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Papua New Guinea country profile and health scenario

This section provides an excellent background overview of Papua New Guinea and the health and human well-being issues in the country. The enquiry based simulation scenario is outlined. Download Scenario...

Food and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit Biomes and food security and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation,...

Get Connected: Child Rights

This issue helps students understand the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and explores a range of child rights issues around the world. It highlights a case study of child labour in India. The...

Examining Food Insecurity in Rwanda

Using Rwanda as a case study, students examine some of the causes and impacts of food insecurity, and look at examples of projects that seek to address these causes and impacts. Examining Food Insecurity...

Why is clean water important?

Students explore the difference between clean and dirty water; how people use and access water, comparing Australia and Uganda; and develop a list of personal hygiene behaviours that rely on using clean...

HIV and AIDS in Papua New Guinea

This section addresses the nature of HIV and AIDS, including its symptoms, treatment and prevalence across the world and in Papua New Guinea. It also looks at ways that Papua New Guinea is responding...

Interconnections and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter looks at an economic development strategy and addresses the Year 9 unit Exploring interconnections and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. The case study explores the...

Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea

This section addresses the nature of tuberculosis, including its symptoms, treatment and prevalence across the world and in Papua New Guinea. It also looks at ways that Papua New Guinea is responding...

Nutrition, child and maternal health in Papua New Guinea

This section addresses the relationship between nutrition, child and maternal health. It explores the impact of poor nutrition and other factors impacting child and maternal health. It also examines...

We live in a diverse world: Indonesia (Years 6-10)

This chapter provides an excellent background overview of Indonesia and Australia’s links with the country. This is essential for all units in Years 6–10 and especially the Year 6 unit...