Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.
Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.
After a full day working like Victorians, modern families experience the pain and uncertainty of working like in 1886 London.
Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the same, as well as the business model Lush uses and why she believes it's the best.
July 4 2017. Australian businesses such as Lush cosmetics are refusing to pay their employees less on weekends and holidays. They say penalty rate cuts are unethical.
Katie Acheson, CEO of Youth Action, discusses recent progress regarding rights for casual workers as well as some of the current trends among employers when it comes to jobs typically taken by younger workers.
The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.
Adam reveals how the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, unemployment rate and gross domestic product data aren't always reliable indicators of the health of an economy.
Discover the challenges the Manjit's business faces when looking for change in their very stable business run by an enthusiastic family.
In this episode we delve into what defines Australian workers attitudes and those that pervade the various levels of management. It also challenges the concept of "cultural/business cringe", particularly in relation to America, highlighting the example of the Holden Motor Company.
Imagine a group of men from tough backgrounds who try to make their living as labourers, miners, and security guards in post apartheid South Africa. Now imagine this same group of men donning their Pierre Cardin suits and engaging in underground fashion shows every Saturday night for prizes, and more importantly - self-respect. Danish filmmaker Jeppe Ronde's The Swenkas takes its title from the name by which these men are known.
Success seminars have become one of the 21st century's growth industries. Many Australians now feel that a much better life could be just a seminar away - and they are willing to pay big money to be put on the fast track to success. It is estimated that more than 250,000 Australians have attended wealth creation events alone.
Rick Otton knows a thing or two about creative real estate deal-making. But that hasn't stopped him spending more than a hundred and fifty thousand dollars on the books, tapes, and seminars of a host of real estate gurus since 1997.
If you want to find your spirit without having to surrender your material possessions, then Brendan Nichols could be your man. As a self-proclaimed expert in 'holistic success' Brendan's mission is to put people from the mainstream on the fast track to spirituality.
Tonight's episode looks at Ian Hutchinson, a 'Lifestyle Strategist' who gives weekend 'lifestyle makeover' workshops for groups of private individuals as well as 50 keynote presentations a year to large corporations.
Wall St Warriors takes a timely and riveting look at the lives of those who work on the world's most famous stock exchange. The forces that drive these diverse people during their stressful hunt for riches are laid bare in insightful, behind-the-scene glimpses of the beating hearts and minds of Wall Street.
This documentary series explores the lives of those who choose to make their living on the most legendary street in America. By following the stories of 16 people who battle daily to gain wealth for themselves and their clients, the show uncovers the culture and tactics of 21st century Wall Street while exploring the tension and personal struggles these individuals face everyday.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.