Follow 10 characters, including Dacre Smyth, a 21-year-old Australian Gunnery Control Officer, through the dramatic 10-day countdown to D-Day and the beginning of the end of World War II.
100 Years: The Australian Story traces the big themes in twentieth-century political history, from 1901 to 2001.The intriguing tale of the Australian nation: an epic saga of power and politics.
Geoffrey Robertson presents a unique story of real Australian heroes.
A scientific odyssey devoted to one of the natural world's great survivors, the coral reef - animal survivors unchanged after 50 million years under the sea.
30 Years after the dismissal of the Whitlam government by Sir John Kerr, The 7.30 Report reflects on the dramatic events of November 11, 1975 and talks at length to the two central political player
A half-hour special looking at the seriousness of the Asian financial crisis of January 1998 with interviews with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, David Hale and Kenichi Ohmae.
In a complex debate over the way we're raising and educating children these days, one pattern is inescapable.
Authorities trial 'Circle Court' for Aboriginal punishment.
For the first time in 35 years Lake Eyre in Central Australia is filled with life giving water.
Australia faces a population explosion of 60 per cent or more over the next four decades.
More than one in a 100 Australians will be affected by schizophrenia at some time in their lives.
Reporter Kerry O'Brien introduces fresh claims on tobacco industry practices in the '90s in its attempts to limit future liability over the health effects of smoking.
Be afraid...be very afraid. This is an unforgettable journey of horror and fascination.
Live coverage of Remembrance Day at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra in 1998, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at the end of World War I.
In February 2006 Australia's media was rocked by a headline, Skeleton Man Found In Housing Commission Flat. The man had died 6 months before, and all that remained was his skeleton.
Don't know your biennale from a triennale? Can't tell your old media from your new? Are notions leaving you baffled?
A little girl is born with a tail that expresses her emotions.
2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
This program deals with the three year odyssey of 13 black cricketers and the white men who encouraged their skills, and their love the game of cricket.
Perpetual motion is the holy grail of science. It has sent many an obsessive and eccentric inventor to madness and suicide.
The story of how the greatest ballet company of the 20th century - the celebrated Ballets Russes - came to Australia and awoke a nation, transforming the cultural landscape of the conservative 1930
Every year, 46 million women worldwide choose to have a termination. It's a decision they will live with for the rest of their lives.
This observational five-part documentary follows the lives of students during their training at Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.
Year 9 students at Geelong Grammar School's Timbertop campus in the Victorian Alps undergo the first year of a world-first experiment in education.
A fun series of 5 minute video episodes of Australians with innovative careers; it's about people who love their work, and how they got into it, often with twists and turns along the way!
Still the rain falls and for an astonishing third year in a row the outback rivers flow all the way to Lake Eyre.
This is an intimate portrait of a community building a future after the disaster of losing its past.
On Boxing Day, 2004, a massive earthquake in the Indian ocean caused the tsunamis that devastated many nearby coastal areas, with no area more profoundly affected than the province of Aceh in Indon
In the light of September 11 and the Bali bombing, Australia is reassessing its strategic and security focus.
While the Vietnam War raged, senior political leader Charles Tran Van Lam recorded his family's domestic life on his Super 8 camera.
'All the Way with LBJ' was a slogan that came to haunt the Australian Government after it hitched its wagon to America during the Vietnam War.
What if you were highly intelligent, but remained trapped within a disorder that made others see you as inarticulate, odd or disabled?
The Amazing House is where four friends explore the sounds of letters be going on exciting adventures.
Lose your job in Australia and there's a good chance there will be a safety net to catch you. The Newstart allowance, Medicare benefits, along with other programs provide help.
This story is the result of a visit by Andrew Denton to Gallipoli in 2006 for ANZAC Day, 25 April.
This lecture is named in honour of Andrew Olle, the well-known ABC broadcaster who died of a brain tumour in 1995.
What does it feel like to lose your mind and can you get it back again?
This series looks at the big seven domestic animals, dog, cats, horses, pigs, cattle, sheep and goats.
This valuable and insightful presentation by Australian artist Annette Bezor, about her art, speaks eloquently to a wide audience about the cultural issues and social mechanisms of gender, sexualit
Don't miss the ABC broadcast - order your copy now! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops to serve in WW1.
ABC TV's traditional coverage of the ANZAC Day March on Australia's most sacred day continues with live broadcasts of each State's capital city parade.
The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history.
Hetti Perkins, senior curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, shares her knowledge of - and passion for - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander a
In this three part series, a diverse group of outstanding contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists reveal to pre-eminent curator Hetti Perkins how their art practice is driven by
A fascinating four-part series that goes behind the closed doors of the Australian Art Auction world to meet the key players who buy and sell art in the ferociously competitive art scene.
Presented by Fenella Kernebone, Art Nation promises a fun and fascinating ride through Australia's rich arts culture.
The life and work of Australian artist Arthur Boyd.
Focuses on the internationally acclaimed Australian painter, Arthur Boyd, as he reflects on his life's work and the influences which helped create it.
Arthur Phillip is arguably the most important person in Australia's history. Scott Bevan presents a revealing account of the man who helped lay the foundations for modern Australia.
This DVD observes the creation of three new artworks from some of Australia's most highly regarded artists.