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First Day
First Day is a documentary that follows the lives of 11 young Australians as they experience their first day at school. We follow the children and their families in the weeks leading up to the first day and observe the…
Double Trouble Part One
Episode 1 of Double Trouble
Sixteen year old Yuma lives with her wealthy father and step family in Sydney. Kyanna, also 16, lives in a community in the central Australian desert with her mother and extended family. Separated at birth, these twin girls are completely…
The Principal's Office
Episode 1 of Little Lunch
When Rory is punished and sent to the Principal's office, the other kids surprisingly feel sorry for him and try to cheer him up.
2008: Laura
Episode 1 of My Place Series 1
Laura accidentally sinks a dinghy in the canal and the ashes of the owner's beloved dog are lost in the muddle. She can't find a way to own up. Meanwhile, her mob get together to listen to the Prime Minister's…
Taylor's DNA
Part of the Series: Mortified
Taylor is convinced that Don and Glenda can't possibly be her real parents and decides to have their DNA tested, with extraordinary results.
The Dress Up Day
Episode 2 of Little Lunch
On Dress-Up-As-What-You-Want-To-Be-When-You-Grow-Up-Day, Battie dresses up as Stretcho, his very own made up super hero.
1998: Mohammed
Episode 2 of My Place Series 1
Mohammed is a mad-keen bowler and is desperate to join the cricket team at his new school. However, there are no available places and so he ends up playing with the girls' team, who prove to be the better side.
1988: Lily's
Episode 3 of My Place Series 1
Lily's cousin Phoung arrives with her parents from Vietnam. But the trophy cousin turns out to be a real threat to Lily's status at home and at school.
Double Trouble Part Two
Episode 2 of Double Trouble
Sixteen year old Yuma lives with her wealthy father and step family in Sydney. Kyanna, also 16, lives in a community in the central Australian desert with her mother and extended family. Separated at birth, these twin girls are completely…
1888: Victoria
Episode 13 of My Place Series 1
Victoria and her family have just moved into the terrace house that her father has built. She'll do anything to ensure that they stay there forever and she has an idea to help.
1808: Sarah
Episode 8 of My Place Series 2
Sarah, although still a child, works as a servant for the cold and demanding Mrs Owen. As if being bossed around by the lady of the house isn't bad enough, Sarah has to deal with that woman's sly and sickly…
Language of Belonging - Wadu Matyidi
Language of Belonging is a multi-platform education resource based on the ground breaking Indigenous short animation Wadu Matyidi and the five accompanying behind the scenes mini documentaries. Designed specifically for Primary-aged students, this diverse learning program gives students the opportunity…
6 videos
The Human Torpedo
Episode 1 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie Leonard, surf-rat, arrives in Angelus with his family to discover they're to live in a house that's slowly sinking into a swamp. Then Lockie meets the locals. There's a weird kid called Egg from the bogan tribe. And then…
Mother in the Nude
Part of the Series: Mortified
Taylor strives to prevent the unveiling of a deeply embarrassing nude sculpture.
The Ya-Ya
Episode 3 of Little Lunch
While Atticus' parents are away, his Ya-Ya (grandmother) looks after him and sends disgusting lunches with him to school.
Songs of Innocence
For children, family life has changed dramatically in recent years. Parents are older. Children are fewer. Often both parents work. One third of Australian marriages end in divorce. Songs of Innocence features 13 children from 9 families, talking candidly about…
The Milk Bar
Episode 7 of Little Lunch
After Rory forgets his lunch and, in desperation, decides to go to the milk bar, he must convince the other kids to keep his secret from Mrs Gonsha.
1878: Henry
Episode 1 of My Place Series 2
Despite one failed invention after another, young Henry knows in his heart that he's a brilliant inventor. Against the advice of his friend Franklin, Henry conducts his biggest experiment ever ... but succeeds only in blowing up the local schoolhouse.
The Top Of The Fireman's Pole
Episode 5 of Little Lunch
After Mrs Gonsha bravely rescues a tiny boy from the top of the playground equipment, she becomes stuck herself, and the kids must get her down.
The Girls Toilets
Episode 8 of Little Lunch
Melanie is caught in the middle when Debra-Jo and Tamara stop speaking to each other and insist that Melanie must pick a side.