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My Place - Episode 2: 1998: Mohammed, Discrimination

Mohammed and Danielle are discussing the fact that she can't play on the boys' cricket team. While Mohammed and his family are moving into the new house, Michaelis and Omar discuss why playing cricket is more important than playing soccer, which leads to a play-off for the rent money.

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Reactions to women's liberation, 1970s

This clip is about the social changes and legislative reforms initiated by the feminist revival of the 1970s and how Australian men and women responded to them. It begins with BA Santamaria, a conservative commentator of the time, arguing that mothers should stay in the home to care for their children. Young men in the ...

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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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Rations and coupon shopping

Discover what it was like to go shopping in Australia during World War II. See how people in the 1940s had to live with restrictions on how much they could buy (rationing). Find out how rationing was an attempt to make the distribution of necessary goods, such as food and clothing, equal for everybody.

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Australian children during World War II

What was life like for Australian children during World War II? From 1939 to 1945 Australia was at war. After Japan entered the war in 1941, this conflict became a total war, which affected almost everyone and almost every aspect of life in Australia. Listen to two people who lived through this time sharing their memories ...

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Life on the land for Italian migrants

Imagine leaving your family behind for years while you set yourself up in a new country. This was the life for many Europeans who migrated to Australia. The clip explores life for the Galluzzo family, Italians who came to live in semi-rural areas around Sydney in the 1950s.

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Sikh women make Woolgoolga their home

Discover how life has changed, and stayed the same, for Sikh women who migrated to northern New South Wales' Banana Coast after World War 2. Woolgoolga might be a long way from India, but Sikh women were determined to maintain their traditional way of life in their new home.

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General Motors Holden - Holden's Got More Horses, 1966

This clip shows a 1966 black-and-white television advertisement for the General Motors-Holden's HR sedan. In the clip a man leaves a suburban home and drives an HR sedan in mountainous terrain. The car and road are shown from various angles, intercut with shots of galloping wild horses. The upbeat soundtrack is punctuated ...

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General Motors Holden - Range of Products, c1958

This black-and-white clip shows an advertisement for the wide range of products, vehicles and equipment manufactured by General Motors-Holden's (GMH) and its subsidiaries. A narration accompanies scenes of GMH cars in a suburban street, GMH domestic appliances, its Dandenong factory producing parts for its subsidiary NASCO ...

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Political rhetoric and propaganda - unit of work

This unit focuses on political propaganda and rhetoric used in Australia, particularly during the Second World War. It uses speeches, photos, posters and films to provide students with the opportunity to analyse the ways in which messages can be conveyed in wartime and encourages them to be more critical of the information ...

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'Mister - here's your hat!'

This is a black-and-white poster with the headline 'Mister - here's your hat! JOIN THE AIF NOW!' The poster shows the smiling face of an attractive woman holding out a slouch hat and looking directly at the viewer. The text reads, 'There's a hat to fit you in the Quarter Master's store - a hat that is made for a man. Put ...

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Five men in a car with a dog, 1926

This is a black-and-white photograph of five men in a car with its roof folded down taken outside the Kingston Power Station in Canberra in 1926. One man is standing and is holding a small case. A dog, a box and a bag are on the car's running board and a spare tyre is hanging on the side of the car.

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'There's a man's job for you in Australia', c1947

This is a colour poster, measuring 102 cm x 77 cm, produced by the Australian Department of Information around 1947 and featuring a drawing of a strong, bronzed man, wearing a slouch hat, singlet and trousers, walking over cultivated rolling hills. In the background are images of farming and manufacturing industries.

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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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Earrings for men, 1974 - asset 1

This is an excerpt taken from the beginning of an item in a black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel produced in early April 1974. It begins with a scene showing the sign 'EAR PIERCING' on a building while the commentary indicates that pierced ears are the latest fashion for men. A sequence of scenes follows in ...

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Earrings for men, 1974 - asset 2

This is an excerpt taken from the middle of an item in a black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel produced in early April 1974. It shows Bruce and Walsh Diamonds, a jewellery shop in Sydney. A man is inspecting the shop's range of earrings as the commentator explains the different types of earrings available from ...

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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 ...

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'The hungry miles', 1955 - part 5 of 12

This is a clip from a black-and-white Australian dramatised documentary titled 'The hungry miles' that outlines the history of unionism among waterside workers and their attempts to maintain and improve working conditions in the early 1950s. This clip is set in the Great Depression of the 1930s, showing a line of men in ...

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The Club, 1980: The end of Ted Parker

This clip shows the ruthless internal politics of a fictional Australian Rules football club. Club president Ted Parker (Graham Kennedy) is put under pressure to resign after allegations of sexual misconduct have surfaced in the press. Ted vigorously defends his position to the committee and reveals his determination to ...