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Australian Journey Episode 04: Our Island Home

James Cook and the voyage of the Endeavour along Australia's eastern seaboard.


1. How do the presenters tell the story of James Cook and the Endeavour? Do you agree with their interpretation?

2. What is so significant about the Great Barrier Reef? To whom is it important and why?

3. What threats to the reef are outlined by the presenters? Which of these threats to do think is the most pressing issue to address? Explain your reasons.