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We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

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Each week we ask them how their agencies approached the briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto Gruen evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

My Place
23:59

My Place: Before Time - Bunda

Season 2  |  Episode 12  |  ABC ME  |  September 11, 2011
Bunda has a problem - his older brother Garadi acts like Bunda doesn't exist. Bunda does everything to try and get his older brother's attention: he steals his honey, he tries ...

Bunda has a problem - his older brother Garadi acts like Bunda doesn't exist. Bunda does everything to try and get his older brother's attention: he steals his honey, he tries to copy his athletic feats, and he's thrown his brother's spear in the river. And for his trouble, all Bunda gets is his brother's anger and contempt.

This pitch involves creating an ad to convince us an oil spill is a good thing.

This pitch involves creating an ad to convince us an oil spill is a good thing.

My Place
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My Place: 1788 - Waruwi

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  ABC ME  |  August 28, 2011
Waruwi is an Aboriginal girl looking after her Nana while the rest of her extended family is away from camp. It's just for a day but what a day it turns out to be.

Waruwi is an Aboriginal girl looking after her Nana while the rest of her extended family is away from camp. It's just for a day but what a day it turns out to be.

My Place
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My Place: 1798 - Sam

Season 2  |  Episode 9  |  ABC ME  |  August 21, 2011
Sam is a child convict, arrested in London for stealing a jacket. Now, having lived his whole life in towns and cities, he's been sent to an isolated farm on the edge of the ...

Sam is a child convict, arrested in London for stealing a jacket. Now, having lived his whole life in towns and cities, he's been sent to an isolated farm on the edge of the bush Keen to impress, Sam tells his new master, Mr Owen, that he knows all about farming.

My Place
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My Place: 1808 - Sarah

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  ABC ME  |  August 14, 2011
Sarah, though still a child, works as a servant for the cold and demanding Mrs Owen. As if being bossed around by the lady of the house isn't bad enough, Sarah has to deal ...

Sarah, though still a child, works as a servant for the cold and demanding Mrs Owen. As if being bossed around by the lady of the house isn't bad enough, Sarah has to deal with Mrs Owen's sly and sickly daughter, Alice.

My Place
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My Place: 1858 - Benjamin

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  July 10, 2011
Benjamin's one wish is for his wandering American family to be able to celebrate a proper Thanksgiving dinner in their new place with a real roast turkey. But his efforts to ...

Benjamin's one wish is for his wandering American family to be able to celebrate a proper Thanksgiving dinner in their new place with a real roast turkey. But his efforts to earn the money to buy a turkey plunge him into escalating rivalry with a local Chinese boy, Leck. Their competition leads to one mishap after another until they realise they might be better off co-operating than fighting. But is it too late? And if Ben does succeed, will his family move on again?

My Place
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My Place: 1888 - Victoria

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  ABC  |  November 4, 2013
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In the final episode, Victoria and her family have just moved into the terrace house that her father has built. She'll do anything to ensure that they stay there forever and she has an idea to help.

My Place
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My Place: 1898 - Rowley

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC  |  October 28, 2013
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode twelve, Rowley longs for his father to come home. Convinced that good deeds will be rewarded, he'll do anything to help his mother and his neighbours. His goal seems close, but then he discovers that his father may never come home at all.

My Place
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My Place: 1958 - Michaelis

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  June 4, 2014
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode six, Michaelis's family is from Kalymnos. He wants to be Australian, not Greek, but even more than that he wants a television so he can watch The Adventures of Robin Hood.

My Place
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My Place: 1908 - Evelyn

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  ABC  |  October 21, 2013
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode eleven, Evelyn can't wait for cracker night. This year, for the first time, her father can afford to buy the family their own box of fireworks. Unfortunately, Evelyn shows the box to her disbelieving neighbour Freddie.

My Place
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My Place: 1788 - Dan

Season 2  |  Episode 11  |  ABC ME  |  September 4, 2011
Dan is on his second patrol to the Botany Bay area when he's asked to capture a native dog to take back to the colony's Governor. Only trouble is the dog in question - Lapa - ...

Dan is on his second patrol to the Botany Bay area when he's asked to capture a native dog to take back to the colony's Governor. Only trouble is the dog in question - Lapa - belongs to Waruwi, the girl Dan befriended last time he was in the area.

My Place
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My Place: 1918 - Bertie

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  ABC  |  October 14, 2013
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode ten, Bertie wants to buy a special gift to welcome his brother Eddie home from the war. He thinks that a pair of brown brogue shoes is just what his brother will need. Bertie is doing all he can to save the money, including putting on a magic show.

My Place
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My Place: 1878 - Henry

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  June 26, 2011
My Place, the Logie award-winning ABC TV drama, returns for a second series on ABC3. This time the drama takes us further back in Australian history, with stories ranging from ...

My Place, the Logie award-winning ABC TV drama, returns for a second series on ABC3. This time the drama takes us further back in Australian history, with stories ranging from 1878 to a time before European settlement. Over the 130 years we look at the tales of 13 kids, all of whom have a knack of getting into some sort of trouble.

My Place
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My Place: 1928 - Bridie

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC  |  September 17, 2013
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode nine, Kath and Lorna are the best of friends. The two set off on a day of harmless relaxation, wheeling Kath's baby brother in his pram with her annoying younger sister, Bridie, in tow.

My Place
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My Place: 1968 - Sofia

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  May 28, 2014
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode five, Sofia is a spy for the yayas and she's determined to get rid of her brother Michaelis's non-Greek girlfriend before he leaves for Vietnam.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

We ask agencies how they approached their briefs, and how the brilliant ads that make it onto the program evolved.

My Place
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My Place: 1828 - Alice

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  ABC ME  |  July 31, 2011
When Alice's father, Sam, declares a half day picnic for the workers, Alice and George propose a pig race between their pigs, Wilhelmina and Benny, as part of the ...

When Alice's father, Sam, declares a half day picnic for the workers, Alice and George propose a pig race between their pigs, Wilhelmina and Benny, as part of the entertainment. Alice's siblings, Maryann and Little Sam, enter a third pig in the race, a lumbering old sow named Oink.

My Place
23:59

My Place: 1988 - Lily

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  May 14, 2014
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode three, Lily's cousin Phoung arrives with her parents from Vietnam. But the trophy cousin turns out to be a real threat to Lily's status at home and at school.

My Place
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My Place: 1948 - Jen

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC  |  June 11, 2014
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode seven, Jen's dad died in the war. Now her mum is planning to marry Wal. Even though Wal has a car, in Jen's eyes he definitely doesn't match up to her real dad.

My Place
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My Place: 1978 - Mike

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  August 13, 2014
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode four, Mike knows a lot about Australian muscle cars from 1968 to 1978. The other kids think he's odd and Mike believes he only has one friend, Ben, but is Ben a real friend?

My Place
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My Place: 1998 - Mohammed

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  June 24, 2015
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode two, Mohammed is a mad-keen bowler and is desperate to join the cricket team at his new school. However, there are no available places and so he ends up playing with the girls' team, who prove to be the better side.

My Place
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My Place: 2008 - Laura

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  April 30, 2014
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode one, Laura accidentally sinks a dinghy in the canal and the ashes of the owner's beloved dog are lost in the muddle. She can't find a way to own up. Meanwhile, her mob get together to listen to the Prime Minister's apology to Indigenous people.

My Place
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My Place: 1818 - Charles

Season 2  |  Episode 7  |  ABC ME  |  August 7, 2011
Charles and his older brother John are both expected to work on their parents' farm. Charles loves it but John is lazy, evading his work at every turn. Both boys will soon be ...

Charles and his older brother John are both expected to work on their parents' farm. Charles loves it but John is lazy, evading his work at every turn. Both boys will soon be sent to England to learn how to be refined young gentlemen. This doesn't appeal to Charles who sets out to make himself indispensible on the Owen family property so he won't have to go.

My Place
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My Place: 1848 - Johanna

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  July 17, 2011
In the fourth episode of My Place, Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah and doesn't go to school. She has a job everyday pushing a barrow-load of potatoes around the ...

In the fourth episode of My Place, Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah and doesn't go to school. She has a job everyday pushing a barrow-load of potatoes around the town, delivering them to her grandmother's customers. She works like a donkey and the Owen children treat her like one. But do they have the right to be so superior?

My Place
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My Place: 1938 - Colum

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC  |  September 10, 2013
Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode eight, colum has two big ambitions: to stop his best mate Thommo's family from being kicked out of their house next door, and to get up the nerve to ride his billycart down Brickpits Hill.

My Place
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My Place: 1838 - Davey

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  ABC ME  |  July 24, 2011
The fifth episode of My Place follows Davey, a young stable boy working for the powerful Owen family. When he learns that his favourite horse, Duchess, is to be sold to the ...

The fifth episode of My Place follows Davey, a young stable boy working for the powerful Owen family. When he learns that his favourite horse, Duchess, is to be sold to the local tannery, he decides to put everything on the line to save her.

My Place
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My Place: 1868 - Minna

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  July 3, 2011
Minna lives with strict German-born parents who privately hope their young daughter's friendship with the well-to-do Owen children - Toby, Harold and Adelaide - will do her ...

Minna lives with strict German-born parents who privately hope their young daughter's friendship with the well-to-do Owen children - Toby, Harold and Adelaide - will do her some good. However, Minna's parents have no clue what these kids get up to when they're on their own. Their favourite game is seeing who can scare the others the most. But when the Owens blame Minna for a disaster caused by their own children, Minna decides to give them the fright of their life.

My Place
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My Place: Before Time - Barangaroo

Season 2  |  Episode 13  |  ABC ME  |  September 18, 2011
Barangaroo's world would be perfect if only Mani, the biggest boy in her group of friends, would stop trying to be number one. Deep down Mani knows she's better than he is, ...

Barangaroo's world would be perfect if only Mani, the biggest boy in her group of friends, would stop trying to be number one. Deep down Mani knows she's better than he is, that's why he keeps shutting her out from important adventures - to make himself look good. But when a little boy (Mung) goes missing, Barangaroo and Mani are forced to follow his trail into a scary gully ruled by the legendary monster: the Mumuga. The Mumuga has a ferocious howl that echoes across the land. He's said to knock kids unconscious with the smell of his horrible farts and drag them away into his cave.

Part two of IOU honours Queensland poet Judith Wright. Wright, who died in 2000, was one of Australia's most important and influential literary figures. We pay tribute to her ...

Part two of IOU honours Queensland poet Judith Wright. Wright, who died in 2000, was one of Australia's most important and influential literary figures. We pay tribute to her life and poetry in IOU: Judith Wright through interviews with a number of Australian artists, poets and musicians who were influenced by her work.

American science writer Dava Sobel writes about the natural wonders of the world. Space, time, the stars and planets are her thing, and her special skill has been to make them ...

American science writer Dava Sobel writes about the natural wonders of the world. Space, time, the stars and planets are her thing, and her special skill has been to make them a little less mysterious while retaining a sense of awe and amazement. She has won a number of major awards for her popular expositions of scientific topics.

A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer Byrne for investigations into some of the most popular reading genres.

A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer Byrne for investigations into some of the most popular reading genres.

A Poet's Guide To Britain
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A Poet's Guide To Britain: Sylvia Plath

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC2  |  October 24, 2010
Sylvia Plath is one of the most popular and influential poets of recent history but her poetry is often overshadowed by her life. Owen explores a rich seam of her poetry.

Sylvia Plath is one of the most popular and influential poets of recent history but her poetry is often overshadowed by her life. Owen explores a rich seam of her poetry.

Program writer Owen Sheers travels to the Orkney town of Stromness, the home of George Mackay Brown, the great poetic voice of the Orkneys and one of the foremost Scottish ...

Program writer Owen Sheers travels to the Orkney town of Stromness, the home of George Mackay Brown, the great poetic voice of the Orkneys and one of the foremost Scottish poets of the twentieth century.

Jennifer Byrne talks to one of Australia's most prolific writers Tom Keneally as he celebrates 50 years in print. Traversing his many successes as well as some of the ...

Jennifer Byrne talks to one of Australia's most prolific writers Tom Keneally as he celebrates 50 years in print. Traversing his many successes as well as some of the criticisms he's faced over the decades.

In this episode, Jennifer Byrne talks to one of Australia's most critically acclaimed and successful authors, Geraldine Brooks. Brooks is the author of the 2005 Pulitzer ...

In this episode, Jennifer Byrne talks to one of Australia's most critically acclaimed and successful authors, Geraldine Brooks. Brooks is the author of the 2005 Pulitzer Prizewinning March, Year of Wonders, and the non fiction works Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence.

This week Jennifer and her guests discuss something very close to their hearts, not a genre, not a title, but the thing itself - the old fashioned book. How we read it. How ...

This week Jennifer and her guests discuss something very close to their hearts, not a genre, not a title, but the thing itself - the old fashioned book. How we read it. How long we'll keep on reading it.

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. It features interviews with leading authors and investigations into the popularity of ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. It features interviews with leading authors and investigations into the popularity of fiction genres like crime, sex and romance and fantasy. Tonight Jennifer speaks to three of her literary heroes - Peter Carey, Paul Auster and Ian McEwan.

During her visit to Australia this year celebrating her 80th birthday primatologist and environmental campaigner, Jane Goodall, talks about her groundbreaking research on ...

During her visit to Australia this year celebrating her 80th birthday primatologist and environmental campaigner, Jane Goodall, talks about her groundbreaking research on chimpanzees and her conservation work.

A Poet's Guide To Britain
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A Poet's Guide To Britain: Louis Macneice

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC2  |  November 14, 2010
Louis MacNeice, was one of the big guns of British poetry in the 30s and 40s but whose name is less well known today. This film takes a stroll into one of his finest poems, ...

Louis MacNeice, was one of the big guns of British poetry in the 30s and 40s but whose name is less well known today. This film takes a stroll into one of his finest poems, called simply, 'Woods'.

From Harry Potter to Twilight and The Hunger Games, young adult (YA) fiction is bigger than ever. Anyone who has walked into a bookstore in recent years will know that teen ...

From Harry Potter to Twilight and The Hunger Games, young adult (YA) fiction is bigger than ever. Anyone who has walked into a bookstore in recent years will know that teen titles dominate the front of the shop. Gone are the days of fairy tales and Boy's Own adventures. The youth fiction of today is increasingly dark, tackling taboos and offering nightmarish visions of the future. What has brought about this progression? How has this once niche area of the publishing market become an industry colossus? Why is the domain of young adults now one for grown-ups too?

A Poet's Guide To Britain
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A Poet's Guide To Britain: Lynette Roberts

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC2  |  November 21, 2010
Owen Sheers visits the unassuming village of LLanybri where poet Lynette Roberts lived and is now buried. Owen uncovers the moving story behind one of her poems called simply ...

Owen Sheers visits the unassuming village of LLanybri where poet Lynette Roberts lived and is now buried. Owen uncovers the moving story behind one of her poems called simply 'Poem from Llanybri'.

A Poet's Guide To Britain
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A Poet's Guide To Britain: Matthew Arnold

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC2  |  November 7, 2010
Owen Sheers goes in search of the poet Matthew Arnold and discovers what drove him to write his bleak but tremendous poem 'Dover Beach'.

Owen Sheers goes in search of the poet Matthew Arnold and discovers what drove him to write his bleak but tremendous poem 'Dover Beach'.

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by a very special guest, an author who is ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by a very special guest, an author who is considered to be one of the most successful living novelists in the world today, Ken Follett.

Bragging Rights is about those difficult books we're told are masterpieces. Does anyone really read them though? John Safran, Lawrence Mooney, Sandra Yates and Sophie Black ...

Bragging Rights is about those difficult books we're told are masterpieces. Does anyone really read them though? John Safran, Lawrence Mooney, Sandra Yates and Sophie Black join us to discuss the books that defeated them.

Around 25,000 books and scholarly articles have been written about every aspect of WWI, from well-known works such as All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, ...

Around 25,000 books and scholarly articles have been written about every aspect of WWI, from well-known works such as All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, to Gallipoli and The Great War by Les Carlyon, alongside books of poetry and verse from the 1930s. This special program will invite a panel of guests including Merrick Watts, Peter Fitzsimons, and Dr Christina Spittel to bring their favourite books to discuss and recommend to the audience.

Envy, the mean and plotting sin which has driven so many twisted villains from the Evil Queen in Snow White to Iago in Othello, is a constant. It's remained pretty much the ...

Envy, the mean and plotting sin which has driven so many twisted villains from the Evil Queen in Snow White to Iago in Othello, is a constant. It's remained pretty much the same since The Bible gave us Cain and Abel, but this poisonous sin has also given us some of literature's best villains.

Presented by young poet Owen Sheers, this series looks at six poems that have affected him and the way the British people view their landscape.

Presented by young poet Owen Sheers, this series looks at six poems that have affected him and the way the British people view their landscape.

Jennifer Byrne presents this fascinating exploration of one of the most popular, yet contentious literary genres, the biography. Joined by very special guests Peter ...

Jennifer Byrne presents this fascinating exploration of one of the most popular, yet contentious literary genres, the biography. Joined by very special guests Peter Fitzsimons, Graeme Blundell, Jacqueline Kent and Christine Wallace, the panel will discuss the methods in which a writer gets inside the skin of a subject, the role of the biography throughout history, and the increasing scrutiny, defamation suits and scandal that accompany these works of non-fiction.

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. It features discussions with leading authors and investigations into the popularity ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. It features discussions with leading authors and investigations into the popularity of writing genres such as crime, sex and romance and fantasy. Tonight, Jennifer and her guests explore the very darkest of literary worlds. From zombie mayhem in Jane Austen's core text, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies... to the Twilight vampire series, horror is hot, and in fact it always has been. There is something we love about books that scare the hell out of us.

P.D. James is one of Britain's most admired and best loved writers. Long considered the queen of crime and the doyenne of detective novelists, she has a large readership ...

P.D. James is one of Britain's most admired and best loved writers. Long considered the queen of crime and the doyenne of detective novelists, she has a large readership beyond the confines of the genre and is praised by critics in such literary journals as The Times Literary Supplement and the Literary Review.

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer for ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer for investigations into some of the most popular reading genres, they reveal the conventions, controversies, and titles that have helped shaped the literary landscape. Up for discussion by Jennifer and guests tonight is the genre of cult fiction.

Tonight's special is a salute of sorts to one of Australia's publishing icons. With two decades in the biz - our best-selling female author has a legion of loyal fans. Her ...

Tonight's special is a salute of sorts to one of Australia's publishing icons. With two decades in the biz - our best-selling female author has a legion of loyal fans. Her latest book, The Opal Desert, has just been published, and this month also marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of her very first, The Heart of the Dreaming. 20 novels in 20 years - it's the right time for Jennifer Byrne to catch up with the one and only Di Morrissey.

The last time Jennifer Byrne went to Western Australia to interview Tim Winton, it was 22 years ago and Winton was, at that time, one of the country's most promising young ...

The last time Jennifer Byrne went to Western Australia to interview Tim Winton, it was 22 years ago and Winton was, at that time, one of the country's most promising young writers. He was on the cusp of his first major commercial success with the release of his breakthrough novel, Cloudstreet. Over the last two decades, Winton has solidified his position as an author of serious significance within the Australian cultural landscape. On the eve of the release of his first novel in five years, Jennifer revisits Tim's native WA to chat with him once again.

Jennifer Byrne presents a special on fantasy - the realm of magic, marvels, and massive sales figures. Fantasy is the world's biggest-selling form of fiction. Oldest, too, the ...

Jennifer Byrne presents a special on fantasy - the realm of magic, marvels, and massive sales figures. Fantasy is the world's biggest-selling form of fiction. Oldest, too, the roots of fantasy going back to the very start of story - from The Odyssey to Beowulf, from One Thousand and One Nights to legends of King Arthur. All essentially fantasy - though usually kept on different shelves in the bookshop.

It's always a good feeling when you see people helping people (and non-people). Explore the themes of self-satisfaction and positive role models through various different characters.
Explore and share this collection with your senior students featuring films and plays related to the senior curriculum based on a wide range of cultural, social and gender perspective themes.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Teach your students all about digging, planting and harvesting, vegetables, flowers, herbs. Then find out all about what lives in the garden, featuring episodes of Create, Dirtgirlworld and more.
Is a movie director's vision more vivid than a child's imagination? Challenge your students to compare what they've read with what they've watched in these film adaptations of classic books for children.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Spark your younger students' imagination with this collection of stories helping students to become familiar with new words, sounds and ideas with the best storytellers on television.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The English language has evolved into far more than an integral communicative tool. Explore the power of words as a spotlight is shone on the next generation of wordsmiths.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages.
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
Today's complex structure of classrooms make it difficult to use a single approach to teach reading and writing. This literacy focus playlist assists in teaching reading and writing for all learners.
What do The Lion King and The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're based on Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate aspects of a story to reveal new contexts through adaptation and intertextuality.
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