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My Place - Episode 7: 1948: Jen, The pictures

Jen and her friends are at the 'pictures' watching a newsreel that includes an announcement of the birth of Prince Charles. In the cinema foyer the girls steal a movie poster of Prince Philip, the husband of Princess Elizabeth (who would later become Queen Elizabeth II). The girls discuss the importance of 'handsomeness' ...

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'Le Patineur Grotesque', 1896

This silent black-and-white footage from a longer piece shows a man smoking a cigar while performing on rollerskates for a crowd in a Melbourne park. The crowd is made up of mainly men with a few boys and one woman. As he skates backwards and forwards the man bends forward and lifts his coat to reveal a white hand printed ...

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Moshi moshi: sayonara, Yoko! [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for a farewell party. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Moshi moshi: join the band [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for your band's practice sessions and concert performance. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends and agents. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. ...

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Wei: festival [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a festival. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Wei: movie [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voicemail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a cinema. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Wei: band [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voicemail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements to see the school band's performance. This learning object is one ...

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Zou ba! Telephones: what's your number?

Find out how to ask for someone's telephone number or give your number to others. Note how the word for the number one changes when recalling telephone numbers. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Zou ba! School: stationery

Find out how to ask someone if you may borrow something such as a pen, calculator or mobile phone. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Moshi moshi: meeting up with your mates [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for a social outing. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. This learning object is one in a series of three ...

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Film study: school playground

View a clip from a newsreel about a school playground in 1925. Select different segments of the clip and identify what the children are doing in each segment. Interpret images and written language in the clip. Answer a series of questions on what you have seen in the clip. For example, comment on what the children are wearing. ...

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Film study: volunteer workers

View a clip from a silent newsreel showing men and women volunteers clearing land for returned soldiers after World War I. Select various sections of the clip and interpret the actions of the participants. Use sections of the clip to interpret people's feeling and emotions. Answer a series of questions on what you have ...

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Australian Movie Magazine, 1971: The year in review

This black-and-white clip from a narrated cinema newsreel shows the events selected by 'Australian Movie Magazine' as highlights of the year 1971 in Australia. Anti-apartheid protests at sporting events begin the footage. John Gorton, former prime minister, inspects troops in Vietnam and his replacement, William McMahon, ...

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The Canberra Files, 2006: Democracy in action

This clip shows actor Michael Caton introducing and commenting on black-and-white silent footage from a 1929 newsreel of James Scullin and members of his new Labor government arriving in Canberra for the opening of Parliament. Crowds greet them at Canberra railway station. Stanley Melbourne Bruce, the defeated former prime ...

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Understanding e-security - Budd:e secondary

This unit of work for year 9 secondary students explores advanced e-security topics including: protecting identity, threats to data and systems, file-sharing and downloads, social networking, spyware and scams, and using the internet for research. It demonstrates how to be smart online through applying advanced e-security ...

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Speech by Prime Minister Scullin, 1931

This archival black-and-white newsreel footage shows Prime Minister James Scullin speaking at Canberra Railway Station on his return to Australia in 1931 after several months overseas. He thanks the crowd for their warm welcome and declares his love for Australia, his homeland. He then implores Australians to have confidence ...

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Kingsford Smith lands in Brisbane, 1930

This is a silent black-and-white newsreel item of Charles Kingsford Smith landing at Brisbane in the biplane, Southern Cross Junior, after his record-breaking flight from England. Two biplanes approach the airport and are tracked as they circle, land and taxi to a halt. Kingsford Smith is shown clambering out of the cockpit, ...

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Lord Kitchener, 1916

This is a still from an 'Australasian Gazette' silent newsreel story. It shows a high angle shot of several high-ranking men in military uniforms as they stand along the edge of a ship's deck. According to Australia's National Film and Sound Archive, a label on the reverse says 'Lord Kitchener embarking on the ship which ...

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Kingsford Smith lands in Brisbane - asset 1

This is a silent black-and-white film clip from a newsreel of Charles Kingsford Smith's biplane, 'Southern Cross Junior', landing in Brisbane after his record-breaking 12-day flight from England in 1930. A title 'Al Burne presents Kingsford Smith's ARRIVAL in BRISBANE -' is followed by 'Creating a world’s record in Aviation, ...

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Kingsford Smith lands in Brisbane - asset 2

This is a silent black-and-white film clip from a newsreel of Charles Kingsford Smith's arrival at Eagle Farm Airport, Brisbane, after his record-breaking 12-day flight from England in 1930 in the 'Southern Cross Junior' biplane. It shows Kingsford Smith climbing out of the cockpit, surrounded by journalists, smoking a ...