Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world
8:43

Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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

One Plus One
8:42

One Plus One: Chido Govera

ABC July 31, 2017

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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In an intimate one-on-one setting Jane Hutcheon interviews celebrities, authors, sports heroes, actors and personalities from Australia and around the world. #OnePlusOne.

In an intimate one-on-one setting Jane Hutcheon interviews celebrities, authors, sports heroes, actors and personalities from Australia and around the world. #OnePlusOne.

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics
8:40

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong ...

Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong dies and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, Houston Ballet director Ben Stevenson visits the Beijing dance academy. Ben invites Li to travel to the US and Communist Party officials debate whether Li is politically ready to resist the West.

The Writer's Room
8:33

The Writer's Room: Matt Reilly/Di Morrissey

ABC April 22, 2012

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

One Plus One
8:31

One Plus One: Michelle Guthrie

ABC July 17, 2017

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
In an intimate one-on-one setting, Jane Hutcheon interviews celebrities, authors, sports heroes, actors and personalities from Australia and around the world.

In an intimate one-on-one setting, Jane Hutcheon interviews celebrities, authors, sports heroes, actors and personalities from Australia and around the world.

Past and present narratives begin to overlap
8:12

Past and present narratives begin to overlap

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an ...

Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an overturned boat called Mary Lou. Zero offers him some "bloosh", a familiar peaches syrup from the past. They notice a mountain peak that looks suspiciously like the God's Thumb rock formation from his grandfather's story.

Sisters Of War
8:11

Sisters Of War

ABC November 14, 2010

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A short documentary on the making of Sisters Of War, featuring interviews with Sister Berenice and Lorna Johnston.

A short documentary on the making of Sisters Of War, featuring interviews with Sister Berenice and Lorna Johnston.

Your Body: Your Image
8:05

Your Body: Your Image

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me October 5, 2015

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Amber Jane Butchart, a fashion and beauty analyst and Raphael Babalola, who runs a healthy lifestyle company, investigate why companies usually use super skinny, super tall, ...

Amber Jane Butchart, a fashion and beauty analyst and Raphael Babalola, who runs a healthy lifestyle company, investigate why companies usually use super skinny, super tall, super young white girls in their marketing campaigns.

Your Body: Your Image
8:04

Your Body: Your Image

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me September 7, 2017

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Amber Jane Butchart, a fashion and beauty analyst and Raphael Babalola, who runs a healthy lifestyle company, investigate why companies usually use super skinny, super tall, ...

Amber Jane Butchart, a fashion and beauty analyst and Raphael Babalola, who runs a healthy lifestyle company, investigate why companies usually use super skinny, super tall, super young white girls in their marketing campaigns.

Olympic dreams and Olympic histories
7:58

Olympic dreams and Olympic histories

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Eddie attempts the 15metre jump and completes it first try. Encouraged, he moves onto the 40m, which proves a little more difficult. Undeterred, Eddie seeks advice from the ...

Eddie attempts the 15metre jump and completes it first try. Encouraged, he moves onto the 40m, which proves a little more difficult. Undeterred, Eddie seeks advice from the Norwegian couch but receives only ridicule. The next day, Eddie buys himself a new set of skis and attempts the jump again. While lying at the base of the jump, he meets the local snow plougher, Bronson but soon learns of Bronson's Olympic history and tries to enlist him as coach.

Social Media Me
7:56

Social Media Me: Positive Social Media Strategies

Episode 3 ABC Me May 18, 2017

Personal and social capability

Digital technologies

ICT capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
How can we manage social media use so that it's positive? How can we tell when social media use is affecting us and our relationships in a negative way? We find out in the ...

How can we manage social media use so that it's positive? How can we tell when social media use is affecting us and our relationships in a negative way? We find out in the final episode of this three-part series.

Your Body: Your Image
7:55

Your Body: Your Image: Body Talk

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC Me October 8, 2015

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Presenter Radzi Chinyanganya and actress Melissa Suffield go to a co-ed school in Bristol to show a group of teenage students how they can start taking back control of their ...

Presenter Radzi Chinyanganya and actress Melissa Suffield go to a co-ed school in Bristol to show a group of teenage students how they can start taking back control of their body image.

Your Body: Your Image
7:50

Your Body: Your Image: Hideous Histories

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC Me October 7, 2015

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This episode offers a historical perspective on body image ideals. By exploring the humorous and extreme examples of the past, it aims to put body image ideals into context, ...

This episode offers a historical perspective on body image ideals. By exploring the humorous and extreme examples of the past, it aims to put body image ideals into context, thereby questioning contemporary fads and trends.

Insecurity, inequity and school crushes
7:45

Insecurity, inequity and school crushes

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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.

Your Body: Your Image
7:44

Your Body: Your Image: Faking It

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC Me October 9, 2015

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
DJ Goldierocks lifts the lid on exactly what goes into creating a single fashion photo. She's a model for a day and discovers just how many people and how much patience she ...

DJ Goldierocks lifts the lid on exactly what goes into creating a single fashion photo. She's a model for a day and discovers just how many people and how much patience she needs to transform from girl next door to glamour girl.

New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder
7:37

New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids ...

Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids derided him for the way he behaves. The next morning, Charlie accidentally breaks a carton of eggs, offering an insight into Charlie's sensory experience of the world. Later, local kids make cruel remarks as Charlie's bus drives past. At school, Thomas is made to wear second-hand swimmers and called reductive names by his new

A Composer's Dream
7:34

A Composer's Dream

SBS October 20, 2012

Music

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short film shows how Howard Shore has distinguished himself as one of Canada's most accomplished and versatile composers. During woodland rambles with his beloved dogs, ...

This short film shows how Howard Shore has distinguished himself as one of Canada's most accomplished and versatile composers. During woodland rambles with his beloved dogs, Shore gives free rein to his ceaseless creativity. Whether composing delicate counterpoint or Oscar-winning music, Shore is keenly tuned to a remarkable range of musical expression.

The role of personality in biological pairing
7:31

The role of personality in biological pairing

Clip from Michael Mosley's Meet The Humans

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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An experiment explores personality compatibility and its role in who we partner with.

An experiment explores personality compatibility and its role in who we partner with.