Behind The News Specials

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Season 2016, Episode 1 (Civics)

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From the Ancient Greeks who created democracy, we travel through time to learn about the history of voting & levels of government in Australia. BtN gets to the bottom of this & more to explain how Democracy works in Australia.

Season 2017, Episode 7 (Stargazing Special)

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News and current affairs for students.

Season 2017, Episode 2 (Animal Ethics)

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This BtN Special looks at the moral issues around keeping animals. Should tourists be riding elephants & patting tigers if the animals aren't being treated well? And should pets only come from certain breeders & not pet shops?

Season 2017, Episode 6 (World Affairs)

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In this BtN special we're travelling beyond Australia's shores to look at what world leaders are doing to tackle the challenge of climate change. And why is air pollution such a big problem in the developing world?

Season 2017, Episode 5 (Refugees)

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In this BtN Special we ask what is the difference between refugees and migrants. We also look at some of the people now settled in Australia and how a country town has been revitalised since new arrivals moved there.
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