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Behind The News: 15/06/2010
15/06/2010
ABC  |  June 15, 2010

Afghanistan
Two more Australian soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan. This story profiles the war-torn country and Kirsty helps answer a couple of big questions: What is this war about and why are Australians there?

Resource Tax
It seems the Federal Government and the mining companies aren't best friends at the moment. A new tax on their profits might be the reason! Sarah digs around to find out what the Government wants to do and why companies are so upset. It might even affect you!

AFL Recruits
Big bucks are changing hands to lure high-profile League players to fledgling AFL teams. But are they worth the money and is it fair on the other teams? Nathan looks at the whys and wherefores of changing codes.

3D Television
After 50-years of staring at the box in the corner. manufacturers and broadcasters are now tempting us with 3D television. So what's all the fuss about and how can you get life-like action on a flat screen. Sarah slips into the next dimension to find out.

NZ Volcano
Recently a volcano in Iceland has been hogging the headlines, but a volcano in New Zealand is destined to do some damage of its own. Mt. Ruapehu is NZ's most active volcano, producing killer eruptions more terrifying than lava flows. Marija introduces us to deadly 'lahar' and investigates the science of predicting the next eruption.

Afghanistan
Two more Australian soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan. This story profiles the war-torn country and Kirsty helps answer a couple of big questions: What is this war about and why are Australians there?

Resource Tax
It seems the Federal Government and the mining companies aren't best friends at the moment. A new tax on their profits might be the reason! Sarah digs around to find out what the Government wants to do and why companies are so upset. It might even affect you!

AFL Recruits
Big bucks are changing hands to lure high-profile League players to fledgling AFL teams. But are they worth the money and is it fair on the other teams? Nathan looks at the whys and wherefores of changing codes.

3D Television
After 50-years of staring at the box in the corner. manufacturers and broadcasters are now tempting us with 3D television. So what's all the fuss about and how can you get life-like action on a flat screen. Sarah slips into the next dimension to find out.

NZ Volcano
Recently a volcano in Iceland has been hogging the headlines, but a volcano in New Zealand is destined to do some damage of its own. Mt. Ruapehu is NZ's most active volcano, producing killer eruptions more terrifying than lava flows. Marija introduces us to deadly 'lahar' and investigates the science of predicting the next eruption.

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