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Behind the News: June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019
ABC Me  |  June 25, 2019

Hong Kong Protests
People in Hong Kong have continued to protest a proposed new law which would mean people accused of crimes in China could be sent there to face a trial. We investigate why the protests are happening and find out more about the history of Hong Kong.

Recycling
Recently local government from around Australia got together for a big meeting and one of the main topics of conversation was recycling. It's been causing some big problems in Australia since a bunch of overseas countries said they no longer wanted to deal with our waste.

Aussie Future
The CSIRO has released a report looking into the future of Australia. It spoke to a bunch of experts about what the country might look like in 2060 and they put forward a couple of very different scenarios, depending on what we and our governments do now.

Seed School
We meet some school kids who are working with scientists to save Australia's endangered plants! Students at Woodlupine Primary School in Perth have been carefully growing three species that are in danger of extinction then harvesting their seeds.

Cricket Bat Kid
We meet a young Aussie who wants to share his love of cricket with as many people as possible! Ten-year-old Riley spends his spare time refurbishing old cricket gear and giving it to kids who need it.

Hong Kong Protests
People in Hong Kong have continued to protest a proposed new law which would mean people accused of crimes in China could be sent there to face a trial. We investigate why the protests are happening and find out more about the history of Hong Kong.

Recycling
Recently local government from around Australia got together for a big meeting and one of the main topics of conversation was recycling. It's been causing some big problems in Australia since a bunch of overseas countries said they no longer wanted to deal with our waste.

Aussie Future
The CSIRO has released a report looking into the future of Australia. It spoke to a bunch of experts about what the country might look like in 2060 and they put forward a couple of very different scenarios, depending on what we and our governments do now.

Seed School
We meet some school kids who are working with scientists to save Australia's endangered plants! Students at Woodlupine Primary School in Perth have been carefully growing three species that are in danger of extinction then harvesting their seeds.

Cricket Bat Kid
We meet a young Aussie who wants to share his love of cricket with as many people as possible! Ten-year-old Riley spends his spare time refurbishing old cricket gear and giving it to kids who need it.

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