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SeeMe: The media, my world and me

The SeeMe website is designed for year 8 students and their teachers. It promotes a positive body image and tackles idealised media portrayals of beauty and gender, and the influence they have on young people. There are five modules and a digital interactive titled 'Photoshock', which explores the ways images are digitally ...

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'National quest for Miss Australia', 1945 - asset 1

This is an excerpt taken from a segment about the Miss Australia Quest in the weekly episode of a black-and-white newsreel with sound, Cinesound Review, which was distributed to Australian cinemas from 1 June 1945. The excerpt shows five of the nine finalists of the Miss Australia Quest having their portraits drawn or painted ...

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New swimsuit styles, 1939 - asset 1

This is a clip taken from the beginning of a newsreel item advertising swimwear fashions for the 1939-40 summer season available at Sydney retail store, David Jones. The item featured in the weekly episode of the black-and-white Cinesound Review newsreel released for exhibition on 30 June 1939. It begins with a title screen: ...

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New swimsuit styles, 1939 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from the middle of a newsreel item advertising swimwear fashions for the 1939-40 summer season available at the Sydney retail store, David Jones. The item featured in the weekly episode of the black-and-white Cinesound Review newsreel released for exhibition on 30 June 1939. This clip shows a sequence ...