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Wayang kulit

Create your own Indonesian shadow puppet theatre. Find out about the nature of the performances and the set-up. Explore the many movements of the puppets and make your own list. Design three scenes of a performance yourself. Choose from different sets, props and actions. View the video of your three scenes in sequence.

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Jimmy Little talks about being an entertainer, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of the Aboriginal singer-songwriter Jimmy Little offering advice about being a successful entertainer. Little says that entertainers must have faith in themselves and sing or entertain to suit the 'mood' of the audience. He suggests that this mood can be changed throughout a performance ...

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A boxing match in Bendigo, 1853

This is a hand-coloured lithograph, measuring 15.8 cm x 19.5 cm, entitled 'A BENDIGO MILL'. It was made by Samuel Thomas Gill (1818-80) from a sketch he did on the spot as he watched a boxing match in Bendigo, Victoria, and it featured in his publication 'Sketches of the Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are'. ...

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Lasho and Mo in a scene from their radio show, late 1940s

This is a black-and-white photograph (10.0 cm x 12.5 cm), portraying the Australian comics Hal Lashwood (left) and Roy Rene dressed and made up as their radio characters, Lasho and Mo. The photograph was taken between 1946 and 1949.

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Australian and US troops at a rodeo, 1942 - asset 3

This is a segment from an episode of Cinesound Review, a black-and-white newsreel with soundtrack, titled 'Yanks and Aussies bothered by bull', filmed at an unidentified location in Queensland in 1942. Troops are shown sitting on top of a wooden fence around a cattle yard as a young bull escapes and rampages around the ...

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Entertaining the troops, 1943 - asset 1

This is a clip taken from a segment in a 1943 episode of Cinesound Review, a black-and-white newsreel with soundtrack. The opening scenes and commentary establish that it is early morning in an unidentified military camp. Soldiers are seen loading boxes into the back of a vehicle. The commentator states that 'the Waratahs ...

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Entertaining the troops, 1943 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from a segment in a 1943 episode of Cinesound Review, a black-and-white newsreel with soundtrack. It shows the Waratahs, the army's 'theatre on wheels', an army unit able to provide entertainment to troops in out-of-the-way places. The Waratahs are seen erecting a temporary stage, complete with curtains, ...

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Entertaining the troops, 1943 - asset 3

This is a clip taken from a segment in a 1943 episode of Cinesound Review, a black-and-white newsreel with soundtrack. It shows a stage where a curtain parts amid the sounds of cheering to reveal a ten-member jazz band at an unidentified location.

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Entertaining the troops, 1943 - asset 4

This is a clip taken from a segment in a 1943 episode of Cinesound Review, a black-and-white newsreel with soundtrack. It shows a ten-member jazz band on a stage at an unidentified location. One of the musicians walks up to the microphone to sing a version of 'You're driving me crazy'. He sings questions and other members ...

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Entertaining the troops, 1943 - asset 5

This is a clip taken from a segment in a 1943 episode of Cinesound Review, a black-and-white newsreel with soundtrack. It shows a clown on a trick bicycle that separates, forming a unicycle. What follows next is a scene of a female impersonator who starts singing 'Olga Pulloffski, the beautiful spy' as a band member takes ...

Teacher resource

Wayang kulit: teacher resource

This resource has teacher notes and assessment ideas to support the classroom use of the Indonesian LOTE learning object Wayang kulit. The resource includes a profile of the expected student user, a description of the learning object, printable worksheets, extension activities, and lists of further resources related to ...

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The Gunston Tapes, 1975: The Liberal with a Labor face

This clip shows actor Garry McDonald in his role as inept interviewer Norman Gunston with a guest, former Australian Liberal prime minister John Gorton. It is an excerpt from the television series 'The Norman Gunston Show', recorded with a studio audience, and includes Gunston welcoming his guest and offering him refreshments ...

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Catalyst - Teen Brain, 2005: A typical teenager

This clip shows the significant differences between Andrew and his 16-year-old son Cuinn in their ability to control impulses, and describes how brain maturation research can explain them. The early scenes show the two taking a counter-intuitive impulsiveness test as their brains are scanned by magnetic resonance imaging ...

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Young girls at the Brisbane Exhibition, 1946

This 1946 black-and-white photograph shows two girls at the Royal Queensland Show, also known as the Exhibition or 'Ekka'. The girls have their hair in ringlets and are well dressed in matching dresses and berets. Their faces are partially hidden by the fairy floss they are eating and each holds a sample bag or show bag ...

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What's inside a mummy?

How can new technology be used to find out what's in a mummy without unwrapping it? Watch as Horus, an Egyptian mummy, is taken to hospital to undergo a CT (computed tomography) scan. The scan reveals what is under Horus's bandages, tells historians the age he died, and might provide some clues about the reason for his death.

Teacher resource

Art Conservation: STEM careers

This is a unit of work about the scientific techniques and ethical considerations in art conservation and the occupations that exist in art conservation. The resource includes: An introduction with teacher notes, student tasks, embedded videos and links to other resources. Specific topics explored include what art conservators ...