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.

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.

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.

The Ballarat National Theatre

This short documentary explores the history of the Ballarat National Theatre through the eyes of past and present members and asks why community theatre is relevant today.

Hayden and Mark

Community Chef Case Study

The challenges, risks and benefits of taking a collaborative approach to community service delivery are told in two films about the innovative delivered meals facility Community Chef.

Bull Allen

In Memory of Bull Allen

This short film tells the little-known story of Leslie ‘Bull’ Allen, brought up in hardship in Ballarat in regional Victoria, to become a courageous, complex war hero.

Reflections of Flood Recovery

In 2010 the rural towns of Clunes and Creswick were inundated by powerful floods, three times. This short film tells a moving story of individual resilience in the wake of disaster.

Living With Climate Change

How can we adapt to climate change in Australia? This 25 minute film looks to migrant communities in Melbourne’s west, who are living lives of practical sustainability.


How should we measure wellbeing as individuals, as communities, and as a nation? The ANDI initiative urges us to start talking about the true meaning of progress.

Dickens on stage.

Charles Dickens Performs a Christmas Carol

Did you know that Charles Dickens was a famous performer of his own work, and that he toured the world, keeping audiences spellbound as he acted each character on the stage single-handed?

David Scott, image.

David Scott Memoir Project

Born in Victoria in the Great Depression, David Scott was integral to the cause of East Timor in the 1970s and was a pioneer in social justice, welfare and the environment.

BAIS Promo

What’s it like studying at the far ends of the Earth? This film follows students of the Bachelor of Arts International Studies as they talk about their internship.