Our History
9:59

Our History: Colonists Arrive: Resistance

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC August 17, 2010

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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.

Our History
9:41

Our History: Colonists Arrive: Towards Reconciliation

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC August 24, 2010

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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.

Our History
9:25

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

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC September 21, 2010

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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.

Our History
9:46

Our History: Australia Over Time: National Parks

Season 1 Episode 13 ABC November 7, 2006

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This program looks at how our attitude to our natural environment has changed over time using the Royal National Park in Sydney, the first national park in Australia, and only ...

This program looks at how our attitude to our natural environment has changed over time using the Royal National Park in Sydney, the first national park in Australia, and only the second national park in the world as a case study.

Our History
9:46

Our History: Australia Over Time: Rabbits

Season 1 Episode 14 ABC June 6, 2006

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This program looks at how rabbits were first introduced to make Australia more like England. Unfortunately they flourished and became a pest for the farmer and have had a ...

This program looks at how rabbits were first introduced to make Australia more like England. Unfortunately they flourished and became a pest for the farmer and have had a devastating effect on many of our native species.

Our History
9:29

Our History: Snowy Scheme: Construction

Season 1 Episode 16 ABC August 31, 2010

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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

History

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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.

Outback Choir
57:47

Outback Choir

ABC December 31, 2016

Music

Intercultural Understanding

Indigenous Australians

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Follow the heart-warming journey of a regional children's choir, and its founder Michelle Leonard's personal mission to bring a desolate musical landscape back to life.

Follow the heart-warming journey of a regional children's choir, and its founder Michelle Leonard's personal mission to bring a desolate musical landscape back to life.

Postcards from Bangladesh
9:00

Postcards from Bangladesh: Living

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 23, 2013

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This series takes in the landscape and people of Bangladesh, focusing on the influence water has on everyday life. Today: What is the weather like in Bangladesh? How does ...

This series takes in the landscape and people of Bangladesh, focusing on the influence water has on everyday life. Today: What is the weather like in Bangladesh? How does water affect daily life in the cities and villages? Is flooding good or bad? All these questions will be answered as the program looks at the impact of the wet and dry seasons in Banladesh, and how the locals adapt their lifestyles to suit them.

Postcards from Bangladesh
8:59

Postcards from Bangladesh: Flooding

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC October 30, 2013

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This series takes in the landscape and people of Bangladesh, focusing on the influence water has on everyday life. Today: Why does flooding occur in Bangladesh? How are ...

This series takes in the landscape and people of Bangladesh, focusing on the influence water has on everyday life. Today: Why does flooding occur in Bangladesh? How are villages and towns protected from flooding? Is flooding always a disaster? Flooding is an annual event in Bangladesh, and it has both good and bad effects.

Postcards from Bangladesh
8:59

Postcards from Bangladesh: Using Water

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC November 6, 2013

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This series takes in the landscape and people of Bangladesh, focusing on the influence water has on everyday life. Today: What is the problem with using surface water? What ...

This series takes in the landscape and people of Bangladesh, focusing on the influence water has on everyday life. Today: What is the problem with using surface water? What are tube wells used for? Why is it difficult to get clean water? The importance of good hygiene and access to safe water is stressed in this investigation of water sources and their uses in Bangladesh.

Ramadan in Singapore
7:55

Ramadan in Singapore

Clip from Destination Flavour Singapore

Intercultural Understanding

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Adam discovers how ramadan is celebrated in Singapore.

Adam discovers how ramadan is celebrated in Singapore.

Shark Tale
1:26:08

Shark Tale

Foxtel Family August 9, 2015

Intercultural understanding

Personal and social capability

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage.

When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage.

Singing for a good cause
2:54

Singing for a good cause

Clip from Behind the News

Intercultural understanding

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A children's choir from Uganda visits Australia to sing for a good cause. Though all of the children have faced great hardships, they travel the world singing, bringing joy ...

A children's choir from Uganda visits Australia to sing for a good cause. Though all of the children have faced great hardships, they travel the world singing, bringing joy and helping raise awareness about some of the struggles in their country.

Snowboarding sacred Mt Ruapehu
3:11

Snowboarding sacred Mt Ruapehu

Clip from Totally Wild

Intercultural Understanding

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Kellyn Morris learns the significance of Mt Ruapehu in Maori culture, where the mountain is part of the creation myth, and then goes snowboarding with the locals.

Kellyn Morris learns the significance of Mt Ruapehu in Maori culture, where the mountain is part of the creation myth, and then goes snowboarding with the locals.

Teacup Travels
13:55

Teacup Travels: Dragon

ABC2/Kids November 20, 2017

History

English

Literacy

Intercultural understanding

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Adventure of the Wise Dragon. Charlotte meets a Japanese armourer's apprentice who is maintaining his skills during ...

Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Adventure of the Wise Dragon. Charlotte meets a Japanese armourer's apprentice who is maintaining his skills during peaceful times by recycling old samurai armour.