Supporting wildlife conservation

The SwitchOn Global Telethon is raising funds to support the important conservation efforts of numerous front-line organisations around the world – both global, like Wildlife SOS, and local, like TreeRoo Rescue

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SwitchOn Global Telethon

25 Hours - 25 Countries - 25 Endangered Species - an awareness and crowdfunding campaign that will run for 25 days! Uniting the world through stories and songs, to raise awareness and funds for some of the world's most endangered species - to help bring them back from the brink! Click the kiwi icon to support the campaign

World Environment Day 2021

In a world-first and biggest event of its kind for endangered species on World Environment Day 2021, the SwitchOn Telethon is going global, raising awareness for critically endangered species and taking action to support the organisations who are at the frontline of conserving wildlife globally. Over 100 musicians, storytellers, wildlife experts, keynote speakers, environmentalists and Grammy® Award winning artists from all across the globe are sharing their positive messages, stories and songs in celebration of our beautiful planet. It's the only one we have, so let's take good care!

School Broadcasting Network Inc

SBN empowers young people to communicate their ideas, innovations and commitments for sharing culture and creating a sustainable and equitable future - via a range of mediums, especially radio. SBN owns & operates the children's station 'Funky Kids Radio' and 'SwitchOn Radio' podcast station, with 25 channels of excellent edutainment. Click icon to listen

switchon youth awards

SwitchOn is the acronym for Students With Initiative To Create Humanitarian Outcome Now. The SwitchOn Global Youth Awards acknowledge young people who are making a positive impact in their local and global communities. Nominations will open in August 2021. The SwitchOn ‘Small Seeds, Big Impact’ Grants are a new initiative that will provide micro grants and mentoring for young people to expand their innovative projects to make an even greater impact in their local communities, especially in developing countries.

youth media that makes a difference!

In honour of SBN’s landmark 10th Anniversary in 2021, our charity is generating awareness and support for numerous organisations that are working tirelessly to protect our world’s critically endangered species. 

The crowdfunding campaign will run on Chuffed.org until the end of June 2021

Children’s artists from around the world have created a wonderful compilation album of songs about wildlife and caring for our beautiful planet Earth to delight the hearts and minds of both children and their grownups! LAUNCHING 5TH JUNE! 

During the SwitchOn Telethon month (until the end of June 2021), you can elect for your purchase of the album to go towards supporting one of the 25 endangered species of your choice.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW-  $25 AUD

An Antechinus in the Attic A-Z picture book written by multi-award winning radio producer Viarnne Mischon, and illustrated by bestselling children’s illustrator Myke Mollard, with a ‘call to action ‘ foreword by SBN’s International Patron Dr Jane Goodall DBE. Available in soft cover, limited edition numbered and signed hard copy and interactive e-book with fact sheets on all 73 species and other bonus features including and extensive teacher’s guide – a total of over 250 pages of edutainment!

During the SwitchOn Telethon month (until the end of June 2021), you can elect for the retail margin of both the e-book and print editions to go towards supporting one of the 25 endangered species of your choice. Prices for print editions include p/p Australia-wide ONLY

ORDER E-BOOK HERE – $25 AUD

ORDER SOFT COVER HERE – $35 AUD

ORDER LIMITED EDITION HARD COVER HERE – $55 AUD

The Funky Kids Story Time Album is a collection of Aussie Tales for Children written & produced by the Funky Kids Radio team filled with 20 bespoke stories of Australian culture, history, wildlife & locations, including: The Bilby Creek Series – 5 fabulous stories of the lives and loves of the curious creatures of Bilby Creek and An Antechinus in the Attic a humorous A-Z of endangered Australian species.

During the SwitchOn Telethon month (until the end of June 2021), you can elect for the retail margin of the Story Album to go towards supporting one of the 25 endangered species of your choice

CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW – $25 AUD

In 2021 the School Broadcasting Network Inc celebrates 10th years of creating award-winning radio, mixed media, music, and more by a youth-led development and delivery team!

In honour of this landmark year, SBN’s team wanted to create an event that would bring both joy to our global audience and serve as a platform for positive change – the SwitchOn Telethon was conceived as a way of uniting our world through stories and songs in support of endangered species and to give young people a sense of connectedness and empowerment in these challenging times.

SBN offers exciting internships and volunteer opportunities!
Gain real-world multimedia skills and more with a network that is producing world-class media for young people, by young people! We offer some of the very best experiences in youth-led media development and delivery.
Send your resume to
info @ switchonradio.org

SBN Inc is an Australian charity and multi-award winning youth media network, which produces multimedia that focuses on solution-based reporting on a wide range of topics – for young people, by young people.

This fun-filled yet educational A-Z picture book of endangered, rare and iconic Australian species is designed to fascinate children and inspire them to want to learn more about Australia's unique wildlife... Together we can create a kinder and more compassionate world where head and heart work in harmony and where we respect each other, the animals with whom we share the planet, and the places where they live – and I am sure this book will help us reach that world.

From the foreword by Dr Jane Goodall DBE

The new interactive e-book edition of An Antechinus in the Attic has the bonus of a FREE teacher’s guide with extensive curriculum linked enrichment activities ideal for primary level and home schooling. The e-book also has facts sheets on all species and other bonus features.

During the SwitchOn Telethon month (until the end of June 2021), you can elect for the retail margin of the e-book to go towards supporting one of the 25 endangered species of your choice.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW – $25 AUD

SwitchOn Radio & Funky Kids Radio are owned and operated by the School Broadcasting Network Inc