It’s been 30 years since Lift Off! first aired, but three decades on it remains one of Australia’s most iconic children’s programs. In this article, we look back at what made this series so successful at the time, and why it still holds a special place in the hearts and memories of those who grew up watching it.
Both series of First Day can now be acquired for broadcast worldwide, with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation securing the international distribution rights for Series 2.
Our two upcoming live events will build primary school students’ understandings of story and character on screen.
A four-part sequel to the Emmy Award winning first series First Day is now available to educators via the ACTF Shop.