Specially trained Maremma dogs have the job of protecting Australian penguins on Middle Island from foxes.
What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.
Behind the News looks at the events that led up to World War II and gives a brief history of one of the deadliest conflicts that the world has ever seen. More than a million Aussie men and women served in World War II. Find out more about Australia's role in the war. On the 19th of February 1942 Darwin was bombed by Japanese forces. Find out more about the day the war came to Australia. The grandparents of some BTN reporters share some of their memories of WWII. The effects of the World War II were felt for a long time after the war had ended. Take a look at the impact WWII had on the world.
BtN looks at the tough new coronavirus restrictions in Melbourne. Right now there's a lot of debate going on about whether kids under 14 should be put in detention. Meet an 11-year-old Arrernte/Garrwa boy who's passionate about the issue. The year 2020 marks 75 years since two atomic bombs were dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Find out more about the bombing of Hiroshima. Meet a young person with alopecia and find out more about the condition. Catch up with Arlo, a young punk music fan from the UK who's now the editor of his own music magazine.
The University of Oxford has announced they have some promising results from a recent trial of its COVID-19 vaccine. Take a closer look at Oxford’s vaccine and why it’s got people excited. With face masks now mandatory in Victoria’s COVID-19 hotspots, find out more about masks, how well they work and how to wear them correctly. Scientists in New Zealand have developed a new way to warn people if a volcano is about to erupt. Learn about the giant cuttlefish and why there’s a push to protect them from fishing. Some students have come up with a creative and safe way for people to visit their school – using Minecraft!
Vladimir Putin arrives in the Kremlin as a vulnerable and unknown president, whom the Russian oligarchs hope to control. He asserts his hold on power and ultimately surrounds himself with his KGB peers.
An Italian family face being torn apart, an Irish couple fight for their son, and a man in detention makes his last desperate bid to prevent his deportation to a country he barely knows.