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January 26th is Australia Day, a beloved tradition and fun celebration that people look forward to every year. However, as we examine the history of that date, we see why some ...

January 26th is Australia Day, a beloved tradition and fun celebration that people look forward to every year. However, as we examine the history of that date, we see why some people feel that the national holiday should be moved to another day and consider some of the suggested alternatives.

As the population of Australia continues to increase, we examine some of the trends that are leading to this growth, some economic concerns people have about this progress and ...

As the population of Australia continues to increase, we examine some of the trends that are leading to this growth, some economic concerns people have about this progress and what the future of Australia might look like.

Join the discussion as kids share their opinions on toy guns. There's been a bit of controversy about whether or not it's appropriate or safe for kids to still be playing with ...

Join the discussion as kids share their opinions on toy guns. There's been a bit of controversy about whether or not it's appropriate or safe for kids to still be playing with them and we hear from both sides of issue on the matter.

Considering the rather large discrepancy between the life expectancy of NonIndigenous Australians and Indigenous Australians, many are working hard to help the Indigenous ...

Considering the rather large discrepancy between the life expectancy of NonIndigenous Australians and Indigenous Australians, many are working hard to help the Indigenous people. Discover how programs like Closing the Gap work to ensure that everyone has the same opportunities for education and employment and what can be done to reverse some troubling health trends among Indigenous Australians.

Noone wants to be stuck at school on their birthday but some schools have penalised parents that allow their children to skip. Several kids give their opinion on whether or ...

Noone wants to be stuck at school on their birthday but some schools have penalised parents that allow their children to skip. Several kids give their opinion on whether or not it's okay to stay home and celebrate on your birthday and what constitutes a good enough reason to be absent from class.

Because rabbits are not native to Australia, they have been known to wreak havoc on native plants and, with how quickly they breed, they can be a negative factor among ...

Because rabbits are not native to Australia, they have been known to wreak havoc on native plants and, with how quickly they breed, they can be a negative factor among Australia's wildlife. Rabbits are currently banned in Queensland and extreme measures were taken to clear them out for good many years ago. Now, some are proposing special circumstances where rabbits might be brought into the country and kept as pets.

With piracy so rampant on the internet, some movie studios are pressuring internet providers to provide the name of users who are sharing movies and other media illegally. ...

With piracy so rampant on the internet, some movie studios are pressuring internet providers to provide the name of users who are sharing movies and other media illegally. Kids weigh in on the debate that has folks questioning what's more important: personal privacy or catching criminals

Ruby Cornish reveals the role passports, metal detectors, X-ray machines, explosive detection tests and sniffer dogs play in keeping travellers safe.

Ruby Cornish reveals the role passports, metal detectors, X-ray machines, explosive detection tests and sniffer dogs play in keeping travellers safe.

Reporter Emma Davis explains why the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was put into place, the importance of water in the ecosystem, and allegations that some irrigators were stealing ...

Reporter Emma Davis explains why the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was put into place, the importance of water in the ecosystem, and allegations that some irrigators were stealing water that should be made available to others downstream.

This BtN clip examines the costs of floods for individuals affected by this type of natural disaster.

This BtN clip examines the costs of floods for individuals affected by this type of natural disaster.

In 2011, Japan was hit by a massive earthquake that prompted a tsunami and eventually even a meltdown at a nuclear power plant. Many lives were affected by these disastrous ...

In 2011, Japan was hit by a massive earthquake that prompted a tsunami and eventually even a meltdown at a nuclear power plant. Many lives were affected by these disastrous events and this report from 2016 shows how kids and their families have been able to rebuild since then, but the impact of that earthquake still remains.

Queen Elizabeth II recently set a record as the longest serving queen and quite a lot has happened through many years of service. Find out how her power and position has ...

Queen Elizabeth II recently set a record as the longest serving queen and quite a lot has happened through many years of service. Find out how her power and position has changed through the years and the ongoing debate about whether or not she should still be Australia's queen.

The debate in Tasmania rages on about how much of the forest should be protected from loggers while others feel the industry is too important to set such stringent ...

The debate in Tasmania rages on about how much of the forest should be protected from loggers while others feel the industry is too important to set such stringent limitations. This video examines both sides of a complicated issue that remains a topic of constant discussion for the people of Tasmania.

Gabriel is beginning high school in the UK, at a school that doesn't begin classes until 1.30pm! It's an unusual idea based on teenagers' need for rest and their tendency to ...

Gabriel is beginning high school in the UK, at a school that doesn't begin classes until 1.30pm! It's an unusual idea based on teenagers' need for rest and their tendency to be more active at night, thus losing hours of sleep if they have to be at school early in the morning. There are differing opinions on whether or not this is the right solution and several students weigh in with their thoughts.

Alissa is a young climber set to go to the top of Mt Everest but her first attempt was delayed after a tragedy that left several Sherpas dead. For those who don't know who the ...

Alissa is a young climber set to go to the top of Mt Everest but her first attempt was delayed after a tragedy that left several Sherpas dead. For those who don't know who the Sherpas are, this video teaches all about the impressive tour guides that make several trips to top of Mt Everest every single year and some of the challenges they face, both in regards to the mountain and with the government of Nepal.

Dr Maryanne Demasi meets a team of scientists at the University of Sydney who has been working on the 'holy grail' for orthopaed

Dr Maryanne Demasi meets a team of scientists at the University of Sydney who has been working on the 'holy grail' for orthopaed

Good health is always an important topic and in this BtN Special we delve into some common health problems such as eczema. Why a

Good health is always an important topic and in this BtN Special we delve into some common health problems such as eczema. Why a

Derek Muller learns how Higgs boson informs our understanding of mass and its role in the standard model of particle physics.

Derek Muller learns how Higgs boson informs our understanding of mass and its role in the standard model of particle physics.

Research has found helicobacter pylori bacteria in our stomachs be a cure for allergies, Catalyst reports.

Research has found helicobacter pylori bacteria in our stomachs be a cure for allergies, Catalyst reports.

A story about how a bacteria in stomachs ulcers could help cure allergies.

A story about how a bacteria in stomachs ulcers could help cure allergies.

Story about how play in natural spaces can have a positive effect on children's wellbeing and academic performance.

Story about how play in natural spaces can have a positive effect on children's wellbeing and academic performance.

A look at how schools are funded by the government and the changes to funding outlined in the 2017 Budget.

A look at how schools are funded by the government and the changes to funding outlined in the 2017 Budget.

Kids from the town of Parkes in New South Wales recorded their voices in Wiradjuri to create a major piece of art.

Kids from the town of Parkes in New South Wales recorded their voices in Wiradjuri to create a major piece of art.

New research shows a quarter of Australian teens are overweight, and 85% aren't doing enough exercise. Health experts are warn

New research shows a quarter of Australian teens are overweight, and 85% aren't doing enough exercise. Health experts are warn

Australian perspective. Explore what is currently making our oceans expand, and how this will change over time. Will the West An

Australian perspective. Explore what is currently making our oceans expand, and how this will change over time. Will the West An

Find out about tap dancing and meet a young boy who would like to become a professional tap dancer.

Find out about tap dancing and meet a young boy who would like to become a professional tap dancer.

As Asian countries take more of a leadership role Australians are encouraged to learn their languages, BTN reports.

As Asian countries take more of a leadership role Australians are encouraged to learn their languages, BTN reports.

A volcano in Indonesia that has been dormant for 400 years has erupted. This segment of BTN examines how volcanoes erupt and loo

A volcano in Indonesia that has been dormant for 400 years has erupted. This segment of BTN examines how volcanoes erupt and loo

From Behind The News: 1/3/11 Disasters like earthquakes rely on the help of the emergency services and volunteers. We sent Kirs

From Behind The News: 1/3/11 Disasters like earthquakes rely on the help of the emergency services and volunteers. We sent Kirs

BTN looks at what is currently on offer in the world of televisions and how high-definition TVs differ to the rest.

BTN looks at what is currently on offer in the world of televisions and how high-definition TVs differ to the rest.

Story about a new form of animal communication discovered but only available to humans via technology.

Story about a new form of animal communication discovered but only available to humans via technology.

Explore the link between music and culture and discover some of the instruments used in world music.

Explore the link between music and culture and discover some of the instruments used in world music.

The World Bank has released a report saying it expects the world to warm up by 4 degrees over the next century. So what effect w

The World Bank has released a report saying it expects the world to warm up by 4 degrees over the next century. So what effect w

We take a look at a new approach to tackling cyber bullying. This program doesn't just target the bullies or the victims. Instea

We take a look at a new approach to tackling cyber bullying. This program doesn't just target the bullies or the victims. Instea

We meet an orphan from Afghanistan who has decided to make Australia his home. So what's it like for a young person trying to ma

We meet an orphan from Afghanistan who has decided to make Australia his home. So what's it like for a young person trying to ma

Comparison of Formula Fords to Formula 1 via story about a young boy hoping to drive Formula 1 in the future.

Comparison of Formula Fords to Formula 1 via story about a young boy hoping to drive Formula 1 in the future.

Australia's Royal Life Saving Society is teaching children in Bangladesh to swim and save lives, BTN reports.

Australia's Royal Life Saving Society is teaching children in Bangladesh to swim and save lives, BTN reports.

Obesity has been a problem in the western world for a long time. But now developing countries, which once struggled even to feed

Obesity has been a problem in the western world for a long time. But now developing countries, which once struggled even to feed

Have you ever wondered how movie makers create life-like characters for their films? They often use something called 'animatroni

Have you ever wondered how movie makers create life-like characters for their films? They often use something called 'animatroni

Autism is a condition that affects the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. Get insights into the lives of individuals living with autism.
Use this playlist to help students to understand how digital devices work around them. Discover the latest emerging technologies and the affect on individuals from the rise of the digital world. (ACTDIK023,ACTDIK024,VCDSTS043,VCDSTS044)
It is important to know about different individuals that seek refuge in Australia and around the world. Watch this playlist to get an insight into the life of refugees. (ACHASSI099,ACDSEH146,VCHHK095,VCGGK124,VCHHK159).
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Explore changing experiences of democracy and citizenship through the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, focusing on land rights and the significance of Mabo Day.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is a special time for Muslims. See how the community fasts from dawn and dines together come sunset with Behind the News and Compass. (ACHASSK065,VCHHK077)
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