In 2000, Australia is an older, more culturally diverse, more densely populated and much more urbanised society holding wider religious affiliations, placing greater value on home ownership, with more females than males, and with a workforce more concentrated in service-industry based, 'white collar' occupations.
Olympic star Liesel Jones arrives at the house for beef sliders. Olivia is excited to plant herbs after meeting Stephanie Alexander. And with food costs escalating, Carol is overwhelmed by her visit to Foodbank.
Developments in technology over the last 200 years have changed the way we live, work and play. Travel back in time with the Ferrones as they try their best to adjust to life without modern technology.
What do magpies, dugongs, goannas, yams, pie floaters, European vegetables and swans have in common? This clip explains, as animated pair Norman and Miranda serve up a timeline of Australian culinary history – from millennia before British settlement across more than two centuries since colonisation, to the multitude of influences on today’s cuisine.
From polite persuasion to radical activism — the birth of the modern environment movement in Australia.