The exhilarating story of a group of teenage motocross riders set against the spectacular backdrop of Australia’s red centre will premiere on the ABC next month. MaveriX, an adventure drama series filmed in Alice Springs, is just one of the exciting and diverse range of projects supported by the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) which will premiere on Australian television screens this year.
Unconscious bias starts a young age and is informed partly by the stories that we engage with. The female characters depicted in children’s screen stories can help the audience understand and embrace the diversity of girls and women in ‘real life’.
Mustangs FC is a goal kicking comedy drama about girls who abandon the sidelines to start their local football club’s first all-female team. Our comprehensive teaching resource contains engaging lesson plans for primary and secondary classrooms.