Message Stick
27:07

Message Stick: Bush Bands Bash

ABC June 9, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Every year, Alice Springs in the Northern Territory comes alive to the sounds of desert reggae, rock and gospel music with the staging of the showcase Indigenous event - the ...

Every year, Alice Springs in the Northern Territory comes alive to the sounds of desert reggae, rock and gospel music with the staging of the showcase Indigenous event - the Bush Bands Bash.

Feast Greece
24:20

Feast Greece: Levos - The Virgin Mary Festival

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS May 13, 2010

Design and technologies

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In the Greek Orthodox Religion, no saint is more celebrated than the Virgin Mary. Home to a precious icon and religious relics, the village of Agiassos welcomes thousands of ...

In the Greek Orthodox Religion, no saint is more celebrated than the Virgin Mary. Home to a precious icon and religious relics, the village of Agiassos welcomes thousands of pilgrims from all over the island of Lesvos and the rest of Greece to celebrate the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Over two days, Barry joins the pilgrims as they celebrate the Virgin Mary, the icon, the food and the constant flurry of activity that takes over this small mountain village.

Future Makers
45:18

Future Makers

Discovery Channel May 17, 2010

Science

Geography

Sustainability

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Future Makers tells the story of key Australians who are leading the way on the world stage in renewable energy. The program explores the vision of these leaders and ...

The Future Makers tells the story of key Australians who are leading the way on the world stage in renewable energy. The program explores the vision of these leaders and follows them as their projects unfold. Watch as people create solutions that won't cost the earth.

An Iranian Martyr
49:27

An Iranian Martyr

SBS2 December 8, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
On June 20, a young Iranian woman was shot dead in the street in Tehran. The video of her death, filmed on a mobile phone, was seen by millions around the world. This program ...

On June 20, a young Iranian woman was shot dead in the street in Tehran. The video of her death, filmed on a mobile phone, was seen by millions around the world. This program tells the story of Neda Agha-Soltan, with exclusive accounts from those who really knew her. Many young Iranians have claimed her as a martyr for Iran's protest movement, but the Iranian regime has not accepted responsibility for her death.

Amsterdam Vice
23:19

Amsterdam Vice: Ep 4 of 8

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 April 10, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.

Message Stick
25:49

Message Stick: Talking Stick - Education

Season 2 Episode 5 ABC June 28, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In episode five, Education, Miriam talks to three people who embody the possibilities and power that educational success can bring in tackling the disadvantage affecting so ...

In episode five, Education, Miriam talks to three people who embody the possibilities and power that educational success can bring in tackling the disadvantage affecting so many of Australia's Indigenous communities.

Message Stick
27:29

Message Stick: Bloodlines - The Little Family

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC September 26, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Jimmy Little was Australia's first Aboriginal recording star with his worldwide 1960s hit song Royal Telephone. Jimmy was born into a musical family on the banks of the Murray ...

Jimmy Little was Australia's first Aboriginal recording star with his worldwide 1960s hit song Royal Telephone. Jimmy was born into a musical family on the banks of the Murray River, and although one of nature's gentlemen, from an early age he had a steely resolve to succeed. In the early 60s Jimmy even outsold the Beatles in Australia and became one of the first Indigenous Australians to break through on radio and television.

Going Bush
24:52

Going Bush

Season 2 Episode 4 SBS February 23, 2010

Earth and environment

Geography

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Tonight, Cathy and Luke get their first taste of the Cape at a house opening ceremony in Aurukun, get their feet wet hunting mudshells in a mosquito-infested swamp, launch a ...

Tonight, Cathy and Luke get their first taste of the Cape at a house opening ceremony in Aurukun, get their feet wet hunting mudshells in a mosquito-infested swamp, launch a community-built catamaran to explore the wetlands and try not to get burnt to a cinder as they learn how to set fire to country

Message Stick
26:36

Message Stick: Talking Stick - Native Title

ABC March 7, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In the business of deciding where Native Title exists and negotiating rights over lands and waters, there have been successes and failures. But the question remains 'Has ...

In the business of deciding where Native Title exists and negotiating rights over lands and waters, there have been successes and failures. But the question remains 'Has Native Title lived up to expectations?'

Message Stick
24:57

Message Stick: Twelve Canoes - Our Ancestors

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC2 July 21, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A series of short films that paint a compelling portrait of the people, history, culture and place of the Yolngu people whose homeland is the Arafura Swamp of north-central ...

A series of short films that paint a compelling portrait of the people, history, culture and place of the Yolngu people whose homeland is the Arafura Swamp of north-central Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

From The Tropics To The Snow
25:24

From The Tropics To The Snow

ABC2 April 10, 2010

Media arts

Geography

History

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A scriptwriter and a director argue their approaches to the problem of a comprehensive documentary about Australia: one favours an experimental style, the other a more ...

A scriptwriter and a director argue their approaches to the problem of a comprehensive documentary about Australia: one favours an experimental style, the other a more conventional approach.

Going Bush
24:56

Going Bush

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS February 12, 2010

Earth and environment

Geography

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In tonight's episode Cathy and Luke hunt down sand frogs that drink their own urine and start a fire with nothing but a bit of old wood and some combustible roo poo. Luke puts ...

In tonight's episode Cathy and Luke hunt down sand frogs that drink their own urine and start a fire with nothing but a bit of old wood and some combustible roo poo. Luke puts his new-found confidence to the test on the dance floor and Cathy tries some tongue-twisting rap with the kidz in the hood in Tennant Creek.

Message Stick
24:35

Message Stick: Talking Stick - Sport

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC June 21, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Message Stick presents a new series of studio chat programs called Talking Stick. In this series, presenter Miriam Corowa speaks to Indigenous and non-Indigenous insiders to ...

Message Stick presents a new series of studio chat programs called Talking Stick. In this series, presenter Miriam Corowa speaks to Indigenous and non-Indigenous insiders to discuss six topics of interest to all Australians. In episode three, Sport, Miriam and her guests discuss Indigenous Australia's sports stars.

Message Stick
27:17

Message Stick: Caring For Country

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 1, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
From the sharing of traditional knowledge about plants and their medicinal qualities to the protection of the endangered sea turtle, Indigenous people are protecting and ...

From the sharing of traditional knowledge about plants and their medicinal qualities to the protection of the endangered sea turtle, Indigenous people are protecting and managing Australia's unique, natural environment.

Everest
51:34

Everest

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 May 11, 2010

Health and PE

Geography

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Several doctors from the UK carry out the largest medical research project ever to come to the Himalayas, according to the narrator. They intend to take samples of their own ...

Several doctors from the UK carry out the largest medical research project ever to come to the Himalayas, according to the narrator. They intend to take samples of their own blood and do research re the oxygen content at Mt Everest's extreme altitude conditions. There are four camps, and the last one, Camp 4, is at an altitude of 7950m. The lowest camp is at Lukla at 2840m and 200 volunteers have arrived to be tested for the effect of altitude sickness.

On Sacred Ground
55:41

On Sacred Ground

ABC2 July 24, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Geography

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
On Sacred Ground looks at the story behind the Noonkanbah dispute, the well-publicised Aboriginal struggle to stop mining in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in the ...

On Sacred Ground looks at the story behind the Noonkanbah dispute, the well-publicised Aboriginal struggle to stop mining in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in the late 1970s. Presented by a young spokesman for the Kimberley Land Council, the film gives an Indigenous view of the area's history from the early days of European colonisation.

The Bitter Taste Of Tea
58:35

The Bitter Taste Of Tea

SBS February 10, 2010

Business and economics

Geography

Ethical understanding

Sustainability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In the beautiful, lush tea gardens in Kenya, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, millions of tea-workers struggle everyday, fighting to survive as they pluck tea for ...

In the beautiful, lush tea gardens in Kenya, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, millions of tea-workers struggle everyday, fighting to survive as they pluck tea for multinational companies. The companies promise the consumers they will act as responsible members of the global society - protecting the environment and ensuring good working and living conditions.

Bush Slam
26:19

Bush Slam: Corryong

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC January 12, 2010

English

Geography

History

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
H.G. Nelson finds himself in the saddle as Bush Slam arrives in the Murray River high country in northern Victoria. Poets Emily Ballou and Ezra Bix are challenged to capture ...

H.G. Nelson finds himself in the saddle as Bush Slam arrives in the Murray River high country in northern Victoria. Poets Emily Ballou and Ezra Bix are challenged to capture the spirit of the area that inspired Australia's greatest poem - Banjo Patterson's The Man From Snowy River.