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Secondary Catalogue

Society & Culture

Contains over 89 Videos

Resourcing Families

Resourcing Families

Families Series

This programme introduces to students the concept of resources and what resources families in Australia have available to them, from various levels of governments.
Parenting

Parenting

Families Series

This programme explores the variations and similarities of parenting roles between different types of families that exist within Australia.
Becoming Parents: Adoption

Becoming Parents: Adoption

Local adoptions are down, intercountry adoptions are on the rise. After IVF failed, Birthe and Guy adopted two Korean children through DOCS inter-country adoption programme. They strive to maintain cultural links between their children and Korea....Show More
Juggling Roles: Work and Children

Juggling Roles: Work and Children

Natalie (26) works as an accountant 4 days a week. Her husband Rob works as a chef on two days. They have 3 children: Hannah (7), Byron (5) and Joshua (1). The programme focuses on how Natalie juggles her work and parenting roles. We see her...Show More
A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Dad

A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Dad

Families with children now seem to choose the primary caregiver based on the income of each parent rather than the gender. Rob (27) recently left his job as a chef to stay at home with Hannah (7), Byron (5) and Josh (1), while his wife began work...Show More
How Far Have We Come?

How Far Have We Come?

In 2003 a group of Year 9 students from a predominantly white, middle class school travel by bus to remote Aboriginal settlements in central Australia. Nearly 40 years ago a group of white and black Australians travelled through outback NSW on...Show More
Strategies to Improve Public Health in Australia

Strategies to Improve Public Health in Australia

Australians have one of the best health standards in the world. This information-filled programme looks at how public health strategies have brought this about.
Indigenous Health in Australia

Indigenous Health in Australia

This programme aims to provide an overview of Aboriginal health and provides some reasons why significant differences exist within Australia in terms of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

This programme examines the current state of Indigenous psychological and physical health in Australia. Some relevant reports are cited and their findings are discussed.
Variations in Health Status

Variations in Health Status

This programme examines the significant impact of income, region, occupation, race and gender on health, the ways in which this manifests and the implications for health.
Some More Equal Than Others: Inequality in Australia

Some More Equal Than Others: Inequality in Australia

Is Australia really an egalitarian society? Do our tax and welfare systems still operate to keep the income gap between rich and poor from increasing too much? How is wealth distributed? What is the social wage? This programme answers these...Show More
Diversity Rules OK! The Changing Nature of Families

Diversity Rules OK! The Changing Nature of Families

Defining the family in today’s society is not an easy task. This video does make the attempt! In the process we explore various types of families including nuclear, sole parent, blended, same-sex and extended families.
Aboriginal Culture: The Murray Darling

Aboriginal Culture: The Murray Darling

This programme covers the personal history of Aunty Beryl Carmichael, focusing particulary onher childhood, schooling and family life; an oral history of the Barkindji and Nygampaa people including changes to their environment and culture; her...Show More
Urban Aboriginal Lives

Urban Aboriginal Lives

"An Aboriginal is any person of Aboriginal descent who identifies as an Aboriginal and is accepted as such by the community in which he or she lives". In this unique programme, Aborigines speak frankly about what "being Aboriginal" means to them:...Show More