Ever done something without your parent or guardians permission? Ty signs up to a social media app without his mum's consent, Christian surprises himself with a science project with hopes it may bring him a windfall and Damon finds business profits much easier than his classroom maths. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
This week find out how Seb earns his own money and how he is very excited. Harley struggles near the bottom of the class in maths, his mum suggests to help. Eleena goes to Sydney for a modelling competition and Chelsea is upset with her friends. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
Welcome to Alice Springs, the lesbian metropolis of outback Australia, a place where black and white women mix and mingle. Satirical and funny, this revealing documentary asks the question: Is it hard to sustain love when racial and cultural differences seem insurmountable?
Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and sometimes been just plain fun.
This week's My Year 7 Life episode gets pretty interesting when Eleena's tactics to get to know a boy she likes pays off. However Wyatt gets detention over inappropriate behaviour and Rosie misses her old best friends from primary school. Ben on the other hand grapples with whether to go out with a girl. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
In this week's episode of My Year 7 Life, find out about Ben's lucrative revenue stream through footy umpiring and a side business at school dries up he wonders how he'll be able to afford to maintain his expensive wardrobe. Others talk about how money affects them and why they need some extra cash. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
When homeless wayfarer John Keegan, originally from Scotland, crossed paths with notorious Sydney street-dweller Carl "Mr" Mackie it was the start of a beautiful friendship. Tough, pitiless Carl took a liking to friendly John and showed him the ropes of life on the streets. For nearly a decade, Carl and John met daily to share conversation, company, and countless casks of wine.
When is it time to hang up your boxing gloves and call it a day? In the inspirational documentary Fighting Chance, a 42-year old Bosnian refugee will battle the odds in order to represent Australia and claim a World Boxing Championship title.
Welcome to The Agony of New Year's Eve in which we celebrate the most problematic night on the calendar. The hope is that it'll be the best night of the year, but there's every chance that it'll be the worst of your life.
There was this mystical thing, many years ago, called playtime. Children did it. They played with cardboard boxes that transported them to the jungle, fell out of trees and wore plaster casts for other kids to write their names on. Today the modern parent carts the kids from activity to activity with the co-ordinated skill of a cab driver. But this is no cheery cabbie. This is a helpless parent determined to do everything between school and bedtime to keep their kids from the TV and computer games. With every other parent doing everything available, you've got to keep up.
Lost In Wonderland is a humorous yet surprisingly moving documentary about one of New Zealand's great eccentrics, a flamboyant cross-dressing lawyer. Rob Moodie has fought all his life for difficult or alternative causes, taking on courts, corporations, and governments. This is a story about his life and times, his unusual take on masculinity, and an epic legal case on which he staked his reputation and career.
In his final journey to explore what our taste says about us, Perry lives amongst the upper classes of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire where he meets The Marquess of Bath and Longleat and bohemian Detmar Blow.
This week, Peter hosts his first dinner-party as a single man and one of his guests includes a lady of special interest; Mark goes on a date with high expectations; Ange experiments with love online and meets Annie; and Phoenix Lifestyle founder Judithe Beardon is about to be reunited with her first love, Rudi.
The weeks fly by and Wyatt knows he needs to get good marks in order to keep his parents happy and avoid additional tutoring on the weekend, however, his report card arrives this week and contains his fate; Leila is having trouble with another student which leads to a showdown to resolve the conflict; Christian enjoys having his grandparents around the house and the protection of his older brother as he runs into a bully; Norrisha goes fishing where she tracks a crocodile and expresses dreams of university. The kids talk about what the future might hold in their dream careers. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
Twenty-six young people, aged 11-21, from around Australia tell their stories about the day that changed their lives forever, and how the events of 24 hours can fundamentally change attitudes and aspirations.
As the school year draws to a close the kids are excited to have made it through and reflect on how they've changed. For the last time they share their advice, tips, worries, fears and highs and lows from their year 7 life. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
Biker tattooist Tony Cohen reckons he is more of a psychiatrist than a tattoo artist. For over 20 years he's seen the good, the bad, and the ugly walk through the doors of his infamous tattoo parlour, The Illustrated Man, near Sydney's Central Station. Tony began marking his son Brett's skin when he was just four. As soon as he was old enough, Brett learned to tattoo his dad and has been helping his dad run the business for the last 15 years.
Brad and Isabel toil hard for a good harvest, but a good harvest has its own price. Raspberries are a tough crop to produce and Brad and Isabel are investing everything to get a good harvest. They met on a large berry farm labouring for other growers, but now they're in pursuit of their own dream - their own organic raspberry farm.
In tonight's episode Alice and Rob's relationship takes off and, after several weeks they have decided to move in together. After meeting with a matchmaker, Peter decides to try speed dating; Mark arranges to meet an ex-girlfriend he hopes to win back; and Suzanne has fallen in love with Santo. Will he propose?
The inside story of the family dynamics behind Australia's most famous priest. Tim Costello has been called 'the conscience of a generation'. But like all prophets, the road to salvation has been strewn with temptation.
This week Hudson finds a thrilling new way to earn cash. Get insights into Isabel's tips on competing at the Australian Circus Championships. Tyler is super excited as he gets a coveted award. Christian attends a party where the romantic odds are in his favour. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
Twelve-year-old Madelaine runs an organic egg business, the most profitable enterprise on the family farm. Rob and Colita always wanted a Garden of Eden. When they bought 400 acres north of Melbourne, they knew it would be an idyllic place to bring up their three kids. For them, farming is about love and it's more important for the family to be together than it is to make a fortune.
In episode two, Morgan, Brody and Sarah are three generation Yers about to turn 21. They are about to be considered 'adults' the world over and they are all planning huge parties to celebrate. But are they ready to grow up? If fifty is the new forty, what is 21? By following Morgan, Brody and Sarah as they prepare for their big day, Y 21 takes us back-stage into the lives of three 20-year-olds on the cusp of adulthood - exploring the highs, lows, pressures and uncertainties associated with 'growing up'.
Kirk, Justin and Sarah have very recently moved out of home for the first time, into what they're calling The Dreamhouse. Relishing this new found freedom away from parents, they continue to spread their wings and taste a more independent way of living. With a day off work, Kirk becomes acquainted with the washing machine for the first time.
Three young adults with intellectual disabilities fly the nest and move into a new home for 10 weeks. Experiencing life away from parents and learning to live more independently is a dream for all of them. And if it works out, they'll be able to stay on and call The Dreamhouse home.
In a social experiment based on the studies of neuroscientists, this episode hosted by Ray Martin features father Peter and daughter Kayleigh who haven't seen each other in 18 years; Blythe, 21, who thinks her grandmother, Tina, favoured her sister and caused her deep insecurities; and siblings Taylor and Tynan, whose close relationship fell apart when their parents divorced.
In the final episode of My Year 12 Life the cast has left high school behind and have become young adults. They reveal what life is like post-year 12 and what effect their ATAR result has had on their future.
Why is it so hard to find a partner? What has changed in our society? What will be the effect of this phenomenon on Australian society in the future - on birth rates, living patterns, and mental health?
Dancer Kenzie faces her toughest audition yet at the world's most prestigious ballet competition. Guitarist Callum plays in a live rock band. Budding rocket scientist Finn finally sees his prototype come to life.
Writer and comedian Sharon Horgan is having a 'pre-midlife crisis, crisis'. She meets six women who have gone through a full-blown midlife crisis to find out how they coped and even transformed themselves. Can they make Sharon feel better about her middle age?
Ifrah Ahmed came to Ireland as an unaccompanied minor seeking asylum from war torn Somalia. She has already made an impact as a driving force behind a campaign to raise awareness of, and combat, female genital mutilation.
In a social experiment based on the studies of neuroscientists, this episode hosted by Ray Martin features country girl Shelley and her father Mick, who walked away from the family when Shelley was 10 years old; single mother Jenny - born and raised in a strict Chinese culture - who felt her son Carl, 19, was too young to move in with his girlfriend; and Eduardo, who now wants to reveal the truth about his sexuality to his former best friend, Haylee.
This program explores what happens when two estranged people come face-to-face - without conversation - to look each other in the eye. Hosted by Ray Martin, Australians from diverse backgrounds are genuinely looking to reconnect with someone in their life. This emotional and riveting series seeks to discover if eye contact alone can help bridge personal rifts, and reveals what happens when only eye contact is used as a form of communication between two people who are estranged. In this episode, former Sudanese child soldier Ayik tries to forgive his prison guard, Anyang; Sue and Gary, who were married for 33 years, divorced three years ago. Sue wants to look Gary in the eye to find out if he too feels that their love might be rekindled.
Barrie, 75, and his son Nigel, 51, haven't seen each other in over 40 years. After Barrie's marriage to Nigel's mother ended, he was so heartbroken he didn't reach out. He now wants a relationship with his son. Jac attempted to meet her biological father, Gerry, when she was a teenager, but he let her down. She finally met him when she was in her 30s, and although they connected instantly, they're yet to forge a strong relationship. Jac wants Gerry to meet her own kids and be truly present in her life. High school sweethearts Sam and Tina ended their relationship six years ago. Sam has never explained his decision to end their relationship or the truth about his sexuality as a bisexual man. Sam wants to put their friendship back on track.
Having survived their first day of high school the kids debrief about the litany of firsts they experienced and it seems making new friends looms large on everyone's agenda. Isabel feels like she is slowly finding her groove as her packed extra curricular schedule heats up; Hudson struggles with feeling like a loner; Chelsea is enamoured with the high school canteen and finds strength in positive affirmations; Seb gets asked out by two girls he doesn't know but soon finds love. The kids ponder early high school differences and their approaches to forging new friendships. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
This series steps inside the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM), for an intimate look at the milestones that unite us all. Tonight, Jared is head-over-heels in love with his pregnant bride-to-be, Renee. Are they ready for marriage and parenthood? Having been told she was adopted just days before her mum died, Pauline is searching for her birth mother.
As Keira's birthday approaches she goes shopping at a favourite place. As she stresses over an annoying classmate who picks on her, she worries no boy will ever like her. Ben practices his lines for the casting of the play at school. Others share their feelings about things that have made them upset. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
So you're thinking of winding down on the work front, but have you achieved everything you wanted to achieve in your career, what will be your legacy, and do you have regrets or is it important to regret nothing? The Aunts and Uncles lead you through this change of pace and, with sensitivity and humour, map out what an idyllic retirement might look like.
Judith Lucy doesn't have kids. Her desire to have them lasted about a nanosecond. But with motherhood intrinsic in so many women's lives, she's keen to get a taste of what it could be like, and takes charge of her very own baby - a plastic, African American robot child named Lucy Junior. Lucy Junior needs diligent care, but will Judith pass the test and be a good mum?
After frustrations with the Gold Program, Ben finds a more effective way of absorbing his English novels as he jockeys to move into mainstream classes; Isabel embarks on a new romance after a fun school camp but her ever-busy schedule soon causes friction; maths refuses to make sense to Chelsea which affects her friendship group - it'll take her grandma and a tutor to improve her outlook; Tyler continues to struggle with the psychological fallout from losing his house and new concerns over his mum's health. Romance and relationships are on the kid's minds. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
At 57, Elizabeth Burton still strips in Sydney's Kings Cross and affirms the three m's of her personal philosophy: meditation, mastication and masturbation. Her 23-year-old daughter Libity works in a shoe shop and tells people her mother is a cleaner.
This three-part documentary series sees five men from Tanna, a remote tribal island in Vanuatu, leave their island and visit the UK for the first time to experience the British way of life. For years anthropologists have travelled to the South Pacific to live with the local tribespeople and observe their traditional way of life. But in this series, traditional anthropology is turned on its head as the five tribesmen travel from their village to experience life in the UK.
The Hemmes family revolutionised the Australian fashion scene with the House of Merivale and Mr John. Their name has been synonomous with style and sophistication for more than 50 years. The women are the retiring types, Merivale and daughter Bettina eternally camera shy, leaving it to the men, John Hemmes and son Justin to be the showmen. They have risen to the challenge, often branded as peacocks and playboys, revelling in the fast, shiny and new and attracting more than their fair share of gossip and innuendo.
Mikey's MY:24 was meeting an aunt he never knew he had who took care of him when his parents had not been able to, and encouraged his love of skating. Faith overcame a nomadic childhood to discover a talent for song writing.
Ness is a third generation Russian and has spent most of her life denying her family's existence. When she receives a call from an aunt who disappeared 22 years ago, Ness is prompted to contact her family and put some of her ghosts to rest.
This week the Chopper Rescue team attend two emergencies. A bad accident on an outback cattle property tests everyone on Rescue 521 from Townsville. A man has fallen from a moving vehicle and is reported to have severe head and chest injuries. And on the Great Barrier Reef an English tourist with crushing chest pains gets a rapid response from the crew of Rescue 510.
How do new parents cope when their baby cannot settle down to sleep at night? What help is there for mothers who suffer from post-natal depression? How do families cope when one child exhibits aggressive behaviour? What assistance is available where one or both parents who are disabled or whose first language isn't English? How do some mothers cope with isolation and loneliness?
Every year at universities across Australia, a small handful of student politicians gear up for what they believe to be the most important week of the year - election week. But their job has never been harder, with gen Yers so cynical of politics and politicians, the student pollies have become pariahs and no one knows this more than David Wilkins, the incumbent president at the Adelaide University Union. From the dirty play of political rivals to the sluggish response and general apathy of most students, Electioneering goes straight to the heart and mind of yen Y, to find out what they really think about politics.
This week the Chopper Rescue team attend two emergencies. A bad accident on an outback cattle property tests everyone on Rescue 521 from Townsville. While on the Great Barrier Reef an English tourist suffers crushing chest pains.
He's black, from the poor side of Nowra, the youngest of 13 and a football genius; she's white, from comfortable Shoalhaven, her parents' only darling girl, keen on horses and singing country music. They were both 16 when Leona got pregnant. No one thought they'd last. But 32 year-old Andrew Walker, former rugby league and union star, and Leona his wife, business partner and ferocious advocate, have survived a rollercoaster relationship of 18 years.
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.