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Tony Robinson [Downunder 1/6] - Race to the end of the World

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Watch the first part of this documentary about the early discovery of Australia.

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Goanna - Solid Rock (Music Video)

Fine Aussie tune from Spirit of Place (1982), Solid Rock by Goanna still sounds great today. The images in the clip are from Nicholas Roeg's 1971 directorial...
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Scott Darlow performed his own version of Goanna's 'Solid Rock' for us at Nganala earlier this year. Check out the official film clip. What is this song saying about our Aboriginal Australians?

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From the Turnstiles: Theatre: The Secret River

From the Turnstiles: Theatre: The Secret River | Reading The World 2013 | Scoop.it
The Secret River, with its description of early colonial society and the fatal clash of people and cultures in our far-from-terra nullius has deeply affected those who have read it. The tears I saw last night in the audience were, I'm ...
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The Secret River is now a stage play and is touring Australia - read this advertisement and review.

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From Little Things Big Things Grow Performed by Chris Costello

Here's the very talented Australian singer songwriter performing a song about Australian Aboriginal land rights From Little Things Big Things Grow. From Litt...
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A convict story with 'O' in convict as broad arrow - Journeys

A convict story with 'O' in convict as broad arrow - Journeys | Reading The World 2013 | Scoop.it
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Find out your convict ancestory! Check out this website.

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Captain Cook Killed by Hawaiian Warriors, Feb 14, 1779 | Warrior ...

Captain Cook Killed by Hawaiian Warriors, Feb 14, 1779 | Warrior ... | Reading The World 2013 | Scoop.it
Captain Cook was an officer in the Royal Navy who carried out reconnaissance and surveying missions for the British government. His expeditions contributed to the colonization of Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Coast of ...
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Read this to find out how Captain Cook's life tragically ended....

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Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning with Lyrics

No copyright infringement intended. I do not own the song. Thanks for watching! :)
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Midnight Oil was a popular Australian Band (with lead singer Peter Garratt, the current Federal Member for Education) who advocated for equality and recognition in regard to the plight of our Indigenous population. Take a look at the lyrics of this song & work out what its message is.

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