Breaking news reveals the number of bounces an NBA basketball does in its lifetime, the Brisbane Lions WAFL team shows the Dummy how to nail a ruck contest, then it's time for an equestrian shoot-out.
A misspelled text reveals Drake's favourite team, breaking news reveals a dog found the missing World Cup trophy, and a young tennis champ shows us how to nail an overhead smash.
The Behind the News team go behind the scenes of the annual Garma Festival held in north-east Arnhem Land.
Following two mass shootings in the US over the weekend at the same department store in different states, the Behind the News team highlights people already trying to prevent gun violence in the US and what can be done to prevent it in a nation where gun ownership is so high. Plus, meet the two men taking a refurbished World War II Spitfire fighter plane on a four-month around-the-world tour; learn why Olympic hurdling icon Sally Pearson is retiring after 18 years at the top of her sport; and see how Australia won first Test of the 2019 Ashes.
A champion cheerleader shows us a base toss, we flashback to the incredible Olympic gold by Kieren Perkins, and a bizarre text reveals what Sam Kerr misses from back home.
Andy takes on the Dummy in a basketball trick shot challenge, we get a masterclass in high jump from rising star, our players sort the laundry for the AFL, then it's pinata putt-putt!
With Australia losing to England in the third Ashes test match the nation took its win in basketball, taking an impressive win against USA. The team also bring updates from the Amazon rain forest where fires are still out of control.
Our players try dino-soccer bowling, get a lesson in line-outs from the Queensland Reds, watch Andy and the Dummy race through an obstacle course, and one player is crowned Australia's No.1 junior all-rounder.
The Behind the News Newsbreak team bring the latest about the bush fires effecting New South Wales and Queensland plus a wrap up of the world's news and sports.
The Behind the News team asks, "What’s the deal with Area 51?" Is it a top secret military base or something more mysterious? They also look at whether mobile phones will be banned in schools, how worm juice is helping school students raise money for charity and some heartwarming dog stories from around the world.
The Behind the News team investigate why one of YouTube's biggest earner is in trouble, the theory of the asteroid hitting Earth and see Tayla Harris receiving a big honour. Plus a wrap up of the world's news and sports.
It’s been a terrible start to spring for many communities in NSW and Queensland where bushfires have destroyed homes and property. While fires aren’t unusual in Australia, experts say these ones have hit way earlier than usual, in places that aren’t usually affected by fire. We find out more about this terrible start to fire season and how some kids are getting ready for the hot weather to come.
A mass fish rescue is underway right now in the Darling River in NSW. Native species are being caught and relocated to other parts of the river or to fish hatcheries to try to prevent what the State’s environment minister has described as a potential fish “Armageddon”. Many are worried, when summer comes, we’ll see another mass fish die-off caused by blue green algae. We find out more about what’s happening to the health of Australia’s biggest river system.
Most young Aussies know about the dangers of smoking, but there are worries that there’s a growing number of young people using e-cigarettes or vaping. While they were originally marketed as being a safer alternative to cigarettes, recently there’ve been a few cases of people getting sick after vaping and even some deaths overseas. We find out more.
It’s not very often that 11-year-olds are asked to prevent wars and solve big economic, social and environmental crises, but this week that’s exactly what some South Australia kids are being asked to do. They’re taking part in the World Peace Game - a very different sort of board game developed by a US educator who’s on a mission to prove that kids can make great diplomats.
It’s that time of year again - when school yards and streets are menaced by swooping magpies! We find out why magpies attack and what you can do to protect yourself.
Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their own identities.
This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories. Today: The Greatest Secrets - How Dahl's life and experiences influenced his work.
This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories: Today Heroes and Monsters - Dahl's characters.
Our players chase a world record for most high-fives in a minute, the Dummy takes on a champion horse in equestrian, then our players face off in the final challenge: motor-racing-table-tennis!
The Behind the News team report on cat cloning in China, bushfires in Queensland, Ashes cricket, plus a wrap up of the world's news and sports.
How do airplanes stay in the air? How do helicopters work? Do bats fly like birds? Kellyn, resident scientist Clare and the crew are joined (not live) by the Wright Brothers.