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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Bluey
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The adventures of an enthusiastic blue cattle dog, Bluey, her little sister Bingo, and her parents, Bandit and Chilli.

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Spotlight : Joff Bush Andrew McMillen (interviewer), 2021 single work interview
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23 January 2021; (p. 3)
The Subtle Sophistication of Bluey’s Soundtrack Helped Propel It to Stardom Liz Giuffre , 2021 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 22 January 2021;
Bluey’s Magical and Sacred Family Home Michael McVeigh , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 18 October vol. 30 no. 21 2020;
The Government Is Giving More Money to Create Australian Content — but Kids' TV Could Take a Hit Melissa Clarke , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , October 2020;

'Australian TV productions will be getting a boost in next week's federal budget, and while $50 million in new funding sounds like good news for the struggling arts sector, it's not quite as clear cut as that.' 

Cheese ‘n’ Crackers! Concerns Deepen for the Future of Australian Children’s Television Jessica Balanzategui , Joanna McIntyre , Liam Burke , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 1 October 2020;

'Today ABC, BBC Studios and Screen Australia announced series three of the award-winning animation series Bluey will commence production in Brisbane later this year.' 

[Review] ‘Bluey’ Craig Mathieson , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , October no. 160 2019; (p. 57)

— Review of Bluey Joe Brumm , Tim Bain , John McGeachin , 2018 series - publisher film/TV
'Far too often television for younger children gets a pass mark merely for being a distraction, the ultimate screensaver for flustered carers. Bluey, the ABC’s hit animated series that’s lit up the imagination and lowered the inhibitions of preschoolers since debuting a year ago, is far superior. The everyday anthropomorphic adventures of six-year-old blue heeler Bluey, accompanied by her four-year-old sister, red heeler Bingo, are delightful, inventive and blessed with a love of creative play. The episodes are just seven minutes long, but their influence runs deep.' (Introduction)
Hey, True Bluey Andrew McMillen , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15 February 2020; (p. 10)

— Review of Bluey Joe Brumm , Tim Bain , John McGeachin , 2018 series - publisher film/TV

'How a small team from Brisbane created a global children’s television sensation that celebrates play, parenting and blue heelers, writes Andrew McMillen' 

‘Making up Games Is More Important Than You Think’ : Why Bluey Is a Font of Parenting Wisdom Koa Whittingham , Amy Mitchell , Ben Mitchell , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 16 July 2019;

'Bluey is a ground-breaking Australian children’s television series and the most downloaded show in ABC iView history. Since premiering in October 2018, Bluey has been played on iView over 100 million times, and it is set to stream internationally on Disney’s streaming platform starting later this year.' (Introduction)

How They Make Bluey Dan Colasimone , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , December 2019;

'My daughter and I visited the "creative, beautiful sausage factory" Ludo Studio, where the internationally acclaimed animation series Bluey is built from nose to tail.' (Introduction)

Save Our Screens : 3 Things Government Must Do Now to Keep Australian Content Alive Anna Potter , Amanda Lotz , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 5 March 2020;

'Last week, free-to-air broadcaster Seven, embracing the spirit of a petulant teen, stomped its foot and announced it would no longer follow the rules regarding its Australian children’s content obligations. Nine has suggested it will soon follow suit. With the Australian government poised to release a local content policy options paper any day now, Seven’s belligerence looks like a preemptive strike.' (Introduction)

Bluey Has Just Won an Emmy. Its Second Season Is the Perfect Antidote to Self-isolation Nina Cullen , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 1 April 2020;
Bluey Creator Joe Brumm’s Dog Days Steve Dow , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 11-17 April 2020;

'Inspired by the interactions between his young daughters, Joe Brumm created a one-minute pilot that would become the kids’ television juggernaut Bluey. Here, he discusses the challenges of writing the show and reminisces about the blue heelers of his childhood. “Each episode has a number of components to make it good … It’s not just about coming up with a funny game.”'  (Introduction) 

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