ABC KIDS News Time

ABC KIDS News Time

ABC KIDS News Time

CATEGORY: Kids & Family
Every Friday, join Ruby for News Time as she counts down the week’s most interesting news stories for kids. From amazing animals to special events, the natural world to outer space, News Time is made especially for children to help them understand the world around them.
  1. June 24, 2022
    11 min
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    Secret world and happy homecoming
    This week, we celebrate a big moment for an Indigenous lawyer, we’ll learn just how much land needs to be protected on our planet, we meet a family who is very glad to be home, we’ll take a peek into a secret u…
  2. June 17, 2022
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    Art detectives and special smells
    This week, we find out why the tangy, salty smell of an Aussie breakfast spread is being protected, we meet a farmer who is doing his bit to help save two tiny species, learn how a team of art detectives are so…
  3. June 10, 2022
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    Floating school bus and super commentators
    This week, we’re going to go on a ride – on a very different school bus! We’ll meet a teenager who has made school sports carnivals more inclusive, have an under the sea party for World Oceans Day and hear abou…
  4. June 03, 2022
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    World Environment Day
    This week we’re celebrating our planet – and looking at how we can protect it - because it’s World Environment Day this weekend! We’ll put on our headtorches and explore an ancient forest hiding underground the…
  5. May 27, 2022
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    Teen hero and solar power progress
    First, we'll learn about how we can use energy from the sun, at night! Then, we'll visit a Top End school that's making class more inclusive for autistic students. After that, we'll head to Queensland for a dar…
  6. May 20, 2022
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    Supermassive happy snap and World Bee Day
    On today's show, we'll start with a story about an important art prize, before learning about a picture of something mysterious in our skies. Then we'll head to a fashion show featuring clothes for people with…
  7. May 13, 2022
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    Asteroid fossil and Int Nurses Day
    We start today’s show 66 million years in the past, when the last dinosaurs were around, and learn about an impressive fossil. Then, we’ll hear about some important news about traditional owners getting there l…
  8. May 06, 2022
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    Insect enthusiast and penguin posties
    On today’s show, we’ll meet a pint-sized bug-lover and some encouraging entomologists, and hear some good news from Victoria for our environment. Then, we’ll meet a Muslim woman making Australian history, befor…
  9. April 29, 2022
    11 min
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    Cosmic lettuce and lost postcard
    We’re counting down five stories, from number five down to number one – our Wow of the Week! On this week’s show, we’ll discover a precious letter that got lost in the post, and meet Australia’s first ever fema…
  10. April 22, 2022
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    World Cup winners and happy humpbacks
    On today's show: The Australian women’s cricket team wins big, humpback whales are making a comeback, the Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, an important Indigenous artefact is returned to its owners, and invent…
  11. April 15, 2022
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    Good Dogs Week
  12. April 15, 2022
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    Good Dogs Week
    This week’s episode of News Time is a little different. We’re counting down five stories all about clever canines and pawesome puppies – it’s Good Dogs week!Quiz QuestionsWhat does Vinnie the assistance dog hel…
  13. April 08, 2022
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    Mischievous magpies and high-tech toilet
    On today’s show, we’ll meet some mischievous magpies who’ve out-smarted a team of scientists, and learn about World Health Day. We’ll hear about a smart toilet that knows whose sitting on it and salute some goo…

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