At a tournament, the Mustangs are thrashed by the Wildcats in the first round. Do they need a new captain to pull the team together? And can Anusha handle being second banana to Bella and her new found confidence?
Derek's mysterious behaviour leads his brothers to surmise he has a girlfriend and are shocked to discover he's actually in a choir. Much to Derek's chagrin, Bentley, Paige and Emmett hone in on his choir life.
After being banned from the science fair, Emmett recruits Nate to enter a stink bomb disguised as a project. Derek is so confident he'll win, he asks his siblings to coach him in the art of acting humbly surprised.
It used be that everyone knew what it meant to be a man. A man was rugged and reliable and got the job done. But then came the worst recession in 80 years. So what happens now that the job is gone? The End Of Men is a compelling new documentary that takes a profound look at how men are coping with the evolving role of masculinity in today's world, where the old rules no longer apply.
As the federal government announces its plan to develop a new national cultural policy, setting the agenda for the next 10 years, Virginia Trioli gathers a group of artists, arts administrators, arts educators and cultural theorists to put forward some ideas.
This documentary is an account of the love story between Prince William and the girl who may one day become his queen, Kate Middleton. Unveiling William and Kate's intriguing royal courtship and discovering the real Kate with captivating insight, this exclusive program reveals where it all began.
When a cross-section of British seven-year-olds were interviewed for 7 Up in 1964, it was evident that their social backgrounds influenced their attitudes towards life. While the upper class children were self-assured, those from middle and working class backgrounds were resigned to a life of hard work. This premise was put to the test every seven years when the same group were interviewed about the state of their lives.
Every year, the Australian Government issues 6,000 visas to refugees from war torn lands. Since the Second World War, 675,000 refugees have been accepted by Australia and a million Australians today are descended from these arrivals. Destination Australia explores what it is like to be a refugee, to leave your country of birth, family and friends, usually under duress, and make a new home in Australia.
Seven high-flyers - a musical prodigy, a quantum physicist, an artist, a dramatist, an RAF fighter pilot, a chess grandmaster and a Wall Street trader - are put through a series of tests to discover who is the most intelligent.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is Wendy Whiteley. Together with her husband Brett, Whiteley was at the centre of the international arts world in the swinging sixties. They lived for a time at New York's Chelsea Hotel where their neighbours were Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Arthur Miller. But along with the success and the bohemian glamour came the eventual heroin addiction and the painful affairs that led to their marriage falling apart. Although they were divorced three years before Brett died, Whiteley has control of his estate and has set up the Brett Whiteley Studio as an art gallery and museum to honour his work.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats to one of Australia's most loved comic actors, Garry McDonald. For part of the interview, McDonald is relaxing on his sofa, crocheting a bamboo and cotton shawl for his wife Diane Craig. It's an amusingly different side to the performer best known for his nervy characters Norman Gunston, and Arthur Beare in the series Mother and Son. But then, that's what Talking Heads is known for, showing what makes notable Australians tick.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Gabi Hollows, founding Director and the public face of The Fred Hollows Foundation. Gabi fell in love with an extraordinary eye surgeon, Fred Hollows, when he was more than twice her age. His dream was to give the gift of sight to the poorest of the poor. Since Fred's death from cancer, Gabi has talked a lot of people out of a lot of money, turning his vision into reality.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is an artist who kicked off his career by designing and hand-painting boxer shorts. Mitch Dowd was struggling to find the money to fund an exhibition of his art when he came up with this inventive idea. But such was the demand for his undies and sleepwear that he ended up running a very successful business.
Owning your own property seems to be part of the Australian DNA. But with rental prices across the nation increasing, generation Y's approach to housing is changing. Y Dwell presents three very different approaches.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson has an intimate chat with one of Australia's best known fashion designers, Collette Dinnigan. While talking to Peter about her early influences, career choices, highlights and future aspirations, Collette reveals that a significant error underpins her worldwide success.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by one of Australia's finest country musicians - Troy Cassar-Daley. Born in Sydney to a Maltese-Australian father and an Aboriginal mother, Cassar-Daley spent most of his childhood growing up in Grafton on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. It's these twin themes of family and country that provide the inspiration for his music.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by journalist Adam Shand who, despite never having written about crime, promised his media bosses he'd crack the story of Melbourne's gangland murders.
Peter Thompson talks to dancer Shay Stafford, who has just returned to live in Australia with her family after 12 years dancing as a Paris showgirl at the Moulin Rouge and the Lido de Paris on the Champs-Elysees.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with one of Australia's most prominent silks, Julian Burnside QC. Today Julian is a millionaire philanthropist who can command almost $9000 a day to appear in court, but depending on the cause, often charges nothing.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson's guest is Fiona McIntosh, an author who has become something of a superstar in the fantasy fiction world. McIntosh only started writing a decade ago. She was 39 years old and having a mid-life crisis, when one day at the dentist she noticed an ad for a summer writing course in Hobart. Leaving her husband and twin boys at home, McIntosh headed to the Apple Isle, armed with a loose idea for a fantasy book.
A rapidly expanding courier business is growing faster than its staff can handle and stress levels are rising. Founder Mark Thalmann is a real success story, but is anxious that his business and staff survive the pressure. Dr Niki Ellis has some probing questions and stern advice for him and his staff, but will they take it on board? There are some difficult decisions to make and delegation issues to sort before the company can resolve its troubles.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by one of musical theatre's biggest stars, Caroline O'Connor. Whether it's playing Judy Garland, Edith Piaf, Velma Kelly in Chicago or Nini-Legs in the Air in Moulin Rouge, O'Connor has been wowing audiences worldwide for years with her stage and screen performances.
Over the next few weeks In Conversation with Virginia Trioli features three revealing in-depth interviews with some major icons of the arts - actor, Sir Ian McKellen; singer, Marianne Faithfull; and visual artists, Gilbert and George. Tonight is the turn of Sir Ian McKellen and the veteran actor reveals to Trioli the roles closest to his heart and the important turning points in his life and career.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is singer, songwriter Leo Sayer. A shy, dyslexic child, Sayer had always dreamed of becoming a painter and even went to art school in Britain where he was taught briefly by David Hockney. But by the time he was 22, he had thrown it all away to pursue a career in music. And things happened fast. Suddenly the boy from Shoreham-by-Sea in County Sussex was an international pop phenomenon.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson talks to the founder of Crikey.com.au - Aussie stirrer - Stephen Mayne. Mayne shook up the media, politics and business when he set up Crikey.com and promised to reveal stories that others wouldn't. His mix of fact, rumour and suspicion came from powerful insiders themselves, often writing anonymously.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with footy and fishing afficionado Rex Hunt. A former policeman and Victorian Football League (VFL) player, these days he is a highly successful businessman, passionate environmentalist and media personality.
On the morning of January 8, 1902, a southbound commuter train travelling through a smoky, congested tunnel in New York City's Grand Central Depot slammed into the rear of another train, instantly killing seventeen people and injuring thirty-eight. The tragedy in New York that day, coupled with a self-taught engineer's innovative response to the crisis that ensued, ultimately gave birth to one of America's greatest architectural and technological monuments: Grand Central Terminal.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Geraldine Cox AM, the President, Director and 'Big Mum' of the Sunrise Village Orphanages in Cambodia. Geraldine's life reads like a thick airport paperback - war zones, exotic locations, diplomatic cocktail parties, lots of men, love, prostitutes and sex, a bloody coup, adoption (multiple efforts), teenage rebellion, hedonism and selflessness, meetings with kings, generals and prime ministers. She could be described as part sinner, part saint. She's done it all and tells it with an extraordinary frankness.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson talks to Australia's new king of swing, David Campbell. After discovering his dad was Jimmy Barnes, Campbell grew up in the spotlight and experienced a difficult journey to find himself and his groove. But with his infectious energy he is now one of the hottest entertainers in Australia and has brought a new energy to classic songs of the '50 and '60s.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by John and Ros Moriarty, the husband and wife team behind the brilliantly coloured artwork on Qantas jumbos. Their company, Balrinji Design Studio, has grown from a kitchen table operation in 1983 to now being Australia's leading Indigenous art consultancy working across Australia, Japan, Europe and the USA.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson talks to the actor who's probably best-known for his role as that 70s chick magnet Alvin Purple. In a career spanning almost four decades, Graeme Blundell has done so much more. He's directed over 100 plays, acted in about the same number and appeared in more than 40 films and hundreds of hours of TV.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with 'Mr Clean-Up Australia' Ian Kiernan. As a young chap, Ian Kiernan threw rubbish out of cars and off the back of his boat. As he tells Talking Heads, he had no great desire to save the environment. The tremendous success of Clean-Up Australia Day and Clean-Up the World Day came much later.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is a politician who's actually too embarrassed to take up his entitlement to fly business class. Nick Xenophon, the Independent Senator from Adelaide, routinely swaps his seat with another passenger and sits at the back of the plane. He's a shy man with a powerful urge to help people - victims, the disadvantaged and those without a voice.
Stress buster and occupational health expert Dr Niki Ellis is called to four Australian businesses whose staff are suffering undue job stress. The straight-talking Dr Ellis visits the Queensland RSPCA - an independent charity that operates with almost no government support and deals with an increasing number of strays and abandoned animals. The staff are suffering compassion fatigue. Committed animal lovers and carers, they are at breaking point with the enormous number of painful decisions they make every day to put down animals they cannot house or find homes for.
An intimate portrait of the struggles and triumphs of three refugee children, Filimon, Martin and Mujtaba, as they prepare to leave the safety of an intensive English language primary school and take their first tentative steps into mainstream Australian society.
It's a big day for guitar prodigy Callum as he records his very first music video. Kenzie is about to step up and perform with the Queensland Ballet. Young scientist Finn has an important message for the prime minister.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson talks to renowned actor John Wood. Wood's been described as having the mind of an artist and the body of a labourer. He is excellent at playing the laconic Aussie, but is the sort of bloke who reads Shakespeare and Chaucer to relax.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Michael Gudinski, the man behind Australian rock! Gudinski has nurtured several generations of performers, including Jimmy Barnes, Renee Geyer, Split Enz, Paul Kelly and Kylie Minogue
Peter Thompson's guest is one of Australia's most successful journalists. For many years the face of Channel Nine, Ray Martin has travelled the world, covered the big stories and interviewed the rich and famous. He's won five gold Logies, sparked a couple of Royal Commissions, and has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson has an intimate chat with Ita Buttrose. One of the most powerful and respected women in the Australian media, Ita has sat at the helm of some of Australia's biggest and best-known magazines and newspapers. Twice voted Australia's Most Admired Woman in McNair Anderson Gallup Polls, she has even inspired a Cold Chisel rock song.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Ken Done. Who knows what percentage of the population has owned one of his Sydney Harbour tea towels? Obsessed by colour from a young age, seeing a Matisse exhibition in his early 20s changed Done's life.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is Morris Gleitzman - arguably Australia's funniest and best-loved children's author. On his path to becoming a writer, Gleitzman tried his hand at all sorts of jobs. He had stints as a paperboy, a department store Santa Claus, a frozen chicken defroster, an assistant to a fashion designer and a rolling-stock unhooker in a sugar mill.
"You can't ever value too highly hugs and kisses." Could this be Angry Anderson speaking - the wild front man for Rose Tattoo? As Anderson tells Peter Thompson on Talking Heads, he has opened his life to affection and cuddles, attempting to overcome a childhood you wouldn't wish on anyone. "There's a stage of enlightenment in a man's life and it comes - it usually comes hand in hand with age where you just think, I'm just going to tell the truth, nothing more to lose," he says.
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.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection. (ACAMUM080, ACAMUM084, ACAMUM088, VCAMUR020, VCAMUR024, VCAMUR028, VCAMUR032)
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.