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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Little J and Big Cuz
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'Little J is five and has just started kindergarten year at school. He lives with his grandmother (Nanna), his girl cousin (Big Cuz) who is nine, and their dog (Old Dog) who is also the story narrator. LITTLE J & BIG CUZ follows the family's adventures and is told primarily from the point of view of Little J.'

Source: Screen Australia.

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  • Author's note: Much of the story telling will be visual or carried by the narrator, making it easier to re-voice the show into multiple Indigenous languages. The intention is that community members will be engaged and funded to re-voice the series. The production will assist in setting up this process. It is also intended that children whose first language is not English will watch it in both English and their own language at home and school. (Via Screen Australia)
  • Award-winning and individually published episodes are indexed on AustLit.

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form y separately published work icon Lucky Undies Beck Cole , Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2017 14123577 2017 single work film/TV children's Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2017
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form y separately published work icon Where's Aaron? Erica Glynn , Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2017 14123698 2017 single work film/TV children's Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2017
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form y separately published work icon Desert Camp Dot West , Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020 20269767 2020 single work film/TV children's Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020
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form y separately published work icon Goodbye Swooper Erica Glynn , Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020 20269872 2020 single work film/TV children's Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020
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form y separately published work icon Finding Home Beck Cole , Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020 20269823 2020 single work film/TV children's Victoria : Ned Lander Media Australian Children's Television Foundation , 2020

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Little J and Big Cuz Mutton Bird Episode Launch on Aboriginal Children's Day Jillian Mundy , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 12 August no. 732 2020; (p. 3)
'A PALAWA kani episode of Little J and Big Cuz was celebrated in nipaluna (Hobart) for Aboriginal Children's Day last week, and producers are on the lookout for more First Nations language speakers for episodes that are in production for the upcoming third season.'
 
Little J and Big Cuz Win Diversity Screen Award 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 28 November no. 690 2018; (p. 28)

'Little J and Big Cuz, Australia's first animated series for Indigenous children, has won the inaugural Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network (SDIN) Award.'

Explainer: How Tasmania’s Aboriginal People Reclaimed a Language, Palawa Kani Kristyn Harman , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 19 July 2018;
NITV Series a First 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 3 May no. 650 2017; (p. 14)
'NITV has launched a new animated children's series Little J & Big Cuz.'
New TV Series Relevant and Family Friendly Tanya Denning-Orman , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 April no. 649 2017; (p. 24)
'Growing up, I can't remember seeing Indigenous people consistently on Australian television at all. There was the occasional role but in general a black face was rare across any genre any time of the day.' (Introduction)
A Yarn With... Tony Thorne 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 5 April no. 648 2017; (p. 20)
'Tebrikunna man, animator, illustrator and director. Hobart, Tasmania.'
New TV Series Relevant and Family Friendly Tanya Denning-Orman , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 April no. 649 2017; (p. 24)
'Growing up, I can't remember seeing Indigenous people consistently on Australian television at all. There was the occasional role but in general a black face was rare across any genre any time of the day.' (Introduction)
NITV Series a First 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 3 May no. 650 2017; (p. 14)
'NITV has launched a new animated children's series Little J & Big Cuz.'
Explainer: How Tasmania’s Aboriginal People Reclaimed a Language, Palawa Kani Kristyn Harman , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 19 July 2018;
Little J and Big Cuz Win Diversity Screen Award 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 28 November no. 690 2018; (p. 28)

'Little J and Big Cuz, Australia's first animated series for Indigenous children, has won the inaugural Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network (SDIN) Award.'

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