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Humanities: Unit 1 : Power, Politics and Democracy

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ABC Fact Check

 

 

ABC Fact Check – Jobs & Unemployment: What’s the real story in Tasmania

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-03/jobs-and-unemployment-whats-the-real-story-in-tasmania/5275438 

ABC Fact Check – Is Qantas on an ‘unlevel’ playing field

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-05/fact-file-is-qantas-on-an-unlevel-playing-field/5290776 

ABC Fact Check – Anthony Albanese on Govt Ownership of Airlines: WRONG

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-05/albanese-wrong-on-government-ownership-of-airlines/5298486 

ABC Fact Check – How does the ‘Renewable Energy Target’ affect your power bill?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-07/how-does-the-renewable-energy-target-affect-your-power-bill/5253136 

ABC Fact Check – Liberal MP Kelly O’Dwyer on Australia’s Refugee intake: INCORRECT

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-24/liberal-mp-kelly-odwyer-incorrect-on-australias-refugee-intake/5270252 

ABC Fact Check – Is Australia responsible for Asylum Seekers detained on Manus: CLOSE TO THE MARK

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-27/who-is-responsible-for-asylum-seekers-detained-on-manus/5275598 

ABC Fact Check – Did the SA Economy go backwards last year: SELECTIVE

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-27/sa-leaders-being-selective-on-the-economy/5279322

ABC Fact Check - Bill Shorten on manufacturing job loss figures – CHERRYPICKING

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-19/bill-shorten-cherrypicking-manufacturing-job-loss-figures/5260996

ABC Fact Check  - SPC Ardmona, Labour costs NOT to high

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-17/fact-file-labour-costs-not-to-blame-for-spc-ardmona-woes/5245260 

ABC Fact Check – Schapelle Corby unlikely to be able to keep interview money

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-13/schapelle-corby-unlikely-to-keep-interview-money/5252796 

ABC Fact Check – Bill Shorten car subsidy numbers out-dated: IRRELEVANT

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-11/bill-shorten-car-subsidy-numbers-irrelevant-outdated/5251536 

ABC Fact Check – Malcolm Turnbull on Australian farmers amongst world’s least subsidised: CORRECT

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-14/malcolm-turnbull-correct-on-farmers-subsidies/5252596 

ABC Fact Check – Brendan O’Connor on Cole royal commission costs: INCORRECT

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-14/brendan-oconnor-incorrect-on-royal-commission-cost/5255490 

ABC Fact Check – Does Mandatory Sentencing Reduce Crime: OVERREACH

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-05/does-mandatory-sentencing-reduce-crime/5225986 

ABC Fact Check – ACTU’s Ged Karney Wages Productivity Claim: OVERSTATED

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-06/ged-kearney-wages-productivity-claim-overstated/5227450 

ABC Fact Check – Tony Abbott on asylum seekers breaking the law: INCORRECT

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-24/tony-abbott-incorrect-on-asylum-seekers-breaking-australian-law/5214802 

ABC Fact Check – Kevin Andrews claim Australia headed for EU Welfare Spending: WRONG

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-03/kevin-andrews--makes-unfounded-welfare-claim/5215798 

ABC Fact Check – Has plain tobacco packaging failed to stop people smoking: WRONG

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-22/philip-morris-wrong-plain-packaging/5137682 

ABC Fact Check – Clive Palmer’s billionaire status no longer certain: UNCERTAIN

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-22/clive-palmer-billionaire-status-uncertain/5205704 

ABC Fact Check – Tony Abbott Same-Sex Marriage Laws

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-14/tony-abbott-state-same-sex-marriage-laws/4856454 

ABC ACT Lateline – Federal Govt to Challenge ACT Same-Sex Marriage Laws

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-10/federal-government-to-challenge-act-same-sex/5015526 

ABC Fact Check – Will the ACT’s Marriage-Equality Bill survive a High Court Challenge

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-15/act-marriage-equality-bill/5020718 

ABC Fact Check – Would a delay in ACT same-sex marriage avoid leaving couples in limbo

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-21/delay-implementation-of-marriage-laws/5024250 

ABC Fact Check – High Court Decision on ACT same-sex marriage laws

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-13/fact-file-high-court-decision-on-act-same-sex-marriage/5155754 

Clarke&Dawe YouTube Channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/ClarkeAndDawe 

Clarke & Dawe: A Welcome to Contemporary Australia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol-cVMz9wLE&list=UUPyb1dDiGoZ07j_DKzam4sQ#aid=P-Bz0Zr11WI 

Clarke & Dawe: An important and very timely performance review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v79AyoJOtx4&list=UUPyb1dDiGoZ07j_DKzam4sQ 

Clarke & Dawe: Mixed fortunes for Australians in Sochi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKueL4O6OgU&list=UUPyb1dDiGoZ07j_DKzam4sQ 

Clarke & Dawe: A broad understanding of Australia in its many aspects

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY92k2DAO0Q&list=UUPyb1dDiGoZ07j_DKzam4sQ 

Clarke & Dawe: An important announcement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2LbXniT3Q0&list=UUPyb1dDiGoZ07j_DKzam4sQ 

Clarke & Dawe: Turning back the news where it is safe to do so

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6gouUO0Klw&list=UUPyb1dDiGoZ07j_DKzam4sQ

 

Topic 2: Happy Valentine’s Day, from your secret admirer Adolph Hitler! Big Idea: What happens when governments decide to play ‘cupid’?