Every two years, thousands of people are drawn to far north Qld to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring from Coen the Allkumo Malkati Dance Team and the Lockhart River Dancers.
Following the spiritual, legal and economic significance of Njambi (stone spear), senior custodian Roy Wuynjumbi Ashley shares an all encompassing story of identity, culture and law.
Petra has decided to stay in Australia and enjoy life as an ordinary teenager, however when the Berlin Ballet offers her a contract she has a difficult choice to make. When Scout auditions for the junior school summer program, Kat is able to make amends for disappointing the younger girl. Meanwhile Sammy and Abigail have started meeting in secret and Abigail has no intention of making it public knowledge - they're just kissing, it's not a relationship.
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Country-girl Tara Webster travels to Sydney to audition for the prestigious National Academy of Dance. It's a tumultuous week as she realises her dream of becoming a dancer is going to be a lot more difficult, and humiliating, than she ever anticipated.
Tara's preparations for the Prix de Fonteyn are struck a devastating blow when Saskia's bullying results in an injury. Meanwhile, Kat convinces Miss Raine to grant her an audition to return to the academy.
Determined to prove Saskia wrong, Tara risks serious injury and possible expulsion from the academy by competing in the Prix de Fonteyn preliminary round.
Abigail is devastated that her body seems to be developing and defies Miss Raine by wearing a loose top to class. Sammy is forced to buy a dance belt, with Christian as his unlikely shopping buddy. Meanwhile, in an attempt prove to Ethan that she's not just a little kid, Tara pretends to be dating Damien Lang, an older dancer in the company.
It is school camp time and Tara is ostracised by her friends and further humiliated when photos of her and Christian kissing keep appearing everywhere. Tensions culminate in a fight between Kat and Tara, and both girls learn the hard way that friendship is more important than boys.
Pressure is building at the academy as the students prepare for exams. Tara tries to ignore her recent "almost-pash" with Ethan in an attempt to stay focused. With her sights set on the first year scholarship, Abigail pushes herself too far and severely restricts her eating.
Mocking her friends' obsession with teen popstar, Myles Kelly, Kat creates a video of herself dancing to one of his songs and then posts it on the internet. She is surprised when the record company invites her to dance in Myles's next video clip ... and stunned when sparks fly between herself and the heart-throb.
Kat finally makes friends with the coterie of outcast girls at school, but despite having sworn off dancing, finds herself helping them choreograph a piece for drama class. Meanwhile, Ben Tickle is upgraded into second year.
Tara decides to take action after realising that Saskia's continual critique of her dancing could jeopardise her mid-year exams, while Christian ditches his partner exam to hang out with Kat.
Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring the New Mapoon Dancers and the Wujal Wujal Dance Troupe.
Ben is flattered when Saskia offers to be his mentor and it becomes clear there's potential for them to dance together brilliantly.
Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features the Yimbaala Dance Group from Hopevale and the Lockhart River Dancers.
Christian reluctantly agrees to dance in Ethan's showcase but can't stand the derivative choreography. In order to show this ballet boy some real hip-hop, Christian takes Ethan home to Maroubra. Sammy admits to having feelings for someone at the academy and while Tara and Kat try to figure out her identity, Tara gives Kat a lesson on what it means to have a crush.
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