Mexico
18:59

Mexico: Welcome To Mexico

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 12, 2010

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This program introduces Mexico, its varied landscapes and diverse people - from arid deserts to lush tropical rainforests. Presenter Jayne Constantinis visits the small ...

This program introduces Mexico, its varied landscapes and diverse people - from arid deserts to lush tropical rainforests. Presenter Jayne Constantinis visits the small historical town of Taxco, famous for its silver and meets a family who live there.

Our History
9:59

Our History: Colonists Arrive: Resistance

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC August 17, 2010

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As convicts attack Aboriginal people and steal their tools and weapons, tensions grow. Governor Phillip captures some Aboriginal men to convince them that his way of life is ...

As convicts attack Aboriginal people and steal their tools and weapons, tensions grow. Governor Phillip captures some Aboriginal men to convince them that his way of life is better. However, as the settlement expands Aboriginal people continue to lose their land and important places.

Mexico
18:58

Mexico: Changing Environments

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 19, 2010

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This program explores the spectacular lush environments of southern Mexico. We meet a family from the ancient Lacandon community who live a traditional Mayan lifestyle deep ...

This program explores the spectacular lush environments of southern Mexico. We meet a family from the ancient Lacandon community who live a traditional Mayan lifestyle deep in the rainforest.

Our History
9:41

Our History: Colonists Arrive: Towards Reconciliation

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC August 24, 2010

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This program looks at Aboriginal displacement from their land, their often forced relocation to reservations and the separation of children from their families. In 1962 ...

This program looks at Aboriginal displacement from their land, their often forced relocation to reservations and the separation of children from their families. In 1962 indigenous Australians received the right to vote and in 1967, they were officially recognised as Australian citizens when they were included in the census. This program explores this movement for change.

Mexico
18:51

Mexico: Changing Settlements

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 26, 2010

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An investigation of two very different Mexican cities. The vast capital Mexico City is possibly the largest city in the world. We discovers how this 'mega city' is tackling ...

An investigation of two very different Mexican cities. The vast capital Mexico City is possibly the largest city in the world. We discovers how this 'mega city' is tackling the major environmental problems it faces, including recent successful measures to curb air pollution. Right on the border with the USA, we get a taste of 'Tex-Mex', in the fast growing city of Tijuana.

Our History
9:29

Our History: Snowy Scheme: Construction

Season 1 Episode 16 ABC August 31, 2010

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The Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme is a huge engineering project that took 25 years to build. Construction started in 1949 and finished in 1974. This program looks at ...

The Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme is a huge engineering project that took 25 years to build. Construction started in 1949 and finished in 1974. This program looks at why it was constructed and the effects it had on Australia's population and on where our food would be grown.

Our History
9:49

Our History: Snowy Scheme: Moving a Town

Season 1 Episode 17 ABC September 7, 2010

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Some people were very happy with the Snowy scheme but others suffered. The people of Adaminaby saw their town drowned under the rising waters of Lake Eucumbene, the largest ...

Some people were very happy with the Snowy scheme but others suffered. The people of Adaminaby saw their town drowned under the rising waters of Lake Eucumbene, the largest lake in the Snowy scheme. The town was relocated some distance from its original picturesque site.

Our History
8:45

Our History: Snowy Scheme: Some Problems

Season 1 Episode 18 ABC September 14, 2010

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This program looks at the complex problems that the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme has created today. By sending most of the water across the mountains to the dry ...

This program looks at the complex problems that the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme has created today. By sending most of the water across the mountains to the dry interior, the previously fast flowing river and its associated biodiversity have been adversely affected.

Our History
9:25

Our History: Australia Over Time: Eating, Then and Now

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC September 21, 2010

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Three generations of a family prepare a meal together and reflect on how the Australian diet has changed over time and the factors that have influenced what we eat. The ...

Three generations of a family prepare a meal together and reflect on how the Australian diet has changed over time and the factors that have influenced what we eat. The program looks at how and why we were a nation of meat eaters and how, with our various waves of migrants and increasing overseas travel by Australians, the food we eat has changed.

Our History
10:00

Our History: Australia Over Time: Schooling, Memories

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC October 26, 2010

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Three generations of a family one aged ten, father in his thirties, and grandad in his seventies compare aspects of their school days.

Three generations of a family one aged ten, father in his thirties, and grandad in his seventies compare aspects of their school days.

My Place
23:59

My Place: 1878 - Henry

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC ME June 26, 2011

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My Place, the Logie award-winning ABC TV drama, returns for a second series on ABC3. This time the drama takes us further back in Australian history, with stories ranging from ...

My Place, the Logie award-winning ABC TV drama, returns for a second series on ABC3. This time the drama takes us further back in Australian history, with stories ranging from 1878 to a time before European settlement. Over the 130 years we look at the tales of 13 kids, all of whom have a knack of getting into some sort of trouble.

My Place
23:59

My Place: 1868 - Minna

Season 2 Episode 2 ABC ME July 3, 2011

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Minna lives with strict German-born parents who privately hope their young daughter's friendship with the well-to-do Owen children - Toby, Harold and Adelaide - will do her ...

Minna lives with strict German-born parents who privately hope their young daughter's friendship with the well-to-do Owen children - Toby, Harold and Adelaide - will do her some good. However, Minna's parents have no clue what these kids get up to when they're on their own. Their favourite game is seeing who can scare the others the most. But when the Owens blame Minna for a disaster caused by their own children, Minna decides to give them the fright of their life.

My Place
23:59

My Place: 1858 - Benjamin

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC ME July 10, 2011

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Benjamin's one wish is for his wandering American family to be able to celebrate a proper Thanksgiving dinner in their new place with a real roast turkey. But his efforts to ...

Benjamin's one wish is for his wandering American family to be able to celebrate a proper Thanksgiving dinner in their new place with a real roast turkey. But his efforts to earn the money to buy a turkey plunge him into escalating rivalry with a local Chinese boy, Leck. Their competition leads to one mishap after another until they realise they might be better off co-operating than fighting. But is it too late? And if Ben does succeed, will his family move on again?

My Place
23:59

My Place: 1848 - Johanna

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC ME July 17, 2011

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In the fourth episode of My Place, Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah and doesn't go to school. She has a job everyday pushing a barrow-load of potatoes around the ...

In the fourth episode of My Place, Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah and doesn't go to school. She has a job everyday pushing a barrow-load of potatoes around the town, delivering them to her grandmother's customers. She works like a donkey and the Owen children treat her like one. But do they have the right to be so superior?

My Place
23:59

My Place: 1838 - Davey

Season 2 Episode 5 ABC ME July 24, 2011

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The fifth episode of My Place follows Davey, a young stable boy working for the powerful Owen family. When he learns that his favourite horse, Duchess, is to be sold to the ...

The fifth episode of My Place follows Davey, a young stable boy working for the powerful Owen family. When he learns that his favourite horse, Duchess, is to be sold to the local tannery, he decides to put everything on the line to save her.

My Place
23:57

My Place: 1828 - Alice

Season 2 Episode 6 ABC ME July 31, 2011

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When Alice's father, Sam, declares a half day picnic for the workers, Alice and George propose a pig race between their pigs, Wilhelmina and Benny, as part of the ...

When Alice's father, Sam, declares a half day picnic for the workers, Alice and George propose a pig race between their pigs, Wilhelmina and Benny, as part of the entertainment. Alice's siblings, Maryann and Little Sam, enter a third pig in the race, a lumbering old sow named Oink.

My Place
24:16

My Place: 1818 - Charles

Season 2 Episode 7 ABC ME August 7, 2011

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Charles and his older brother John are both expected to work on their parents' farm. Charles loves it but John is lazy, evading his work at every turn. Both boys will soon be ...

Charles and his older brother John are both expected to work on their parents' farm. Charles loves it but John is lazy, evading his work at every turn. Both boys will soon be sent to England to learn how to be refined young gentlemen. This doesn't appeal to Charles who sets out to make himself indispensible on the Owen family property so he won't have to go.

My Place
24:11

My Place: 1808 - Sarah

Season 2 Episode 8 ABC ME August 14, 2011

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Sarah, though still a child, works as a servant for the cold and demanding Mrs Owen. As if being bossed around by the lady of the house isn't bad enough, Sarah has to deal ...

Sarah, though still a child, works as a servant for the cold and demanding Mrs Owen. As if being bossed around by the lady of the house isn't bad enough, Sarah has to deal with Mrs Owen's sly and sickly daughter, Alice.