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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...

Get Connected: Water in the world

This issue focuses on the importance of access to clean, safe water for communities around the world. It explores water challenges facing Australia as well as case studies on Niger and Indonesia. This...

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,...

Take a walk in Zoe’s shoes

In this 2-page resource students review a cartoon about a boy from Australia visiting a girl in Zambia. Together they go and collect water. Students consider the differences in ability to access water,...

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...

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...

Hanging out with kids from Africa and Asia

Each resource introduces a child from either Africa or Asia. Using photos, and either information blurbs or short personal recounts, students learn more about aspects of the children’s lives,...

A Day in the Life of Lucy film clip

This film clip introduces Lucy, who lives in rural Uganda with her adopted mother Doreen, and 9 brothers and sisters. In a typical day, Lucy helps her family by collecting water and firewood, helping...

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...

AusAID in Indonesia (Years 6-10)

Jacqui de Lacy (Head of AusAID Indonesia) discusses the reasons for and effectiveness of government and non-government programs to improve human wellbeing. Indonesia is the major recipient of Australian...