Australia

The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Jan. 2, 2017
The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia

Geoffrey Blainey, "The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia"
ISBN: 0670078719 | 2015 | EPUB | 348 pages | 9 MB

BBC - Coast Australia with Neil Oliver - Season 1 [repost]  Video

Posted by ParRus at Nov. 23, 2016
BBC - Coast Australia with Neil Oliver -  Season 1 [repost]

BBC - Coast Australia with Neil Oliver - Season 1
HDTV | English | MKV | 1920 x 1080 | AVC ~6574 kbps | 25 fps
AAC | 160 Kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | Subs: English | 8x~50min | 16.4 GB
Genre: Documentary

After almost a decade exploring the coastline of Britain and Europe, historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver is leading a local team of presenters to discover Australia's spectacular coastline - its people, their history, and its many natural wonders.

BBC - Coast Australia with Neil Oliver - Season 2 (2015)  Video

Posted by ParRus at Nov. 22, 2016
BBC - Coast Australia with Neil Oliver -  Season 2 (2015)

BBC - Coast Australia with Neil Oliver - Season 2
HDTV | English | MP4 | 1280 x 720 | AVC ~3024 kbps | 25 fps
AAC | 160 Kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | Subs: English | 8x~50min | 8.88 GB
Genre: Documentary

Coast Australia is back! Historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver has returned to visit eight more spectacular coastlines around this vast and dramatic land. Joined by palaeontologist and explorer Professor Tim Flannery, marine ecologist Professor Emma Johnston, landscape architect Brendan Moar, anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett, and historian Dr Alice Garner, Neil and the team set out to capture the dazzling diversity around the edge of a young nation built on an ancient land.

BBC Our World - Australia's Shark Menace (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 12, 2016
BBC Our World - Australia's Shark Menace (2016)

BBC Our World - Australia's Shark Menace (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 656 | .MKV/AVC @ 2867 Kbps | 22mn 52s | 491 MB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Australia's world-famous east coast surfing beaches are suffering from a spate of deadly shark attacks, with 14 attacks in the past two years. On some beaches, great white sharks are spotted almost daily. Coastal communities are suffering, and people are divided over whether to cull the giant predators. But as Our World discovers, there's little agreement about what can actually be done to make the beaches safer.
BBC Storyville - Chasing Asylum: Inside Australia's Detention Camps (2016)

BBC Storyville - Chasing Asylum: Inside Australia's Detention Camps (2016)
HDTV | 1332 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2621 Kbps | 58mn 49s | 1.16 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs : English
Genre: Documentary

Exposes the impact of Australia's offshore detention policies through the personal accounts of people seeking asylum and whistleblowers who tried to work within the system. Australia has successfully stopped hopeful asylum seekers and refugees from reaching its shores. Anyone picked up making the treacherous journey across the Indian Ocean is sent to Australian off-shore detention camps on the remote tropical islands of Manus and Nauru. Once there, men, women and children are held in indefinite detention, away from media scrutiny.

Discovery Channel - Railroad Australia: Series 1 (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 21, 2016
Discovery Channel - Railroad Australia: Series 1 (2015)

Discovery Channel - Railroad Australia: Series 1 (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2823 Kbps | 8x~45min | 7.82 GiB
Audio: English AAC 159 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Railroad Australia uncovers what it takes to transport ever-growing numbers of passengers and crucial resources across the country. In a wild frontier world of blistering heat and vast distances, an army of workers toil day and night to keep the nation’s lifeblood flowing, with help from some of the world’s most powerful trains. Australian rail operators are global leaders in heavy haul rail freight, moving some of the longest and heaviest freight trains and are vital to Australia’s biggest industries and the survival of many remote communities.

Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 29, 2016
Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia (2016)

Howard On Menzies: Building Modern Australia (2016)
PDTV | 716x404 | .MKV/AVC @ 883 Kbps | 2x~55min | 880 MiB
Audio: English AAC 138 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Former Prime Minister John Howard believes Bob Menzies, Australia's longest-serving PM, shaped modern Australia. In inviting former PM Bob Hawke, author Clive James and others to comment, he reveals much about politics.

BBC - The Art of Australia (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 21, 2016
BBC - The Art of Australia (2013)

BBC - The Art of Australia (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2687 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 3.39 GB
Audio: English AAC 161 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Former director and chief curator of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Edmund Capon explores the story of Australian art through the country's rich cultural traditions stretching back 30,000 years.
VA - Nelson Eddy in Oklahoma! (Original Cast) (1956) {1993 Australia CD}

VA - Nelson Eddy in Oklahoma! (Original Cast) (1956) {1993 Australia CD}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 292 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 124 mb
Genre: musical

This is the original 1956 cast album from Oklahoma!. starring Nelson Eddy. This is taken from the compact disc version released in 1993, this pressing from Australia and is said to be the full cast recording as an earlier version was said to be incomplete.

Australia: A Journey through Evolution (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 4, 2016
Australia: A Journey through Evolution (2016)

Australia: A Journey through Evolution (2016)
PDTV | 720x404 | .MKV/AVC @ 1261 Kbps | 51mn 54s | 518 MiB
Audio: English AAC 131 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

35 millions year ago, an amazing story started. The biggest island in the world split up from the last leg of continental land. The old creatures who inhabited there found themselves isolated by the ocean. Both, animals and landscape evolved throughout millions of years to create one of the most beautiful, unique and diverse ecosystems in the world. There is no place like this elsewhere. A unique window back to the past that takes us into the early days of our species.