Digital resources tagged with ‘television programs’

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Every digital resource on Screen Australia’s Digital Learning site is tagged with descriptive terms. This list shows the resources which are tagged with ‘television programs’.

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Aussie-made content

Australian film and television production is competing in a globalised world with big international production companies who market their product effectively to the world market.

VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / Australian television
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian television
National / Year 9 & 10 / Civics and Citizenship / Citizenship in a democracy
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Australian television drama

Australian content on television reflects our culture and our society. Mac Gudgeon celebrates the importance of Homicide in the history of Australian television production. Stuart Cunningham and Scott Goodings remember some of the popular dramas which showed Australians that they could love Australian programming.

NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
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CAAMA & Indigenous Broadcasting

A broadcast studio at Radio Redfern in the late 80s. Christina Spurgeon talks about the importance of providing media services to remote Indigenous communities to the culture, identity and language of Aboriginal Australians.

NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 6 Changing Rights and Freedoms
National / Year 9 & 10 / Civics and Citizenship / Citizenship in a democracy
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Captain Cook - Cook Claims New South Wales

After spending some time observing an Aboriginal tribe, Cook commits the most controversial act of the voyage: he claims the entire east coast of New Holland for Britain, without permission from the local inhabitants.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
National / Upper Primary / Indigenous Studies / Culture
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Community TV

The role of community television in general and its role in training TV personalities.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Community TV
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Content Quotas

The importance of content quotas in preserving and encouraging programs that represent Australian culture.

VIC / VCE Unit 2 / Media / Australian media organisations
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First prime-time Soap Opera

Scott Goodings links the popularity of Number 96, first screened in 1972, with the post-Menzies liberalisation of society and media content.

NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history
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Launch of Pay TV

The issues surrounding the establishment of Pay TV in Australia.

VIC / VCE Unit 2 / Media / Australian media organisations
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Launch of TV

Liz Jacka provides a brief history of the debate on how to establish television broadcasting in Australia. Tim Bowden recalls the enthusiasm with which Australians embraced television.

NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history
VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / Australian television
National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Post-World War 2 Society
NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian television
National / Year 9 & 10 / Civics and Citizenship / Historical perspectives
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Mini-Series

The Australian film revival of the late 1970s and early 80s triggered a rise in quality of Australian TV drama and a 'high point' in the production of mini-series from the early 1980s to the early 90s.

NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
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New technologies create new TV formats

John Safran talks about the unique techniques, structure and ideas of reality TV.

VIC / VCE Unit 1 / Media / Technologies of Representation
NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
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Race Around the World

Technology has revolutionised the nature of 'guerrilla filmmaking'.

VIC / VCE Unit 1 / Media / Technologies of Representation
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Reality TV

An excerpt from a live 'eviction' episode of the popular reality TV series Big Brother. Scott Goodings describes his experience of watching reality TV.

VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / Australian television
VIC / VCE Unit 1 / Media / Representation
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Genre
National / Upper Primary / Media Arts / Making, Creating and Presenting
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SBS Charter

John Safran, Megan Spencer and Scott Goodings discuss the nature of programming at SBS.

VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / SBS
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / SBS
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Sport - a spectacular television event

Behind the scenes of a transmission from Wembley Stadium, seen on Australian television.

NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history
National / Year 7 & 8 / Civics and Citizenship / Historical perspectives
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The Ratings War

The ruthless world of commercial television and its chase for ratings is compared to the programming motivations of the public broadcaster.

VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / Australian television
VIC / VCE Unit 2 / Media / Australian media organisations
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Audiences
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The Rise and Future of Australian Content

Megan Spencer believes that taking more risks with writing is the way ahead for televsion drama.

VIC / VCE Unit 2 / Media / Media industry production
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Tuning in to the ABC

The archival clip shows the ABC network as it was in the 1955. Tim Bowden reflects on the power of ABC broadcasts to unify states and cities across Australia.

VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / The ABC
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian media organisations
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TV and family life

The Doonan family relax together at home in front of the television - their 'permanent visitor'. Liz Jacka describes the role of the the Vincent Committee in establishing local drama production for Austalian television. Megan Spencer remembers some of the shows she and her family watched together.

NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
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TV chases youth market

Youth has become a new target audience for television programmers.

VIC / VELS Level 5 / English / TV audiences
National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Audiences
QLD / Year 8 & 9 / English / Representation
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Audiences
National / Upper Primary / Media Arts / Criticism and Aesthetics
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TV Pop & Rock

The opening sequence from Six O'Clock Rock - Australia's first national teenage programme on the ABC. Scott Goodings gives a history of music shows on Australian television.

NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history
NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
National / Upper Primary / Media Arts / Past and Present Contexts
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TV Soap Opera

TV soap operas have the ability to reflect Australian society and culture and connect people through the shared memory of watching a television show.

NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history
NSW / Stage 5 / History / Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history
NSW / Stage 5 / Photographic and Digital Media / Interactive and Moving Forms
National / Year 9 & 10 / Civics and Citizenship / Citizenship in a democracy