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Behind the News: NSW and Victoria Bushfires/What is the Commonwealth?/Voting Age Experiment Results/Mars Class/Easter Bilbies
NSW and Victoria Bushfires/What is the Commonwealth?/Voting Age Experiment Results/Mars Class/Easter Bilbies
ABC Me  |  March 27, 2018
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NSW and Victoria Bushfires
A closer look at the bushfires that hit Victoria and New South Wales last weekend. Here's an update on where things are at now and what help is still needed.

What is the Commonwealth?
The Commonwealth Games are just around the corner and this time the Gold Coast is hosting right here in Aus! Athletes will soon be arriving from around the world. But who decides which countries are actually invited?

Voting Age Experiment Results
As voters around South Australia went to the polls for the 2018 state election, hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds were having their say as well. We told you all about it a few weeks back. But now, the results of this unique experiment are in.

Mars Class
Have you ever wanted to go to Mars? Well one group of high school kids get to go there every Thursday morning. Well, kind of.

Easter Bilbies
You probably remember seeing a lot of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and tasty bunnies in shops leading up to Easter. But did you know, there's an Easter symbol that's a little more local - the bilby. I went to meet this threatened creature and found out how buying the chocolate version can help the real thing.

NSW and Victoria Bushfires
A closer look at the bushfires that hit Victoria and New South Wales last weekend. Here's an update on where things are at now and what help is still needed.

What is the Commonwealth?
The Commonwealth Games are just around the corner and this time the Gold Coast is hosting right here in Aus! Athletes will soon be arriving from around the world. But who decides which countries are actually invited?

Voting Age Experiment Results
As voters around South Australia went to the polls for the 2018 state election, hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds were having their say as well. We told you all about it a few weeks back. But now, the results of this unique experiment are in.

Mars Class
Have you ever wanted to go to Mars? Well one group of high school kids get to go there every Thursday morning. Well, kind of.

Easter Bilbies
You probably remember seeing a lot of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and tasty bunnies in shops leading up to Easter. But did you know, there's an Easter symbol that's a little more local - the bilby. I went to meet this threatened creature and found out how buying the chocolate version can help the real thing.

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