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Ingenico i5100 electronic payment terminal, 2005

This is a i5100 electronic payment terminal, manufactured from metal, plastic and electronic components by Ingenico International, France, in 2005. The compact hand-held unit features a magnetic card reader, smart card reader, printer and pin-pad. The terminal is housed in a grey plastic casing with a pink metallic plastic ...

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Prototype for electronic payment terminal, c2002

This is a prototype form of an Ingenico electronic payment terminal, manufactured from plastic photopolymer by Design+Industry, New South Wales. It comprises a number of translucent white separate parts that slide together. Some parts have been modified by hand using putty, or annotated using pencil, pen or marker. The ...

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MoneySmart: Rookie - credit and debt (educator guide)

This is a suite of resources about making smart financial decisions in six situations where a young person assumes full adult responsibility for the first time. These include buying a car, borrowing money, owning a mobile phone, moving out of home, shopping online, and managing their first job. Resources for each situation ...

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Trading for food in Medieval Europe

What are the essential things you need to survive? Food, water, medicine, shelter, sanitation ... anything else? How do you obtain these basic requirements? How might people living in Medieval Europe have survived if they had no money or land? In this clip, discover a useful practice that helped peasants negotiate a living. ...

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Kangaroo: communicating a message

Explore arguments for and against harvesting kangaroos for their meat. Decide whether to support a kangaroo meat industry. Build a television report supporting your viewpoint. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Kangaroo: communicating messages

Explore arguments for and against harvesting kangaroos for their meat. Decide whether to support a kangaroo meat industry. Build a television report or newspaper article supporting your viewpoint. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Nhu Minh: multiculturalism in Australia

Meet Nhu Minh, a Vietnamese-Australian studying in Melbourne in 1987. Explore Nhu's cultural background, showing how multiculturalism has enriched life in Australia. Examine photos, personal notes and historic materials. Use these materials to build a storyboard, including captions and voiceovers.

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Making a difference: Vincent Lingiari

Explore perspectives on Australia’s Indigenous heritage through photos and text about Vincent Lingiari. Trace his story, including the leadership of the Wave Hill walk-off and the struggle for land rights. Consider the hardship endured by Indigenous peoples living on Wave Hill cattle station. Investigate barriers Lingiari ...

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Mari kita makan

Explore an Indonesian market and find out how to barter. Choose one of three shopping lists of ingredients for an Indonesian recipe. Visit the market with your Indonesian friend. Browse at the stalls to find out about the items on offer and to find three items from your list. Barter for items with the vendor. Visit all ...

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Fashionista - Donna-May Bolinger, 2004: Passionate about shoes

This clip shows shoe and accessory designer Donna-May Bolinger in her Sydney showroom talking about her design process with interviewer Lee Lin Chin. She tells Chin that each of her collections is inspired by a different imaginary muse. She shows Chin a slipper from about 1930 and the new shoes that the slipper inspired. ...

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Commonwealth Bank - The School Bank, 1951: Withdrawing funds

This black-and-white clip taken from a sponsored film 'Commonwealth Bank - The School Bank' shows children being instructed in the Commonwealth Savings Bank in Martin Place, Sydney, on how to withdraw money from bank accounts. As a narrator describes the process there is footage of a man filling in the withdrawal form and ...

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A craftwork class near Molong, 1949

This is a black-and-white photograph taken in 1949 that shows a craftwork class taking place in an outdoor setting in rural New South Wales. The photograph shows a group of boys aged between about 12 and 14 years who are learning how to repair boots. A teacher is demonstrating how to resole a boot to two of the students. ...

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PM Stanley Bruce with Charles Kingsford Smith, 1928

This is a 1928 black-and-white close-up photograph of Australian Prime Minister Stanley Melbourne Bruce, in dark overcoat, handing a large-sized Commonwealth Bank cheque for £5,000 to aviator Charles Kingsford Smith, in flying jacket, in Canberra after the pioneer aviator's first flight across the Pacific Ocean.

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Mollie Flaherty's cricket shoes, c1930s-40s

These are the cricket shoes worn by Mollie Flaherty, an Australian right-arm fast bowler who played on the Australian women's cricket team from 1937 to 1939, and the New South Wales women's team for over a decade, from 1934 to 1949.

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white film advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It opens with the intertitle, 'August 1914 / The Boot-Room staff at / the Hotel Imperial / joins up'. A secretary shows one of the 'boot staff' ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. In the opening shot, a secretary shows one of the Hotel Imperial's 'boot staff' (who clean the guests' boots) into the manager's office. The man ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 3

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It shows a hotel manager sitting at his office desk, deliberating about what he should do to solve the staffing shortage caused by the enlistment ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 4

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. A hotel manager has been left with a staffing crisis after two of his 'boot staff' (who clean the guests' boots) enlist in the armed forces. His ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 5

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. The excerpt opens with a view of the service entrance of a hotel. A sign above the entrance reads 'STAFF & GOODS'. An Australian soldier stands with ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 6

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It shows two young boys outside the service entrance to a hotel, which has a sign fixed to it advertising for 'boot boys' (to shine boots). They ...