This is the private story of the unconventional family behind one of Australia's most famous faces. When Sally Butler met Ernie Dingo, it was the beginning of a unique bond that would bridge two very different cultures.
A fascinating series that looks at contemporary solutions to age-old parenting problems by exploring the work undertaken by Karitane; an innovative service that offers practical help to families overwhelmed by the challenges of raising young children. Parent Rescue mixes just the right amount of drama and humour to show a diverse group of families, from a mix of different cultures, who are all touched by Karitane's unique approach to supporting, nurturing and promoting family.
With year 6 in the rearview mirror and the first day of high school rapidly approaching, the kids are starting to get nervous, excited and scared. It's the last 10 days of holidays and they all want to make the most of their time off but they also want to make sure they've prepared enough. Their high school journey is about to begin as they prepare on their first day: How are they going to cope with having gone from the top of the food chain all the way to the bottom? Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
A group of 16 kids from around Australia face their final few weeks of primary school with heightened emotions as they prepare to leave their old lives behind. For some students, concerns begin to surface about what starting high school will mean for their friendships, while others make plans for different high school extensions and streams. Orientation day gives them their first taste of their new life before the boys and girls glam up for year 6 graduation. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
Emmett will do anything to get to a local hot dog eating contest, even if it means disobeying Paige and tunnelling through the basement wall to freedom. Adam and Bentley stumble upon a mysterious stash of chocolate covered raisins.
The second in an occasional series with Geraldine Doogue. This time, writer, broadcaster and musician Eddie Ayres is remarkably candid about his transgender identity and the power of music in his life.
Age Gap Love, follows couples from across the UK and the US who are determined to prove that mileage on the clock is no barrier to real romance - despite suffering judgement and backlash from friends and family.
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. Now, at the age of 56, the group are once more brought together to assess whether their lives have been ruled by circumstances or self-determination.
What does it mean to be Mormon? What values do they believe in? How do they party? More importantly, how do they look for love? Each year, a throng of over 1,000 single Mormons swarm to Duck, North Carolina, for a weekend of partying without booze and flirting without sex. This is the annual Mormon spring break: 'Mormons Gone Mild'. Young, Morman and Single follows four single Mormons looking for their eternal partner.
From a childhood touched by grief to his upcoming wedding as Prince Charming to the girl of his dreams, this is an insight into why and how Prince Harry has come to be held in such affection by so many people all over the world.
Each week, accomplished writer and television presenter Paul McDermott sits down with well-known celebrities to talk about their pet hates - things that really wind them up in everyday life - in the hope that Paul will banish them into the Room 101 vault forever. In the first episode, multi-talented performer, writer, presenter and comedian Julia Zemiro joins Paul McDermott.
This documentary features players from two of the world's best gay rugby teams; sentimental favourites, San Francisco Fog and feisty upstarts, Sydney Convicts, as they prepare to compete for the 2006 Bingham Cup, in New York City.
About Women lifts the lid on Australian women's lives, post-feminism. This landmark series is a reflection of our times as women of all ages, backgrounds and circumstances open up about what really matters to them. We meet them at a time of uncertainty for some, a turning point for others and for a lucky few, a time of accomplishment and happiness. Starting with menstruation and the painful uncertainties of youth, moving through the 'productive' years of career and/or parenting, to the postmenopausal twilight years without a rocking chair in sight, About Women makes a powerful contribution to our understanding of what it is to be female in 21st century Australia.
Dinner parties can be minefields for adults. But what would happen if all the dinner party guests were aged around 11 years old? All is revealed when a group of 11 year olds have a dinner party and discuss everything from family to politics in this thought-provoking insight into what's important to today's young people.
In a social experiment based on the study of neuroscientists, this episode hosted by Ray Martin features Daley and his father Steven, who have drifted apart over the years; sisters Meagan and Rebecca who had a falling out on a cruise and haven't spoken since; and old school friends Zach and Lauren, who disappeared from each other's lives.
It's nearly the end of Term 1 at Bradfield College. It's also the end for Lisa and Ryan, the class lovebirds, who break up; and also for the class's much-loved English teacher, Matt Anderson, who quits.
When a cross-section of seven year olds were interviewed for 7 Up in 1964, it was immediately evident that their social backgrounds influenced their attitudes towards life. Now, at the age of 56, the group are once more brought together and, with the benefit of hindsight, assess whether their lives have been ruled by circumstances or self-determination.
The Brasilian crash course continues as Sam travels to Sao Paolo and Salvador. In Brasil's largest city Sao Paolo, he spends a day high flying with local model-turned business mogul millionaire Cozete Gomes, whose preferred mode of transport is private helicopter.
In the final episode, after 32 years on the road, Fred Brophy takes his last tour to the Birdsville Races deep into the Queensland desert, where his boxers face their final challenge. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
On Saturday 29th March 2014, same-sex marriage became legal in England and Wales and to mark this historic milestone, you get a front row seat at one of the first gay weddings to take place. But this was to be an extraordinary ceremony in more ways than one. Grooms Benjamin Till and Nathan Taylor wrote and staged their entire wedding as a musical - with sung vows, sung readings and show-stopping ensembles featuring the whole congregation of family, friends and special guests including a heartfelt duet from the grooms' mums.
Looks at the incredible organisation that is the Bombay Railway, with stories of the people who keep the trains running 24 hours a day, those who survive because of it - and those who die on it. This episode follows the dreams of railway employees like Mumtaz Kaz, India's first female train driver, who has to find a wife for her brother and get him married in just eight weeks - all while working full-time.
In South West Queensland some of the worst flooding in 54 years cuts off homesteads and towns across hundreds of square kilometres. Rescue 500 from Brisbane goes to the aid of a young woman suffering intense chest pain. While, inland from Port Douglas, Rescue 510 goes to the aid of a 21 year old man who has fallen 10 metres onto his back.
The racing family that has survived and thrived against the odds, the Waterhouses, tell of their bruising experience through four generations of bookmaking in Australia. Gai Waterhouse is on top of her game now, having trained some of the biggest track winners in the country, but there was a time when the mud flew at this family and the going got very rough.
Miranda Kerr is 'the sexiest woman alive', according to Esquire magazine. She's the gorgeous girl from Gunnedah who shot to international fame when she became a Victoria's Secret Angel, and then married movie star heartthrob Orlando Bloom. But behind the glamour and celebrity lies a tale of a down-to-earth country family defying the stereotypes and holding fast to its own strong sense of family values.
Star of stage and screen Noni Hazlehurst joins Paul McDermott on this episode of Room 101. The lady we all grew up with shows a completely different side to her personality, sharing her surprisingly wicked, self-deprecating and very funny pet peeves.
Billie JD Porter explores the impact of money in one of the world's most transitional and paradoxical countries - brash, heady, brazen - Brazil. Billie digs beneath the glitz and glamour of a country which is now a breeding ground for the ultra-rich, to show what impact the concept of wealth is having on everyone.
The star of the SBS hit series 'Legally Brown', Nazeem Hussain, joins host Paul McDermott on Room 101. Nazeem not only pushes the boundaries of political incorrectness but also shares some very personal gripes. Whether it's his pet hate of mirrors in gyms and his 'skinny Sri Lankan calves', to mechanics, to grumpy old people, Nazeem finds the fairest and funniest ways to persuade Paul to banish his pet hates into the Room 101 vault forever.
This episode gets to the bottom of Tejind's single status. Until now he has maintained a silence on girlfriends and sex but, with his mum and dad looking for a bride for the 'baby' of the house, Tejind comes clean on a night out.
16-year-old Kerry has been offered her first ever job & she needs a birth certificate to get paid. But Kerry's birth was never officially registered so the Registry has to find evidence to prove Kerry is who she says she is.
If she'd been born one generation earlier, Judith Lucy's career options probably would have ranged all the way from housewife to hairdresser. Even her chosen career of stand-up comedy was a pretty blokey world when she entered it, and Australia still has one of the most segregated workforces in the world - e.g. plumbers will more than likely be men, while 90% of nurses are women. So to find out why, Judith swaps her mic for a bed pan and lets her nursing skills loose on a hospital ward, then catches up with two pioneering female pilots, including Deborah Lawrie, who had to take Ansett Airlines to court in 1979 for the right to fly a plane.
In this episode, we meet two men from the London Fire Brigade. Crew manager Aldo has spent 26 years working as a firefighter and is about to retire. Graduate Joe is a 25-year-old rookie who is learning the ropes.
From the ocean to the outback, helicopter rescue crews save lives and face near death challenges every day. Chopper Rescue follows the work of the doctors, paramedics, rescue officers and aircrews who are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They cover huge distances across Queensland, from the remote outback and tropics to the outermost limits of The Great Barrier Reef.
This new four part series follows three young people as they set off on a journey of self-discovery that will challenge them to find their own road in life. Desperate to make a difference Brynn, 25, is a corporate lawyer in a top city firm who feels trapped. Bruce, 20, studies Arts/Law, and is a recent migrant from Zimbabwe who loves the performing arts, but feels an obligation to support his family. Kay, 20, is struggling with business studies and under pressure from her Chinese-Timorese migrant family to succeed. The trio hits the road in a bright green campervan, to interview their chosen mentors.
Few businesses would know stress around the clock like a police operations call centre. Operators receive 000 and inquiry calls for everything from attempted suicides to guiding police cars through high-speed pursuits. Intense public and political pressure has been applied to shorten the average response time, that is the time from calling to police arriving. A new superintendent has been given the job of increasing efficiency and already the response time has been shortened, but at what cost? Stress buster Dr Niki Ellis examines the call centre to see what cost this new efficiency has been to an already stretched workforce.
The teen years define us in so many ways and in this instalment of The Agony of Life: The Teenage Years, the Aunts and Uncles talk about what it was like to try and fit in at school, the bullying and being bullied, the excruciating sex lessons from their parents, and the experimentation with hair, clothes and body ink. And to what lengths did they go to make someone they fancied notice them?
In this episode, 100 firefighters are mobilised to a massive fire at a garden centre near Heathrow. Things take a dramatic turn when it's discovered there is a large quantity of highly explosive gas canisters on site.
Michael and Kim have turned up at the Registry hoping to get hitched. But there's a problem. They have no wedding witnesses - their bridal party is stuck in traffic - and without witnesses they cannot get married.
As the kids ease into the new school year Damon decides to run for student council, however, will have to give an entertaining speech and is upset when he loses a valuable item; Keira struggles to manage outside distractions with a heavy study load and witnesses her first act of bullying; Ty forgets his diary which costs him at school, which isn't made any easier when he begins to fall behind in violin practice. The kids discuss some bad experiences and the evil of being prescribed homework on a regular basis. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
In episode five, Cherry Healey sets out to discover how money affects people's relationships in a world obsessed with material wealth. Who controls the purse strings in a couple? Can one have too much money? And what happens to love when someone has led the high life and lost it all? What's it like to marry a woman whose father has never said no? She meets a cast of characters, from the haves to the have-nots, to find out whether money can buy love - or if it is more likely to destroy it.
Martin Clunes sets out on an international journey to investigate the extraordinary relationship between man and beast - from birds to bears, and from pets to primates, involving ancient and modern techniques and partnerships.
Explore the world of Harry Potter fans and the fascinating, amusing and inspiring ways in which they take their love of JK Rowling's book series to a whole new level. Meet indie band Harry and The Potters who created a new musical genre, Wizard Rock, that now includes others such as Draco and the Malfoys, the Whomping Willow and the Hungarian Horntails (four- and seven-year-old brothers).
Examines the nature of fear - our most primal and powerful emotion. From its evolutionary origins in the involuntary fight-or-flight survival instinct to its essential function as a learning tool today.
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.