In NSW, in 1901, the Aborigines Protection Board planned to break up Aboriginal communities by forcibly removing their children and hiring them out as servants to white employers. The title of this powerful documentary comes from the wages that were to be paid to the children.
Follows the Indigenous people of the Western Australian Pilbara's battle to preserve Australia's 40,000-year-old cultural heritage from the ravages of a booming mining industry. Filmmaker Tyson Mowarin shows the waves of industrialisation and development that threaten sites all over the region, and how he and the people of the Pilbara are fighting back by documenting the rock art, recording sacred sites and battling to get their unique cultural heritage recognised, digitised and celebrated.
Hear from Tyrone and other kids who live near the Murray River, Australia's largest river system, and discover some interesting facts about the rivers and some of the ways kids are helping to take care of it for future generations.
Meet a group of students who wrote about the experience of Indigenous service members and compiled them for a book. Through research and interviews, these students were able to learn a lot about these veterans and honor them by sharing their stories.