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Play School
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Play School: Arts And Crafts

Episode 4  |  ABC COMEDY/ABC KIDS  |  January 24, 2018
Join the team to learn a little, while singing songs, listening to stories, making things and going on adventures with Big Ted, Jemima and the other toys on this all-time ...

Join the team to learn a little, while singing songs, listening to stories, making things and going on adventures with Big Ted, Jemima and the other toys on this all-time favourite children's show.

As they prepare for the move to Sydney, the Leonards say goodbye to Angelus. But the question remains for Lockie: Will Mel ever forgive him? And will he have the chance to ...

As they prepare for the move to Sydney, the Leonards say goodbye to Angelus. But the question remains for Lockie: Will Mel ever forgive him? And will he have the chance to tell Vicki Streeton how he really feels about her?

Don't miss Casey Donovan on Story Time as she reads The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course by Ella Mulvey, illustrated by Karen Briggs. A warm and funny story about a unique Australian ...

Don't miss Casey Donovan on Story Time as she reads The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course by Ella Mulvey, illustrated by Karen Briggs. A warm and funny story about a unique Australian experience.

Tune in as Grant Denyer and his six-year-old daughter, Sailor, read the perfect bedtime story Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson.

Tune in as Grant Denyer and his six-year-old daughter, Sailor, read the perfect bedtime story Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson.

Based on the hit bedtime story by Michael Rosen, this program follows the intrepid adventures of siblings Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max and Rufus the dog, who decide one day to go ...

Based on the hit bedtime story by Michael Rosen, this program follows the intrepid adventures of siblings Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max and Rufus the dog, who decide one day to go on an adventure in search of bears.

Join comedian Rove McManus and Play School's Little Ted as they read a story about a cheeky pug dog in Pig the Winner by Aaron Blabey. What mischief will Pig the Pug get up to ...

Join comedian Rove McManus and Play School's Little Ted as they read a story about a cheeky pug dog in Pig the Winner by Aaron Blabey. What mischief will Pig the Pug get up to next?

Play School
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Play School: Bits and Pieces

Episode 4  |  ABC COMEDY/ABC KIDS  |  March 14, 2018
This program encourages children to wonder and learn through the medium of play. Music, art and the imagination are all key ingredients as hosts take us on an intimate and fun ...

This program encourages children to wonder and learn through the medium of play. Music, art and the imagination are all key ingredients as hosts take us on an intimate and fun journey revolving around a week.

ABC's 7.30 host Leigh Sales takes to the Story Time couch with Play School's Jemima to read an epic tale about the first chook in space. Hear all about Zelda's Big Adventure, ...

ABC's 7.30 host Leigh Sales takes to the Story Time couch with Play School's Jemima to read an epic tale about the first chook in space. Hear all about Zelda's Big Adventure, by Marie Alafaci and illustrated by Shane McG.

Join the 2017 Gold Logie winner Samuel Johnson and Play School's Humpty Dumpty as they read the heartwarming tale of 'Snail and Turtle Rainy Days' by Stephen Michael King.

Join the 2017 Gold Logie winner Samuel Johnson and Play School's Humpty Dumpty as they read the heartwarming tale of 'Snail and Turtle Rainy Days' by Stephen Michael King.

Snuggle up with Emma Wiggle on the Story Time couch as she reads the quacking classic picture book Ducks Away! by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek alongside Play School's Little Ted.

Snuggle up with Emma Wiggle on the Story Time couch as she reads the quacking classic picture book Ducks Away! by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek alongside Play School's Little Ted.

Phillip and Joe form an uneasy duo on a mission to locate a missing alien, but in the process Phillip discovers something just as unlikely.

Phillip and Joe form an uneasy duo on a mission to locate a missing alien, but in the process Phillip discovers something just as unlikely.

With Vicki back in town, Lockie has to work hard to prove he's a good friend to Mel.

With Vicki back in town, Lockie has to work hard to prove he's a good friend to Mel.

Much, much more than a musical. The adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous novel, accounting the life of an orphan who runs away from the orphanage.

Much, much more than a musical. The adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous novel, accounting the life of an orphan who runs away from the orphanage.

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. In an exciting game of opposites, Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave discover that opposite means most ...

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. In an exciting game of opposites, Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave discover that opposite means most different.

Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Strictly Speaking
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Strictly Speaking

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  November 3, 2010
A creative writing student from Sydney with a love of vampires, a mother and public servant from WA, and a blind social worker from Armidale with an inspiring story take to ...

A creative writing student from Sydney with a love of vampires, a mother and public servant from WA, and a blind social worker from Armidale with an inspiring story take to the Strictly Speaking stage.

Each summer, a crowd of Ernest Hemingway doubles meets in Key West, Florida, to choose the one with the most authentic Hemingway persona. One day in 1924, the real Ernest ...

Each summer, a crowd of Ernest Hemingway doubles meets in Key West, Florida, to choose the one with the most authentic Hemingway persona. One day in 1924, the real Ernest Hemingway also wanted to be someone else when he saw a wounded man lying in the street. He became consumed with the feeling that he was that man. Having tapped into such empathy, he was able to develop his writing.

Animalia
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Animalia: Hello, We Must Be Going

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  September 23, 2011
Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library they're led to a parallel ...

Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library they're led to a parallel dimension, a sophisticated world called ANIMALIA.

Horrible Histories
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Horrible Histories

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  ABC ME  |  September 4, 2011
From the woeful World Wars, the miserable Middle Ages and the savage Stone Age to cutthroat Celts, groovy Greeks, rotten Romans, vile Vikings and awful Egyptians, history has ...

From the woeful World Wars, the miserable Middle Ages and the savage Stone Age to cutthroat Celts, groovy Greeks, rotten Romans, vile Vikings and awful Egyptians, history has never been so naughty.

Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a ...

Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a documentary project with a real difference rolling out on ABC TV, Online and Radio throughout March.

Horrible Histories
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Horrible Histories

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  October 1, 2011
Shortly after Mr Collins proposes to her, Elizabeth Bennet is shocked to discover that he has offered his hand to her best friend, Charlotte Lucas, and been accepted.

Shortly after Mr Collins proposes to her, Elizabeth Bennet is shocked to discover that he has offered his hand to her best friend, Charlotte Lucas, and been accepted.

Arrows Of Desire
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Arrows Of Desire

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  ABC  |  August 24, 2010
Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Advertisement for the ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Advertisement for the Waldorf-Astoria by Langston Hughes, Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Cavendish, The Arrival of the Bee Box by Syliva Plath.

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. In this special, Jennifer and her guests explore the macabre world of true life crime novels. Before the judge's hammer has even declared a suspect guilty or innocent, the books are on the shelves.

Horrible Histories
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Horrible Histories

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  October 15, 2011
A confused World War I soldier spends his first day in the trenches, William Wallace launches his music career as a rock rebel, Lady Jane Grey wins a frankly terrible ...

A confused World War I soldier spends his first day in the trenches, William Wallace launches his music career as a rock rebel, Lady Jane Grey wins a frankly terrible competition, and the Welsh women of Fishguard defeat a French invasion without even trying.

Horrible Histories
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Horrible Histories

Season 3  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  October 8, 2011
Based on the bestselling books by Terry Deary, this series takes a comic look at some of the most fascinating events and characters from history. Funny, entertaining and ...

Based on the bestselling books by Terry Deary, this series takes a comic look at some of the most fascinating events and characters from history. Funny, entertaining and ultimately memorable.

Writers On Writing
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Writers On Writing: Work In Progress

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC  |  November 28, 2013
Creative writing for the stage and music composition are explored in this series. Join the many well-known and newer scribes such as Nick Enright, Thomas Keneally and Fay ...

Creative writing for the stage and music composition are explored in this series. Join the many well-known and newer scribes such as Nick Enright, Thomas Keneally and Fay Weldon sharing their wisdom and experiences.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Aladdin is a poor boy who ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Aladdin is a poor boy who finds a genie in a magic lamp. What will he wish for?

Lockie Leonard
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Lockie Leonard: Match of the Day

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC  |  May 16, 2014
After five weeks in Angelus, Lockie is still an outsider - how could this happen? Desperate to be one of the gang, Lockie takes up football.

After five weeks in Angelus, Lockie is still an outsider - how could this happen? Desperate to be one of the gang, Lockie takes up football.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, The Great Sandy Desert animals nervously hide from the dingo but what will happen when those animals come face to face with dingo?

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. With the bold red, black and yellow colours of the Aboriginal Flag, Grandpa Honeyant is also Yamba the Honeyant's Grandpa from the preschool series Yamba's Playtime. Today, When will the big rain come? Old Stephen has predicted it but everyoneand everything else is waiting.

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre ...

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre of a bustling big city.

A child genius turned undercover agent. His disguise: bookshop owner. The mission: solve a vengeful ex-teacher's deadly spelling and vocabulary challenges. This is Bertram ...

A child genius turned undercover agent. His disguise: bookshop owner. The mission: solve a vengeful ex-teacher's deadly spelling and vocabulary challenges. This is Bertram Poppingstock: Problem Solver.

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre ...

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre of a bustling big city.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

A child genius turned undercover agent. His disguise: bookshop owner. The mission: solve a vengeful ex-teacher's deadly spelling and vocabulary challenges. This is Bertram ...

A child genius turned undercover agent. His disguise: bookshop owner. The mission: solve a vengeful ex-teacher's deadly spelling and vocabulary challenges. This is Bertram Poppingstock: Problem Solver.

The tale of why meerkat is always on the lookout.

The tale of why meerkat is always on the lookout.

Set in the crook of a forest, Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song, where Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play and grow together.

Set in the crook of a forest, Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song, where Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play and grow together.

Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play. He is joined by canadian rock band Simple Plan's very own guitar player, Jeff Stinco who reads him My ...

Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play. He is joined by canadian rock band Simple Plan's very own guitar player, Jeff Stinco who reads him My Think-a-Ma-Jink.

Capture the spirit of Christmas with his delightful animated classic. Based on one of the most beloved holiday tales of all time and featuring the voices of some of today's ...

Capture the spirit of Christmas with his delightful animated classic. Based on one of the most beloved holiday tales of all time and featuring the voices of some of today's brightest stars, this enchanting, heartwarming film is a very merry treat the whole family can enjoy. "Bah humbug" says Ebenezer Scrooge, the grumpy miser who would rather count his money than celebrate Christmas. But as Yuletide cheer spreads through all of London and two friendly mice try to change Scrooge's ill-tempered ways, Scrooge receives three unexpected visitors, the ghost of Christmas past, present, and future, who take him on a wild and wonderful journey and help him discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play. He is joined by Canadian actor, writer and comedian of a thousand faces, Cathy Jones who reads him The Busy ...

Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play. He is joined by Canadian actor, writer and comedian of a thousand faces, Cathy Jones who reads him The Busy Beaver.

Letters and Numbers
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Letters and Numbers

Season 2  |  Episode 87  |  SBS  |  September 27, 2016
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

Letters and Numbers
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Letters and Numbers

Season 2  |  Episode 85  |  SBS  |  September 23, 2016
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

It is 1912 when Pollyanna Whittier arrives in the town of Harrington where, since being orphaned by the death of her missionary father and mother, she is to live with her ...

It is 1912 when Pollyanna Whittier arrives in the town of Harrington where, since being orphaned by the death of her missionary father and mother, she is to live with her aunt, Polly Harrington, the social and economic arbiter of the community. Met at the train station by aunt Polly's first maid, Nancy Furman, the 12-year-old girl's arrival is duly noted by the local gossip, Amelia Tarbell and her husband, Ben, and by 10-year-old, Jimmy Bean, who lives at the orphanage. Arriving on the same train with Pollyanna is Dr Edmond Chilton, successful Baltimore surgeon and one-time fiance of Polly Harrington, who is returning home for the first time in five years.

Letters and Numbers
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Letters and Numbers

Season 3  |  Episode 24  |  SBS  |  November 17, 2016
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

Letters and Numbers
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Letters and Numbers

Season 3  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  October 18, 2016
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

The socially conscious Mrs Bennet, with the begrudging help of her husband, sets out to find suitable, and suitably rich, husbands for her five daughters. The already ...

The socially conscious Mrs Bennet, with the begrudging help of her husband, sets out to find suitable, and suitably rich, husbands for her five daughters. The already difficult project becomes even more complicated when Mrs Bennet's strongest-willed daughter, Elizabeth, decides to pursue rich and handsome, but cynical and boorish, Mr Darcy.

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre ...

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre of a bustling big city.

Set in the crook of a forest, Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song, where Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play and grow together.

Set in the crook of a forest, Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song, where Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play and grow together.

Horrible Histories
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Horrible Histories: It's A Wicked World

Season 6  |  Episode 14  |  ABC ME  |  November 11, 2015
In this episode we whizz around the world to visit the ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and witness a dance off during a naval battle!

In this episode we whizz around the world to visit the ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and witness a dance off during a naval battle!

Letters and Numbers
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Letters and Numbers

Season 2  |  Episode 98  |  SBS  |  October 12, 2016
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play, he is joined by the Canadian singer and songwriter Jacob Hoggard who reads him Toads on Toast by Linda ...

Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play, he is joined by the Canadian singer and songwriter Jacob Hoggard who reads him Toads on Toast by Linda Bailey and Colin Jack.

Alone at home the day turns disastrous for Taylor, Hector and Layla when Layla is dumped by her latest heart-throb.

Alone at home the day turns disastrous for Taylor, Hector and Layla when Layla is dumped by her latest heart-throb.

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre ...

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre of a bustling big city.

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre ...

It's magic in the city with Pearlie the park fairy! Pearlie is an animated comedy series about a fashionable young urban fairy in charge of Jubilee Park, a park in the centre of a bustling big city.

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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