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Title Behind The News
Published Australia : ABC1, 2010
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Description 1 streaming video file (21 min. 38 sec.) ; 130701504 bytes
Summary Hospital CheckupWhen you get sick, the last thing you're thinking about is how much you'll have to pay for treatment. But depending on which hospital you go to, you could either pay nothing, or heaps! So what's the difference? Tash takes a look at the difference between public and private hospitals, and why some pollies are thinking about changing how they're set up. Food BowlMaking sure we have enough food to feed everyone in the country is a pretty important thing; right up there with making sure we have enough water! But because we've got less and less water in some big food producing areas, it's leading to less tucker too! It's got people thinking about where's the best place to grow all the food we'll need in the future. Nathan looks at two of the candidates, and finds out why one has recently been nipped in the bud. Gold RushHave you ever read about the gold rush of the past and wished you could strike it rich? Well now might be your chance! Previously closed gold mines are opening up again, but before you grab a pick-axe and start digging, Sarah discovered that it's new technology that's responsible for opening up these old mines. Wild DogsWe all love our pet dogs, but they aren't so lovable when they escape into the wild. Once there, experts say they breed with dingos and can end up killing livestock. Tash looks at the new tricks scientists are using to try to stop them. UnicyclingYou've seen it in circuses, you've seen it in street performances, but have you seen it as an extreme sport?! Sarah gets on one wheel to see why this amazing new sport is taking off
Event Broadcast 2010-02-23 at 10:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Cycling -- Physiological aspects.
Gold mines and mining -- Economic aspects.
Hospitals -- Rates.
Medical policy -- Economic aspects.
Mines and mineral resources -- Planning.
Form Streaming video
Author Bazley, Nathan, host
Hayden, Greg, contributor
Larsen, Sarah, reporter
Thiele, Natasha, reporter
Townsend, Tony, contributor