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Going down and burning up

Bring the Hubble Telescope back to Earth for repairs. Build a heat shield to protect the space telescope from burning up. Choose a material that will not easily burn, melt or transfer heat.

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Exploring industries

Look at the range of jobs in the seafood industry and related industry sectors. Trace the career path of an aquaculture technician. Look at her reasons for choosing the industry and studying certificate and diploma courses. Answer questions about career planning. For example, identify advantages of looking at a broad range ...

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Exploring education and training pathways

Trace the career path of a telecommunications technician. Look at the steps she took to achieve her goals. For example, she did a VET course at school and chose subjects linked to a career path in electrotechnology. Answer questions about career planning such as the scope of a New Apprenticeship.


Charles Perkins travelling home from Sydney University, 1963

This is a black-and-white photograph of Charles Perkins travelling home from Sydney University by bus or train in his first year of enrolment.


Charles Perkins on graduation from Sydney University, 1966

This black-and-white photograph shows Charles Perkins, pictured in cap and gown, on the day he graduated, with his mother Hetti, his wife Eileen and their daughter Hetti.


Hypsi: the Forest Gardener, 1998: Living link kangaroo

This clip shows zoologist Dr Andrew Dennis studying the musky rat-kangaroo in a rainforest in far north Queensland. It includes footage of the musky rat-kangaroo, its habitat and nests. The narrator points out that the musky rat-kangaroo's proficiency at climbing makes it a living link between the modern kangaroo and their ...