Aussie Bush Tales

Aussie Bush Tales
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16 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Three Didgeridoos
Jarra, Meeka and Boya go hunting goanna. The goanna runs up into a tree and while they wait for it to come down, the boys find some eucalyptus logs. They…
Episode 2 Hot Emu Soup
While hunting for a kangaroo, Jarra, Meeka and Boya are followed by a friendly emu. The emu has just walked through a very smelly prickle bush and the boys decide…
Episode 3 Go Bungarra Go
The Elder Moort is getting hungry for some Bungarra to eat and sends Jarra, Meeka and Boya to catch one. The boys are fooled by the old Bungarra. They find…
Episode 4 Waa Whoo! A White Dingo
The children find a honey ants' nest while they are digging for yams. They eat the ants and honey nectar, getting it all over their faces. A white puppy dingo…
Episode 5 Ouch My Golden Toe
One fresh, misty morning, Jarra is running through the bush when he kicks his big toe on a rock. Hopping wildly, he puts his throbbing toe into the cool river.…
Episode 6 Run Echidna Run
The children walk amongst the termite mounds, and notice ants all over the ground. They are thinking of catching an echidna to make a stew but during their attempts, hear…
Episode 7 Desert Billy Goats
Elder Moort wants goat's milk to drink, and sends the boys into the gorges to look for a herd of goats. The boys bring back a billy goat. Elder Moort…
Episode 8 Boya's Pet Mud Crab
One day the children are sent down to the river to catch some mud crabs and Boya wonders off after a joey kangaroo he has rescued from a hole. Boya…
Episode 9 Boiled Emu Eggs
Moort the Elder is hungry for some boiled emu eggs and sends the children out to find some. The children came back to camp empty-handed. Moort goes out into the…
Episode 10 Billabong Ripple
The children go swimming in the billabong, not realising a crocodile is lurking in the water. The crocodile chases after Jarra and a turtle. Jarra grabs hold of a tree…
Episode 11 Turtles Nest
The children decide to walk to the coast to enjoy some oyster pearl meat. They are walking for days then finally see the sandy beaches for the first time. They…
Episode 12 The Scary Swine
Elder Moort is sleeping in his humpy when he hears a noise behind a bush. Moort sends the children to find out what is making the noise. The children go…
Episode 13 Flight of an Eagle
Elder Moort spots an eagle flying over the camp, and decides he would like it for a pet. Moort calls the children and asks them to catch it for him.…
Episode 14 Billabong Baolooo
The children go down to the Paperbark Billabong hoping to see the strange creature which the Elder Moort tells them lives in the water. Moort describes the noise made by…
Episode 15 Myth of the Bunyip
The children have never heard of a Bunyip. They are told by Elder Moort if they go near the ghostly bush they may see one. The children follow Moort's advice…
Episode 16 Crocodile in a Swamp
Elder Moort goes fishing and is keen to show the children what an experienced hunter he is. He spots a long neck turtle in the swamp and positions himself on…

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