I Forgot My Phone. All Aussie Adventures highlights. First Fleet: 04/02/2014, Behind the News. Recently we celebrated Australia day on the 26th of January.
But why do we mark it on that day in particular? To answer that question, Sarah will take you back in time to 1788, to meet some kids who came to Australia on the First Fleet. Kid 1: “My name is John Hudson and I'm nine years old. I've been an orphan ever since I can remember and I made a living sweeping chimneys. It was horrible work, dangerous too. Kid 2: “For the theft of one linen shirt, value 10 shillings, five silk stockings, value 5 shillings, one pistol, value 5 shillings, and two aprons, value 2 shillings. Kid 3: “My name is Elizabeth Haywood and I'm 13 years old.
Kid 2: “For the theft of one linen gown, value 4 shillings, a silk bonnet value 2 shillings, and a bath cloth cloak, value 1 shilling. In London in the 1700s, gaols were full of people like Elizabeth and John; poor, hungry, unwanted. Australian Sense of Humour.
Veoh - Kath and Kim Series 4 Episode 1 - Holiday S4E1. How to speak Aussie. Behind the News. Welcome Book Animation The last day for submitting your artwork has now passed but we wanted to show you one submission that Ava and Bethany animated!
While it can't be included in the book we have uploaded here as we though it was pretty clever! Watch ABC ME is here! Watch whatever you want, whenever you want, wherever you are. But first download the app on your tablet, customise your profile, explore and add shows you love to your very own profile. River Kids This special BTN documentary looks at life along the Murray, Australia's largest river system. Short & Curly - Season 3 Argue, explore, laugh and cringe through some of life's tricky questions.Listen Junk Food Recent study says a lot of 9 & 10 yr olds are getting most of their energy from junk food.Watch Triple Zero Caller A 9yr old kid in NSW has been given a special bravery award.Watch World Health Day to focus on a disease which is growing problem around the world.Watch.
Dingo Decision: 19/06/2012, Behind the News. One of the most famous news stories in Australia's history has finally come to an end.
In the 1980's, a mother was wrongly convicted of killing her baby. The child had actually been killed by a dingo but the jury at the time didn't agree. Tash takes a look at how the mistake happened. NATASHA THIELE, REPORTER: It was 1980 and the Chamberlain family, mum, dad and three kids were on a camping trip to Uluru. But their holiday soon turned to tragedy, when their 9 week old baby daughter went missing in the night. Australia Country Profile.
Stolen Generations: 19/02/2008, Behind the News. Last week we saw one of the most important days in Australian history.
The Prime Minister's apology to the Stolen Generations might have sounded like just another speech but it meant an enormous amount to a lot of people and it might change the country forever. So why is it so important? Well first Sarah will explain what the Stolen Generations are. SARAH LARSEN, REPORTER: Can you imagine being taken away from your home and family, being given a new name, even a new religion and maybe never knowing who you are or where you come from? That's what happened to a lot of kids who belong to what are called the Stolen Generations. In the 1900s the Australian government took thousands of Indigenous children away from their families and put them into missions or orphanages or with white foster families. HELEN MORAN: Mum and Dad had heard that the welfare was going to come and take the children. How could this have happened?
In the 1960s people began to campaign for Aborigines to get better rights. Anti Venom: 11/09/2012, Behind the News. If you get bitten by a deadly spider or snake you might need a shot of anti-venom to save your life.
Well, anti venom isn't that easy to make and for one spider bite in particular the stocks of anti venom are running low. Swim Safe: 28/06/2011, Behind the News. Now when you think about it Australia is a massive country but the vast majority of people are crammed into towns and cities around the coast.
So it means that many of us have grown up having to learn how to be safe around water. And that knowledge is proving to be valuable to people living in other countries as Tash reports. NATASHA THIELE, REPORTER: For years, Aussies have known that when it comes to playing around water, safety should always come first. From an early age, many kids are taught to swim as an important part of growing up. When we hit the beach, we're told to stay between the flags and if we get into trouble there are people trained to help us out.