NSW and QLD have been dealing with deadly bushfires for more than a week now, and hundreds of schools are closed. Amelia visits some of the affected areas to find out how kids are coping. BTN’s Kids Talk survey has found that some kids are feeling tired a lot of the time, so we take a look at why sleep is important and ways kids can get a better night’s sleep. The UN’s World Television Day celebrates the powerful role television plays in helping us understand global issues and the things that matter to us. We meet an up and coming musician who sat down with one of the country’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters, Paul Kelly.
India's capital, New Delhi, is experiencing dangerous levels of air pollution. We find out why it's happening and what's being done. BTN's Kids Talk Survey found nearly 1 in 5 kids are spending 5 or more hours a day looking at screens. We take a closer look at the results, and ways to manage our screen time. It's the 100th anniversary of the Epic Flight, when two Australian men flew a plane from England to Australia. We meet some students in Adelaide who have been learning more about it. We take a closer look at the career of tennis star Ash Barty and find out her message to Aussie tennis stars of the future. We find out more about the medieval sport of jousting.
BTN takes a closer look at the history of the Melbourne Cup and the horse racing debate going on in Australia. It’s been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. We find out more about that important historical event, the events that led up to it and its impact on the world. Find out why reality TV isn’t always as ‘real’ as it appears. We meet some kids in Tasmania who are learning a language that means a lot to them and their families - it’s called palawa kani. With esports booming around the world, some Aussie schools are starting to see video gaming as a serious sport.
A Chinese student is cautioned by the Australian Federal Police for carrying a large wad of cash. Meanwhile, customs officers in the Brisbane mail centre X-ray a video case containing possible drugs, and a New Zealand holidaymaker is questioned by Immigration because he has a criminal record. Hosted by Grant Bowler.
A holiday maker carrying 'Lord of the Rings' statues is investigated. A couple with carrying hidden weapons in their luggage is interviewed and an elderly gentleman is deported for using a false passport. Hosted by GRANT BOWLER.