Primary Perspectives

About us

Primary Perspectives is an award winning, pro-active ‘edutainment’ radio program for young people hosted entirely by children. This unique and innovative show provides an extensive community resource on a broad range of topics for young people, teachers, parents... and anyone interested in things that matter to young people! Recognized as groundbreaking youth media, Primary Perspectives was awarded Australia's 'Best New Radio Talk Program' at the 2012 CBAA Awards and was the only production to receive 4 top finalist nominations across 3 categories, including 'Best Digital Media Initiative' and 'Outstanding Youth Contribution'. This multi-platform program is available via weekly live broadcasts and global streaming from 94.1fm 3WBC in Melbourne - every Tuesday 4-5pm - and is also available via numerous time points around the world each week, such as Australia wide via CRN - the Community Broadcasting Network, twice weekly online via Funky Kids Radio and via live simulcast and rebroadcasts in USA and the Caribbean via Kidz Hub Radio Network. Primary Perspectives is a production of SBN Inc - The School Broadcasting Network - a not-for-profit youth media network created to give young people a voice about things that matter!  

Events

Latest issue of SwitchOn! Magazine for eco-conscious tweens, teens and teachers

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Subscribe now to SBN’s new online transmedia magazine… It’s truly orangutanaliciously AWESOME! April/May issue 2 out now – subscribe now to get your copy!   Awesome (23) Interesting (18) Useful (19) Funny (9) Meh (0) Zzzz (0)

WINNERS ANNOUNCED 2013 SBN International & Indigenous Youth Awards and Global Youth Media Award

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The winners have been announced of the 2013 SBN International & Indigenous Youth Awards and the SBN Global Youth Media Award! Congratulations to all these amazing young change-makers from around the world. Jacob Bernstein, USA – winner SBN Global Youth Media Award in partnership with 3WBC 94.1fm Avalon Theison, USA – winner under 13 years Award in partnership with Green

Highlights

Music Matters is a top finalist 2013 CBAA Awards!

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It’s just been announced that MUSIC MATTERS is a top finalist in the 2013 CBAA Awards – for ‘BEST NEW

Front page news – 4 of team featured in The Age!

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Four of our team – Ari, Harry, Miani and Will were featured in a 3 page spread in The Age

Music Matters debuts with Indie Rock Icon GOTYE!

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An EXTRAORDINARY launch for our new segment ‘Music Matters’ with Aussie #1 Indie Rock Icon GOTYE live on the show

Latest News

‘Philanthropic is the Topic’ for this edition of SwitchOn Radio with Maldon, Newstead and Baringhup primary schools

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While Primary Perspectives regularly simulcasts in USA and the Caribbean via Kidz Hub – this was the first time we’ve

Creative Catalyst Jamie Catto in Australia!

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Miani was very excited to be able to speak with world renowned creative catalyst, Jamie Catto from his home in

Music Matters is a top finalist 2013 CBAA Awards!

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It’s just been announced that MUSIC MATTERS is a top finalist in the 2013 CBAA Awards – for ‘BEST NEW

Segments

Art Matters

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Exploring all the CREATIVE ARTS film, dance, sculpture…

Diffuse the News

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Fun and fascinating NEWS items from all over the world

Eco Heroes

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Honouring ECO HEROES from all over the world – like Bill McKibben!

History Matters

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Exploring museums and the HISTORY of our wonderful world

From Little Things

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Jane Goodall’s ROOTS & SHOOTS monthly segment

Global Perspectives

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Kids from around the world CARING FOR OUR PLANET

Goss on Gloss

Goss On Gloss

Goss on healthy products, wellbeing and BODY IMAGE

Green Lane Diary

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GREEN LANE DIARY students from around Australia

Hot Vods

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Our pick of heaps of great VIDEOS from here and there!

Let’s Talk Tech

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We really love science, technology & especially RENEWABLE ENERGY!

Music Matters

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interviews with MUSIC artists and live performances!

Reading Matters

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The exciting world of LITERATURE and LITERACY

Sport Matters

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The exciting world of SPORT and SPORT STARS!

Talking Turkey

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Talking random stuff with GOATS THE TURKEY!

The Veggie Patch

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Great ORGANIC GARDENING tips from experts like Vasili!

Walk the Wildside

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ENDANGERED SPECIES with expert zoologist Prue Simmons

What’s Cooking?

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Kids in the Kitchen having fun with food and NUTRITION

Wonder Words

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Expanding VOCABULARY with wonder words to impress your teachers!