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First Day
First Day is a documentary that follows the lives of 11 young Australians as they experience their first day at school. We follow the children and their families in the weeks leading up to the first day and observe the…
Songs of Innocence
For children, family life has changed dramatically in recent years. Parents are older. Children are fewer. Often both parents work. One third of Australian marriages end in divorce. Songs of Innocence features 13 children from 9 families, talking candidly about…
The Ladder of Love
Episode 15 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie and Vicki are back on. And unlike before, Lockie takes the public attention in his stride. However, along with his newfound popularity comes new pressure: everyone is wondering what step Lockie and Vicki are up to on the "Ladder…
Dog Days
Episode 12 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie and Egg prepare for their public meeting to help save the river. At first, Lockie's committed to the cause...until Dot asks him to surf, that is. With his mind switched to Dot, Lockie neglects his responsibilities and lets everyone…
A Water Feature
Episode 6 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Puberty is like one of those garden make-over shows: you get a lawn where there wasn't one before. And then, just for fun, they throw in a new water feature. Now Phillip isn't the only one wetting his bed... But…
Episode 16 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Now he's popular, Lockie's getting a big head. And a short fuse. When the dancing challenged Lockie realises he's expected to bust some moves at the upcoming Blue Light Disco, he takes his insecurities out on Phillip, who's been busy…
Weird Genes
Episode 9 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
After his disaster with Vicki, Lockie hibernates in his room for days. His family have had enough - poor Phillip has even broken into a rash. Sarge comes up with a unique, and typically embarrassing, solution to the problem. Lockie…
The Human Torpedo
Episode 1 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie Leonard, surf-rat, arrives in Angelus with his family to discover they're to live in a house that's slowly sinking into a swamp. Then Lockie meets the locals. There's a weird kid called Egg from the bogan tribe. And then…
Pure Poetry
Episode 14 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Just when life is finally uncomplicated, Lockie falls for Vicki Streeton all over again...and it's driving him to distraction. John East suggests Lockie create a Board Riders Association to take his mind off girls. Unfortunately, Boof not only joins the…
Taylor's DNA
Part of the Series: Mortified
Taylor is convinced that Don and Glenda can't possibly be her real parents and decides to have their DNA tested, with extraordinary results.
Swamp Rat
Episode 17 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie is invited to go water skiing with Vicki and her parents, and assures Vicki he's a good skier. In reality, he's never skied before. Ever. However, since this is a chance to spend more time with Vicki and impress…
Lockie Chickens Out
Episode 3 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Mum decides it's time Lockie learned about puberty and hands him her Little Green Book, which makes Lockie begin to wonder how other people around him deal with Sex Education. Meanwhile, Lockie continues to be a target for bullies. When…
The Details
Episode 8 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie Leonard is officially a teenager. But, hold on, do things feel any different? Try: everything! And that morning, after a near-death wetsuit experience, everything changes again. Vicki Streeton kisses Lockie, promising to sort out "The Details" later. The more…
X Marks the Dot
Episode 11 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Thanks to Phillip, breaking news about Lockie and Dot is spreading across Angelus like wildfire: Lockie's kissing Dot. At the wind farm. At five o'clock. Lockie is mortified...and just a little bit scared. He can't kiss a girl for the…
Episode 10 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Suffering from Easter holidays boredom, Lockie decides it's time to teach Egg how to swim. However, the boys get more than they bargained for when they discover the local river is polluted. Lockie and Egg turn to John East for…
It’s not You, it’s Me
Episode 13 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie has some problems. First, he's decided to break up with Dot. It's just figuring out how that's tricky. Meanwhile, Mum is acting weird. She's been staring at the TV for days, when it's not even tuned to a channel.…
Match of the Day
Episode 7 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
After five weeks in Angelus, Lockie is still an "Outsider"...which is weird because Lockie isn't a rebel, he'd like nothing better than to be One of the Gang. John East suggests Lockie join the school football team, a certain passport…
The First Day
Episode 2 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
It's Lockie's first day of high school and things don't go exactly to plan. After making an enemy of resident bully Boof and his gang out on the waves, Lockie is an immediate target for all kinds of special treatment…
Lockie takes the Cake
Episode 19 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie is stressed out. Out the three hundred and sixty five days in the year, why did Vicki and Phillip have to be born on the exact same day? Sometimes things just happen that are out of your control. Like…
The Domino Effect
Episode 25 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
Lockie's ponders the notion of the domino effect: how one small event can trigger a series of other smaller events, leading to big, potentially life-changing results. After suffering at the hands of the domino effect himself, Lockie decides to put…