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Room on the Broom
25:35

Room on the Broom

ABC COMEDY/ABC KIDS  |  August 4, 2018
This magical tale about friendship and family follows a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom. From the producers of The Gruffalo ...

This magical tale about friendship and family follows a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom. From the producers of The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Jack Hibberd - Dimboola

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  October 18, 2010
Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode Jack Hibberd talks about bringing down the fourth wall in Dimboola.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode Jack Hibberd talks about bringing down the fourth wall in Dimboola.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Peter Goldsworthy - Writing

Season 3  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  June 21, 2013
Award-winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Today, Peter Goldsworthy reveals how he came to write novels in the first person, using an ...

Award-winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Today, Peter Goldsworthy reveals how he came to write novels in the first person, using an unreliable narrator.

Dust Echoes
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Dust Echoes: The Wagalak Sisters

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  July 23, 2013
A series revolving around ancient Dreamtime stories, uniquely interpreted by contemporary animators, musicians, artists, writers and actors. The stories explore themes such as ...

A series revolving around ancient Dreamtime stories, uniquely interpreted by contemporary animators, musicians, artists, writers and actors. The stories explore themes such as the diverse landscape of the Northern Territory; the Aboriginal moiety and kinship systems; Indigenous spirituality; power and responsibility in the community; safety and survival in the bush and Indigenous ceremonies.

Shakespeare Uncovered
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Shakespeare Uncovered: The Tempest with Trevor Nunn

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  March 17, 2013
Legendary director Trevor Nunn, (who has directed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays and is determined to complete them all), takes us through the magical and mysterious world ...

Legendary director Trevor Nunn, (who has directed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays and is determined to complete them all), takes us through the magical and mysterious world created in The Tempest, Shakespeare's last complete play.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Alice Pung - Her Father's Daughter

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  May 17, 2013
Award-winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Today, Alice Pung discusses how culture affects storytelling and ideas of survival.

Award-winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Today, Alice Pung discusses how culture affects storytelling and ideas of survival.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Joanna Murray Smith - Honour

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  July 25, 2014
Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, Joanna Murray-Smith explores love, identity and belonging in Honour.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, Joanna Murray-Smith explores love, identity and belonging in Honour.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub while the Witchetty Grubs sing, Tricky Little Things and Arone Raymond Meek reads his book, Enora and The Black Crane.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub while the Witchetty Grubs sing, Tricky Little Things and Arone Raymond Meek reads his book, Enora and The Black Crane.

Alexandra Harris examines Virginia Woolf's classic novel Mrs Dalloway, and finds out how the post-war climate of confusion and uncertainty, but also of progression in the ...

Alexandra Harris examines Virginia Woolf's classic novel Mrs Dalloway, and finds out how the post-war climate of confusion and uncertainty, but also of progression in the 1920s influenced the free-form style of the book.

Lady Vocab
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Lady Vocab: Elevate

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC ME  |  March 25, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub because she wants all the kids to move their bodies. Aunty Sharon Edgar - Jones teaches her kids some body part words in ...

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub because she wants all the kids to move their bodies. Aunty Sharon Edgar - Jones teaches her kids some body part words in the Wanarruwa language.

Look, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub and her friends. MStar sings a song with her dad about dinosaurs, the kids at Nambour Public School teach us some Gubbi Gubbi ...

Look, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub and her friends. MStar sings a song with her dad about dinosaurs, the kids at Nambour Public School teach us some Gubbi Gubbi language.

This beautifully crafted animated documentary retraces the Lurujarri Dreaming Trail from the Goolarabooloo community in the Western Kimberley region of Western Australia.

This beautifully crafted animated documentary retraces the Lurujarri Dreaming Trail from the Goolarabooloo community in the Western Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Honoured with legions of critical acclaim, Disney's 36th animated masterpiece magically transforms an ancient Chinese legend into unparalleled fun and adventure that comes ...

Honoured with legions of critical acclaim, Disney's 36th animated masterpiece magically transforms an ancient Chinese legend into unparalleled fun and adventure that comes along but once every dynasty. Embraced for her lovable, spirited nature, Mulan is a young girl who doesn't quite fit into her tradition-bound society. When the invading Hun army comes charging over China's Great Wall, Mulan's ageing father is ordered into battle. To spare him from harm, Mulan disguises herself as a soldier and secretly takes his place in the Imperial army, training with a comical, ragtag troop, led by the courageous Captain Shang.

Aggressive trial lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) has never lost a case. But when he's sentenced to a community service assignment, he must coach a ragtag team of pee wee ...

Aggressive trial lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) has never lost a case. But when he's sentenced to a community service assignment, he must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win! First, he teaches the hapless team everything about winning, and then they teach him that winning isn't everything. Watch the pucks fly as they battle their way to the most important game of their lives!

A sword mysteriously embedded in a massive stone offers this challenge: Whoever can pull it from the stone will become the king of England! Many try to remove the sword and ...

A sword mysteriously embedded in a massive stone offers this challenge: Whoever can pull it from the stone will become the king of England! Many try to remove the sword and fail, and for an awkward young squire-in-training, the quest seems ludicrous. But with help from a powerful wizard, Merlin, the young man learns that with persistence and belief in himself, even the most incredible dream can be realised. Join in all the wild marvels that make this film a heart-pounding adventure that serves up royal entertainment.

Lola and Lotta know everything about dogs and are really pleased when Marv lets them look after Sizzles. It all goes well until Sizzles disappears. Then they find not just one ...

Lola and Lotta know everything about dogs and are really pleased when Marv lets them look after Sizzles. It all goes well until Sizzles disappears. Then they find not just one Sizzle, but two! How will they tell them apart?

Moort the Elder is hungry for boiled emu eggs and sends the children to find some. The children come back empty-handed so he shows them how to find them. They arrive too late: ...

Moort the Elder is hungry for boiled emu eggs and sends the children to find some. The children come back empty-handed so he shows them how to find them. They arrive too late: the eggs are hatching.

Elder Moort wanted goat's milk to drink; he sent the boys into the gorges looking for a herd of goats. They brought back a billy goat. Elder Moort yelled out to the boys, ...

Elder Moort wanted goat's milk to drink; he sent the boys into the gorges looking for a herd of goats. They brought back a billy goat. Elder Moort yelled out to the boys, "This is not a milking goat!"

The children go down to the river to catch some mud crabs for dinner. Boya rescues a joey kangaroo and makes a new friend. All their hard work is wasted as the mud crabs all ...

The children go down to the river to catch some mud crabs for dinner. Boya rescues a joey kangaroo and makes a new friend. All their hard work is wasted as the mud crabs all get away except for one.

Inventor Flint Lockwood and a brainy weathergirl attempt to discover why the rain in their small town has stopped, and food is falling in its place.

Inventor Flint Lockwood and a brainy weathergirl attempt to discover why the rain in their small town has stopped, and food is falling in its place.

The Norman invasion of 1066 relegated English from the primary language of the country to a poor third - after French, the tongue of the court, and Latin, the tongue of the ...

The Norman invasion of 1066 relegated English from the primary language of the country to a poor third - after French, the tongue of the court, and Latin, the tongue of the church. This episode tells the story of its re-emergence.

Recounts the story of how English became the language of the English church. The long uphill battle begins with John Wycliffe and the first English translation of the Bible ...

Recounts the story of how English became the language of the English church. The long uphill battle begins with John Wycliffe and the first English translation of the Bible and the program goes on to describe how in the time of Henry V, political necessity made English the language of state, and how the work of the Chancery and later of the printers, helped to codify it.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode Katherine Thomson discusses the end of old style unionism in Harbour.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode Katherine Thomson discusses the end of old style unionism in Harbour.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Jack Hibberd - A Stretch Of The Imagination

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  October 25, 2010
Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode Jack Hibberd discusses the existential clown in A Stretch of the ...

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode Jack Hibberd discusses the existential clown in A Stretch of the Imagination.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub as she gets up to dance. Miranda Garling performs, You've Got Moves and Uncle Warren Williams teaches the kids in Western ...

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub as she gets up to dance. Miranda Garling performs, You've Got Moves and Uncle Warren Williams teaches the kids in Western Arrernte language.

Lady Vocab
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Lady Vocab: Ponder

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  March 11, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. MStar performs her song, Like a Dinosaur and we learn heads, shoulders, knees and toes in the Awabakal language.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. MStar performs her song, Like a Dinosaur and we learn heads, shoulders, knees and toes in the Awabakal language.

James Cagney always wanted to be remembered as much for his dancing as for his tough-guy roles, and he proved his point in this highly enjoyable musical.

James Cagney always wanted to be remembered as much for his dancing as for his tough-guy roles, and he proved his point in this highly enjoyable musical.

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are ...

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball to meet her Prince.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. Jason Brown sings about dreaming under the moon and Uncle Warren Williams also performs his song, Skinny Frog.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. Jason Brown sings about dreaming under the moon and Uncle Warren Williams also performs his song, Skinny Frog.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub as she loves to dream and explore the bush. Sue the Kangaroo and Jason Brown sing and dance about dreaming under the moon.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub as she loves to dream and explore the bush. Sue the Kangaroo and Jason Brown sing and dance about dreaming under the moon.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. Families are important and Aunty Lorraine Williams from the Larrakia Nation teaches her kids some language words for ...

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. Families are important and Aunty Lorraine Williams from the Larrakia Nation teaches her kids some language words for family members.

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. Bronwyn Bancroft reads her book, Remembering Lionsville also we learn some of the Eastern Arrernte language from ...

Look, listen, learn and dance with Mugu Kids host Jub. Bronwyn Bancroft reads her book, Remembering Lionsville also we learn some of the Eastern Arrernte language from Patricia Ellis.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: David Williamson - The Club

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC  |  October 31, 2013
Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, David Williamson shows how sport reflects society in The Club.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, David Williamson shows how sport reflects society in The Club.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, David Williamson discusses failed dreams in Don's Party.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, David Williamson discusses failed dreams in Don's Party.

Get ready to make a fruit jumble and visit the lighthouse with Katy, as she has fun with friends, finds out about food and cooks with you!

Get ready to make a fruit jumble and visit the lighthouse with Katy, as she has fun with friends, finds out about food and cooks with you!

The children walk among the termite mounds, they notice ants all over the ground, they wanted to catch an echidna for a stew. Then they heard a strange voice coming from the ...

The children walk among the termite mounds, they notice ants all over the ground, they wanted to catch an echidna for a stew. Then they heard a strange voice coming from the billabong.

Everyone is hooley hooping. Charlie, Marv, Lotta and the whole school is hooley hooping, and Lola has had enough.

Everyone is hooley hooping. Charlie, Marv, Lotta and the whole school is hooley hooping, and Lola has had enough.

Katy travels around the country meeting young cooks, and they learn how to make snacks in the outdoor kitchen. Katy and her friends make savoury cheesecake and have fun ...

Katy travels around the country meeting young cooks, and they learn how to make snacks in the outdoor kitchen. Katy and her friends make savoury cheesecake and have fun playing tennis.

This classic has charmed audiences for generations with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and wonderful blend of humour and adventure. Cruella De Vil, ...

This classic has charmed audiences for generations with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and wonderful blend of humour and adventure. Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain sets the fur-raising adventure in motion when she dognaps all of the Dalmatian puppies in London - including 15 from Pongo and Perdita's family. Through the power of the 'Twilight Bark', Pongo leads a heroic cast of animal characters on a dramatic quest to rescue them all in a story the whole family will enjoy again and again.

Today Lola wants to do everything all on her own. In the park, Charlie and his friend Marv persuade her that a seesaw won't 'see' or 'saw' with only one person. When the boys ...

Today Lola wants to do everything all on her own. In the park, Charlie and his friend Marv persuade her that a seesaw won't 'see' or 'saw' with only one person. When the boys get on the other end, up goes Lola, high in the sky, where she sees things she could only dream of. And, what's more, she saves Marv and Charlie from the ever-so-evil pirates. All on her own.

Charlie and Lola
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Charlie and Lola: I Just Love My Red Shiny Shoes

Season 2  |  Episode 9  |  ABC COMEDY/ABC KIDS  |  June 2, 2018
Lola's favourite red shiny shoes no longer fit, and Dad insists that she gets a new pair of shoes. Lola is not having any of it. Her old red, shiny shoes are her favourite and ...

Lola's favourite red shiny shoes no longer fit, and Dad insists that she gets a new pair of shoes. Lola is not having any of it. Her old red, shiny shoes are her favourite and she is definitely not going to change them!

Lola is horrified because she has her first ever wobbly tooth and she does not ever, never want her wobbly tooth to fall out. She does not want a big gap in her teeth, even if ...

Lola is horrified because she has her first ever wobbly tooth and she does not ever, never want her wobbly tooth to fall out. She does not want a big gap in her teeth, even if Charlie does say that she will grow another one which is stronger and better. No, Lola's tooth is absolutely not going to fall out... Until she discovers there is a Tooth Fairy! Who brings presents! Suddenly, she cannot get that tooth out fast enough.

Charlie and Lola
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Charlie and Lola: You Won't Like This Present As Much As I Do!

Season 1  |  Episode 20  |  ABC COMEDY/ABC KIDS  |  May 16, 2018
It's Lotta's birthday, and Lola wants to buy her the best present. She's over the moon when she finds a doctor's kit! But it's really hard to give your best friend the best ...

It's Lotta's birthday, and Lola wants to buy her the best present. She's over the moon when she finds a doctor's kit! But it's really hard to give your best friend the best present ever when you like the present yourself!

When sentient food beasts overrun the island of Swallow Falls, Flint Lockwood and friends are asked to return and save the world again.

When sentient food beasts overrun the island of Swallow Falls, Flint Lockwood and friends are asked to return and save the world again.

Pokoyo gets into all sorts of mischief by mixing the belongings of his friends in a special mixing machine. But is it right to take other people's things without asking

Pokoyo gets into all sorts of mischief by mixing the belongings of his friends in a special mixing machine. But is it right to take other people's things without asking

At Stratford Upon Avon high school, a student tries to copy answers from a teenage Shakespeare, but doesn't understand a word Shakespeare has written! Funny skit from the ...

At Stratford Upon Avon high school, a student tries to copy answers from a teenage Shakespeare, but doesn't understand a word Shakespeare has written! Funny skit from the junior comedians.

If you wanted to write your own story, where would you even start Why not find out from a professional Children's author Andy Griffiths visited a group of students and shared ...

If you wanted to write your own story, where would you even start Why not find out from a professional Children's author Andy Griffiths visited a group of students and shared his thoughts on what makes a good story and helped them write some of their own.

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 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 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 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. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)
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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