The Medici
55:19

The Medici: Power Vs Truth

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel December 1, 2010

History

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Alessandro de'Medici, the Duke of Florence has been murdered. His cousin is plucked from obscurity to lead Florence. He is just 17. His rivals think he's a puppet, but despite ...

Alessandro de'Medici, the Duke of Florence has been murdered. His cousin is plucked from obscurity to lead Florence. He is just 17. His rivals think he's a puppet, but despite his youth, Cosimo de'Medici, the new Duke of Florence, is ambitious. Florence is a dangerous city, and the last thing Cosimo wants is to meet his cousin's fate. He embarks on a rigorous training regime to guard against assassination.

Straight Shootin'
28:36

Straight Shootin'

Episode 10 NITV May 29, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Lots to talk about today, including should our kids only be fostered out to Indigenous carers; humbugging and it's impact on our community; and who are the deadliest leaders ...

Lots to talk about today, including should our kids only be fostered out to Indigenous carers; humbugging and it's impact on our community; and who are the deadliest leaders in our communities the men or the women.

Nin's Brother
24:55

Nin's Brother

SBS July 10, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In keeping with the 2011 NAIDOC week themes of celebrating achievements of Indigenous peoples and taking control of change and the future, SBS presents a powerful documentary ...

In keeping with the 2011 NAIDOC week themes of celebrating achievements of Indigenous peoples and taking control of change and the future, SBS presents a powerful documentary about one family's journey to heal their past. Struggling to realise the circumstances surrounding the death of their uncle in South Australia 50 years ago, Nin's Brother follows the journey to bring him home to be buried with his mother and brother in NSW.

Divorce
56:59

Divorce

ABC June 21, 2012

Religious studies

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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With a third of marriages in Australia ending in divorce, the process of finishing a relationship is well established but how do couples with different social and religious ...

With a third of marriages in Australia ending in divorce, the process of finishing a relationship is well established but how do couples with different social and religious customs go about formally breaking up? They take their case to the Australian Islamic Judicial Council, an unofficial group of sheikhs based in Lakemba, Sydney.

Courting With Justice
26:00

Courting With Justice

NITV August 31, 2012

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Posing the question "What if the Australian legal system was not based on the British model, but rather on one of the oldest legal systems in the world, Indigenous Australian ...

Posing the question "What if the Australian legal system was not based on the British model, but rather on one of the oldest legal systems in the world, Indigenous Australian customary law?" Courting with Justice is a dramatic portrayal of the retrial of a bar manager charged with the manslaughter of a young Aboriginal man.

Holy Wars
55:00

Holy Wars

SBS2 March 1, 2012

Religious studies

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Take one Muslim advocate for global jihad and put him in a room with one conservative Christian on a mission to evangelise the world's Muslims. Which man will be left ...

Take one Muslim advocate for global jihad and put him in a room with one conservative Christian on a mission to evangelise the world's Muslims. Which man will be left standing? This program follows danger-seeking Christian missionary Aaron Taylor and radical Muslim Irish convert Khalid Kelly, both of whom believe in an apocalyptic battle, after which their religion will ultimately rule the world. Tracking their lives from the onset of the 'War on Terror' to the election of Barack Obama, the documentary shows that even the most radical of believers can be transformed by our changing world.

Kings And Queens
23:25

Kings And Queens: Victoria - 1837-1901

Season 1 Episode 11 The History Channel April 17, 2011

Modern history

history

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Victoria was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death. Her reign lasted more than sixty three years - longer than that of any other British ...

Victoria was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death. Her reign lasted more than sixty three years - longer than that of any other British monarch.

Straight Shootin'
29:03

Straight Shootin'

Episode 6 NITV May 4, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A great show today, we're tackling the Apology, and has it made our lives better; would our elders have approved of Indigenous cultural tourism; and are we making enough ...

A great show today, we're tackling the Apology, and has it made our lives better; would our elders have approved of Indigenous cultural tourism; and are we making enough beautiful black babies?

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
50:35

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: What is an American?

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC June 17, 2010

Modern history

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Historian Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an American has always ...

Historian Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an American has always been one of the nation's most divisive issues. It continued to be so at the 2008 election. He traces the roots of this conflict to the founding of America.

Elizabeth: Virgin Queen
44:58

Elizabeth: Virgin Queen

National Geographic May 21, 2013

History

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Childhood artefacts, portraits, autopsy reports and letters and poems from Queen Elizabeth I's court are pieced together to reveal the surprising life of a fascinating figure ...

Childhood artefacts, portraits, autopsy reports and letters and poems from Queen Elizabeth I's court are pieced together to reveal the surprising life of a fascinating figure we only thought we knew.

Elizabeth: Duty And Sacrifice
51:37

Elizabeth: Duty And Sacrifice

Episode 1 The History Channel March 12, 2013

History

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Elizabeth's relationship with her younger sister Margaret and the sensational Townsend affair; the breaking down of the customary deference to royalty revealing those early, ...

Elizabeth's relationship with her younger sister Margaret and the sensational Townsend affair; the breaking down of the customary deference to royalty revealing those early, very public and messy debates over royal money and the end of the British empire, and its transformation in to the Commonwealth in the 1950s. All this played out against a backdrop of being a young mother on the throne with a marriage in crisis.

Palestine
52:01

Palestine

The History Channel February 5, 2013

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The story of Palestine is one of ever-shifting borders, land battles fought in the streets between warring races. Palestine has become a cause for which men will kill and die ...

The story of Palestine is one of ever-shifting borders, land battles fought in the streets between warring races. Palestine has become a cause for which men will kill and die as martyrs. Others are willing to die to prove there is no Palestine.

The Kennedy Brothers: A Hardball Documentary
44:08

The Kennedy Brothers: A Hardball Documentary

The History Channel May 28, 2013

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Host Chris Matthews - who wrote the 1997 book, Kennedy and Nixon: The Rivalry That Shaped Postwar America - takes viewers behind the Kennedy legacy, exposing the family's ...

Host Chris Matthews - who wrote the 1997 book, Kennedy and Nixon: The Rivalry That Shaped Postwar America - takes viewers behind the Kennedy legacy, exposing the family's scandals, personal recklessness, and dashed hopes.

Henry VIII's Enforcer: The Rise and Fall Of Thomas Cromwell
52:01

Henry VIII's Enforcer: The Rise and Fall Of Thomas Cromwell

SBS March 14, 2014

History

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Thomas Cromwell has gone down in history as one of the most corrupt and manipulative ruffians ever to hold power in England. He used torture to bring about the execution of a ...

Thomas Cromwell has gone down in history as one of the most corrupt and manipulative ruffians ever to hold power in England. He used torture to bring about the execution of a woman who had been his friend and supporter, Anne Boleyn. Diarmaid MacCulloch, professor of the history of the church at Oxford University, reveals a different image of Cromwell - a principled and pioneering statesman driven by radical evangelism.

Citizen Or Stranger?
47:21

Citizen Or Stranger?

Season 1 Episode 2 Al Jazeera English June 15, 2013

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
One Somali family strewn across six countries. Through their different experiences, this two-part series explores the issues of migration and multiculturalism. Part 2 of 2.

One Somali family strewn across six countries. Through their different experiences, this two-part series explores the issues of migration and multiculturalism. Part 2 of 2.

Sixty Thousand Barrels
51:43

Sixty Thousand Barrels

NITV April 13, 2013

Science

Earth and environment

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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What does it take to have a say about an environmental controversy raging outside your own front door? The residents of Sydney's Botany are about to find out as they attempt ...

What does it take to have a say about an environmental controversy raging outside your own front door? The residents of Sydney's Botany are about to find out as they attempt to find a sane solution to a dire environmental threat - 60,000 barrels of highly toxic waste in their midst.

Kings And Queens
23:16

Kings And Queens: Elizabeth II - 1952-Present

Season 1 Episode 12 The History Channel April 17, 2011

Modern history

history

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
She has reigned in these positions since the death of her father, King George VI on 6 February 1952. About 125 million people live in the countries of which she is Head of ...

She has reigned in these positions since the death of her father, King George VI on 6 February 1952. About 125 million people live in the countries of which she is Head of State. Her reign has seen ten different Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom and numerous Prime Ministers in the other nations of which she is or was Head of State. Before her succession to the Crown, she held the titles of a British princess, and after her marriage, Duchess of Edinburgh.

When The War Came To Australia
56:49

When The War Came To Australia: Our Melancholy Duty

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel August 14, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A nation goes to war. In this first episode, Britain's war with Germany rallies the Empire to her side. In the spirit of Anzac, young Australians rush to volunteer. Mothers ...

A nation goes to war. In this first episode, Britain's war with Germany rallies the Empire to her side. In the spirit of Anzac, young Australians rush to volunteer. Mothers and wives take up traditional supporting roles and the Women's Services are formed. Soon the casualty lists begin to appear in daily newspapers as Aussie troops face their first defeats. The heartbreak and dread begin; how much worse can it get?