Voice over: As Australians, we enjoy the freedom of living in a democratic society, and are entitled to hold and express our own views.
Visuals: Blue dots transition in and appear to talk and agree / nod / jump at each other calmly
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Visuals: Dots slide out to bottom, above Title appears, the circular border draws itself around the title, encapsulating the idea of togetherness
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Visuals: Our title frame slides out to left, from right. A minimal map of Australia swipes in. Its shape is almost fluid like, moving slowly
Voice over: The beliefs and actions of violent extremists in Australia can bring harm to innocent people...
Visuals: We zoom into the map of Australia and a network of dots moving around fluidly comes into view.
Voice over: Within our community, there are some among us who seek to divide, harm and threaten our safety.
Visuals: One red dot fades in, and begins to brush up against other dots...
Voice over: Violent Extremists are defined as people or groups whose beliefs and actions support the use of fear, terror and violence to achieve ideological, religious or political goals
Visuals: A section of dots turn red and break off from the rest
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Voice over: Violent Extremism is not confined to any one community and it can take many forms. There are many causes for which people accept violence.
Visuals: We zoom back in and watch as a red dot is seen ‘shouting’ at a dot, making it turn red. Zoom out and we see the red dot travelling around different clusters of dots. Zoom back into red, with red filling screen...
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Voice over: Right wing extremism, ideologies based on or influenced by religion, or
support for overseas and separatist nationalist movements can all fuel Violent Extremism.
Visuals: The following definitions fade up one after another.
- Right Wing Extremism.
- Religious Extremism
- Support for Overseas Nationalist Movements.
Voice over: In Australia, every person has the right to hold and respectfully express their beliefs and views.
Visuals: We zoom back out of the red, to see all the clusters, then zoom back into a cluster of four who appear to be talking
Voice over: There are a small number of people…
Visuals: One red dot animates in from the right
Voice over: ...who justify violence as a way to achieve their desired change.
Visuals: This dot begins to turn other dots red, signifying radicalisation.
Voice over: There are no simple answers for how someone radicalises towards violent extremism – but there are usually signs.
Visuals: Wipe Transition to white fill, signs scroll in from right as camera pans
Voice over: If you notice a drastic change in someone’s behaviour, ask yourself: Are they distancing themselves from friends or family?
Visuals: as camera pans past signs, we see two blues travelling across scene, followed by red, right to left
Voice over: Are they expressing grievance or hatred and consuming violent internet content?
Visuals: another two blues travel through the scene, left to right. As a red catches up with them
and shouts at them. Signs /dots continue to slide out to left as camera pans right. Wipe transition to fill blue.
Voice over: There are agencies all around the country that can provide advice, support these individuals and help …
Visuals: Diamonds animate in from top and seem to be ‘herding’ the red dots
Voice over:...to prevent future incidents. Help them access appropriate support.
Visuals:A new blue dot enters from these larger blue dot/shapes.
Voice over: Small actions, providing assistance and offering guidance early...
Visuals: Again zoom into red dot, and dot on right animates in from right, talks to red dot.
Voice over: ...is a way to help someone who is at-risk of radicalisation and can stop it from developing into a problem.
Visuals: Red slowly turns back to normal colour, hops around appearing happy
Voice over: However, if you see someone’s behaviour change and have suspicions that someone may harm themselves or others, contact the National Security Hotline, or seek advice from countering violent extremist professional.
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Voice over: You are not alone, the active involvement of families, friends.
Visuals: we follow right dot out to the right. It greets two more dots, who jump happily.
Voice over: ...religious Leaders, Teachers, Health Professionals and community support networks are vital in keeping Australia safe.
Visuals: slow zoom out shows more dots, talking and buzzing
Voice over: Immediate threats should be reported directly to police or triple zero...
Visuals: Wipe to white background, we see a dot dialling a number, numbers appear over the top of the dot, it rolls off the phone, travels right, and ….
Voice over: - you can remain anonymous.
Visuals: Dot becomes pixelated. Camera continues to pan right,
Voice over: If you are worried that somebody may be radicalising to violent extremism, access further information from The Living Safe Together Intervention Program via livingsafetogether.gov.au
Visuals: info box appears from right hand side of screen.