The invention of the ute
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The invention of the ute

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

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After Lewis Brandt at Ford Australia in Melbourne received a letter from a farmer's wife that she wanted a vehicle to, "take her to church on Sundays and pigs to market on ...

After Lewis Brandt at Ford Australia in Melbourne received a letter from a farmer's wife that she wanted a vehicle to, "take her to church on Sundays and pigs to market on Monday", Lew took on the challenge. He designed a vehicle that could serve these two purposes. After the Great Depression when funds for the average Australian were scarce, a two-in-one vehicle was incredibly useful.

Drones, their uses and regulation
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Drones, their uses and regulation

Clip from The Feed

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The Feed reviews the applications and popularity of drones, from sport to surveillance, and investigates some of the issues around their unregulated use.

The Feed reviews the applications and popularity of drones, from sport to surveillance, and investigates some of the issues around their unregulated use.

The invention of the Polilight
9:45

The invention of the Polilight

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

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Some fingerprints are visible to the eye and easy to detect. But latent fingerprints are invisible to the naked eye. In the 1980s, the Australian Federal Police and Australian ...

Some fingerprints are visible to the eye and easy to detect. But latent fingerprints are invisible to the naked eye. In the 1980s, the Australian Federal Police and Australian National University engaged Milutin Stoilovic, a physicist specialising in fluorescence, to solve the problem. Dr Stoilovic invented the Polilight: a ground-breaking technology that brought a whole new dimension to forensic crime scene investigation through the collection of fingerprints.

The Boffin, The Builder, The Bombardier
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The Boffin, The Builder, The Bombardier: Shako, Rattle And Roll

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC May 19, 2013

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History

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Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals ...

Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.

Food Unwrapped
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Food Unwrapped

Season 4 Episode 6 Lifestyle Channel April 7, 2017

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Food Unwrapped.

Food Unwrapped.

The Boffin, The Builder, The Bombardier
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The Boffin, The Builder, The Bombardier: Dancin’ to Dixie

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC May 5, 2013

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History

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Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals ...

Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.

The first example of a feature film
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The first example of a feature film

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

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Inspired to make a movie about bushranger Ned Kelly, Charles Tait, his brothers and collaborators set out to produce a fictional narrative film comprising five reels - unheard ...

Inspired to make a movie about bushranger Ned Kelly, Charles Tait, his brothers and collaborators set out to produce a fictional narrative film comprising five reels - unheard of in 1906. They released 'The Story of the Kelly Gang', which at about 60 minutes in duration was the first example of what we now understand to be a feature film.

Lithium
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Lithium

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

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Psychiatrist John Cade's use of lithium to treat patients with bipolar disorder has had an enormous impact on the lives of millions of people worldwide. A former prisoner of ...

Psychiatrist John Cade's use of lithium to treat patients with bipolar disorder has had an enormous impact on the lives of millions of people worldwide. A former prisoner of war, Dr Cade was uniquely equipped to empathise with the lives of those he was treating. His discovery ranks as one of the great turning points in the history of medicine.

Short Cuts to Glory: Recipes
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Short Cuts to Glory: Recipes

ABC August 9, 2017

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Matt Okine joins Italian Chef Giovanni Pilu and learns there are some very simple secrets to tackling one of the most popular dishes that any budding cook should have in their ...

Matt Okine joins Italian Chef Giovanni Pilu and learns there are some very simple secrets to tackling one of the most popular dishes that any budding cook should have in their repertoire, Spaghetti Bolognese.

Food Unwrapped
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Food Unwrapped: Coconut, Artichokes, Absinthe

Season 5 Episode 18 Lifestyle Channel March 29, 2017

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Is coconut oil really healthier than other oils? Can absinthe lead to hallucinations and madness? And what do artichoke hearts have in common with strange African berries?

Is coconut oil really healthier than other oils? Can absinthe lead to hallucinations and madness? And what do artichoke hearts have in common with strange African berries?

The precurser to refrigeration
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The precurser to refrigeration

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

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After coming to Australia as a newspaper printer, journalist and later founding editor of the Geelong Advertiser, Scottish-born James Harrison invented one of the most ...

After coming to Australia as a newspaper printer, journalist and later founding editor of the Geelong Advertiser, Scottish-born James Harrison invented one of the most significant inventions of the 19th century: mechanical refrigeration by way of the commercial ice-maker. The impact of his invention on extending the life of food eventually opened up global food industries, while changing global diets and food cultures. This is not even factoring in the impact keeping things chilled has had on ot

Designing shoes and bags using recycled materials
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Designing shoes and bags using recycled materials

Clip from Get Into Textiles

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Mike Corbett discusses how he designs sustainable footwear and accessories for his Worn Again company.

Mike Corbett discusses how he designs sustainable footwear and accessories for his Worn Again company.

Dream Build
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Dream Build: Angophora House

Season 2 Episode 8 ABC June 30, 2013

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A series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

A series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

Dream Build
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Dream Build: Model House

Season 2 Episode 10 ABC July 28, 2013

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A series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

A series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

Back in Time for Dinner
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Back in Time for Dinner: The 1950s (Education Shorts)

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me February 6, 2019

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Take a tour around a home in the 1950s. Where is the fridge, and what is an ice-box? Why does the meat come wrapped in paper and string? And why did housework take so much ...

Take a tour around a home in the 1950s. Where is the fridge, and what is an ice-box? Why does the meat come wrapped in paper and string? And why did housework take so much longer than today?

Dream Build
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Dream Build: K House

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC December 26, 2016

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A series about Aussies who have turned the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

A series about Aussies who have turned the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

Dream Build
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Dream Build: Flipped House

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC March 3, 2013

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Why would you name a house 'Flipped'? Felicity Jansen is the owner and has the nickname Flip. Plus her new home 'flips' the layout of the original 60's house on the site. The ...

Why would you name a house 'Flipped'? Felicity Jansen is the owner and has the nickname Flip. Plus her new home 'flips' the layout of the original 60's house on the site. The new house takes its style from the 1960s design which Felicity originally fell in love with. But when this became impractical for their family life it was demolished to make way for the 'Flipped House'.

Dream Build
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Dream Build: Rolling Cubes

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC February 10, 2013

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Shane Hendriks, a builder and designer, took an idea from his son's building blocks and built a house of five cubes. Arranged in an ark to maximise the northerly aspect of the ...

Shane Hendriks, a builder and designer, took an idea from his son's building blocks and built a house of five cubes. Arranged in an ark to maximise the northerly aspect of the sun, it has a sense of rolling, tumbling movement.