How do fish get from the sea to our table? Watch a commercial fishing vessel at work and visit the fish markets. Follow particular fish species from the markets to the shops and finally to the table. Discover the different ways to eat fish in our multicultural society.
It's the theatre's big birthday bash but it's raining and the theatre is leaking. The guest sax player Melissa Mony can't stop playing the blues and it's making everybody sad. Can Justine Clarke get the party started in time? Original series title: Justine Clarke's Ta Da!
Bookaboo imagines he's in space - floating amidst unidentified flying objects. Brought down to earth with a bump, he is joined by the Canadian astronaut, Julie Payette, who reads him Aliens Love Underpants.
Lola has to keep Charlie's birthday surprise a big secret. And it's really, really hard to keep secrets. To stop Lola from telling him, Charlie decides to try to guess the surprise by coming up with the most extraordinary suggestions. Through this he discovers it is old and big and scary. But nothing could ever have prepared Charlie for the best birthday surprise ever.
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.
Andy Day looks at baby animals' tricky first steps. Polar bear cubs slip on the arctic snow. In Africa, a baby elephant needs mum's help to stand up. Mandarin ducklings face a huge leap from their tree trunk nest in Russia.
Sharing the My Little Town play set that Granny and Grandpa gave them proves a bit of a challenge for Charlie and Lola. Lola wants big flowers and a zoo house. Charlie wants an airport with a control tower and a runway.
Andy Day sees how lions aren't born with a loud roar. In Antarctica, a penguin chick can be heard by his mum despite 150,000 others. A baby macaque must learn the value of funny faces if she is to fit in.
Lah-Lah arrives at the band's house to find Buzz trying to teach the band their marching rhythm for the parade today. They just can't get it right and Buzz is at the end of his band leader's wits. Lah-Lah suggests they go outside where there's more space to move around but that just presents distractions for the band. In the distance a band can be heard warming up for the parade. The band rush off to catch the bus and when they arrive at the park Buzz starts to panic, they still haven't found their marching rhythm. Lah-Lah pulls out her favourite storybook from her bag to try to inspire the band to find their rhythm. "Cinderella Samba, not a cha cha or a mambo."
Sally is making a shopping list. When Possum drinks the last of Sally's milk he wonders where milk comes from. To find out, they watch as some real kids visit a dairy farm. Presented in Auslan and English.
Andy Day sees how coatis follow mum's tail to safety in the forest. Eider ducks keep a wolf busy while their ducklings find a safe spot. The big mouthed hap is strangest of all - the young fish hide in its mouth.
Dash is writing his first ever stage play for today's show. But two of the cast haven't turned up. Can actor Sheridan Harbridge play every role? Justine has a musical idea that might turn Dash's theatre dream around!
Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three but it's dangerous being a Stick Man as a dog wants to play with him. Join Stick Man on his troublesome journey back to the family tree. Short film.
Lola is going to Lotta's for the night. Charlie and Marv have the whole bedroom to set up their race track. Disaster strikes when Lola leaves her suitcase at home and Charlie and Marv find an important piece of track missing.
Will Lola ever be sleepy enough to go to bed, Charlie wonders? She drinks pink milk with tigers, cleans her teeth with a lion, shoos whales down the plughole and has a pyjama party with some dancing dogs. When, at last, Charlie manages to get his little sister to feel sleepy, there's a surprise waiting for him in his bed.
Lah-Lah is on the balcony with the birds, practising her scales when she gets a call from Buzz. Lah-Lah arrives to find everyone gathered around Mister Saxophone who is cradling a baby piccolo saxophone.
A young boy is asleep in his boat, dreaming of finding buried treasure. As he dreams the program explores some different water transport options and looks at the basic science of how they work. Water vehicles include Aboriginal bark canoes, sailing ships and modern watercraft such as cargo ships and sophisticated racing vessels.
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, crow flies away to seek her destiny, hoping to become as wonderful as Crow-in-the-waterhole.
This program shows how milk gets from the cow to the table. To produce milk cows need lush green grass and a calf, as they produce milk as food for their calves. While the calves are drinking their mother's milk the cow continues to produce milk. Dairy farmers take the calves away but milk the cows so the cows bodies thinks they are still feeding their calves, but they are really producing milk for the farmer to sell.
Sally is sorting plant pots from the garden. She asks Possum to help but Possum ends up sorting the pots by colour instead of size. They head inside so Sally can teach Possum to sort things by colour, size and shape.
Get Grubby TV takes pre-schoolers on imagination-charged adventures. Join Costa, Dirtgirl and Scrapboy to explore and celebrate Dirtgirlworld and the wonderful landscapes of rural, urban and suburban Australia.
Charlie and Lola love Charlie's pet mouse, Nibbles. They even take him to school where he shows off his tricks. But mice don't live very long and when Nibbles dies, Lola doesn't think she could ever have a pet mouse again.
When Charlie and Lola visit Granny and Grandpa they always build an extremely special sandcastle on the beach and they always do it together. This time a little girl, followed by her whole family, is determined to join in and Lola's not too happy about it.
An innovative and beautiful video series for young children who use Australian Sign Language (Auslan) as their primary means of communication; designed to enhance their foundational literacy and numeracy skills.
Lah-Lah tries to inspire the band to tidy up their room but they get distracted and start playing the instruments they discover while cleaning up. Lah-Lah finally convinces them to pack up the old instruments so they can head off to the local school to share them with the kids. The kids at the school have a great time jamming with the band. Tom Tom decides to give away a toy he was going to keep.
Possum tries to help Sally set up a tent up in the backyard. However, he doesn't follow the instructions and doesn't assemble it properly. Sally finds the instructions and Possum sets up the tent. Presented in Auslan and English.