ABC KIDS News Time

ABC KIDS News Time

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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.

Radio: ABC Classic FM

Categories: Kids & Family

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This week is NAIDOC week, a time for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and Ruby has passed the News Time microphone over to Carli Willis - a journalist from the Torres Strait Islands. Quiz Questions What's the theme for NAIDOC week this year? Can you name at least one of the colours on the Torres Strait Islands flag, and what it represents? Elsie Seriat recently became mayor of Torres Shire Council. What's special about her becoming mayor? Which animal are rangers in the Torres Strait trying to keep off the islands? What's the name of the football competition that people participated in? Bonus Tricky Question Can you name one of the winning teams at the footy competition? Answers Keep the fire burning: Blak, loud and proud Green stripes at the top and bottom to represent the land, black lines next to them to represent the people, and a big blue part in the middle to represent the sea. In the middle is a white Dhari, a ceremonial headdress, and a five-pointed star, to represent the five major island groups. She's the first traditional owner to become mayor, and the second ever woman Cane toads Island of Origin Bonus Tricky Answer Paga Panthers or NQ United Sista

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