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AIDS memorial candlelight vigil and AIDS quilt display poster, 2001

This is a three-colour printed advertising poster to promote the 2001 AIDS Memorial Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance Ceremony on 7 October 2001 at the Melbourne Museum plaza and the AIDS Memorial Quilt Display on the same day at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens. The text is printed in yellow over a blurred ...


World AIDS Day lapel pin, c1990s

This is an enamelled metal pin featuring a black outer circle inscribed with the words 'WORLD AIDS DAY' and an inner section in the shape of a red folded ribbon with a safety pin at the top. On the reverse there is a small safety stud for fastening the pin to one's lapel. The diameter of the pin is 2.9 cm.


The 'Grim Reaper', safe sex and homophobia

This clip is about some of the safe sex campaigns of the late 1980s and their unintended effect on the gay community. The clip opens with two safe sex community advertisements, including the famous 1987 Grim Reaper advertisement. Yianni Zinonos explains the value of the safe sex message but highlights the resultant increase ...

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Found art: park

Explore an adventure park and create a design using objects found in a play area, bush track, miners' track and picnic table. Plan a design to communicate a message. Choose objects and materials. Use tools to arrange elements of your design such as size, position and tone. Arrange the materials to create new meanings. Look ...

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Improve our town: arguments: assessment

Test your understanding of the arguments concerning a community issue. Help a local council decide on a development proposal. Determine whether the best use of a demolition site in the centre of town will be for a park or for a mall. Talk to people in the local community to find out their opinions. Restate the reasons given ...


Terrestrial data

This is a collection of 7 digital curriculum resources that allows students to consider and interrogate terrestrial ecosystem data related to the flow of matter and energy. The resources are datasets that provide students with an opportunity to pose their own investigative questions, for example relating to data on land ...


An Adelaide park in 1928

This is an excerpt from 'Adelaide', a 1928 silent documentary made by the Australian Development and Migration Commission. It shows a tranquil, shady park along the Torrens River in Adelaide. People, mainly women and children, are strolling and sitting in the park.


Scenes in and around Hobart - asset 1

This is an excerpt from 'Tasmania the Wonderland', a 9-minute documentary with a commentary, which was filmed in and around Hobart, Tasmania, in 1934. Scenes include a team of men picking apples, men and women hop-picking, St David's Park, pedestrians walking in the park and leaving at the Davey Street gate almost opposite ...


Family scenes, c1937

This is silent, colour home movie footage of a family visit to south-eastern Australia in around 1937. It shows family members next to a car, waving goodbye, and collecting their suitcases. A park scene shows a mother helping a small child on a long slide, and a large group of children, with adults, playing what looks like ...


Protest funeral for a tree, 1994

This is a 1994 black-and-white photograph measuring 16 cm x 21 cm, taken by Nina Landis, showing Melbourne protesters conducting a funeral for trees cut down in Albert Park to make way for the Grand Prix racing circuit. Pallbearers follow two black-clad women who carry ceremonial gum leaves.


Hyde Park, Sydney, c1890

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative, of Hyde Park, Sydney, produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co. It shows groups of men, women and children walking in the park, sitting on park benches or relaxing on the grass. A band is playing in the bandstand, or rotunda. In the ...


Centennial Park Federation Pavilion plaque, 1901-03

This is a whitewashed fibrous plaster plaque designed by Frederick Winchester Grant and made by Grant and Cocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 1901-03. Measuring 120 cm (height) x 72 cm (width) x 12 cm (depth), the plaque consists of a pictorial central panel surrounded by a highly decorative border or frame. Both ...


'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 6

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your House and Mine'. It begins with an early map showing the layout of streets in central Melbourne in 1837. Robin Boyd, as narrator, mentions the roles played by Robert Russell, Robert Hoddle and William Guilfoyle, and states ...


A Kid Called Troy, 1993: AIDS awareness

This clip shows an interview with 8-year-old Troy about his illness, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a form of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). He is shown in close-up, answering questions from an unseen female interviewer. Troy is first asked what he knows about AIDS and then if he knows why he has AIDS. ...

Teacher resource

Activities: History, Episode 3 - Relationships

This resource for History teachers is focused on relationships and gender issues in Australia. The resource supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 3 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series that investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through the recollections ...

Teacher resource

Activities: English, Episode 3 - Relationships

This resource for English teachers is focused on relationships and gender issues in Australia. It supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 3 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series. This series investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through archival ...

Teacher resource

HIV AIDS: who's at risk?

This is a compilation of three teaching sequences about HIV AIDS. It includes sections on the global distribution of people living with AIDS; the geography of AIDS; information about the disease; factors about its spread, prevention and treatment; its links to poverty and gender issues; and countries where there is a high ...

Teacher resource

True, real, compelling: the power of a story

This is a compilation of four teaching sequences about the power of stories. It includes sections on the elements that make stories powerful; their impacts on the reader; how a story of a woman who is HIV-positive can be communicated; HIV AIDS in South Africa; effective ways of telling stories; how stories can communicate ...

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Defence Mechanisms of the Body

This resource consists of 3 sets of automated illustrated slides with voice over presenting detailed information about the bodies defence against pathogens and examples of diseases and their pathogens.