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A Dystopian world where history is rewritten
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A Dystopian world where history is rewritten

At work, Winston and his colleagues are tasked with rewriting documents to align with the Party's efforts. After work, Winston visits the store where he bought the notebook. ...

At work, Winston and his colleagues are tasked with rewriting documents to align with the Party's efforts. After work, Winston visits the store where he bought the notebook. Intrigued by a small paperweight, the shopkeeper informs him of another room upstairs. Upstairs, the two men look at a picture of a museum and the shopkeeper recites, "oranges and lemons say the bells of St Clement's," which become a reoccurring motif foreshadowing Winston's demise. Outside, Winston and a young woman lock ey

The erasure of language as social control
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The erasure of language as social control

Citizens of Oceania consume their breakfast in a mess hall. Over breakfast, a colleague talks to Winston about his love for the destruction of language and the new edition of ...

Citizens of Oceania consume their breakfast in a mess hall. Over breakfast, a colleague talks to Winston about his love for the destruction of language and the new edition of the Oceania dictionary. Winston responds that the revolution will be complete once the language is perfected.

Robyn desperately seeks solitude
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Robyn desperately seeks solitude

Clip from Tracks
As Robyn sets up camp, her extremely over excited photographer arrives. That evening, around the campfire, Rick begins to slow down and understand aspects of Robyn's ...

As Robyn sets up camp, her extremely over excited photographer arrives. That evening, around the campfire, Rick begins to slow down and understand aspects of Robyn's personality. Robyn thinks of her past and her mother. The next day she breaks down, angry at Rick's imposition in her solitude.

Learning language is humanity's greatest talents
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Learning language is humanity's greatest talents

Clip from Fry's Planet Word
Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

The facts about sunscreen
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The facts about sunscreen

Find out how sunscreen is intended to work and what users need to know to make it as effective as possible

Find out how sunscreen is intended to work and what users need to know to make it as effective as possible

Lime and coriander dressing
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Lime and coriander dressing

Coriander can be a very controversial herb, some people love it, and others can't stand it. Join Dr Heather Smyth as she explains how genetic predispositions and sensory ...

Coriander can be a very controversial herb, some people love it, and others can't stand it. Join Dr Heather Smyth as she explains how genetic predispositions and sensory sensitivities can make coriander taste lemony to some and soapy to others.

Showing gratitude
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Showing gratitude

School-aged students say thank you to their parents for all the nice things they do.

School-aged students say thank you to their parents for all the nice things they do.

Eddie faces intense cross-examination
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Eddie faces intense cross-examination

Clip from Mabo
In Court the defence cross-examines Eddie 'Koiki' and his paternal line as a Mabo man, citing evidence from the Aboriginal identity card prepared by the Ministry for ...

In Court the defence cross-examines Eddie 'Koiki' and his paternal line as a Mabo man, citing evidence from the Aboriginal identity card prepared by the Ministry for Aboriginal Affairs. Outside the courtroom, Eddie sees Paddy Killoran who tries to diminish Eddie's fight by suggesting his father would be ashamed. Back in court, Eddie faces intense questioning designed to invalidate his heritage and discredit his cause.

Cultural heritage and the fight for native title recognition
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Cultural heritage and the fight for native title recognition

Clip from Mabo
Returning to court Eddie learns that David Passi has re-joined the case. During proceedings, David Passi creates a link between the Mer Islands, himself and Eddie Mabo. The ...

Returning to court Eddie learns that David Passi has re-joined the case. During proceedings, David Passi creates a link between the Mer Islands, himself and Eddie Mabo. The victory is short-lived when Paddy Killoran takes the stand and claims the Islander communities have assimilated with Queensland land laws. The judge rules against Mabo's land claims. Eddie discusses the case with Bryan Keon-Cohen. Dropping the appeal, they decide to take the test case to the High Court for all First Nation pe

Finishing school, morality and gender roles
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Finishing school, morality and gender roles

Miss Appleyard asks if Sarah has memorised the assigned poetry, Sarah remarks she has not because the poem makes no sense, suggesting she recite a poem she wrote to St ...

Miss Appleyard asks if Sarah has memorised the assigned poetry, Sarah remarks she has not because the poem makes no sense, suggesting she recite a poem she wrote to St Valentine. Realising the poem is about love, Miss Appleyard reprimands Sarah and insists she recites the assigned literature. Sarah declares she cannot learn it, refusing to answer why. Miss Appleyard leaves her to study, and Sarah thinks of Bertie and Miranda. The scene suggests the repression of nuanced sexual identity in Victor

A dream within a dream
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A dream within a dream

Lines from Edgar Allen Poe's 1849 poem A Dream Within a Dream, “what we see and what we seem are but a dream; a dream within a dream” is whispered by the narrator. The ...

Lines from Edgar Allen Poe's 1849 poem A Dream Within a Dream, “what we see and what we seem are but a dream; a dream within a dream” is whispered by the narrator. The introduction of Allen Poe, famous for his mysterious and often macabre stories, situates the enigmatic, dream-like qualities that punctuate the film and suggests the incompatibility of Victorian ideals and the Australian landscape.

Hot pickle preserve
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Hot pickle preserve

Ben Milbourne and Dr Joel Gilmore make up a hot pickle preserve using vinegar and vegetables, demonstrating a delicious way to extend the longevity of perishable food items ...

Ben Milbourne and Dr Joel Gilmore make up a hot pickle preserve using vinegar and vegetables, demonstrating a delicious way to extend the longevity of perishable food items and cut down on food waste. Hot pickle preserves, rather than cold pickle preserves, are a handy way of breaking down cell walls and lightly softening the vegetables.

Capsaicin
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Capsaicin

Dr Joel Gilmore explains why chillies are so hot, where the heat comes from and how to avoid the strongest part of the fruit. Hint: it's not actually the seeds!

Dr Joel Gilmore explains why chillies are so hot, where the heat comes from and how to avoid the strongest part of the fruit. Hint: it's not actually the seeds!

Stars need critics and critics need readers
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Stars need critics and critics need readers

Clip from All About Eve
Addison DeWitt, the narrator, and New York theatre critic is the gatekeeper of stardom. Initially, DeWitt characterises each actor in the film, talking about class, education ...

Addison DeWitt, the narrator, and New York theatre critic is the gatekeeper of stardom. Initially, DeWitt characterises each actor in the film, talking about class, education and access, as well as the reality of star status. A woman called Eve, whose youth is constantly referenced, is presented with the award, and DeWitt offers another foreboding insight, "You all know all about Eve, what can there be to know that you don't know?"

Terra nullius is overturned, Eddie and Bonita return home
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Terra nullius is overturned, Eddie and Bonita return home

Clip from Mabo
Bryan Keon-Cohen walks alone to the High Court to hear the ruling. The judges find 6:1 in favour of Mabo and Mer Islanders, effectively overturning terra nullius. Meanwhile, ...

Bryan Keon-Cohen walks alone to the High Court to hear the ruling. The judges find 6:1 in favour of Mabo and Mer Islanders, effectively overturning terra nullius. Meanwhile, Bonita and her son drive towards Canberra, but their car breaks down before they make it. They join an older couple camping on the side of the road and listen to the ruling on the radio. Keon-Cohen informs the Mer Islanders, and we hear Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo reads his final letter. Archival footage shows Bonita, Eddie and Murra

Amatriciana pizza
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Amatriciana pizza

Ben Milbourne uses conduction and convection to whip up an amatriciana pizza, and Dr Andrew Stephenson explains how these two processes work. Conduction is the transferral of ...

Ben Milbourne uses conduction and convection to whip up an amatriciana pizza, and Dr Andrew Stephenson explains how these two processes work. Conduction is the transferral of heat through a medium, such as a pan, while convection describes the way fluids, such as oil or steam, create different temperature pockets and cause heat to rise and fall along convection currents.

The Olympics is about heart and spirit
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The Olympics is about heart and spirit

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen ...

Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen Bronson's "other jacket", alluding to Bronson's alcoholism. Bronson tells Eddie that without the alcohol he was never brave enough to jump the 90-metre, but that Eddie has more heart, bravery and spirit than any of the other Olympians.

Redemption and family histories
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Redemption and family histories

Clip from Holes
"Kissin' Kate" tell Charles "Trout" Walker neither he nor his family will ever find the treasure. At camp, Hector and Stanley find the buried treasure. Warden Walker attempts ...

"Kissin' Kate" tell Charles "Trout" Walker neither he nor his family will ever find the treasure. At camp, Hector and Stanley find the buried treasure. Warden Walker attempts to take it from them, but Hector reads Stanley's name written across the case. Back at camp, Stanley refuses to leave without Hector and the Camp Green Lake staff are arrested. The palindrome of family histories interlock and the curse on the town is finally broken.

Writing and identity
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Writing and identity

Alison suggests Erica has an original idea for a play. Erica gets to work writing a script inspired by the world around her. After realising she has stage fright, Erica is ...

Alison suggests Erica has an original idea for a play. Erica gets to work writing a script inspired by the world around her. After realising she has stage fright, Erica is forced to cast Alison as her stand-in character. Barry defends Erica to the others. That night, Erica sits outside wearing Alison's kimono and is shocked by a kiss from Barry, unclear whether he knew who it was.

Insecurity, inequity and school crushes
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Insecurity, inequity and school crushes

Charlie becomes over-stimulated at the supermarket when Simon has to put a few items back. Exhausted, Thomas and Simon escalate the situation. On the way home, Thomas asks his ...

Charlie becomes over-stimulated at the supermarket when Simon has to put a few items back. Exhausted, Thomas and Simon escalate the situation. On the way home, Thomas asks his father about some of his insecurities and feelings of inequity regarding Charlie. The three boys, Simon, Thomas and Charlie, visit Maddie in the hospital and, again, Thomas sees people staring at his brother. During swim class the next day, Thomas and Jackie share a secret kiss.

Stanley breaks the family curse
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Stanley breaks the family curse

Clip from Holes
Hector "Zero" gets sick during their climb up God's Thumb's mountain. Stanley carries him to the peak, unwittingly breaking his family curse. Hector and Stanley find an oasis ...

Hector "Zero" gets sick during their climb up God's Thumb's mountain. Stanley carries him to the peak, unwittingly breaking his family curse. Hector and Stanley find an oasis full of sweet onions and fresh water. Hector tells Stanley about the shoes that fell from the sky, Stanley thinks it's fate. Back at camp, Stanley's attorney ruffles some feathers. Stanley and Hector decide to dig one last hole.

Joe tries to use money to solve problems
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Joe tries to use money to solve problems

Clip from Billionaire Boy
Bob returns the money Joe gave him to lose a race, asking for chocolate instead. Shop owner, Raj, almost exposes Joe. Joe is happy for his new friend but burdened by his lie. ...

Bob returns the money Joe gave him to lose a race, asking for chocolate instead. Shop owner, Raj, almost exposes Joe. Joe is happy for his new friend but burdened by his lie. Bob and Joe try to evade the Grubb bullies, but Joe is caught, deciding to cut a deal. In class, Joe realises he's left his homework at home, and Mrs Sharp threatens litter duty. Len decides to deliver the homework personally. Joe realises he doesn't want special treatment.

Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident
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Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident

Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell speaks about the controversial decision of brother Greg to instruct younger brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a match ...

Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell speaks about the controversial decision of brother Greg to instruct younger brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a match underarm, in an effort to prevent New Zealand winning a 1981 one-day international. Ian Chappell notes that Trevor was unfairly blamed for Greg's decision.

New beginnings and old feuds
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New beginnings and old feuds

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are wed in secret, as Mercutio and the Montagues pass idle time on Verona Beach. When vengeful Tybalt appears in search of Romeo, Mercutio taunts his request ...

Romeo and Juliet are wed in secret, as Mercutio and the Montagues pass idle time on Verona Beach. When vengeful Tybalt appears in search of Romeo, Mercutio taunts his request for occasion. Romeo arrives, and Tybalt challenges him to a duel, but Romeo refuses. Unwilling to hear reason Tybalt assaults Romeo. Mercutio springs to Romeo's defence but shows mercy at his request. Tybalt mercilessly cuts Mercutio with a shard of glass. Romeo is enraged, chasing Tybalt to avenge Mercutio's death.

A message missed
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A message missed

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Learning of Juliet's apparent death, Balthasar rushes to Romeo, who has failed to open the letter nor learn of Juliet's true fate. Balthasar relays to Romeo the ill news. ...

Learning of Juliet's apparent death, Balthasar rushes to Romeo, who has failed to open the letter nor learn of Juliet's true fate. Balthasar relays to Romeo the ill news. Heart-broken and impetuous, Romeo decides to return to Verona city and lay with Juliet, seeking a poison to dispatch him also.

Soar like an eagle
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Soar like an eagle

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both ...

After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both on their personal victory, he also admits he was wrong in his comment about Bronson's Olympic spirit. Archival footage of the closing ceremony shows the president of the Organising Committee reference Eddie Edwards' contribution to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. "You have broken world records, and you have established

Determination, commitment and the Cultural Revolution
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Determination, commitment and the Cultural Revolution

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Li, determined to prove himself, practises split jumps after dark. When teacher Chan interrupts, Li explains his concerns about ballet, his future and his family. The next ...

Li, determined to prove himself, practises split jumps after dark. When teacher Chan interrupts, Li explains his concerns about ballet, his future and his family. The next day, the Beijing dance troupe must perform before Madame Mao, who criticises the lack of revolutionary imagery. Chan argues for subtlety but is accused of challenging the revolutionary path. Chan seeks out Li, telling him a parable that inspires Li's resilience. Li proves himself to teacher Gao. Chan is arrested.

Family, courage and human achievement
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Family, courage and human achievement

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li ...

Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li and Mary hear unexpected applause in the audience. Outside the theatre, Cynthia welcomes Li's parents, and Ben invites them to their seats. After the performance, Li sees his mother and father in the crowd and they are invited onstage for an emotional reunion.

Self-discovery, heritage and respect
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Self-discovery, heritage and respect

Clip from Yolngu Boy
Returning to the water, Milika, Botj and Lorrpu find a campsite. Inside the camp they notice evidence of disrespectful occupants. Stealing the camp's boat, the boys work ...

Returning to the water, Milika, Botj and Lorrpu find a campsite. Inside the camp they notice evidence of disrespectful occupants. Stealing the camp's boat, the boys work together to catch their first turtle. After eating it, Lorrpu places pieces of shell and bones into the fire. Lorrpu explains it is in respect of the old people. As they walk across country Botj begins singing their song line. Together they embrace their journey and rediscover Yolngu knowledge.

Captain Prince banishes Romeo
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Captain Prince banishes Romeo

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Balthasar beckons Romeo away before the police arrive. Captain Prince hears of Tybalt's death at Romeo's hands from Benvolio. Both families seek to excuse their child's ...

Balthasar beckons Romeo away before the police arrive. Captain Prince hears of Tybalt's death at Romeo's hands from Benvolio. Both families seek to excuse their child's action, but Captain Prince will not hear any of their prayers and banishes Romeo from Verona city. Father Lawrence treats Romeo's injuries, as they discuss the situation. Nurse arrives to tell Romeo of Juliet's mood. Romeo bemoans his predicament, but Father Lawrence reminds Romeo of his blessings and implores him to reconcile.

Getting to know refugees through food
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Getting to know refugees through food

Clip from The Feed
Imagine being resettled in a new country after being forced to leave your own, not knowing anyone and having trouble finding a job. That's the situation many refugees find ...

Imagine being resettled in a new country after being forced to leave your own, not knowing anyone and having trouble finding a job. That's the situation many refugees find themselves in which is why Free 2 Feed exists. Through this company, refugees can host dinner parties and cooking classes where they share their food and culture with others while also being given the chance to learn more about their new home.

What is coral?
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What is coral?

Clip from Catalyst
Professor Emma Johnstone explains the biology and life cycle of coral, from the calcium carbonate exoskeletons and venomous polyps to the photosynthesising symbionts that live ...

Professor Emma Johnstone explains the biology and life cycle of coral, from the calcium carbonate exoskeletons and venomous polyps to the photosynthesising symbionts that live in their tissue. But as ocean temperatures rise, the symbiotic relationship between the algae and the coral breaks down, causing the reef to bleach and decay. Ruth Gates, Director of the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, is researching answers to this very real crisis in coral symbiosis.

DIY DNA extraction
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DIY DNA extraction

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Phoebe shows us how to use household ingredients to extract the DNA from fruits and vegetables. DNA is a string-like chain of nucleotides that stores genetic ...

Junior scientist Phoebe shows us how to use household ingredients to extract the DNA from fruits and vegetables. DNA is a string-like chain of nucleotides that stores genetic instructions on the development, functioning and reproduction of all living things, and some viruses. To follow this experiment at home or school, you will need a few fruits and vegetables, plastic cups, salt, detergent, coffee filters, toothpicks, a blender, methylated spirits, a sieve, a knife and a chopping board.

Carrot Soup
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Carrot Soup

Dr Joel Gilmore demonstrates how to make a caramelised carrot soup in a pressure cooker, a recipe developed by scientist Nathan Myhrvold, and Dr Andrew Stephenson explains how ...

Dr Joel Gilmore demonstrates how to make a caramelised carrot soup in a pressure cooker, a recipe developed by scientist Nathan Myhrvold, and Dr Andrew Stephenson explains how pressure cookers work. When liquids are heated, the molecules take on enough energy to separate into a gas. However, when the molecules can't escape, as occurs in a pressure cooker, they remain trapped inside the liquids, raising the thermal energy and therefore the boiling point.

Zucchinni sheets
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Zucchinni sheets

Ben Milbourne uses a stand mixer to shave off delicately thin sheets of zucchini for a salad, and Dr Joel Gilmore explains how the mixer converts electricity into motion, ...

Ben Milbourne uses a stand mixer to shave off delicately thin sheets of zucchini for a salad, and Dr Joel Gilmore explains how the mixer converts electricity into motion, speed and torque. Torque and speed are the two main ingredients for every electric motor, with different machines requiring different levels.

Water shortages, punishment and making good
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Water shortages, punishment and making good

Clip from Holes
Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, ...

Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, Mr Sir's plan for punishment goes awry. Stanley returns to the digging fields to find that Zero has finished digging his hole for him. Zero claims he did so because he was being wrongfully punished. Stanley decides to finally make good on Zero request to learn to read.

Joe starts a new school, Len buys affection
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Joe starts a new school, Len buys affection

Clip from Billionaire Boy
Warwick Davis "Willis" helps Joe transfer to the local Ruffington High. On their way to school Willis advises Joe to hide his wealth from the other students, Joe agrees. When ...

Warwick Davis "Willis" helps Joe transfer to the local Ruffington High. On their way to school Willis advises Joe to hide his wealth from the other students, Joe agrees. When Joe arrives, he has a frank chat with the school bullies and gets tossed in the bin. In class, he manages to make a new friend, Bob, who gives him a tour. At home, his father, blinded by money, continues to shower gifts on his greedy and forgetful girlfriend, Sapphire.

Artefacts, bullies and new romances
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Artefacts, bullies and new romances

Clip from Holes
Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. ...

Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. Rex receives the day off and the boys are told to dig double-time in search of more artefacts. Flashbacks to the populous Camp Green Lake show a burgeoning romance between Sam the onion man and Katherine Barlow, and her rejection of wealthy heir to the town, Charles "Trout" Walker.

Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world
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Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world

The Mollison family get a visit from the Department of Youth and Community Services, due to anonymous complaints about fighting. Thomas' father, Simon, blames their neighbour ...

The Mollison family get a visit from the Department of Youth and Community Services, due to anonymous complaints about fighting. Thomas' father, Simon, blames their neighbour for the invasive visit. Later, Thomas, Jackie and Charlie go for a wander into an abandoned park, and Jackie teaches Thomas to swim in the river. When the rain hits, Charlie becomes over-stimulated, so Jackie and Thomas seek shelter for them all. The cold, standoffish behaviour of the community is offset by Jackie's sensiti

Abuse, education and disability in the community
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Abuse, education and disability in the community

Walking to school, Thomas is forced to pass a group of local boys behaving abusively to a girl on Charlie's bus. Moments later, Charlie runs up to give Jackie a hug and the ...

Walking to school, Thomas is forced to pass a group of local boys behaving abusively to a girl on Charlie's bus. Moments later, Charlie runs up to give Jackie a hug and the same group begin to taunt Charlie and Thomas. The situation escalates as Charlie becomes over stimulated and afraid. The behaviour of the students and teachers highlight a disastrous lack of education around disability in the wider community. Jackie gives Thomas a birthday present and tries to support his conflicted feelings.

Charlie is a teenage boy too
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Charlie is a teenage boy too

Jackie joins the Mollison family for Thomas' birthday. Thomas, stressed and angry for Charlie's lot in life, suggests the family stop signing to Charlie. Maddie believes ...

Jackie joins the Mollison family for Thomas' birthday. Thomas, stressed and angry for Charlie's lot in life, suggests the family stop signing to Charlie. Maddie believes Charlie will be non-verbal all his life. The family bring out Thomas' cake after dinner and Jackie discovers Charlie masturbating next to her, making her very uncomfortable. Thomas loses his temper, taking it on Charlie. Afterwards, Thomas is distraught and seeks out Jackie to acknowledge his behaviour.

Friendship, family and feeling left out
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Friendship, family and feeling left out

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her ...

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her family and social position, invents stories about their "real" lives. Alison plays along. Erica walks Alison home but on the way is ditched by Alison for her other friends.

Mabo, the vibe, land rights and the Constitution
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Mabo, the vibe, land rights and the Constitution

Clip from The Castle
Banding together, Darryl, Farouk, Jack and Yvonne move ahead with the David and Goliath case. At court, Dennis struggles to articulate his argument, calling on a broader, ...

Banding together, Darryl, Farouk, Jack and Yvonne move ahead with the David and Goliath case. At court, Dennis struggles to articulate his argument, calling on a broader, ethical understanding of justice, the Constitution and the historical Mabo v Queensland (1992) native title case. Outside, Darryl meets retired barrister Lawrence Hammill and they chat having pride in their children, and the case. Back in court, Darryl discovers they lost. With a heavy heart, Darryl must inform his friends.

Serenity, Bonnie Doon, air travel and family holidays
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Serenity, Bonnie Doon, air travel and family holidays

Clip from The Castle
Con and Tracey, returning from their honeymoon in Thailand, are collected at the airport. Back home, Con and Tracey recount all the fascinating aspects of the flight and the ...

Con and Tracey, returning from their honeymoon in Thailand, are collected at the airport. Back home, Con and Tracey recount all the fascinating aspects of the flight and the airline, and give out gifts from Thailand. The Kerrigans leave for Bonnie Doon the next day. While the boys go fishing, Tracey does Sal's hair and they chat about children, careers and changing times. That afternoon, Darryl admires his family, the Bonnie Doon's "serenity", and the smell of a two-stroke engine.

Individual rights and the law
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Individual rights and the law

Clip from The Castle
The Kerrigans receive a notice of "compulsory acquisition" of their family home. They soon discover that their elderly neighbours Farouk, a recent migrant from Lebanon, and ...

The Kerrigans receive a notice of "compulsory acquisition" of their family home. They soon discover that their elderly neighbours Farouk, a recent migrant from Lebanon, and Jack are being evicted too. Seeking explanation at the local council, Darryl argues that "compensation" isn't the question and decides to fight the eviction head on. Darryl turns to Dennis Denuto, an incompetent but friendly lawyer who has worked with the family previously. At home, Darryl continues to celebrate family achiev

Culture shock: capitalism versus communism
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Culture shock: capitalism versus communism

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Ben takes Li shopping. Afterwards, Li visits the Chinese consulate where he is warned of the dangers of American capitalism and reminded to fulfil his Communist principles. ...

Ben takes Li shopping. Afterwards, Li visits the Chinese consulate where he is warned of the dangers of American capitalism and reminded to fulfil his Communist principles. During a flashback, Li's father tells him a parable about a frog and the knowledge of a different world. Back in Houston, Li struggles to reconcile life in American, the excess and wealth, with his memories of home and labour in Qingdao, Shandong province, China.

The girls arrive at Hanging Rock
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The girls arrive at Hanging Rock

Already picnicking is young Englishman Michael Fitzhubert, his uncle and aunt and their driver, Albert. The young Fitzhubert and Albert share a drink, although social status ...

Already picnicking is young Englishman Michael Fitzhubert, his uncle and aunt and their driver, Albert. The young Fitzhubert and Albert share a drink, although social status divides them. The girls arrive at their picnic site and toast to St Valentine before slicing a cake. The scene portrays a sense of foreboding in its use of cinematography, sound and repressed sensuality.

Hysteria and strict Victorian etiquette
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Hysteria and strict Victorian etiquette

Sara builds a shrine to Miranda and Mlle. De Poitiers worries about her emotional state. Later, Mlle. De Poitiers brings Irma into the dancing class to say goodbye to the ...

Sara builds a shrine to Miranda and Mlle. De Poitiers worries about her emotional state. Later, Mlle. De Poitiers brings Irma into the dancing class to say goodbye to the other girls. The girls, including Edith, become hysterical and yell at Irma for her lack of information. Mlle. De Poitiers then discovers Sara tie to the wall, an action the class teacher defends as for her own good.

Changing public opinion through advertising
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Changing public opinion through advertising

Clip from Behind The News
Using an advertisement promoting the passing of a Carbon Tax in 2011, 'Behind The News' examines how advertising can often help change public opinion.

Using an advertisement promoting the passing of a Carbon Tax in 2011, 'Behind The News' examines how advertising can often help change public opinion.

Australian slang
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Australian slang

Colloquialisms can be confusing for those who have not previously been exposed to them and try to interpret them literally.

Colloquialisms can be confusing for those who have not previously been exposed to them and try to interpret them literally.

Life, loss and personhood
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Life, loss and personhood

Clip from Mabo
Koiki 'Eddie' and Bonita begin raising money for their journey to the High Court of Canberra. The High Court proceedings for Mabo and Others v Queensland (No 2) begins. After, ...

Koiki 'Eddie' and Bonita begin raising money for their journey to the High Court of Canberra. The High Court proceedings for Mabo and Others v Queensland (No 2) begins. After, Eddie 'Koiki', Bonita celebrate the fight they have fought together. At home, Eddie is confronted by his lost family time and the discovery of cancer in his hip. The family stand by him in hospital, and his lawyers try to bring the decision forward. Bonita recollects their life together, and Eddie writes a letter to his Mu

Eddie seeks financial aid and Bob Katter speaks against the case
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Eddie seeks financial aid and Bob Katter speaks against the case

Clip from Mabo
Eddie seeks financial aid to support his family while running the case against the Queensland government. Back home, the whole family watch a news segment about the case, the ...

Eddie seeks financial aid to support his family while running the case against the Queensland government. Back home, the whole family watch a news segment about the case, the Minister for Aboriginal and Islander Affairs, Bob Katter, appears speaking in opposition to the Mabo v Queensland legal action.

Apologising
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Apologising

Clip from Behind the News
Sometimes, sorry seems to be the hardest word. But is there ever an excuse for not apologising when you have done something wrong?

Sometimes, sorry seems to be the hardest word. But is there ever an excuse for not apologising when you have done something wrong?

Responsibility to family and to community
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Responsibility to family and to community

Clip from Mabo
Koiki 'Eddie' arrives home announcing he has quit the railroad. Bonita reminds him of his responsibility to his family and the difficulties of being an outspoken Indigenous ...

Koiki 'Eddie' arrives home announcing he has quit the railroad. Bonita reminds him of his responsibility to his family and the difficulties of being an outspoken Indigenous person. Eddie reminds her of the injustices she faces every day and the satisfaction of resisting the status quo. Archival footage shows the beginning of the resistance, the government's response and instances segregation. Koiki 'Eddie' Mabo becomes a person of interest. Later, a university professor sees Eddie in the librar

Threats, home and the High Court
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Threats, home and the High Court

Clip from Mabo
During trial, the defence objects to the argument that Meriam heritage runs deeper than British colonisation and Crown Land. The case begins to flounder. Speaking with senior ...

During trial, the defence objects to the argument that Meriam heritage runs deeper than British colonisation and Crown Land. The case begins to flounder. Speaking with senior counsel Ron Castan, they discuss Justice Moynihan's suggestion of a test case in the High Court to challenges the Declaratory Act 1985 and determines the legal rights of the Meriam people (Murray Islanders). Ron agrees they take Justice Moynihan's advice. At home Koiki 'Eddie' learns that Bonita has been receiving threats.

DeWitt and Eve play cat and mouse
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DeWitt and Eve play cat and mouse

Clip from All About Eve
DeWitt airs his suspicions regarding Eve's sudden performance and the co-incidental invitation of many prominent New York critics, echoing the world of gatekeepers DeWitt ...

DeWitt airs his suspicions regarding Eve's sudden performance and the co-incidental invitation of many prominent New York critics, echoing the world of gatekeepers DeWitt discusses at the beginning of the film and suggesting Eve's starry-eyed innocence might be more starry-eyed than innocent in the end. DeWitt overhears Eve and Bill discuss the performance and Eve's advances on Bill, who refuses. DeWitt enters the room, in full-knowledge of Eve's true past, and engages her into a game of cat an

A woman's game
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A woman's game

Clip from All About Eve
Karen bumps into Eve and DeWitt; quickly learning that DeWitt has written a column exalting Eve's talent and youth and deriding Margo's age publically in the process. DeWitt, ...

Karen bumps into Eve and DeWitt; quickly learning that DeWitt has written a column exalting Eve's talent and youth and deriding Margo's age publically in the process. DeWitt, the critic, acts as a harbinger of talent. Karen and Margo discuss the article, and Bill arrives after to comfort Margo. Back home, Karen discusses the column with Lloyd and soon discovers Eve had visited him. Karen's faith in Eve's youthful innocence is fading, and she makes it known that there are more rules when you're a

Theatre of film and a loose lamb in a jungle
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Theatre of film and a loose lamb in a jungle

Clip from All About Eve
Bill delivers a monologue on the future of Broadway and the definition of theatre. The monologue is simultaneously a foreshadowing of the unravelling line between reality and ...

Bill delivers a monologue on the future of Broadway and the definition of theatre. The monologue is simultaneously a foreshadowing of the unravelling line between reality and fiction and an allusion to the cinematic technique known as the Theatre of Film. Before Bill leaves for Hollywood, himself and Margo discuss Eve, a loose lamb in the jungle. The description becomes a motif for the many games of manipulation that entwine all the women. Eve moves into Margo's house.

Eve makes herself known
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Eve makes herself known

Clip from All About Eve
Margo arrives late to the audition, finding DeWitt waiting outside. He informs her that Eve as read in her place and seeds insecurity in Margo. Realising that Max Fabian has ...

Margo arrives late to the audition, finding DeWitt waiting outside. He informs her that Eve as read in her place and seeds insecurity in Margo. Realising that Max Fabian has broken their promise, and Eve had wowed Bill and Lloyd, Margo gets into a verbal with Lloyd about age and Eve's encroaching on her life.

The female paradox: eternal youth
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The female paradox: eternal youth

Clip from All About Eve
Margo is becoming increasingly wary of Eve's intentions and insecure about her own age. Bill makes Margo the villain, for her obsession with youth. Margo is simultaneously a ...

Margo is becoming increasingly wary of Eve's intentions and insecure about her own age. Bill makes Margo the villain, for her obsession with youth. Margo is simultaneously a product of the celebrity obsession with youth and invalidated for her concerns.

Critics need stars and stars need fans
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Critics need stars and stars need fans

Clip from All About Eve
Eve accepts her award, thanking the theatre and her friends: Bill, Lloyd, Karen and Margo, who stare at Eve with cold, knowing expressions. Eve tells DeWitt that she won't be ...

Eve accepts her award, thanking the theatre and her friends: Bill, Lloyd, Karen and Margo, who stare at Eve with cold, knowing expressions. Eve tells DeWitt that she won't be attending the after party, and he drops her home. At home, Eve finds a young woman asleep in her room, a young woman not unlike Eve before she was a star. DeWitt returns with Eve's trophy, and tells the young intruder, Phoebe, that Eve can tell her everything she needs to know about becoming a star.

Totally Wild: Swimming champ Lucky Patterson
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Totally Wild: Swimming champ Lucky Patterson

Clip from Totally Wild
Alex nabs a quick between-training interview with champion swimmer Lakeisha "Lucky" Patterson. By 17, Lucky had already won 6 international medals and qualified to represent ...

Alex nabs a quick between-training interview with champion swimmer Lakeisha "Lucky" Patterson. By 17, Lucky had already won 6 international medals and qualified to represent Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but swimming isn't all medals and luck. Lakeisha explains her gruelling training schedule, talking about the S8 disability and the importance of a good coach.

History of intervention: the cane toad
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History of intervention: the cane toad

Clip from Catalyst
Introduced in 1935, Queensland, the cane toad was release to target a beetle that was damaging lucrative sugar cane crops. Only 102 toads were initially released, but the ...

Introduced in 1935, Queensland, the cane toad was release to target a beetle that was damaging lucrative sugar cane crops. Only 102 toads were initially released, but the toads quickly multiplied and spread across Australia, eating everything except the cane beetles and damaging native animal populations. Environmental ecology is a complex system, difficult to imitate and control.

Romeo and Juliet plan to wed
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Romeo and Juliet plan to wed

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo sneaks back into the Capulet mansion, seeking Juliet. Hidden from view, he hears Juliet profess her love for him and question the nature of a name. When Romeo reveals ...

Romeo sneaks back into the Capulet mansion, seeking Juliet. Hidden from view, he hears Juliet profess her love for him and question the nature of a name. When Romeo reveals himself, Juliet is startled, and the two fall into the pool where they talk of faithful vows. Hearing Nurse's beckon, Juliet asks that Romeo send for her tomorrow with the purpose of honouring their love by marriage.

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