Gardening for growth

On Hear and There this week, Nathan Reynolds spoke with Josh Fergeus, CEO of Kevin Heinze Grow. The program was inspired by the late Kevin Heinze, a well-known Melbourne garden identity, who recognised the benefits of horticulture-based therapy and recreation to children with disabilities. More information: kevinheinzegrow.org.au

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Millennials under fire

They’re a generation who have grown up with the internet and 20 consecutive years of economic growth. But now, they’re the generation hit hardest by the coronavirus recession and are being called out for flouting social distancing rules. But despite gloomy job prospects, they’d like you to know they’re more resilient than you think. Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds

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Sesame Street says fun is the key to remote learning

“Young children learn best through play”, says Dr Rosemarie Truglio, Senior Vice President of Content and Curriculum at Sesame Workshop. Rather than being anxious about their children losing class time, parents can provide valuable learning experiences at home through everyday moments. “Just preparing dinner involves literacy, maths and science” Dr Truglio told Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds. Sesame Street

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Postcard from the Cape York Peninsula

A new documentary screening Mon 27 July on NITV, Wawu Divine Hope, explores the spirit of an Aboriginal town in Far North Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula through a special annual Easter event in which the people transform their graveyard into a garden. Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds caught up with film’s narrator and Hope Vale resident, Shirley Costello.

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