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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....

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...

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...

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...