Traditional Culture Had Nothing To Waste

Students investigate the resources used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for tens of thousands of years. They compare their resource use with what we consume today. Students extrapolate and compare the impact on our environment.

The ‘Live Strong’ Close the Gap education resource

The ‘Live Strong’ Close the Gap education resource has been created in collaboration with the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), National and Oxfam Australia, on behalf of the Close the Gap Coalition. It has been developed to support the delivery of a flexible and engaging curriculum to support the Close the […]

Children’s engagement with the RAP

Given that reconciliation is a collective, collaborative journey, it is important to foster opportunities for all children to be engaged with planning and implementing reconciliation initiatives. This activity provides some ideas for children’s engagement.

Black Mist Burnt Country

Black Mist Burnt Country introduces secondary school students to the secret nuclear testing programme conducted by the British government in Australia, between 1952 and 1963. Produced by Burrinja and developed by the History Teachers Association of Victoria for the award-winning national touring exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country. The resource provides stimulus for discussions on land […]

You are here – We don’t need a map

This curriculum resource is based on an SBS Learn resource, developed in partnership with Reconciliation Australia. It is shaped around six short clips from the documentary film, We Don’t Need a Map. As well as exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander understandings of, and relationships to, the Southern Cross constellation, We Don’t Need a Map […]

Youth Week

In celebration of National Youth Week in 2016 and 2017, SBS teamed up with the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and Department of Social Services (DSS) to give young people the chance to share their story on national television. 15- to 24-year olds across the country were invited to submit a video entry about their […]

Let’s Talk About the Theme for NRW, 2016 (Secondary)

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a chance for all of us to take renewed action to spark a change in our schools, workplaces and communities—no matter how big or small. Each year Reconciliation Australia selects a different theme to celebrate NRW. The theme for NRW 2016 is Our History, Our Story, Our Future. In this […]

Let’s Talk About the Theme for NRW, 2016 (Primary)

Our History, Our Story, Our Future is derived from The State of Reconciliation in Australia report, which asks all Australians to reflect on our national identity, and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and rights in our nation’s story.


Produced by SBS in collaboration with Butchulla artist Fiona Foley and academic Larissa Behrendt, K’gari is an innovative, interactive documentary that debunks one of Australia’s first fake news stories by exposing the largely untold Aboriginal version of events. This activity encourages students to explore the K’gari interactive and work their way through a series of […]

Cultural Competence Continuum

Students examine the cultural competence continuum and identify situations in their own lives or Australia’s history that reflect the various levels of competence. In doing so, they reflect on where they believe they are personally situated on a cultural competence continuum.

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