Keneally's exam advice for year 12s
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Keneally's exam advice for year 12s

Clip from 7.30

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Man Booker Prize-winning author Thomas Keneally puts the year 12 exam experience into perspective, as he speaks about his schooling and how he became a writer.

Man Booker Prize-winning author Thomas Keneally puts the year 12 exam experience into perspective, as he speaks about his schooling and how he became a writer.

Gail Kelly's exam advice for year 12s
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Gail Kelly's exam advice for year 12s

Clip from 7.30

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Former Westpac CEO Gail Kelly speaks about the risks of overpreparing for exams, her career in teaching and business, and the importance of backing yourself.

Former Westpac CEO Gail Kelly speaks about the risks of overpreparing for exams, her career in teaching and business, and the importance of backing yourself.

Top Job: Marine rescue officer
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Top Job: Marine rescue officer

Clip from Totally Wild

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Totally Wild speak with show regular Aaron Machado of Project Dolphin Safe to find out what is involved in his marine rescue job.

Totally Wild speak with show regular Aaron Machado of Project Dolphin Safe to find out what is involved in his marine rescue job.

Top Job: Children's author
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Top Job: Children's author

Clip from Totally Wild Wow

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Totally Wild reporter Natalie Hunter speaks with children's author Andy Griffiths to find out how he fell into his career.

Totally Wild reporter Natalie Hunter speaks with children's author Andy Griffiths to find out how he fell into his career.

Violence and migrants in Elizabeth
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Violence and migrants in Elizabeth

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes describes the culture of violence in Elizabeth, explaining it as something children were taught, and linking the fighting to the toughness of life in northern UK ...

Jimmy Barnes describes the culture of violence in Elizabeth, explaining it as something children were taught, and linking the fighting to the toughness of life in northern UK towns and continued poverty as migrants in Australia. (Coarse language.)

Geoffrey Rush reflects on talent and family
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Geoffrey Rush reflects on talent and family

Clip from Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)

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After researching his family's history, Geoffrey Rush considers how peoples' talents and potential can sometimes be unfulfilled due to circumstances.

After researching his family's history, Geoffrey Rush considers how peoples' talents and potential can sometimes be unfulfilled due to circumstances.

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

Clip from Billionaire Boy

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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.

Redemption and family histories
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Redemption and family histories

Clip from Holes

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"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.

Stanley breaks the family curse
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Stanley breaks the family curse

Clip from Holes

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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.

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

Clip from The Black Balloon

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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.

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

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

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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

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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.

Soar like an eagle
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Soar like an eagle

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

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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

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

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

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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.

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

Clip from Billionaire Boy

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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.

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

Clip from The Black Balloon

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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.

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

Clip from The Black Balloon

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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

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

Clip from The Black Balloon

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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.