Ekorrn satt i granen med text. Apology 10th Anniversary: 13/02/2018, Behind the News. Today marks 10 years since former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said sorry to the Stolen Generations.
Here's why it was such a big moment for the families involved. KEVIN RUDD: For the pain, suffering and hurt of these Stolen Generations, their descendants and for their families left behind, we say sorry. To the mothers and the fathers, the brothers and the sisters, for the breaking up of families and communities, we say sorry. And for the indignity and degradation thus inflicted on a proud people and a proud culture, we say sorry. 10 years ago, on this day, the nation stopped to watch Kevin Rudd, Australia's Prime Minister at the time, apologise to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the Stolen Generation. The Sailing Kangaroo: 28/11/2017, Behind the News. Pink Bow Tie. By Paul Jennings Well, here I am again, sitting outside the Principal's office.
And I've only been at the school for two days. Two lots of trouble in two days! Yesterday I got punished for nothing. Nothing at all. I notice that he is still wearing the pink bow tie. I am a very nervous person. 'How did you do that? ' Straight away she starts to grow younger. 'I am not your Dad Dad,' I say. Splodge is fiddling with his pink bow tie. He is about eighteen and is good-looking. ‘Pink Bow Tie’ is from ‘Thirteen Unpredictable Tales’ by Paul Jennings Reprinted with kind permission of Puffin Books, Australia This story was selected as part of the BritLit project. Guide to the Red Centre - Tourism Australia. Discover Alice Springs Spend a few days in outback Australia's most cosmopolitan town.
Delve into the town's fascinating past at the historic Telegraph Station. The Araluen Arts Centre has a great collection of Aboriginal art and you can buy a handmade souvenir at one of the many Aboriginal art galleries, such as Mbantua. You can see an ancient rock art gallery at Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park. Or hire a bike and ride out to Simpsons Gap, a sacred waterhole surrounded by cliffs. 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. LINDY CHAMBERLAIN, AZARIA'S MUM: I just yelled out has anyone got a torch, the dingo's got my baby! Azaria's parents Lindy and Michael said a dingo had taken their little girl from the tent. LINDY CHAMBERLAIN: There's no food in there, but I thought he might just have damaged or mauled the baby and I ran towards the tent and I felt in the carry basket, but she wasn't there.
10W Extended Text TOMORROW WHEN THE WAR BEGAN. The best job in the world. Once again the organisation which promotes Australia, Tourism Australia, is advertising the best job in the world.
But this year, they have six jobs going, all for six months, with a great salary and extra spending money. If you think one of these is your dream job, you have to make a 30-second video explaining why you are the best person for the role. But – be warned. Thousands of people will be competing for each post. The job of 'outback adventurer' is for someone with a passion for outdoor life, and in the Northern Territory there are plenty of wide-open spaces. Like the idea of 200 days of sunshine every year? Another island job is as 'wildlife caretaker' on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.
Maybe you are not quite so keen on the great outdoors and your talents are more journalistic. Are you a foodie? Ndla. Sydney - New Year_s Eve Sydney is a metropolis of many different cultures.
A great number of nationalities is represented in the different areas of Sydney, and they all make their mark on the city. All kinds of languages can be heard and there are different smells around every corner. Here you can find Little Italy, a Greek town, a Jewish area, Chinatown, Vietnamese, Lebanese – you name it, Sydney’s got it! Sightseeing. Guide to Sydney - Tourism Australia.
Ex Poser. By Paul Jennings There are two rich kids in our form.
Sandra Morris and Ben Fox. They are both snobs. They think they are too good for the rest of us. Their parents have big cars and big houses. . © Paul Jennings Reprinted with the kind permission of the publishers Penguin Books (Australia) This story was selected as part of the BritLit project. Ndla. Latest News - Aussie News Today. Things you don't miss about home, part one: When Mum and Dad pash and you wanna throw up.
“Can you not?” This sight is universally cringe-worthy, so thank your lucky stars that you don't have to see it anymore and you can start afresh in the land of sea lions. If you lay around long enough on a towel in the sunny paradise of @westernaustralia's Coral Coast, you'll eventually spot some of these adorable mammals.
#GreenHead, for instance, is jam-packed with them. Thank you for the adorable 📷 @sealife_differently! #SeeAustralia #JustAnotherDayinWA #AustraliasCoralCoast.