Gender inequality in the past and present
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Gender inequality in the past and present

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Behind The News reveals how the rights of women have changed in Australia since the late 19th century for International Women's Day.

Behind The News reveals how the rights of women have changed in Australia since the late 19th century for International Women's Day.

Changing parliamentary terms by referendum
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Changing parliamentary terms by referendum

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Reporter Ruby Cornish explains the difference between absolute monarchies and parliamentary democracies, describes the time limits placed on governments between elections, and ...

Reporter Ruby Cornish explains the difference between absolute monarchies and parliamentary democracies, describes the time limits placed on governments between elections, and discusses the process by which these terms could be lengthened by referendum.

Participating in the indigenous youth parliament
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Participating in the indigenous youth parliament

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Audrey brings us along on her trip to the National Indigenous Youth Parliament where we get a glimpse at how parliament works, explore why it's important to be involved with ...

Audrey brings us along on her trip to the National Indigenous Youth Parliament where we get a glimpse at how parliament works, explore why it's important to be involved with local government and examine some of the issues that are of the utmost importance to Indigenous Australians.

Australian citizenship
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Australian citizenship

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What does it take to become an Australian citizen And what does it mean to be a citizen of two different countries Find out all about the process and a controversial new ...

What does it take to become an Australian citizen And what does it mean to be a citizen of two different countries Find out all about the process and a controversial new position that could leave some Aussies without a right to citizenship after a crime is committed.

A temporary ceasefire announced in Syria
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A temporary ceasefire announced in Syria

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A look at a temporary ceasefire in the fighting in Syria and what that means for the refugees.

A look at a temporary ceasefire in the fighting in Syria and what that means for the refugees.

Inside North Korea's regime
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Inside North Korea's regime

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A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

The debate about moving Australia Day
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The debate about moving Australia Day

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A look at both sides of the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people.

A look at both sides of the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people.

Life on Christmas Island for residents
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Life on Christmas Island for residents

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Rookie reporter Dewi shares the other side of Christmas Island, revealing there's more to life there than just the detention centre.

Rookie reporter Dewi shares the other side of Christmas Island, revealing there's more to life there than just the detention centre.

Moving Australia Day
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Moving Australia Day

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Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was ...

Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was invaded.

World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage
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World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage

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Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

What is double dissolution?
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What is double dissolution?

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Double dissolution sounds pretty serious and kind of confusing and that's because it kind of is. It's basically a measure in place that replaces all the representatives in ...

Double dissolution sounds pretty serious and kind of confusing and that's because it kind of is. It's basically a measure in place that replaces all the representatives in parliament when they're not able to get a bill passed. Find out more about how it's been used and why some think it's a custom that should no longer exist.

Serving as a police horse
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Serving as a police horse

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Why do we still have police horses Isn't that method of transportation a little outdated Find out how this unique partnership between the police department and horses began ...

Why do we still have police horses Isn't that method of transportation a little outdated Find out how this unique partnership between the police department and horses began and why many believe it's still beneficial to have some horses on the force.

History of the Australian flag
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History of the Australian flag

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Learn about the history of the Australian flag, from how it came to be to what the different symbols represent. Some people think the flag is due for a revamp; hear some of ...

Learn about the history of the Australian flag, from how it came to be to what the different symbols represent. Some people think the flag is due for a revamp; hear some of the arguments people are making for the updates they feel the flag needs.

Calls to ban live cattle exports
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Calls to ban live cattle exports

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Behind The News reviews Australia's live cattle export industry, explains why there is demand for live animals, and discusses how an investigation into animal cruelty has led ...

Behind The News reviews Australia's live cattle export industry, explains why there is demand for live animals, and discusses how an investigation into animal cruelty has led to calls to ban the trade.

A refugee's journey from Sudan to Australia
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A refugee's journey from Sudan to Australia

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Behind The News learns the journey Johnson MakerAdeng made to escape wartorn Sudan and make a new life for himself in Australia, via a 12year stay in a Kenyan refugee camp.

Behind The News learns the journey Johnson MakerAdeng made to escape wartorn Sudan and make a new life for himself in Australia, via a 12year stay in a Kenyan refugee camp.

Orphan Afghani refugee in Australia
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Orphan Afghani refugee in Australia

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Behind The News meets a teenage orphan who fled Afghanistan as a 14yearold to make a new life for himself in Australia.

Behind The News meets a teenage orphan who fled Afghanistan as a 14yearold to make a new life for himself in Australia.

How does the justice system work?
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How does the justice system work?

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Leroy and his friends talk to a police officer, lawyer and magistrate to help us gain a better understanding of how the justice system works and the roles that they each play.

Leroy and his friends talk to a police officer, lawyer and magistrate to help us gain a better understanding of how the justice system works and the roles that they each play.

United Nation rights of the child
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United Nation rights of the child

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Children all over the world have certain rights. What are they? Meet Josh a youth ambassador for UNICEF who explains what these are.

Children all over the world have certain rights. What are they? Meet Josh a youth ambassador for UNICEF who explains what these are.