Abuse, education and disability in the community
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Abuse, education and disability in the community

Clip from The Black Balloon

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Walking to school, Thomas is forced to pass a group of local boys behaving abusively to a girl on Charlie's bus. Moments later, Charlie runs up to give Jackie a hug and the ...

Walking to school, Thomas is forced to pass a group of local boys behaving abusively to a girl on Charlie's bus. Moments later, Charlie runs up to give Jackie a hug and the same group begin to taunt Charlie and Thomas. The situation escalates as Charlie becomes over stimulated and afraid. The behaviour of the students and teachers highlight a disastrous lack of education around disability in the wider community. Jackie gives Thomas a birthday present and tries to support his conflicted feelings.

Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world
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Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world

Clip from The Black Balloon

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The Mollison family get a visit from the Department of Youth and Community Services, due to anonymous complaints about fighting. Thomas' father, Simon, blames their neighbour ...

The Mollison family get a visit from the Department of Youth and Community Services, due to anonymous complaints about fighting. Thomas' father, Simon, blames their neighbour for the invasive visit. Later, Thomas, Jackie and Charlie go for a wander into an abandoned park, and Jackie teaches Thomas to swim in the river. When the rain hits, Charlie becomes over-stimulated, so Jackie and Thomas seek shelter for them all. The cold, standoffish behaviour of the community is offset by Jackie's sensiti

Self-perception of students shaken
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Self-perception of students shaken

Clip from Insight

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School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are ...

School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are asked to describe them in a NSW Department of Education video.

Thomas struggles to accept his brother
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Thomas struggles to accept his brother

Clip from The Black Balloon

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Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. ...

Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. Hearing his mother's furious call, he finds that Charlie has had an accident and is enjoying the sensory stimulation of playing with it. Maggie signs for Charlie to stop. Thomas and Maggie get into an argument over the responsibility. Thomas struggles to cope with the extra duties around the home and being a "normal" teena

Violence and migrants in Elizabeth
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Violence and migrants in Elizabeth

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes describes the culture of violence in Elizabeth, explaining it as something children were taught, and linking the fighting to the toughness of life in northern UK ...

Jimmy Barnes describes the culture of violence in Elizabeth, explaining it as something children were taught, and linking the fighting to the toughness of life in northern UK towns and continued poverty as migrants in Australia. (Coarse language.)

Woo recommends 'patience' to find purpose
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Woo recommends 'patience' to find purpose

Clip from 7.30

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Award-winning mathematics teacher Eddie Woo explains why "follow your passion" can be bad advice, and that it took him time to find his purpose in life.

Award-winning mathematics teacher Eddie Woo explains why "follow your passion" can be bad advice, and that it took him time to find his purpose in life.

Top Job: Aircraft engineer
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Top Job: Aircraft engineer

Clip from Totally Wild

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Totally Wild speak with some aircraft engineering students to find out what is involved working in avionic electronics.

Totally Wild speak with some aircraft engineering students to find out what is involved working in avionic electronics.

'Flame Trees', bad memories and returning home
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'Flame Trees', bad memories and returning home

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes reveals the significance of 'Flame Trees', a song about a homecoming, and how Adelaide holds bad memories for him. Includes old and new footage of Cold Chisel ...

Jimmy Barnes reveals the significance of 'Flame Trees', a song about a homecoming, and how Adelaide holds bad memories for him. Includes old and new footage of Cold Chisel performing the song.

A new outlook for Sam
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A new outlook for Sam

Clip from Australian Story

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Africa has had a profound impact on Sam Best, friends notice he is more chatty, outgoing and happier than before the trip.

Africa has had a profound impact on Sam Best, friends notice he is more chatty, outgoing and happier than before the trip.

Sam adapts to new challenges
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Sam adapts to new challenges

Clip from Australian Story

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Sam Best, who is on the autism spectrum, arrives in Africa with his dad and needs to adapt to new sights, sounds and a new way of interacting with others.

Sam Best, who is on the autism spectrum, arrives in Africa with his dad and needs to adapt to new sights, sounds and a new way of interacting with others.

Top Job: Veterinary nurse
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Top Job: Veterinary nurse

Clip from Totally Wild

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Totally Wild reporter Leela Varghese speaks with TAFE SA veterinary nursing students as they finish their pre-graduation training.

Totally Wild reporter Leela Varghese speaks with TAFE SA veterinary nursing students as they finish their pre-graduation training.

'Flame Trees', bad memories and returning home
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'Flame Trees', bad memories and returning home

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Personal and social capability

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Jimmy Barnes reveals the significance of 'Flame Trees', a song about a homecoming, and how Adelaide holds bad memories for him. Includes old and new footage of Cold Chisel ...

Jimmy Barnes reveals the significance of 'Flame Trees', a song about a homecoming, and how Adelaide holds bad memories for him. Includes old and new footage of Cold Chisel performing the song.

Michael Kirby's advice for year 12s
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Michael Kirby's advice for year 12s

Clip from 7.30

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Former High Court judge Michael Kirby reflects on his schooling, how his sexuality shaped his childhood, and the importance of trying to have fun in life.

Former High Court judge Michael Kirby reflects on his schooling, how his sexuality shaped his childhood, and the importance of trying to have fun in life.

Top Job: Paramedic
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Top Job: Paramedic

Clip from Totally Wild Wow

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Totally Wild reporter Tess Dubre gets behind the wheel of an ambulance to see what is involved in being a paramedic.

Totally Wild reporter Tess Dubre gets behind the wheel of an ambulance to see what is involved in being a paramedic.

Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job
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Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job

Clip from Bondi Rescue

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Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Sam delivers his speech
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Sam delivers his speech

Clip from Australian Story

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Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Gail Kelly's exam advice for year 12s
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Gail Kelly's exam advice for year 12s

Clip from 7.30

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Former Westpac CEO Gail Kelly speaks about the risks of overpreparing for exams, her career in teaching and business, and the importance of backing yourself.

Former Westpac CEO Gail Kelly speaks about the risks of overpreparing for exams, her career in teaching and business, and the importance of backing yourself.

Top Job: Children's author
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Top Job: Children's author

Clip from Totally Wild Wow

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Totally Wild reporter Natalie Hunter speaks with children's author Andy Griffiths to find out how he fell into his career.

Totally Wild reporter Natalie Hunter speaks with children's author Andy Griffiths to find out how he fell into his career.