Join Luke and Zindzi as they make use of the laundry basket laboratory, make a roly poly ball wall painting and test some balloon rockets. Plus, look through the windows as some children play with bubbles.
In September 2011, eight months after Australia's most devastating floods, the people of Brisbane came together for a performance by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) conducted by Asher Fisch, accompanied by the Brisbane Chorale and Canticum Chamber Choir directed by Emily Cox.
Join Leah and Luke as they make some rice paper rolls, create a family of Matryoshka dolls, build a cubby, find out what it's like living in a house and see how a family prepare sushi rolls together through the windows.
This week, Peter Thompson's guest on Talking Heads is one of Australia's leading cultural commentators - Leo Schofield. How did the son of a publican from the far west of NSW come to be a cultural arbiter?
Two years since Cuba announced the most sweeping and radical economic reforms the country has seen in decades, Simon Reeve heads to the Caribbean island to look at how economic liberalisation is taking hold of communist Cuba.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by the doyenne of the Sydney and Melbourne singles scene, founder of Australia's oldest introduction agency - Yvonne Allen.
In 1976 Allen gave up a promising career in psychology to start what was considered a pretty unsavoury business. But her determination and professional approach would pay off.
Adrian Edmondson visits West Burton in North Yorkshire, where Clare Gardiner is planning to open a shop at the side of her home, and heads to nearby Leyburn to find out about the role Young Farmers' Clubs have played in the Dales since they began in 1921. The actor also sees how the summer is progressing for Carleton-based goat farmer Stephen Akrigg as he tries to secure orders for his new smoked cheese.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats to charismatic lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson QC. Robertson has had a glittering career in international human rights law and as a television host. Yet, in a remarkably candid interview he reveals that he would rather have been a historian.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with former Labor politician Tom Uren. Uren was a sensitive new age guy before there was such a thing. He is also a romantic and man of passion. He has been a boxer, a prisoner of war under the Japanese during WWII, and was a federal minister during the Whitlam and Hawke Governments.
In the season finale, Adrian Edmondson returns to Swaledale, North Yorkshire, where the Owens are looking forward to youngest son Miles' first day at school and preparing for a night away from Ravenseat Farm to make a guest appearance at a photography exhibition in Reeth.
Danny sacks Bella from the Mustangs after she messes up on the pitch. And to make matters worse, her dad says he's coming to watch her next game. How is she going to hide the fact that she's no longer even on the team?
The girls have teamed up to enter a national young inventors competition. Lily and Martha fall out when Lily leaves the team to join Matt's team, and Martha replaces Lily with super-geek Roxanne Bunce.
Lily, Martha and Jas are friends navigating through their socially 'so awkward' teens. Lily now has a new boyfriend called Rob, Martha is still an uber-competitive high-achiever and Jas, an irrepressible, chaotic tomboy.
Meet pianist Anwen, who is living her dream at the world's most prestigious music school; professional artist Aelita, who is preparing for an upcoming show; and the intellectually gifted Finn, who's designing his very own rocket.
It's what everyone's been working for - the final competition for a wildcard into the World Championship Tour. Bec and Edge move out to focus on winning, while heath confronts the reality of his exam results.
Adrian Edmondson visits Kirkby Malham to meet members of the Wildman family, who have a rich farming heritage in the area. Father Chris is a fifth-generation butcher who plans to build his own charcuterie on the farm.
Get insights into Ty’s trip back to Japan and how he rediscovers his grandparents' neighbourhood. Eleena mourns a devastating loss. Hudson joyously welcomes a furry member into the family, and Isabel gets into student representative council. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with a guest who has an absolutely captivating lightness of spirit, Jan Ruff O'Herne. She was just 21 years old when taken prisoner in Java in 1942 and forced into a Japanese military brothel. It was an experience she kept hidden for 50 years until launching into a journey of truth and healing late in life.
The Yellow Tail wine has just been ranked Australia's most powerful wine brand in the world. But the story of the family that created it - a family that has come from nowhere to become Australia's wealthiest winemakers with assets close to four hundred million dollars - has been clouded by gossip and innuendo about their home town.
Richard Roxburgh is a surprisingly candid guest on this week's Talking Heads. He's known for pushing himself hard as an actor and director, for his control and perfectionism. He's even been called a Rottweiler for the extent to which he sinks his teeth into a role.
In this final episode of Inspiring Teachers we meet Miss Tina Valassis and her alter ego, Miss Science. Both Miss Valassis and Miss Science love science as though it were a religion. Miss Science is more than a science-teaching activist. In this neck of the woods she's a rock star. In her lab Tina instils in her students not only a love of science but offers valuable life skills as well. For her students, many of whom have learning difficulties, her lab becomes their haven and a place where they can truly shine.
In tonight's episode, Judithe and Rudi's precious time together draws to a close. We learn how Alice's date with Rob goes; Ange and Annie hit a bumpy patch in their relationship, will they have a future together? We meet Suzanne who joins the club after being single for eight years.
Farmer Alex Wilkes takes her small herd of dairy cows to compete at the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, and Adrian Edmondson meets Tom Orde-Powlett, who is the heir to the historic Bolton Castle in Wensleydale. Plus, 16-year-old Phillip Mellin tries to shear sheep for the first time.
Bentley's club, The Sophisticates, is embroiled in a turf war with a rival club, The Aficionados, over ownership of the best library spot. To solve their problem Bentley hosts a quip off which quickly devolves into chaos.
At the Swan Care ageing facility, stress levels are high among staff, struggling to deliver quality care to elderly and frail residents. The work is hard mentally and physically and demands commitment from staff who seek to cover the round-the-clock roster of care. Many of the ageing staff are fatigued from covering the absenteeism and mistakes of younger staff members who appear to lack the commitment and attitude required for such a workplace. Can Dr Niki Ellis restore some workplace quality for the stressed carers so the residents can also enjoy quality of life in their final years?
Guitar virtuoso Callum is recording his debut single, abstract artist Aelita is determined not to have her creativity constrained, while budding scientist Finn learns an important lesson in resilience.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson talks to distinguished veterans of the Australian stage and screen, husband and wife Terry Norris and Julia Blake. They have even appeared together as 'husband and wife' on screen, in the acclaimed Paul Cox film Innocence. On Talking Heads they recall their parallel careers with a lot of laughs, a few tears and plenty of ribbing.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson's guest is Guy Cooper, the recently-retired director of Sydney's Taronga Park Zoo. Ask Cooper about his highlights while at Taronga and he'll tell you about the first Asian elephant calf born in Australia, return of animals like the Corroboree frog to the wild and research work being undertaken on the Tasmanian Devil and the Great Southern Oceans. Under his stewardship the Zoo has undergone a major transformation. There's been a massive injection of funds and cages have been replaced by habitats. Breeding programs for endangered species are now a priority, and research and education programs have been stepped up.
A look into the journey Meghan Markle has taken to become a royal bride-to-be. Starting from her engagement to Harry to her first public engagements, royal watchers give their opinion on the impact Meghan is having on the royal family.
Aboriginal opera star Deborah Cheetham was on her way to study commerce when music teacher Jennifer King hauled her into the music room. Black but raised white, a member of the stolen generation, Deborah has often felt like the damaged embodiment of Australian issues. After high school, Deborah's sexuality and her need to find the truth about her Aboriginal family rocked the foundations of her world, but in every crisis Jennifer remained the one constant figure who gave her unconditional love.
A 'how to' guide for girls about how to create change in areas of unfairness and discrimination in their lives, and in the lives of others. With help from young female activists championing a variety of issues.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is R&B singer Deni Hines. Hines grew up in the music industry sitting on the side of the stage while her mother, Marcia, performed around Australia. But she had no intention of becoming an entertainer. She wanted to be a forensic pathologist...that is, until she fell into a modelling contract and left school at 17.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson talks to the man who brought us the 'Grim Reaper' - advertising guru Siimon Reynolds. Reynolds achieved great success at a very young age. He has made millions and bagged just about every advertising award going, but despite all the accolades he now devotes much of his time to the pursuit of inner peace.
This week's guest on Talking Heads is Kerry Armstrong. In this enlightening interview Armstrong reveals to Peter Thompson that after a career ranging from The Sullivans, Dynasty, films such as Lantana, two AFI awards and a Logie, she is rethinking the future of her acting career.
About 1 billion people around the world live with a disability – that’s roughly 15 per cent of our global population. Learn about and promote awareness of the challenges that people with disability face.
Celebrate and acknowledge International day of sign languages by viewing this collection with your class featuring video content about the lives of individuals who use sign language as well as schools that support them.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Bullying sucks whether it is online, at school or in a workplace, there is no space for it in our lives. Find more about bullying experiences and how to combat issues related to bullying in this playlist.
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.