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Behind the homework debate
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Behind the homework debate

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News meets teachers, students and academics as it investigates the debate about whether or not children should be given homework in primary school.

Behind The News meets teachers, students and academics as it investigates the debate about whether or not children should be given homework in primary school.

Girls soccer development
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Girls soccer development

Clip from Totally Wild
Join a squad of 30 girls who are some of the best young footballers in South Australia.

Join a squad of 30 girls who are some of the best young footballers in South Australia.

Threats to the Great Barrier Reef
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Threats to the Great Barrier Reef

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, ...

Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, and the global warming responsible for coral bleaching.

An overview of the human body
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An overview of the human body

Clip from Scope
Medical student Lisa Daniels scribes the structure and parts of the human body, including bones, muscles, nerves, organs and brains.

Medical student Lisa Daniels scribes the structure and parts of the human body, including bones, muscles, nerves, organs and brains.

White light junior experiment
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White light junior experiment

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Josephine conducts an experiment to show how white light is made up of many different colours, using a prism, white paper and a torch.

Junior scientist Josephine conducts an experiment to show how white light is made up of many different colours, using a prism, white paper and a torch.

China's economic importance to Australia
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China's economic importance to Australia

Behind The News explains the economic relationship between China and Australia and the impact the economic powerhouse has on trade.

Behind The News explains the economic relationship between China and Australia and the impact the economic powerhouse has on trade.

The physical characteristics of bones
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The physical characteristics of bones

Clip from Scope
The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between ...

The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between calcium and collagen, and the differences between male and female skulls.

How yoghurt is made and is good for you
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How yoghurt is made and is good for you

Clip from Scope
Maleny Dairies' Kay Hollyoak describes the process of turning milk into yoghurt, including homogenisation, pasteurisation, adding acidophilus and bifidus bacterium, and ...

Maleny Dairies' Kay Hollyoak describes the process of turning milk into yoghurt, including homogenisation, pasteurisation, adding acidophilus and bifidus bacterium, and reveals why such bacteria is good for people.

Kids who call the Torres Strait Islands home
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Kids who call the Torres Strait Islands home

Clip from Behind The News
Head to the far north of Australia to find out more about the kids who call the Torres Strait home.

Head to the far north of Australia to find out more about the kids who call the Torres Strait home.

Endangered African animals
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Endangered African animals

Clip from Totally Wild
Natalie Hunter meets Werribee Open Range Zoo keepers, who explain why many species of animal in Africa are endangered.

Natalie Hunter meets Werribee Open Range Zoo keepers, who explain why many species of animal in Africa are endangered.

What are gravitational waves?
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What are gravitational waves?

Clip from Behind The News
After the detection of the first gravitational waves, Behind The News explains what they are and why they are so important.

After the detection of the first gravitational waves, Behind The News explains what they are and why they are so important.

Why do we have leap years?
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Why do we have leap years?

Clip from Behind The News
A look into what a leap year is and why we have them.

A look into what a leap year is and why we have them.

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

Clip from Behind the News
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.

Sulley scares Boo
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Sulley scares Boo

Clip from Monsters, Inc.
Sulley is challenged to scare a child in front of Boo, but is banished after learning Waternoose was secretly working with Randall.

Sulley is challenged to scare a child in front of Boo, but is banished after learning Waternoose was secretly working with Randall.

Virtual art program
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Virtual art program

Clip from Scope
A virtual program to make art accessible for people with disabilities.

A virtual program to make art accessible for people with disabilities.

Body language and the art of physical perception
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Body language and the art of physical perception

Clip from Totally Wild
In Quizzin' With Coxy, Adam Cox tests our ability to read body language, revealing that different signs convey different feelings.

In Quizzin' With Coxy, Adam Cox tests our ability to read body language, revealing that different signs convey different feelings.

Dealing with emotions
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Dealing with emotions

Clip from Behind the News
Tells us a little bit more about our mental health and why it's important. Looks at some strategies for dealing with some normal emotions.

Tells us a little bit more about our mental health and why it's important. Looks at some strategies for dealing with some normal emotions.

Linguini keeps Remy for help
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Linguini keeps Remy for help

Clip from Ratatouille
Linguini realises how useful Remy is and decides to keep the rat in his kitchen.

Linguini realises how useful Remy is and decides to keep the rat in his kitchen.

Workplace safety and pollution in China
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Workplace safety and pollution in China

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates how China is managing workplace safety and pollution amid its booming manufacturing industry and economic growth.

Behind The News investigates how China is managing workplace safety and pollution amid its booming manufacturing industry and economic growth.

Tsunami and earthquake warning systems
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Tsunami and earthquake warning systems

Clip from Behind The News
After the 2010 Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Behind The News explains what causes tsunamis and what systems are in place to warn people.

After the 2010 Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Behind The News explains what causes tsunamis and what systems are in place to warn people.

How baby dolphins are born
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How baby dolphins are born

Clip from Totally Wild
Ella Germein meets the dolphins at Tangalooma Island Resort to learn how they are birthed and when it's okay to interact with the mammals.

Ella Germein meets the dolphins at Tangalooma Island Resort to learn how they are birthed and when it's okay to interact with the mammals.

Australian callisthenics explained
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Australian callisthenics explained

Clip from Totally Wild
Emma Ralph tries her hand at callisthenics and learns from members of the Highbury Calisthenics club what they like about the competitive performing art.

Emma Ralph tries her hand at callisthenics and learns from members of the Highbury Calisthenics club what they like about the competitive performing art.

DIY detecting iron in cereal
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DIY detecting iron in cereal

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Tom demonstrates how to detect the mineral iron in cereal, using a blender and a magnet.

Junior scientist Tom demonstrates how to detect the mineral iron in cereal, using a blender and a magnet.

Hairless sphynx cats
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Hairless sphynx cats

Clip from Totally Wild
Leela Varghese meets Debbie Myers of Decha Cattery and learns about unique characteristics of sphynx cats and how they got to be hairless.

Leela Varghese meets Debbie Myers of Decha Cattery and learns about unique characteristics of sphynx cats and how they got to be hairless.

Taking a gander at geese
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Taking a gander at geese

Clip from Totally Wild
Andre Meyer describes how to care for young geese and tell the difference between males and females, in a report where Ella employs many gooserelated cliches and idioms.

Andre Meyer describes how to care for young geese and tell the difference between males and females, in a report where Ella employs many gooserelated cliches and idioms.

How to saddle up a horse
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How to saddle up a horse

Clip from Totally Wild
Totally Wild learns how to saddle a horse from Jess at the McIntyre Centre riding school.

Totally Wild learns how to saddle a horse from Jess at the McIntyre Centre riding school.

Oozma Kappa visits Monsters Inc
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Oozma Kappa visits Monsters Inc

Mike takes the team on a secret visit to Monsters, Inc to build their spirits but they are spotted by security.

Mike takes the team on a secret visit to Monsters, Inc to build their spirits but they are spotted by security.

Growing replacement body parts
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Growing replacement body parts

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News learns that scientists are developing ways to grow replacement body parts from human cells, including a new bladder for Luke, a man with spina bifida.

Behind The News learns that scientists are developing ways to grow replacement body parts from human cells, including a new bladder for Luke, a man with spina bifida.

Google captures Uluru for Street View
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Google captures Uluru for Street View

Clip from Behind the News
Reporter Sowaibah Hanifie explains the significance of Uluru to Indigenous Australians and describes Google's project to provide an interactive tour on Street View of the ...

Reporter Sowaibah Hanifie explains the significance of Uluru to Indigenous Australians and describes Google's project to provide an interactive tour on Street View of the inselberg.

The Paris Agreement and climate change
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The Paris Agreement and climate change

Clip from Behind the News
Reporter Matt Holbrook explains what the 2016 Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is and the significance of the US withdrawing ...

Reporter Matt Holbrook explains what the 2016 Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is and the significance of the US withdrawing from the treaty.

Playing AFL
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Playing AFL

Clip from Totally Wild
AFL is a tough sport. Here we join an elite team to find out just how hard it is.

AFL is a tough sport. Here we join an elite team to find out just how hard it is.

Dinosaurs fossils of Australia
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Dinosaurs fossils of Australia

A palaeontologist tells us all about the different dinosaur fossils unearthed in Australia, from massive predators to cute herbivores.

A palaeontologist tells us all about the different dinosaur fossils unearthed in Australia, from massive predators to cute herbivores.

Protecting and conserving bats
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Protecting and conserving bats

Clip from Totally Wild
Visit the caves of Mt Etna to learn about ghost bats and bent-wing bats and find out what is being done to protect them.

Visit the caves of Mt Etna to learn about ghost bats and bent-wing bats and find out what is being done to protect them.

Evacuating a town before a flood
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Evacuating a town before a flood

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News explains how and why places are evacuated ahead of a flood, why they are necessary to keep people safe, and how authorities prepare for them.

Behind The News explains how and why places are evacuated ahead of a flood, why they are necessary to keep people safe, and how authorities prepare for them.

The effects of bushfires
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The effects of bushfires

Clip from Scope
University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ...

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ecology.

Funnel-web spider venom treats strokes
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Funnel-web spider venom treats strokes

Clip from Scope
The University of Queensland's Glenn King explains how molecules collected from funnel-web spider venom can be used in drugs to treat strokes in humans.

The University of Queensland's Glenn King explains how molecules collected from funnel-web spider venom can be used in drugs to treat strokes in humans.

Making a storm in a bottle
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Making a storm in a bottle

Clip from Scope
Talia from the Double Helix Science Club shows how to create a storm in a bottle, with soap containing gylcol stearate, demonstrating laminar flow.

Talia from the Double Helix Science Club shows how to create a storm in a bottle, with soap containing gylcol stearate, demonstrating laminar flow.

Introducing Whoville and The Grinch
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Introducing Whoville and The Grinch

Opening sequence of the movie shows the spectacular set design used for Whoville and introduces the Grinch character, whose heart is two sizes too small.

Opening sequence of the movie shows the spectacular set design used for Whoville and introduces the Grinch character, whose heart is two sizes too small.

Medical evacuations with the RAAF
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Medical evacuations with the RAAF

Clip from Scope
The Royal Australian Air Force's aeromedical evacuation squadron demonstrates how they prepare for and evacuate patients in medical emergencies.

The Royal Australian Air Force's aeromedical evacuation squadron demonstrates how they prepare for and evacuate patients in medical emergencies.

Entertaining an orangutan
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Entertaining an orangutan

Clip from Totally Wild
Meet an orangutan at the zoo and find out how keepers entertain him for the day. Also discover why they need protecting.

Meet an orangutan at the zoo and find out how keepers entertain him for the day. Also discover why they need protecting.

Space race explained for kids
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Space race explained for kids

Clip from History Hunters
A kid's guide to how the space race unfolded, plus a look at the relative sizes of planets - using fruit!

A kid's guide to how the space race unfolded, plus a look at the relative sizes of planets - using fruit!

Learning the skills of a farrier
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Learning the skills of a farrier

Clip from Totally Wild
Join Duane as he discovers what it takes become a farrier

Join Duane as he discovers what it takes become a farrier

The science of magic
3:36

The science of magic

Clip from Totally Wild
A look at the science behind magic tricks

A look at the science behind magic tricks

What is contemporary dance?
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What is contemporary dance?

Clip from Totally Wild
Join a contemporary dance group as they prepare for a performance and find out what the style of dance involves.

Join a contemporary dance group as they prepare for a performance and find out what the style of dance involves.

Introduction to robotic engineering
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Introduction to robotic engineering

Clip from Scope
Engineers Anna and Wilson demonstrate some of the robots they have built with Robogals, a charity that encourages girls to study engineering.

Engineers Anna and Wilson demonstrate some of the robots they have built with Robogals, a charity that encourages girls to study engineering.

Studying seagrass on the ocean floor
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Studying seagrass on the ocean floor

Clip from Scope
Marine researcher Sheridan Rabbitt reveals the role seagrass plays in an ecosystem, demonstrates how researchers study the health of seagrass beds, and explains why the ...

Marine researcher Sheridan Rabbitt reveals the role seagrass plays in an ecosystem, demonstrates how researchers study the health of seagrass beds, and explains why the underwater meadows are important to humans on land.

A tour of a high school fish farm
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A tour of a high school fish farm

Clip from Scope
Students from Stuart High School give a tour of their school fish farm and explain how they look after the 450 barramundi and Murray cod, all by themselves.

Students from Stuart High School give a tour of their school fish farm and explain how they look after the 450 barramundi and Murray cod, all by themselves.

Different types of dung beetles
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Different types of dung beetles

Clip from Scope
Entomologist Bernard Doube reveals the different types of dung beetles, what their characteristics are and why we should be grateful to these "poo collectors".

Entomologist Bernard Doube reveals the different types of dung beetles, what their characteristics are and why we should be grateful to these "poo collectors".

Making a butterfly feeder
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Making a butterfly feeder

Clip from Scope
Junior scientists Georgia and Mary make a decorative butterfly feeder and explain why it's useful to attract the insects to your garden.

Junior scientists Georgia and Mary make a decorative butterfly feeder and explain why it's useful to attract the insects to your garden.

Is handwriting obsolete?
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Is handwriting obsolete?

Clip from Behind The News
Finish school no longer teach handwriting. BTN takes a look at the development of cursive writing and whether it is still relevant to be taught in schools.

Finish school no longer teach handwriting. BTN takes a look at the development of cursive writing and whether it is still relevant to be taught in schools.

The effects of cyclones
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The effects of cyclones

Clip from Behind The News
BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

Moving the classroom outdoors
3:19

Moving the classroom outdoors

How much electricity does the average school classroom use? One class in Alice Springs moved their classroom outdoors for a week to try to cut the amount of energy they use.

How much electricity does the average school classroom use? One class in Alice Springs moved their classroom outdoors for a week to try to cut the amount of energy they use.

Bionic body parts
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Bionic body parts

Clip from Behind The News
Bionic technology is focused on making peoples' lives better, and finding new ways to let people disabled people experience the world just like everyone else. Find out how ...

Bionic technology is focused on making peoples' lives better, and finding new ways to let people disabled people experience the world just like everyone else. Find out how much of the human body can now be replaced with bionic parts.

Using waves for energy
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Using waves for energy

Clip from Behind The News
Waves have a lot of power, but how are they formed and can they be used to provide an alternate form of electricity?

Waves have a lot of power, but how are they formed and can they be used to provide an alternate form of electricity?

Playing The Last Post
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Playing The Last Post

Clip from Behind The News
Find out why the Last Post is played at ANZAC Day services and what it means.

Find out why the Last Post is played at ANZAC Day services and what it means.

Campaigning to ban plastic bags
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Campaigning to ban plastic bags

Clip from Behind the News
Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for ...

Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for the environment and how she has campaigned to stop shops using them.

Role of fungi in the ecosystem
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Role of fungi in the ecosystem

Clip from Behind the News
Mycologist Sapphire McMullan-Fisher explains why fungi, including toadstools, mushrooms and truffles, are important to the environment, but warns that they're not all edible.

Mycologist Sapphire McMullan-Fisher explains why fungi, including toadstools, mushrooms and truffles, are important to the environment, but warns that they're not all edible.

Training for a triathlon
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Training for a triathlon

Clip from Totally Wild
Duane Strauss learns how children train to take part in triathlons and what they like about the sport.

Duane Strauss learns how children train to take part in triathlons and what they like about the sport.

Tracking animals in the bush
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Tracking animals in the bush

Clip from Totally Wild
Courtney Wilkie goes tracking animals in the bush with a survival expert and learns how to walk stealthily.

Courtney Wilkie goes tracking animals in the bush with a survival expert and learns how to walk stealthily.

Hunting mosquitoes with drones
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Hunting mosquitoes with drones

Clip from Scope
University of Adelaide's Tasya Sarira explains how drones are being used to identify likely mosquito breeding sites so public health officials can manage the risks of disease.

University of Adelaide's Tasya Sarira explains how drones are being used to identify likely mosquito breeding sites so public health officials can manage the risks of disease.

The evolution of baleen whales
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The evolution of baleen whales

Clip from Scope
Palaeontologist David Hocking reveals how 3D printers are helping Museums Victoria researchers understand the evolution of baleen whales.

Palaeontologist David Hocking reveals how 3D printers are helping Museums Victoria researchers understand the evolution of baleen whales.

Recovering from exercise
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Recovering from exercise

Clip from Scope
Physical preparation coach James Karageorgiou explains how athletes at the Victorian Institute of Sport use temperaturebased hydrotherapy, hotwater immersion and massage to ...

Physical preparation coach James Karageorgiou explains how athletes at the Victorian Institute of Sport use temperaturebased hydrotherapy, hotwater immersion and massage to minimise and manage fatigue.

Parents behaving badly at sports events
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Parents behaving badly at sports events

Clip from Behind the News
As Play By The Rules launches its Let Kids Be Kids campaign, children describe how the poor sideline behaviour of parents and spectators affects them and their enjoyment of sport.

As Play By The Rules launches its Let Kids Be Kids campaign, children describe how the poor sideline behaviour of parents and spectators affects them and their enjoyment of sport.

Football training with Adelaide United
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Football training with Adelaide United

Clip from Totally Wild
The stars of the Adelaide United Football Club WLeague team teach Scott Bidmead their some football kicking and defending skills, and reveal what it takes to be a professional ...

The stars of the Adelaide United Football Club WLeague team teach Scott Bidmead their some football kicking and defending skills, and reveal what it takes to be a professional sportsperson.

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