Up until recently, China enforced a one child policy where any family that had more than one child faced severe fines and penalties. While the law sounds crazy, it still has its defenders and even with the law finally being eradicated, many think things will stay the same because so many have gotten used to the idea. Find out the history behind this law and why it's been so controversial around the world.
Rookie reporters, Tiffany and Lily, take us along on their visit to Gallipoli and as they learn more about the battle that took place there and those who served in World War I, it offers them a deeper perspective on the importance of Remembrance Day.
By the time you turn 16, you're legally allowed to drive and some believe that if you're mature enough to be out on the road, you're old enough to be in the voting booth too. There are many different opinions on this topic among adults and, when asked, it turns out that while some teenagers would be happy with the right to vote, others aren't too keen on the idea.
Learn more about how Black Lives Matter protests have sparked the debate on Australia's historical monuments and statues. The end of an era for Australian TV as the country’s last two community TV stations go off-air for good. You probably know that Mount Everest is the world’s highest mountain. But how tall is it, exactly? Meet some school kids who teach us about aquaponics and show us how it can be used to produce food and help the environment. And check-in with some of the kids that BtN has spoken to during the COVID-19 pandemic who reflect on the past few months.
The Federal Government recently announced that Australia is in a recession. BtN looks at what a recession is, how it came about, and what the government is doing to try to get us out of it. Black Lives Matter protests in Australia are calling for an end to Indigenous deaths in custody and highlighting racial inequality in this country. Find out what the protests are all about. Plus, revisit some of the young Australians met in the BTN Bushfire Special to see how their families are coping since the Black Summer bushfire crisis. A waste management company has carried out a bin audit and found that more than half of all landfill waste could have been recycled or composted. Meet an Auslan interpreter to find out more about the job that they do and why it’s so important.
Evidence is continually unearthed proving ancient humans had an incredible knowledge of astronomy, but what is our species' obsession with the sun?
Powerhouse singer-songwriter Casey Donovan takes Julia on a poignant journey around some of the most important places from a turbulent life, that helped transform a shy teenager into one of our favourite performers.