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Visual Arts

National Gallery of Australia
Art Cyclopedia
Symbols.com: Online Encyclopedia of Western Signs and Ideograms (over 2,500 signs from Cro-Magnon carvings in mammoth teeth to hobo signs and subway graffiti.)
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Search the collection


Online film and media resources at Screen Australia:
Australian Screen (Online film and media resources. Lots of information about Australian films. Digital Learning Resources - downloadable videoclips with fact sheets and learning activities.)

Trove at National Library Australia:
Trove (Search Australian history, social sciences, literature across films, pictures, audio, music, newspapers and more.)

Some excellent websites about movies & the film industry:
Dark Horizons (An excellent Australian site. News, interviews, trailers, reviews, films, TV.)
The Internet Movie Database (Heaps of info; directors, actors, plot summaries, cast & crew, awards, reviews, films, TV.)

World cinema:
(a list of acclaimed films & directors; links to world cinema websites.)

Free media resources (images, videos, sound files) can be found at:
Creative Commons (share, reuse and remix images, videos, sound.)
Wikimedia Commons (a database of over 1 million media files to which anyone can contribute.)
StonewashedSound effects.
Partners in rhyme
Absolute sound effects archive
Learning out loud

Researching film genres:
Filmsite (History of film, film genres)
actors; directors etc)
Yale University Library : Film Genres and Themes (Many links!)
Open Directory : Movie Genres (Many links!)
Alternate Takes (Some thoughts on safety, danger, dreams and genre-worlds by James MacDowell and an article about film genre, features of genres, mixing genres, hidden genres.)
Writers Store: What's my genre? By John Truby (What’s my genre? By John Truby. Short article about writing for various genres and the features of various genres.)

Adobe Photoshop tutorials:
Photoshop Basics - Tutorials for Photoshop Beginners

Issues in the media

www.adstandards.com.au - Advertising Standards Bureau
www.acma.gov.au - Australian Communications and Media Authority
www.choice.com.au - Australian Consumers’ Association
www.childrenandmedia.org.au - Australian Council on Children and the Media
www.afgc.org.au - Australian Food and Grocery Council
www.presscouncil.org.au - Australian Press Council
www.classification.gov.au - Classification website
www.commercialradio.com.au - Commercial Radio Australia
www.cybersmart.gov.au - Cybersmart Kids Online
www.communications.gov.au - Department of Communications
www.iia.net.au - Internet Industry Association

Social impacts of digital media

www.actnow.com.au - ActNow
www.acma.gov.au - Australian Communication and Media Authority
www.childrenandmedia.org.au - Australian Council on Children and the Media
www.afp.gov.au - Australian Federal Police
www.cybersmart.gov.au - Cybersmart
www.iia.net.au - Internet Industry Association
www.oaic.gov.au - Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
www.staysmartonline.gov.au - Stay Smart Online

Media standards and regulation

www.adstandards.com.au - Advertising Standards Bureau
www.classification.gov.au - Australian Classification
www.acma.gov.au - Australian Communications and Media Authority
www.accc.gov.au - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
www.childrenandmedia.org.au - Australian Council on Children and the Media
www.afp.gov.au - Australian Federal Police
www.presscouncil.org.au - Australian Press Council
www.austlii.edu.au - Australasian Legal Information Institute
www.commercialradio.com.au - Commercial Radio Australia
www.communications.gov.au - Department of Communications
www.iia.net.au - Internet Industry Association
http://jeaa.org.au - Journalism Education Association of Australia
www.alliance.org.au - Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance
www.oaic.gov.au - Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
www.staysmartonline.gov.au - Stay Smart Online
www.ethics.org.au - St James Ethics Centre

Privacy issues
www.acma.gov.au - Australian Communications and Media Authority
www.privacy.org.au - Australian Privacy Foundation
www.cybersmart.gov.au - Cybersmart
www.dpmc.gov.au - Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
www.ipc.nsw.gov.au - Information and Privacy Commission New South Wales
www.libertyvictoria.org.au - Liberty Victoria
www.nswccl.org.au - New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties
www.oaic.gov.au - Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
www.privacy.vic.gov.au - Privacy Victoria
www.qccl.org.au - Queensland Council for Civil Liberties
www.staysmartonline.gov.au - Stay Smart Online


Create and share visual ideas at Easelly.


The Pure Drop : an Exploration and Celebration of World Music
Petrucci Music Library
Wikifonia : lead sheets for sharing.
ACT Virtual Library: Listen to Music or Audio Books
Open Directory: Arts, Music, Instruments
Open Directory: Arts, Music, Styles
Music Australia
List of Electronic Music Genres

Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/?lang=sv) - free audio editor, recording and editing podcasts to more advanced recording and audio editing, need to download.
Noteflight (http://www.noteflight.com/login) - music tool to play and compose music scores.
Incompetech. Royalty-free music for productions.


Australia dancing
Australian Dance Council : Ausdance
Australian Dance : Australia.gov.au


Drama Australia
Australian Theatre


Nutrition Australia
NutritionData : Nutrition Facts Calorie Counter
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
George Institute for Global Health
Foodswitch Stars Australian food ratings site

Coffee (Wikipedia)
Coffee Brewing : CoffeeResearch.org
How to Make a Cappuccino


Basic Welding Filler Metal Technology: Lesson 1. The Basics of Arc Welding
Oxy-fuel welding and cutting
Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting

Auto: Motor Vehicles and Driving

Autoshop101 - Automotive Training Resource Site
Automotive Learning Online
Road Ready
Online Demonstration Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)

PE and Health

Human Movement
Human Anatomy Animations
Human Anatomy Online

Australian Sports Commission
Journal of Sports Science & Medicine
Sports Coach : Coaching Role and Responsibility

Sports Injuries
Sports Medicine Australia
The Virtual Sports Injury Clinic
MedlinePlus: Sports Injuries
About.com: Sports Medicine: Alphabetical List of Common Sports Injuries and Pain

Anti Doping Drugs in Sports

Physical activity and fitness

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.aihw.gov.au - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
www.ausport.gov.au - Australian Sports Commission
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au - Better Health Channel
www.sportrec.qld.gov.au - Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing, Queensland
www.dsr.wa.gov.au - Department of Sport and Recreation, Western Australia
www.healthyactive.gov.au - Healthy Active Australia
www.nutritionaustralia.org - Nutrition Australia
www.recsport.sa.gov.au - Office for Recreation and Sport, South Australia
www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/sport - Sport and Recreation, Victoria
www.vichealth.vic.gov.au - Victorian Health Promotion Foundation – VicHealth
www.who.int/topics/physical_activity/en/ - World Health Organization (Physical Activity page)

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