River Monsters
48:23

River Monsters: Silent Assassin

Season 3 Episode 3 ABC2 December 9, 2011

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in the remote north east corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there he discovers a creature known locally ...

Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in the remote north east corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there he discovers a creature known locally as 'River Dog'.

Message Stick
26:04

Message Stick: Benny Walker

ABC May 20, 2012

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Musician Benny Walker's back-drop is the festival that his grandfather helped establish in his home town of Echuca. Offering a seamless blend of soul, blues, reggae and folk, ...

Musician Benny Walker's back-drop is the festival that his grandfather helped establish in his home town of Echuca. Offering a seamless blend of soul, blues, reggae and folk, singer-songwriter Benny Walker is without doubt one of Australia's most promising rising stars and 2012 is shaping up to be a big year for this young Yorta-Yorta man.

Amsterdam Vice
23:34

Amsterdam Vice: Underworld

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 April 24, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.

Dirt Game
55:06

Dirt Game: Reckoning

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC April 8, 2014

Business and economics

Geography

Personal and social capability

Sustainability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Having finally unmasked and confronted the hostile boardroom faction, Brian helps fight the foreign take-over bid in a desperate attempt to save both AEL and CCR - not to ...

Having finally unmasked and confronted the hostile boardroom faction, Brian helps fight the foreign take-over bid in a desperate attempt to save both AEL and CCR - not to mention his own job.

Message Stick
26:11

Message Stick: Uncle Max - The More I Give The More I Keep

ABC March 21, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Uncle Max is a story about Uncle Max Dulumunmun (pronounced Doola-Munn-Munn) Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the south east coast of Australia. His teachings about Yuin ...

Uncle Max is a story about Uncle Max Dulumunmun (pronounced Doola-Munn-Munn) Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the south east coast of Australia. His teachings about Yuin culture and ceremony attract diverse groups from around the country and overseas. Participants to Max's workshops learn how to reconnect with the land and go through mental, physical and spiritual healing, not only for the self, but for the healing of Mother Earth.

Lost Worlds
54:04

Lost Worlds: Ancient Astronomers Of Timbuktu

SBS2 September 20, 2011

History

Ancient History

Modern History

Geography

Earth and Environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Guided by astrophysicist Dr Thebe Medupe, a group of scientists engage in the first exploration of the scientific contents of the great manuscript archives of Timbuktu. As the ...

Guided by astrophysicist Dr Thebe Medupe, a group of scientists engage in the first exploration of the scientific contents of the great manuscript archives of Timbuktu. As the ancient papers are in grave danger of being destroyed by the ravages of time, the team race against the clock to unlock the mysteries of this incredible library before this valuable history is lost forever in the sands of the Sahara.

Message Stick
26:19

Message Stick: Giving Voice

ABC November 8, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Intervention into Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory has not had the best of publicity. In the two years since it was announced, there has been mixed opinion ...

The Intervention into Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory has not had the best of publicity. In the two years since it was announced, there has been mixed opinion of its outcomes.

Message Stick
26:41

Message Stick: The Pelican Brief

ABC November 20, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Life for Indigenous people on Cape York isn't always smooth sailing. But for the community of Hopevale, the future is looking a little brighter thanks to a Melbourne man and ...

Life for Indigenous people on Cape York isn't always smooth sailing. But for the community of Hopevale, the future is looking a little brighter thanks to a Melbourne man and his catamaran.

Message Stick
25:17

Message Stick: Ngura - The Anangu Story

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC October 25, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
50 years ago secret atomic tests were carried out at a place called Maralinga in South Australia. The traditional Aboriginal communities were to be moved but somehow they were ...

50 years ago secret atomic tests were carried out at a place called Maralinga in South Australia. The traditional Aboriginal communities were to be moved but somehow they were covered in radioactive fallout.

Message Stick
26:54

Message Stick: The Professor

ABC September 27, 2009

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Professor Marcia Langton is known for her work in several academic fields and as an advocate for indigenous rights, social justice, and Indigenous artistic expression. We ...

Professor Marcia Langton is known for her work in several academic fields and as an advocate for indigenous rights, social justice, and Indigenous artistic expression. We explore Marcia's life and career.

A Taste of Landline
27:29

A Taste of Landline

Season 2 Episode 8 ABC January 20, 2017

Design and technologies

Geography

Sustainability

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs ...

This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs who cook it.

Dirt Game
54:13

Dirt Game: A Land Down Under

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 December 1, 2009

Business and economics

Geography

Personal and social capability

Sustainability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
From dark tunnels deep underground and the vast expanse of the Australian desert to the slick boardrooms of London, the new six-part Australian drama series Dirt Game delves ...

From dark tunnels deep underground and the vast expanse of the Australian desert to the slick boardrooms of London, the new six-part Australian drama series Dirt Game delves into the lives of the passionate men and women working in this tough business. Where one wrong move, either in the pit or in the boardroom, could be your last. A stellar cast, including Joel Edgerton, Shane Connor, Freya Stafford and Katie Wall, bring to life the world of mining and international corporate highflyers.

The Silk Road
49:57

The Silk Road

Episode 2 SBS February 12, 2017

Asia and Australia

History

Visual arts

Design and technologies

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In the second episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis travels west to central Asia, to a part of the Silk Road often ...

In the second episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis travels west to central Asia, to a part of the Silk Road often overlooked and yet the place of major innovations, big historical characters and a people - the Sogdian's - whose role was pivotal to its success. He travels through Tajikistan to meet the last survivors of that race and discovers how they were built by armies of captive craftsmen for one of the greatest conquerors the world has ever seen: Timur. He then goes back to school to learn where modern mathematics and astronomy were born.

Message Stick
8:43

Message Stick: Mabo Invasion

NITV August 2, 2016

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This episode looks back over the history of the land rights and at Eddie Mabo and his role in the case.

This episode looks back over the history of the land rights and at Eddie Mabo and his role in the case.

A Taste of Landline
27:27

A Taste of Landline

Season 3 Episode 6 ABC December 16, 2017

Design and technologies

Geography

Sustainability

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs ...

This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs who cook it.

The Island with Bear Grylls
46:55

The Island with Bear Grylls

SBS September 14, 2015

Media arts

Geography

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In this special episode, Bear returns to meet the men and women who made it through the experiment and sees first-hand how they managed to survive for the past six weeks. He ...

In this special episode, Bear returns to meet the men and women who made it through the experiment and sees first-hand how they managed to survive for the past six weeks. He hears their reflections on their time on the island and shares his thoughts on how they have coped with the extremes.

Message Stick
25:01

Message Stick: Warrior In Chains

ABC November 26, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Roger Knox is often referred to, in the Aboriginal community, as the black Elvis. He has dedicated his life to sharing the gift of music with the world.

Roger Knox is often referred to, in the Aboriginal community, as the black Elvis. He has dedicated his life to sharing the gift of music with the world.

Message Stick
27:45

Message Stick: Feel'n Kinda Deadly

ABC November 27, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Sean Choolburra has carved his niche as Australia's No. 1 Indigenous stand up comic, entertainer and dancer. Whether joking about prejudice, growing up in Townsville North ...

Sean Choolburra has carved his niche as Australia's No. 1 Indigenous stand up comic, entertainer and dancer. Whether joking about prejudice, growing up in Townsville North Queensland, Aboriginal mythology or country music, Choolburra's a funny man with an engaging warmth and wit.