Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide
57:04

Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide: The First Steps

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 1, 2012

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

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Great waves of biological invasion sweep us into episode two of Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide. The oceans, replete from the explosion of life that began in the ...

Great waves of biological invasion sweep us into episode two of Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide. The oceans, replete from the explosion of life that began in the Cambrian, are now spilling their cargoes onto the land. Australia, now part of the super-continent Gondwana is truly a wide, brown land and has had no blush of life on land to blemish its barren surface.

Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide
57:04

Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide: The Wild Years

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC April 8, 2012

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

7-8
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After navigating the perils at the end of the Permian, our journey spends tonight's episode of in the Mesozoic just in time for the Age of Dinosaurs, Down Under. Things get ...

After navigating the perils at the end of the Permian, our journey spends tonight's episode of in the Mesozoic just in time for the Age of Dinosaurs, Down Under. Things get off to a shaky start though with the planet left so devastated that the landscape where Sydney now stands was a sandy wasteland. Until recently, nearly everything we've known about the Age of Dinosaurs has come from other continents.

Australia's Inferno
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Australia's Inferno

Episode 1 National Geographic December 13, 2015

Earth and environment

Geography

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Using first-hand accounts from fire fighters and survivors, this compelling series delves into the devastating fury of Australian bushfires and the technology that is helping ...

Using first-hand accounts from fire fighters and survivors, this compelling series delves into the devastating fury of Australian bushfires and the technology that is helping to predict, prevent and fight these natural disasters.

Australia's Remote Islands
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Australia's Remote Islands: Lord Howe Island

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC June 16, 2013

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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This three part series presented by reporter Tracy Bowden explores three unique Australian islands from the Sub Antarctic to the Sub Tropics and to the South Pacific.

This three part series presented by reporter Tracy Bowden explores three unique Australian islands from the Sub Antarctic to the Sub Tropics and to the South Pacific.

Australia's Remote Islands
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Australia's Remote Islands: Macquarie Island

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 23, 2013

Geography

Earth and environment

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This three-part series presented by reporter Tracy Bowden explores three unique Australian islands from the Sub Antarctic to the Sub Tropics and to the South Pacific.

This three-part series presented by reporter Tracy Bowden explores three unique Australian islands from the Sub Antarctic to the Sub Tropics and to the South Pacific.

Australia's Remote Islands
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Australia's Remote Islands: Norfolk Island

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 30, 2013

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
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This three-part series presented by reporter Tracy Bowden explores three unique Australian islands from the Sub Antarctic to the Sub Tropics and to the South Pacific.

This three-part series presented by reporter Tracy Bowden explores three unique Australian islands from the Sub Antarctic to the Sub Tropics and to the South Pacific.

Back Roads
27:55

Back Roads: Cygnet

ABC September 4, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
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Heather Ewart discovers the seaside hamlet of Cygnet in southern Tasmania's Huon Valley is undergoing some big changes with runaways from the city flooding into town.

Heather Ewart discovers the seaside hamlet of Cygnet in southern Tasmania's Huon Valley is undergoing some big changes with runaways from the city flooding into town.

Back Roads
27:44

Back Roads: Corryong

ABC November 27, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Heather heads to Corryong, Victoria. A bucketload of beauty and a fascinating history haven't been enough to cement the town's success. But that's changing, with some of ...

Heather heads to Corryong, Victoria. A bucketload of beauty and a fascinating history haven't been enough to cement the town's success. But that's changing, with some of Corryong's young people starting to move back.

Back Roads
28:02

Back Roads: Dunalley

ABC December 4, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Dunalley is a small town in Tasmania that was almost wiped out by bushfires in 2013. However instead of destroying them, the tragedy has proven to be a catalyst for many ...

Dunalley is a small town in Tasmania that was almost wiped out by bushfires in 2013. However instead of destroying them, the tragedy has proven to be a catalyst for many people to pursue a new path.

Back Roads
27:28

Back Roads: Oodnadatta (Part 1)

ABC December 11, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Heather Ewart heads along the legendary Oodnadatta Track in outback South Australia. Heather begins her journey in the small town of Marree, where the Oodnadatta and ...

Heather Ewart heads along the legendary Oodnadatta Track in outback South Australia. Heather begins her journey in the small town of Marree, where the Oodnadatta and Birdsville Tracks meet.

Back Roads
27:31

Back Roads: Robe

ABC January 1, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Robe, SA, is a seaside safe haven known for helping others and having a generosity of spirit. Local farming families offer their holiday houses to war veterans and give them a ...

Robe, SA, is a seaside safe haven known for helping others and having a generosity of spirit. Local farming families offer their holiday houses to war veterans and give them a free weekend in their stunning town.

Back Roads
28:04

Back Roads: Canowindra

ABC January 8, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
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Canowindra might be known as the hot-air ballooning capital of Australia, but there's plenty more going for this town. The Canowindra community is looking to reinvent its ...

Canowindra might be known as the hot-air ballooning capital of Australia, but there's plenty more going for this town. The Canowindra community is looking to reinvent its future, doing big gestures of kindness along the way.

Back Roads
28:11

Back Roads: Pine Creek

ABC January 15, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Heather travels to Pine Creek, a pioneering outback town in the Northern Territory. On the fringes of Kakadu National Park, Pine Creek has long been a boom-or-bust mining ...

Heather travels to Pine Creek, a pioneering outback town in the Northern Territory. On the fringes of Kakadu National Park, Pine Creek has long been a boom-or-bust mining area, but the town now finds itself at a crossroads.

Back Roads
27:54

Back Roads: Pilbara

ABC January 22, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Heather Ewart heads to the Pilbara region of Western Australia to meet some of the remarkable locals who are driving change as the mining boom ends. There's also plenty of ...

Heather Ewart heads to the Pilbara region of Western Australia to meet some of the remarkable locals who are driving change as the mining boom ends. There's also plenty of 'girl power' to be found out in this harsh landscape.

Back Roads
57:23

Back Roads: The Best of Back Roads

ABC January 26, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In this episode Heather Ewart returns to communities whose good humour and inventiveness will inspire and uplift in the best of Back Roads.

In this episode Heather Ewart returns to communities whose good humour and inventiveness will inspire and uplift in the best of Back Roads.

Back Roads
28:19

Back Roads: Violet Town

ABC January 29, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Violet Town, Victoria, is a small place with a very big heart. It might be well known by some for its popular monthly market, but it's the way Violet Town locals embrace ...

Violet Town, Victoria, is a small place with a very big heart. It might be well known by some for its popular monthly market, but it's the way Violet Town locals embrace creativity and diversity that really makes a difference.

Back Roads
28:08

Back Roads: Fish Creek, Victoria

ABC July 22, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
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Fish Creek is a whimsical town straight from a storybook, home to children's book authors and illustrators, world-renowned botanical artists, musicians and sculptors. It is ...

Fish Creek is a whimsical town straight from a storybook, home to children's book authors and illustrators, world-renowned botanical artists, musicians and sculptors. It is near the southernmost tip of Australia's mainland.

Back Roads
28:02

Back Roads: Flinders Ranges, SA

ABC July 29, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
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News Breakfast co-host Lisa Millar traces the footsteps of her Prussian ancestors who migrated to SA in the mid-1800s, discovering a town rich in film history and a ...

News Breakfast co-host Lisa Millar traces the footsteps of her Prussian ancestors who migrated to SA in the mid-1800s, discovering a town rich in film history and a spectacularly coloured yellow-footed rock wallaby.