Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
2:39

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and ...

Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and violence in which the decision was made.

The migration centre and the lion
3:33

The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

The migration centre and the lion
3:34

The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
2:53

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and ...

Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and violence in which the decision was made.

Illegal trade in Sulawesi
2:44

Illegal trade in Sulawesi

Clip from Dateline

Geography

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

The Explorers
30:22

The Explorers: The Prison Walls

Episode 1 ABC November 5, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach retraces the first attempts to cross the Blue Mountains and the difficulties encountered by explorers like Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

Bill Peach retraces the first attempts to cross the Blue Mountains and the difficulties encountered by explorers like Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

The Explorers
29:50

The Explorers: Across the Great Divide

Episode 2 ABC November 6, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land ...

Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land and many western flowing rivers

The Explorers
30:12

The Explorers: Overland to Port Phillip

Episode 3 ABC November 7, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach follows the tracks of Hume & Hovell, who established the overland route from Sydney to Melbourne which survives in today's Hume Highway.

Bill Peach follows the tracks of Hume & Hovell, who established the overland route from Sydney to Melbourne which survives in today's Hume Highway.

The Explorers
29:30

The Explorers: The Secret of the Rivers

Episode 4 ABC November 8, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the ...

The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the mouth of the Murray River and back again.

The Explorers
29:49

The Explorers: Australia Felix

Episode 5 ABC November 11, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered ...

Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered Australia Felix or western Victoria.

The Explorers
28:59

The Explorers: The Pinnacle of Fame

Episode 6 ABC November 12, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach describes the conquest of Australia's high mountain country. A Pole Dr. John Lhotsky was the first European to climb the snowy mountains. Another Pole, Paul ...

Bill Peach describes the conquest of Australia's high mountain country. A Pole Dr. John Lhotsky was the first European to climb the snowy mountains. Another Pole, Paul Strezlecki climbed and named Australia's Mt Kosciusko.

The Explorers
29:15

The Explorers: East to West

Episode 7 CH2 November 13, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of Edward John Eyre, the young explorer who set off with four companions to make a westward journey across the Nullarbor Plain.

Bill Peach tells the story of Edward John Eyre, the young explorer who set off with four companions to make a westward journey across the Nullarbor Plain.

The Explorers
29:45

The Explorers: East to North

Episode 8 ABC November 14, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach describes the first attempts to open an overland track from the eastern settlements to the coast of northern Australia.

Bill Peach describes the first attempts to open an overland track from the eastern settlements to the coast of northern Australia.

The Explorers
29:04

The Explorers: South to North

Episode 9 ABC November 15, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach reports on the race to cross Australia from south to north. Both South Australia and Victoria wanted to capture this honour for themselves.

Bill Peach reports on the race to cross Australia from south to north. Both South Australia and Victoria wanted to capture this honour for themselves.

The Explorers
29:33

The Explorers: The Desert Explorers

Episode 10 ABC November 18, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, ...

Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, established frontier camps from which the explorers reached the west coast.

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women
25:44

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women

SBS July 25, 2006

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Bushfire Summer
27:13

Bushfire Summer: State On Fire

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC January 29, 2007

Geography

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The state is on fire. It's only January 23, 2006 and already it's the worst bushfire summer Victoria has seen for years. Homes have been destroyed, tens of thousands of ...

The state is on fire. It's only January 23, 2006 and already it's the worst bushfire summer Victoria has seen for years. Homes have been destroyed, tens of thousands of animals have burnt to death and vast tracts of land are still burning out of control.

Constructing Australia
54:18

Constructing Australia: A Wire Through The Heart

Episode 3 ABC2 April 1, 2007

Design and Technologies

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Australia in the mid 1800s was a land isolated by distance and divided by two very different cultures. John McDouall Stuart's incredible crossing of this inhospitable land ...

Australia in the mid 1800s was a land isolated by distance and divided by two very different cultures. John McDouall Stuart's incredible crossing of this inhospitable land enabled Charles Todd to construct a telegraph line through the heart of the continent, bringing Australia to the world, and the world to Australia.