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Get Connected: Indigenous Australia

This issue explores the history of colonisation and case studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in urban and rural contexts across Australia working to effect positive change....

Examining Child Labour photo kit

Students are introduced to the topic of child labour through a series of worksheets and accompanying photos exploring the questions: What is child labour? What types of work do child labourers...

1. What is poverty?

This animation and worksheet explores the nature of poverty and its relationship to human well-being. Students identify the different dimensions of poverty and recognise that it is much more than a...

2. What causes poverty?

This animation and worksheet examines the physical and human factors that cause poverty and impact on human well-being. It also highlights the spatial variation in human well-being through a comparison...

3. How do we measure poverty?

This animation and worksheet looks at different ways to measure poverty and human well-being with a special focus on the Human Development Index. This includes measures of income, education and health...

4. What are the different types of aid?

This animation and worksheet unpacks bilateral, multilateral and non-government organisation (NGO) aid. This includes humanitarian relief, community development and the role of advocacy. Download worksheet...

5. Aid and trade?

This animation and worksheet addresses the ways aid and trade are used to work together to improve human well-being. This includes a case study from Indonesia. Download worksheet 5. (PDF) Aid and trade?...

6. MDG – progress in human well-being

This animation and worksheet explores the Millennium Development Goals and changes in human well-being over the past 20 years. It also introduces the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Download worksheet...

Nepal Country Profile

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

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...