Geography

"Geography is a structured way of exploring, analysing and understanding the characteristics of the places that make up our world, using the concepts of place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale and change. It addresses scales from the personal to the global and time periods from a few years to thousands of years." - Australian Curriculum
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How would you like to design a whole playground that kids from all around get to enjoy? You're about meet some school students who got to do just that. A few years ago, they won a competition asking them to design a park using the game Minecraft and now they're getting to see their ideas come to life.

How would you like to design a whole playground that kids from all around get to enjoy? You're about meet some school students who got to do just that. A few years ago, they won a competition asking them to design a park using the game Minecraft and now they're getting to see their ideas come to life.

South Sudan has been officially declared a country in famine which is the first official famine in the past 6 years. Here's more about why South Sudan is in trouble and what you can do about it.

South Sudan has been officially declared a country in famine which is the first official famine in the past 6 years. Here& more about why South Sudan is in trouble and what you can do about it.

A fight is currently going on over the Great Australian Bight. That's the bit of…

A fight is currently going on over the Great Australian Bight.

It's been revealed that over the past 22 years Australia has shifted north by…

It's been revealed that over the past 22 years Australia has shifted north by…

A 17 year-old girl was hoping to become the youngest Aussie to climb Mount Everest. But she had to cancel her attempt when an avalanche on the mountain killed 16 Sherpas. They're the guides that risk their lives over and over again to help others achieve their goal. Emma learned more about them.

Sherpas are the guides that help climbers scale and descend Mt Everest

Okay, So it's pretty hard to miss the fact that the 2014 Soccer World Cup has kicked off over in Brazil. Billions of people will tune in to watch it over the next month or so. But what is this country like away from the pitch? We thought we'd give you a look. Here's James.

2014 Soccer World Cup - Learn about Brazil.

We often get sent videos from kids around Australia showing us what their lives are like. But recently we got a batch that were a little different. They were video postcards sent from kids in and around Tennant Creek an area pretty close to the centre of Australia. They're pretty fun so we thought you'd love to see them.

video postcards- sent from kids in and around Tennant Creek, an area pretty close to the centre of Australia.

Recently, the Australian Human Rights Commission spoke out about the conditions faced by detainees at the Christmas Island Detention Centre. It's just the latest in a series of stories about the welfare of asylum seekers held there. But away from the detention centre there's a whole community of people who live on Christmas Island that would like it to be known for more than just bad news. Rookie reporter, Dewi is one of them and this week she shows us the other side.

Recently, the Australian Human Rights Commission spoke out about the conditions faced by detainees at the Christmas Island Detention Centre.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is currently living and working in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. But what sort of things will he see while there? We got some kids from Yirrkala School in Arnhem Land to show us. Here’s Tash with their story.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is currently living and working in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. But what sort of things will he see while there? We got some kids from Yirrkala School in Arnhem Land to show us. Here’s Tash with their story.

As summer approaches, bushfires become a big risk in many areas of Australia. And for the people who live in those areas, often their only form of protection comes from volunteer fire fighters. But how do you get to become one? Well some young kids are already in training. We sent Matt to meet them.

Kids as volunteer fire fighters. But how do you get to become one? Well some young kids are already in training.

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