Projects

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Out of the Closets, Into the Streets

In 1970s Melbourne a group of students made a stand for gay pride at a time when homosexuality was criminalised and discrimination and abuse was widespread.

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Exile: Songs & Tales of Irish Australia

This live musical celebration of the Irish in Australia featured documentary visuals and special effects by Wind & Sky Productions. Photo by Benjamin Knight.

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Online Farm Trials

Online Farm Trials is a collaborative project putting research knowledge online and linking it to national data, opening up new possibilities for smarter farming and better research.

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Memories of War – The Last Goodbye

In 1914 Australia went to war. Thousands of young recruits passed through Ballarat on their way to the front, to prepare for battle and to say a last goodbye.

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Seeing the Land from an Aboriginal Canoe

On the rivers of remote Victoria, 19th century European settlers depended on Aboriginal navigators and canoe builders to transport goods, stock and people.

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Natural Resource Management Planning Portal

The Landcare Groups in the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority region are trialling a planning model which could revolutionise how communities work together.

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The Savoy Ladies Group

This short documentary follows Rosa, President of the Savoy Ladies Group, as she tells the story of Italians in the North-East, tobacco farming, women, family and friendship.

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The Howard Family – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Patrick Howard fought at the Eureka Stockade and was lucky to have escaped trial. Patrick’s descendants Ella Hancock and Shane Howard talk about the legacy of Eureka.

Sewing the Eureka Flag

Val D’Angri – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Retired sewing teacher Val D’Angri recalls the 1973 restoration of the Eureka Flag and speculates on what life was like for the women who originally crafted it.

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Uncle Bryon Powell – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Wathaurung Elder Uncle Bryon Powell explores what life was like for his ancestors and tells of the enduring presence and ingenuity of Indigenous people on the goldfields.

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Aunty Marlene Gilson – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Wathaurung Elder Aunty Marlene Gilson talks about Indigenous people at Eureka, her ancestors King Billy and Queen Mary, life on the goldfields, and stories which inspire her.

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Visualising Victoria’s Groundwater (VVG)

A story about a group of Australian geologists and web developers who won global attention through their groundwater data visualising system and the collaborative approach they adopted.