Rosa Parks tells the story of her life. She shows how her refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Alabama in 1955 changed the rules and led towards equality and justice for everyone, whatever the colour of their skin.
A show for young people in our community whose voices, stories and perspectives aren't often seen or heard. We hear from kids with same-sex parents, refugees, young people who experience a disability, and more.
We go on a journey of personal discovery as a diverse range of nine compelling adults reflect on themselves as children, sharing the 'spark' moments and epiphanies that changed their lives - and motivated rewarding careers.
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.
Dot is an inquisitive, exuberant, tech-savvy eight-year-old girl who embarks on hilarious adventures and conquers each new challenge the same way any eight-year-old would - by messing up a lot and laughing even more.
Grandpa drives everyone mad listening to marching music on his radio the whole time, very loud. When the batteries die, the family try and find other ways for Grandpa to listen to his music without disturbing them all.
LBB has overheard her parents talking about moving house. LBB doesn't want to move, she loves living where she does. With Pink Bear, she comes to realise that anywhere can be a home as long as you are with loved ones.
Ace Day Jobs is a fun series of five minute video episodes of Australians with innovative careers. It's about people who really love their work and how they got into it, often with a few twists and turns on the way.
Glenda Scrase is the Principal at St. Francis Primary School in Hughenden, Queensland. Glenda is young, she wears bright dresses and designer shoes and her top priority is making the school a happy place.
An incredible voyage down the Blue and White Niles from their sources in Ethiopia and Uganda to the Mediterranean Sea. Along its course the Nile supports millions of people, plants and animals. The river travels through nine countries, over gorges, wetlands and across some of the harshest deserts on the planet.
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.
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?
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.
In the unlit rooms of the bullet-pocked Kabul Secondary School of Fine Arts, music students persist with broken instruments, no books, no syllabus and no specialist teachers. After 30 years of conflict and a loss of musical rights during the Taliban regime, the musical culture of Afghanistan has been devastated. Despite all the rebuilding in the country, little has been done for music. In the midst of this despair, Melbourne-based Afghan musicologist Dr Ahmad Sarmast returns to Kabul determined to create the first National Music Institute of Afghanistan.
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.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is a writer, broadcaster and filmmaker whose groundbreaking work has changed Australian attitudes and influenced social policy. Peter Thompson talks to Anne Deveson about her early days in Australia as a war refugee, her adult years in post-war Europe and the relationship that persuaded her to make a life down under.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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?
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guests are Deborah and Cedric Lee. Earlier this year the Lees were awarded the Order of Australia, not for their achievements in business or sport, but for fostering children. The 'blonde surfie chick' and the heir to the 'Bing Lee' electrical appliance fortune met more than three decades ago when Deborah managed to haggle Cedric down to a good price for a stereo system.
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.
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.