Tertiary Catalogue

Public Sector, Safety, and Defence


Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Insights and Strategies

Eyewitness testimony and its veracity presents problems for juries and judges, according to the University of California's Dr Elizabeth Loftus. She tells Eve Ash that this intersection of psychology and law has revealed that the more confident a...Show More
Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash discusses why people tell lies with the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Professor Robert Feldman, a specialist in psychological and brain sciences. He has studied lying for many years and observes that (1) all people tell lies in...Show More
Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Insights and Strategies

In this video, retired detective Colin McLaren discusses with Eve Ash how workplaces can be sitting ducks for crimes such as theft, dishonesty and cyberattacks. He advocates ramping up security, investing in the right applications and...Show More
Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Insights and Strategies

Former homicide task force leader, Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash how effective researching and interviewing is on par with being a sleuth. Too many people are casual about details. Colin stresses the importance of getting to the source of the...Show More
Proactive About Safety and Security

Proactive About Safety and Security

Insights and Strategies

Today's workplaces and taskforces require all the safety and security they can get, former homicide task force leader Colin McLaren tells Eve Ash. Preventing crime at work starts with implementing proactive safety and security policies. It...Show More
Asking Questions in an Investigation

Asking Questions in an Investigation

Insights and Strategies

Former homicide task force leader and author Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash the subtle art of asking investigative questions. A workplace investigator or manager trying to ascertain the truth and resolve a problem needs to visualise their...Show More
How to Manage a Task Force

How to Manage a Task Force

Insights and Strategies

When it comes to organising a taskforce or project team for a complex job or serious problem, Colin McLaren, a former homicide task force leader, tells Eve Ash it essential to recruit the best people with relevant experience, qualifications,...Show More
The Anzac Legend

The Anzac Legend

World War I

The word ‘Anzac’ holds an important place in contemporary Australian political and cultural consciousness. This video looks into the origins of the Anzac spirit and the role it has to play in shaping modern Australian society. Students will...Show More
Gallipoli

Gallipoli

World War I

The Gallipoli campaign was one of the most significant events of World War I for Australian troops. This video introduces the events of the Gallipoli invasion and how the actions of the soldiers there have contributed to the lasting legacy of the...Show More
Australian Experience of World War I

Australian Experience of World War I

World War I

Supporting Great Britain in the Great War meant that Australian troops fought on many battlefields around the globe between 1914 and 1918. This video looks at the theatres of war in which Australian soldiers fought and the conditions they endured...Show More
Australia Goes to War

Australia Goes to War

World War I

As a dominion of the British Empire, it was inevitable for Australia to be drawn into the First World War. This video explores Australian attitudes towards enlistment during WWI and how these changed over the course of the war and highlights the...Show More
Causes of World War I

Causes of World War I

World War I

The First World War was fought on a scale never seen before. This video investigates the many and complex causes of this global conflict. Students will learn about the system of alliances that contributed to the powder keg that was Europe in...Show More
Searching Procedures

Searching Procedures

Public Services

This video is a session on different searching procedures.
Work Experience Case Studies

Work Experience Case Studies

Public Services

This video looks at a selection of public services students talking about how work experience has benefited them and their future job roles.
Drill Commands

Drill Commands

Public Services

This video is a session demonstrating drill commands.
Crimes against People

Crimes against People

Public Services

This video will cover how to identify crimes against people and some of the variations of these crimes.
Watan

Watan

Seven years. Six million displaced people. The biggest humanitarian emergency of our time. The Syrian refugee crisis remains at the forefront of the global consciousness: as statistics, as photographs, as a bargaining chip in international...Show More
Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

World War II: Australian Experience

During WWII, 30,000 Australian soldiers were imprisoned in Europe and the Pacific. Conditions were horrific and many didn’t survive. This programme explores confronting details about life as an Australian POW, told by Judy Monroe whose father,...Show More
Reg Saunders: Aboriginal War Hero

Reg Saunders: Aboriginal War Hero

World War II: Australian Experience

Australia was at war, yet although Indigenous Australians were considered unfit to fight, plenty enlisted, including Reg Saunders who fought in the Mediterranean and New Guinea, becoming the first commissioned Aboriginal officer. This frank...Show More
Mediterranean Theatre

Mediterranean Theatre

World War II: Australian Experience

With WWII raging in Europe, Australia’s military was thrust to the front line. This clip explores its foray into the Mediterranean – the Battles of Bardia, Crete, and El Alamein, the Seige of Tobruk, and the Syria-Lebanon campaign. Historical...Show More
Pacific Theatre

Pacific Theatre

World War II: Australian Experience

December 1941 – suddenly WWII arrives on Australia’s doorstep. This clip examines Japan’s entry to the war and its menacing impact on Australia’s strategic interests, advancing through Malaya, Singapore, Indonesia and New Guinea, where...Show More
Case Study 04

Case Study 04

Expert Evidence

This case study likewise involves the contrast between well-presented and poorly presented evidence. In this scenario, the expert is being asked to explain the likelihood of DNA being accidentally transferred onto a train platform. The expert has...Show More
Case Study 10

Case Study 10

Expert Evidence

In this first example, the expert, Dr Jodie Witkowski is flustered, causing the barrister to prompt her. The second example, the expert crisply delivers her statement with assurance, with occasional glances towards the judge/ jury.
Case Study 09

Case Study 09

Expert Evidence

In the first example, the expert, Joe Bednall, appears to be mostly reading his evidence and doesn’t give the impression he’s across his material. The second example, the expert reads his statement, but punctuates the testimony with frequent...Show More
Case Study 08

Case Study 08

Expert Evidence

In the first example, the expert, Dr Jodie Witkowski, makes the statement that suggests uncertainty about her material. No eye contact to the judge. The second example, the expert clearly and carefully articulates her information in an assertive...Show More