Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia

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Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia

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Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

The Eureka Stockade
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The Eureka Stockade

Clip from Behind the News Special

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When poor settlers came to the colony of Victoria during the gold rush in the 1800s, they found themselves facing a lot of difficulties in an effort to get ahead. Everyone was ...

When poor settlers came to the colony of Victoria during the gold rush in the 1800s, they found themselves facing a lot of difficulties in an effort to get ahead. Everyone was required to purchase a license to mine and many families couldn't afford one. There was soon a conflict between miners and the authorities over this matter, leading to the Eureka Stockade.

Eureka Stockade  ACHHK095
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Eureka Stockade ACHHK095

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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Yr 5 History - The Australian colonies ACHHK095 1954 Ballarat Victoria, unrest in the Gold Fields leads to a battle between mi

Yr 5 History - The Australian colonies ACHHK095 1954 Ballarat Victoria, unrest in the Gold Fields leads to a battle between mi

Horse thief saves Adelaide
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Horse thief saves Adelaide

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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In the 1830s, ex-convict John Foley drove cattle from more fertile lands to Adelaide to save starving colony.

In the 1830s, ex-convict John Foley drove cattle from more fertile lands to Adelaide to save starving colony.

Convicts escape Tasmania
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Convicts escape Tasmania

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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In 1834, Sarah Island prisoner James Porter commandeered The Frederick and escaped to Chile with a crew of convicts.

In 1834, Sarah Island prisoner James Porter commandeered The Frederick and escaped to Chile with a crew of convicts.

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency
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Caroline Chisholm's employment agency

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony
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Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

Chisholm's Immigrants Home
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Chisholm's Immigrants Home

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In the 1840s, Caroline Chisholm transformed the social fabric of Australia with an employment agency for young colonial women.

In the 1840s, Caroline Chisholm transformed the social fabric of Australia with an employment agency for young colonial women.

When gold was discovered in Ballarat
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When gold was discovered in Ballarat

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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Esmond finds gold in Ballarat, Victoria, and the gold rush that followed quickly made Melbourne one of the world's wealthiest cities.

Esmond finds gold in Ballarat, Victoria, and the gold rush that followed quickly made Melbourne one of the world's wealthiest cities.

James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery
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James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery

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A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

The Eureka Rebellion in 1854
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The Eureka Rebellion in 1854

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A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide
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Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

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A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

Treating wounded soldiers in World War I
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Treating wounded soldiers in World War I

Clip from Small Hands in a Big War

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A German girl helps her older sister, who is taking care of wounded soldiers in a hospital.

A German girl helps her older sister, who is taking care of wounded soldiers in a hospital.

The life of Malcolm Fraser
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The life of Malcolm Fraser

Clip from Behind the News

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Malcolm Fraser became the prime minister of Australia during the 1970s, at a time when the government and parliament were experiencing a bit of a chaos. Fraser became a ...

Malcolm Fraser became the prime minister of Australia during the 1970s, at a time when the government and parliament were experiencing a bit of a chaos. Fraser became a beloved figure, serving three terms and focusing on multiculturalism and improving the economy. He also worked to help Vietnamese people resettle in Australia after the Vietnam War; we hear from a girl named Emily that is in Australia because her family was given the opportunity to move there after the war.

Armistice in a French village
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Armistice in a French village

Clip from Small Hands in a Big War

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This clip outlines the moment the war ended - armistice.

This clip outlines the moment the war ended - armistice.

Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war
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Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war

Clip from Tony Robinson's World War 1

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The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war
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Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war

Clip from Royal Cousins At War

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The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.