantic interests.

Stuart Kelly: The tragic cost of bullying
7:41

Stuart Kelly: The tragic cost of bullying

Clip from 60 Minutes

News and current affairs

11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
Australia's current affairs program with a proven record of excellence over several decades. Join television's top reporters as they investigate, analyse and uncover the ...

Australia's current affairs program with a proven record of excellence over several decades. Join television's top reporters as they investigate, analyse and uncover the issues affecting all Australians.

Keats sends Fanny love letters
4:50

Keats sends Fanny love letters

Clip from Bright Star

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The story of 19th century poet John Keats and his fleeting and often troubled relationship with his friends daughter Fanny Brawne.

The story of 19th century poet John Keats and his fleeting and often troubled relationship with his friends daughter Fanny Brawne.

Sully unites Na'vi clans against humans
3:14

Sully unites Na'vi clans against humans

Clip from Avatar

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

NRA holds rally in Colorado after massacre
3:03

NRA holds rally in Colorado after massacre

Clip from Bowling For Columbine

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Bowling for Columbine is an alternately humorous and horrifying film about the United States. It is a film about the state of the Union, and the violent soul of America. Why ...

Bowling for Columbine is an alternately humorous and horrifying film about the United States. It is a film about the state of the Union, and the violent soul of America. Why do 11,000 people die in America each year at the hands of gun violence?

Darryl attempts to fight the eviction
2:10

Darryl attempts to fight the eviction

Clip from The Castle

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The happy existence of a man and his loving family is disrupted when they are told they must leave their home to make way for an airport expansion. Determined to stay, they ...

The happy existence of a man and his loving family is disrupted when they are told they must leave their home to make way for an airport expansion. Determined to stay, they take their case to the High Court.

Lawrence takes the Kerrigans case to High Court
6:42

Lawrence takes the Kerrigans case to High Court

Clip from The Castle

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The happy existence of a man and his loving family is disrupted when they are told they must leave their home to make way for an airport expansion. Determined to stay, they ...

The happy existence of a man and his loving family is disrupted when they are told they must leave their home to make way for an airport expansion. Determined to stay, they take their case to the High Court.