On the 19th of February 1942 Darwin the capital of the Northern Territory was bombed by Japanese forces. It's still the biggest attack ever on Australian soil. Next weekend is the 75th anniversary of the bombing so we found out what it would have been like to be a kid in Darwin at the time.
The new women's AFL competition has held its first draft. But on the same day, a campaign was launched to demand that the players selected be paid more for their efforts. The AFL has offered a minimum of $5000 a season. But some people say it should be much more.
In the lead up to Australia Day this year there was a fair bit of controversy around a billboard featuring two young girls in hijabs. Recently it was World Hijab Day so we asked Rookie Reporter, Itrat to tell us what a hijab actually is and why she wears one.
Kids from the town of Parkes in New South Wales have helped to create a major piece of art. They recorded their voices in Wiradjuri, the traditional language they learn at school. Those recordings were then played as an important part of the exhibit.
Bonobos, orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas are facing extinction. Please support the Great Ape Project’s call for UNESCO to recognize our closest relatives as a Living World Heritage before it’s too late.