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Confronting Hunger - 'The Strike'

Students are introduced to the scope and some of the challenges of addressing global hunger, through viewing a film clip about a young Australian who attempts to solve the problem using his heroic alter-ego...

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...

Australia and the Pacific

In this 1-page resource, students are introduced to the Pacific Island nations. Using a map they identify the countries that make up Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. They then briefly consider Australia’s...

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...

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...

Different perspectives on the Pacific

Using a cartoon format, in this 1-page resource, students consider different perspectives on the Pacific. In small groups, they use this information to develop a plan for improving living conditions...

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...

Vanuatu Country Profile

This resource gives students a brief outline of Vanuatu’s geography, people, history, economy, educational issues, and living conditions. It includes a map and a table comparing Australia and...

A day in the life of Damian and Michael in PNG

Students read about a day in the life of 11-year-old Damian, and 15-year-old Michael, from Papua New Guinea (PNG). They then respond by comparing their life with Damian and Micheal’s, and role...