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24 April 2014

This playlist holds videos about the Foundation to Year 10 Australian Curriculum for all learning areas.

14 April 2014

The plucky bravery of the Anzacs is one of our great national stories – it plays into our idea of who we are. But why is one of the touchstones of our identity based on a historic defeat?

14 April 2014

This discussion of Indonesia's recent election looks at why the 'Jokowi effect' was over-estimated by pollsters and pundits alike, why the favourites, the Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle, won only 19 per cent of the vote, and the surprisingly strong showing of Islamic parties.

7 April 2014

With New Zealand forming a whole new demographic identity, what does the future hold for our neighbours?

3 April 2014

Is it possible to teach children about the importance of faith without proselytising, and if so, where should the boundaries be drawn?

27 March 2014

One of the most hotly debated and pressing moral issues in contemporary Australia surrounds the fate of asylum seekers. This video introduces a new anthology of work from 27 of the nation’s finest writers examines all aspects of this complex topic.

25 March 2014

This lecture considers the experiences of: the first great financial crisis of capitalism that of 1825; the worst experience of the Great Depression in the 1930s; and briefly the latest and possibly greatest crisis of 2007/8, in an assessment of the part central banks have played.

24 March 2014

What next for Indonesia? By any measure, the past 15 years has been a period of extraordinary progress. Yet for all the impressive gains, there is a widespread sense—especially inside Indonesia—that the early pace of progress has fallen away; and that the country is now just marking time and waiting for whatever the 2014 electoral cycle might yield.

17 March 2014

Australians are living through a period of exceptional prosperity – but commodity prices are dropping and the boom is set to end. Are we ready for the reforms and challenges that lie ahead?...

14 March 2014

Alan Finkel is an engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and Chancellor of Monash University.

Finkel’s pitch is a vision he calls ‘the electric

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