How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
3:11

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

How tsunamis are formed and are detected
8:24

How tsunamis are formed and are detected

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

An orientation to Antarctica
10:05

An orientation to Antarctica

Clip from Sunday Night

Geography

9-10
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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.

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage
5:59

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage

Clip from Sunday Night

Geography

9-10
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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.

Hobbits and Red Deer Cave people
22:26

Hobbits and Red Deer Cave people

Clip from Enigma Man: A Stone Age Mystery

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In 2012 and Australian paleoanthropologist and a Chinese palaeontologist announced the startling discovery of prehistoric human

In 2012 and Australian paleoanthropologist and a Chinese palaeontologist announced the startling discovery of prehistoric human

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.

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
2:39

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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.

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.

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.

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
2:53

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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.

Illegal trade in Sulawesi
2:44

Illegal trade in Sulawesi

Clip from Dateline

Geography

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This video has closed captioning
Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women
25:44

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women

SBS July 25, 2006

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Constructing Australia
54:18

Constructing Australia: A Wire Through The Heart

Episode 3 ABC2 April 1, 2007

Design and Technologies

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Australia in the mid 1800s was a land isolated by distance and divided by two very different cultures. John McDouall Stuart's incredible crossing of this inhospitable land ...

Australia in the mid 1800s was a land isolated by distance and divided by two very different cultures. John McDouall Stuart's incredible crossing of this inhospitable land enabled Charles Todd to construct a telegraph line through the heart of the continent, bringing Australia to the world, and the world to Australia.

Wild Australasia
54:07

Wild Australasia: Island Arks

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC July 6, 2007

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Island Arks is a colourful journey of exploration, uncovering unique wildlife and spectacular landscapes, from the steamy tropics to the icy islands of the sub-Antarctic.

Island Arks is a colourful journey of exploration, uncovering unique wildlife and spectacular landscapes, from the steamy tropics to the icy islands of the sub-Antarctic.

Constructing Australia
54:20

Constructing Australia: The Bridge

Episode 1 ABC2 August 25, 2007

Design and Technologies

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Constructing Australia is the first three-part docu-drama series to be produced under the Film Australia Making History Initiative. The first episode is the definitive story ...

Constructing Australia is the first three-part docu-drama series to be produced under the Film Australia Making History Initiative. The first episode is the definitive story of how a giant steel arch resembling a coat hanger, became one of world's most recognised structures, and an engineering triumph.

The State Of The Planet
21:50

The State Of The Planet

Episode 1 BBC World News November 5, 2007

Sustainability

Geography

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Twenty years after the Brutland Report coined the term "sustainable development" we scour the world asking presidents, ministers, scientists and activists, why does making ...

Twenty years after the Brutland Report coined the term "sustainable development" we scour the world asking presidents, ministers, scientists and activists, why does making economies "sustainable" remain so elusive?

The Swenkas
1:11:54

The Swenkas

SBS November 27, 2007

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Business and economics

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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 ...

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.

Message Stick
26:47

Message Stick: Postcards From Pormpuraaw

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 24, 2008

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Producer Jeremy Geia has travelled to some of the most beautiful places in Australia, but it wasn't till he came to Pormpuraaw that he understood what heaven on earth was. He ...

Producer Jeremy Geia has travelled to some of the most beautiful places in Australia, but it wasn't till he came to Pormpuraaw that he understood what heaven on earth was. He became a convert to the community, its relaxed way of life and now has close family connections to Pormpuraaw. Postcards From Pormpuraaw uncovers the tiny and remote coastal village of Pormpuraaw on the western side of Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. This coastal getaway is renowned for its fishing, croc spotting and summer lightning storms.