Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Public Sector, Safety and Defence


A Day In Court: Young People and the Criminal Justice Process

A Day In Court: Young People and the Criminal Justice Process

This programme examines what constitutes a crime, what happens to a person when they commit a crime and what rights they and the police have.
A New Hominin

A New Hominin

About 1.8 million years ago, a new species of Homo appears in East Africa, a species that will exist longer than any other hominin. This lesson focuses on that new species: Homo erectus, the first hominin to leave Africa. In this lesson, you will...Show More
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution

With the court system in Australia often requiring people to endure protracted and expensive procedures, alternative means of resolving disputes are increasingly important - not just to ensure that disputes are settled fairly and justly, but to...Show More
An Introduction to Criminal and Civil Law

An Introduction to Criminal and Civil Law

The programme focuses on the differences between criminal and civil law. It begins with a brief description of legal and non-legal rules. It examines what constitutes a criminal act, the difference between a summary and indictable offence and the...Show More
Asking Questions in an Investigation

Asking Questions in an Investigation

Former homicide task force leader and author Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash the subtle art of asking investigative questions. A workplace investigator or manager trying to ascertain the truth and resolve a problem needs to visualise their...Show More
Australia as a Global Citizen

Australia as a Global Citizen

After World War Two, Australia broke free from its ties to 'Mother England' and began operating on an international level, as a global citizen. Committed to promoting world peace and pursuing humanitarian goals, Australia became a founding member...Show More
Australia Goes to War

Australia Goes to War

As a dominion of the British Empire, it was inevitable for Australia to be drawn into the First World War. This video explores Australian attitudes towards enlistment during WWI and how these changed over the course of the war and highlights the...Show More
Australian Experience of World War I

Australian Experience of World War I

Supporting Great Britain in the Great War meant that Australian troops fought on many battlefields around the globe between 1914 and 1918. This video looks at the theatres of war in which Australian soldiers fought and the conditions they endured...Show More
Australian Identity: Coming to Terms with a National Identity

Australian Identity: Coming to Terms with a National Identity

In his thought-provoking programme presented by Richard Morecroft, we ask what does it mean to be an Australian and why do we need an identity? Archival film is used to encourage discussion about traditional conceptions of the Australian image...Show More
Australian National Identity

Australian National Identity

National identity is a complex phenomenon. How a nation is regarded on the world stage is a product of the history, beliefs and virtues that have influenced its character. In this Australian-made, curriculum fit program we explore the national...Show More
Australians in Vietnam

Australians in Vietnam

This program looks at Australia's involvement in and reaction to, the war in Vietnam. Australia first sent troops to Vietnam in 1962 and increased this commitment, to include Operation Vietcong and Operation Full-On. By 1968, as Australian forces...Show More
Being Muslim in 21st Century Australia

Being Muslim in 21st Century Australia

Multicultural nations like Australia are home to people from many cultures and backgrounds – which means many different religions are also practiced. In Australia, Islam has grown in prominence as more people from Muslim countries make...Show More
Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

Execution has often been praised as a warning to others, but with the emergence of the police as a viable deterrent to crime, is it still necessary? The death penalty is still legal in 78 countries and over 2,000 people are executed every year....Show More
Causes of World War I

Causes of World War I

The First World War was fought on a scale never seen before. This video investigates the many and complex causes of this global conflict. Students will learn about the system of alliances that contributed to the powder keg that was Europe in...Show More
Chasing Asylum

Chasing Asylum

'Chasing Asylum' exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how ‘The Lucky Country’ became a country where leaders choose detention over compassion and governments deprive the desperate of their basic...Show More
Contract Law

Contract Law

This programme investigates the nature of formal and informal contracts. Experts provide clear definitions and dramatised scenarios will help the viewer to understand the complexities of various contracts and the strategies to implement when...Show More
Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Does corporal punishment instil moral fibre and self discipline or cause long-term psychological harm? Do we want to prevent re-offending or are we more interested in offenders getting what they deserve? Before prison became a punishment, those...Show More
Court Procedures in Criminal and Civil Law

Court Procedures in Criminal and Civil Law

This programme discusses the differences between criminal and civil procedures. It focuses on the role the Magistrates Court plays in dealing with summary and indictable offences and the trial procedure in the County Court. It looks at the...Show More
Crime and Deviance

Crime and Deviance

In this programme we take a journey through time to show how ideas about crime have moved in and out of fashion, how some of the latest strategies of crime prevention go back to the 19th century and how thinking about crime and deviance is...Show More

Crime and Gender: Closing the Gap

The most consistent finding in the study of crime is the relationship between crime and gender. In almost every country, over 80% of crime is committed by males. But in recent years, the gender gap has been closing: the male crime rate has been...Show More
Crimes against People

Crimes against People

This video will cover how to identify crimes against people and some of the variations of these crimes.
Crimes Against the Environment

Crimes Against the Environment

Crimes against the environment take many forms, but it is a complex area of criminology. This programme, presented by Dr Steven Taylor, explores green crime and includes interviews with experts Dr Gary Potter and Dr Matt Follett. It introduces...Show More
Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Former homicide task force leader, Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash how effective researching and interviewing is on par with being a sleuth. Too many people are casual about details. Colin stresses the importance of getting to the source of the...Show More
Drill Commands

Drill Commands

This video is a session demonstrating drill commands.

Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

It seems obvious to most people that crime and social order are opposites. But more than a century ago French sociologist, Emile Durkheim, suggested that it wasn't that simple. This film looks at the introduction of Zero Tolerance Policing in New...Show More