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.
Uncle Ray finds a stray dog in the park. Everybody quickly becomes attached to it, but they soon realise that the dog must have a companion who is missing him somewhere. LBB makes it her mission to reunite them.
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.
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?
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.
LBB, Faye and Timmy have entered a dance competition but LBB seems to have lost all sense of rhythm. It couldn't have anything to do with her dissuading her grandparents from entering the competition too, could it?
All anybody can talk about is how cool scooters are. LBB starts to feel anything but cool as she only has a bike, until she remembers how much she loves her bike. So what does it matter what anybody else thinks about it?
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.
LBB and Faye are working together on a school project, but it turns out they have very different ideas on how to execute it. Will the two friends be able to overcome their differences and work together?
LBB is very excited that Faye is coming to spend the night and is determined to make this the best sleepover ever. She plans activities to keep the pair entertained all night long as she is worried Faye might get bored.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Ten-year-old ballerina Kenzie gets up at 6am every morning and dances for hours, and there's nothing that makes her happier. One of her dreams is about to come true as she gets ready to perform with the Queensland Ballet.
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?
The universal issue for all kids, as noted by Tegan and Paul, is making new friends. Paul in particular travelled a lot when he was younger, so gives his advice for approaching and finding things in common with your classmates.
And Tegan explains how comparing the way she looks to other people had a negative effect on her self-esteem. Tegan and Paul discuss positive to put such feelings into perspective and taking a healthier approach to body image.
When Crispo joins the school's most popular club and Fen joins the genius group, CJ is left without her pals. Realising it's more fun when they are together, she works to create a club that will reunite the group.
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.
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.