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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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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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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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MoneySmart: How can we access money overseas?

This is a year 8 mathematics unit of work about converting currency, accessing money overseas and bartering to acquire goods. Intended to take about ten hours, the unit consists of five sets of student tasks supported by teacher notes. Tasks include calculating the costs of converting Australian dollars to Japanese yen ...

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MoneySmart: Rookie - shopping for a mobile

This is a video in which secondary students recount their experiences with mobile phones. They explain why they chose a contract or a prepaid plan for their phone and the advantages and disadvantages of each; describe how they accrued excess charges by downloading too much data, or didn't get full value from their prepaid ...

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MoneySmart: professional learning

MoneySmart has created a series of online professional learning courses aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for teachers and designed to build personal financial capabilities. Courses are typically 1.5 to 2 hours in duration. The suite of course include primary as well as secondary focused courses, program ...

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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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Commonwealth Bank - Willie Wombat, c1939: Willie's song

This clip shows part of an animated film from about 1939, sponsored by the Commonwealth Bank, that promotes school banking to schoolchildren using a version of the traditional story 'The ant and the grasshopper'. Willy Wombat sings that he wants to play instead of save. Other Australian native animals including a koala, ...

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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 ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 7

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 applying to be 'boot boys' (to shine boots) at a hotel whose entire 'boot staff' has enlisted in the armed forces. A secretary ...