Behind The News Specials


Season 2017, Episode 3 (Australia's Past)

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In this BtN Special we take on the biggest project ever undertaken in Australian history with the Snowy Mountain Scheme. We remember two significant wars & learn about the crucial battle of Long Tan in the Vietnam War.

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 1 (Indigenous Connections)

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In this BtN Special we meet some outback kids trying to make it into an indigenous choir and we ask if an ancient Aboriginal site could be the oldest astronomical map in the world.

Season 2015, Episode 1 (Where I Live)

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Behind the News is a high-energy, fun way for Upper Primary and Secondary students to learn about current issues and events in their world. Each program is built around major news stories of the week.

Season 2016, Episode 3 (Australia)

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We look at the history behind Australia Day & why it's marked on January 26. We learn that not everyone is happy about it. We also find out about the HMS Endeavour, the ship that brought Captain Cook to Australia.
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