Life on Christmas Island for asylum seekers
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Life on Christmas Island for asylum seekers

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Behind The News explains what the difference is between asylum seekers and refugees, why Christmas Island is overcrowded, and why boat arrivals are controversial.

Behind The News explains what the difference is between asylum seekers and refugees, why Christmas Island is overcrowded, and why boat arrivals are controversial.

How the Dutch are Dealing with Sea Levels - short clip
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How the Dutch are Dealing with Sea Levels - short clip

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Dutch are experts in controlling surging seas and rivers, and are developing cutting-edge technologies to deal with climate chan

Dutch are experts in controlling surging seas and rivers, and are developing cutting-edge technologies to deal with climate chan

Training SES volunteers
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Training SES volunteers

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Behind The News learns how State Emergency Service volunteers train to assist people during natural disasters, rescue situations and medical emergencies.

Behind The News learns how State Emergency Service volunteers train to assist people during natural disasters, rescue situations and medical emergencies.

African refugees learn to trust police
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African refugees learn to trust police

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Behind The News looks at a program helping African boys adjust to living in Australia, learning to trust authorities and grow confidence in themselves.

Behind The News looks at a program helping African boys adjust to living in Australia, learning to trust authorities and grow confidence in themselves.

Calls to ban live cattle exports
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Calls to ban live cattle exports

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Behind The News reviews Australia's live cattle export industry, explains why there is demand for live animals, and discusses how an investigation into animal cruelty has led ...

Behind The News reviews Australia's live cattle export industry, explains why there is demand for live animals, and discusses how an investigation into animal cruelty has led to calls to ban the trade.

Carbon tax advertising campaigns
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Carbon tax advertising campaigns

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Behind The News examines the use of TV advertising to promote the policies of governments and their opponents, and efforts to change public opinion.

Behind The News examines the use of TV advertising to promote the policies of governments and their opponents, and efforts to change public opinion.

Orphan Afghani refugee in Australia
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Orphan Afghani refugee in Australia

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Behind The News meets a teenage orphan who fled Afghanistan as a 14yearold to make a new life for himself in Australia.

Behind The News meets a teenage orphan who fled Afghanistan as a 14yearold to make a new life for himself in Australia.

Inside North Korea's regime
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Inside North Korea's regime

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A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage
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World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage

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Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Refugee Afghan child in Australia
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Refugee Afghan child in Australia

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Behind The News meets a young Afghan refugee who travelled to Australia to make a safer, better life for himself.

Behind The News meets a young Afghan refugee who travelled to Australia to make a safer, better life for himself.

Refugees in Australian schools
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Refugees in Australian schools

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Behind The News visits Arthur Phillip High School to meet students from Afghanistan and Sierra Leone and learn about how the school is making their transition easier.

Behind The News visits Arthur Phillip High School to meet students from Afghanistan and Sierra Leone and learn about how the school is making their transition easier.

A refugee's journey from Sudan to Australia
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A refugee's journey from Sudan to Australia

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Behind The News learns the journey Johnson MakerAdeng made to escape wartorn Sudan and make a new life for himself in Australia, via a 12year stay in a Kenyan refugee camp.

Behind The News learns the journey Johnson MakerAdeng made to escape wartorn Sudan and make a new life for himself in Australia, via a 12year stay in a Kenyan refugee camp.

Beginner's guide to Federation
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Beginner's guide to Federation

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Behind The News provides a brief history of how Australia became a federation in 1901.

Behind The News provides a brief history of how Australia became a federation in 1901.

Participating in the indigenous youth parliament
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Participating in the indigenous youth parliament

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Audrey brings us along on her trip to the National Indigenous Youth Parliament where we get a glimpse at how parliament works, explore why it's important to be involved with ...

Audrey brings us along on her trip to the National Indigenous Youth Parliament where we get a glimpse at how parliament works, explore why it's important to be involved with local government and examine some of the issues that are of the utmost importance to Indigenous Australians.

Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp
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Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp

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Behind The News visits a Syrian family living in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. where 100,000 people live in a temporary town that didn't exist only three years earlier.

Behind The News visits a Syrian family living in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. where 100,000 people live in a temporary town that didn't exist only three years earlier.

Balancing the government budget
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Balancing the government budget

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A group of kids work together to decide how they would prioritise things if they were in charge of the government budget and then compare their results to the real thing.

A group of kids work together to decide how they would prioritise things if they were in charge of the government budget and then compare their results to the real thing.

Life on Christmas Island for residents
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Life on Christmas Island for residents

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Rookie reporter Dewi shares the other side of Christmas Island, revealing there's more to life there than just the detention centre.

Rookie reporter Dewi shares the other side of Christmas Island, revealing there's more to life there than just the detention centre.

What makes a good leader?
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What makes a good leader?

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Several students share their thoughts about what qualities are most important in a leader and some of the role models that they aspire to be like.

Several students share their thoughts about what qualities are most important in a leader and some of the role models that they aspire to be like.