Living in Syria
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Living in Syria

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A story on what it is like for young children living in Syria.

A story on what it is like for young children living in Syria.

Mt Everest's Sherpa guides
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Mt Everest's Sherpa guides

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Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Afghanistan's Skateistan program
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Afghanistan's Skateistan program

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Behind The News reveals how a skateboarding program, Skateistan, is encouraging Afghani students to come to school.

Behind The News reveals how a skateboarding program, Skateistan, is encouraging Afghani students to come to school.

Mt Everest's Sherpa guides
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Mt Everest's Sherpa guides

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Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Afghanistan's Skateistan program
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Afghanistan's Skateistan program

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Behind The News reveals how a skateboarding program, Skateistan, is encouraging Afghani students to come to school.

Behind The News reveals how a skateboarding program, Skateistan, is encouraging Afghani students to come to school.

Kids from Zambia and Australia get to know each other
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Kids from Zambia and Australia get to know each other

Clip from Behind the News Special

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After a school trip to Zambia, Chloe is excited to have us tag along as those same students from Zambia come to visit her and her friends in Australia. Through the two trips, ...

After a school trip to Zambia, Chloe is excited to have us tag along as those same students from Zambia come to visit her and her friends in Australia. Through the two trips, they learn about each other's cultures, foods and animals and discuss important topics like conservation.

Living on Christmas Island
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Living on Christmas Island

Clip from Behind the News Special

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Christmas Island is best known for the detention centre that's found there, but there are lots of other people that choose to call it home. It's a diverse mix of families that ...

Christmas Island is best known for the detention centre that's found there, but there are lots of other people that choose to call it home. It's a diverse mix of families that have integrated some different aspects of their culture into daily life. Find out what life is like on a part of Australia you may not be all that familiar with.

Observing Ramadan
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Observing Ramadan

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When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids ...

When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids who participate and they tell us what it means to them and why it's an important part of their religion.

Mentoring new students
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Mentoring new students

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Imagine moving to a new school where not only do you not know anybody, but you don't even speak the same language! That can be a bit scary but one school is making sure that ...

Imagine moving to a new school where not only do you not know anybody, but you don't even speak the same language! That can be a bit scary but one school is making sure that new students feel welcome with a program that allows them to be mentored by other students. Find out how much showing someone around, playing games and just getting to know them can really help with the transition.

Singing for a good cause
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Singing for a good cause

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A children's choir from Uganda visits Australia to sing for a good cause. Though all of the children have faced great hardships, they travel the world singing, bringing joy ...

A children's choir from Uganda visits Australia to sing for a good cause. Though all of the children have faced great hardships, they travel the world singing, bringing joy and helping raise awareness about some of the struggles in their country.

How a haka promotes positive male bonding
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How a haka promotes positive male bonding

Clip from Totally Wild

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Alex participates in a Manu Toa Haka group. The tradition originated in New Zealand from Maori dances and a war dance in particular. Older schoolage boys have adapted this ...

Alex participates in a Manu Toa Haka group. The tradition originated in New Zealand from Maori dances and a war dance in particular. Older schoolage boys have adapted this mode of energy release and bonding to help their brothers meet their goals in life. For instance, to make good grades, and stop slacking off. Performing traditional dance and embracing their cultural identity has indeed helped give each of the young men in the group renewed focus and drive in their individual lives.

The culture of Bolivian dance
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The culture of Bolivian dance

Clip from Totally Wild

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Alex interviews Bolivian dancers, both male and female, to share with us Bolivian tradition of dance and music, and how the fantastically colourful costumes represent this. ...

Alex interviews Bolivian dancers, both male and female, to share with us Bolivian tradition of dance and music, and how the fantastically colourful costumes represent this. We're shown a traditional Bolivian folk instrument that really helps keep the rhythm and pace of these festive, carnival dances. To watch beautiful young Brazilian women who speak with an Aussie accent, is to witness a faraway family culture being embraced and maintained. Good on us, with all the colour and passion we get to

Snowboarding sacred Mt Ruapehu
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Snowboarding sacred Mt Ruapehu

Clip from Totally Wild

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Kellyn Morris learns the significance of Mt Ruapehu in Maori culture, where the mountain is part of the creation myth, and then goes snowboarding with the locals.

Kellyn Morris learns the significance of Mt Ruapehu in Maori culture, where the mountain is part of the creation myth, and then goes snowboarding with the locals.

Visiting a Maori marae and hot springs
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Visiting a Maori marae and hot springs

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Kellyn Morris visits a marae in New Zealand/Aotearoa, where she learns traditional Maori greetings and cooking methods, and see the hot springs and geysers.

Kellyn Morris visits a marae in New Zealand/Aotearoa, where she learns traditional Maori greetings and cooking methods, and see the hot springs and geysers.

Ramadan in Singapore
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Ramadan in Singapore

Clip from Destination Flavour Singapore

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Adam discovers how ramadan is celebrated in Singapore.

Adam discovers how ramadan is celebrated in Singapore.

Christmas at Bondi
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Christmas at Bondi

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He might not be the real Santa, but Bondi's lifeguard santa is still a hit. learn about an Aussie Christmas, with a bit of beach culture thrown in.

He might not be the real Santa, but Bondi's lifeguard santa is still a hit. learn about an Aussie Christmas, with a bit of beach culture thrown in.

Understanding Muslim clothing
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Understanding Muslim clothing

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Rookie reporter Itrat explains why she wears a hijab, what it means to her as a Muslim and how she feels when people criticise her for wearing it.

Rookie reporter Itrat explains why she wears a hijab, what it means to her as a Muslim and how she feels when people criticise her for wearing it.

Behind The News' refugee Welcome Book
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Behind The News' refugee Welcome Book

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Jack Evans reveals Behind The News' new Welcome Book for refugees when they arrive in Australia, containing messages from Aussie kids, and meets some of the people who have ...

Jack Evans reveals Behind The News' new Welcome Book for refugees when they arrive in Australia, containing messages from Aussie kids, and meets some of the people who have received it.