Glossary

  • I Witness: The Art of George Gittoes

    A look at the life of the Australian social realist painter George Gittoes who has depicted the major social upheavals of the late 20th Century on canvas. Gittoes talks about his art whose themes and...

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  • Ice Shelf

    Dough Thost is an Australian glaciologist who has worked on Heard Island and is now heading for the Amery Ice Shelf, on the Antarctic mainland. His team will camp on a floating ice shelf, and use a...

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  • In Our Name

    A hard-headed and provocative dissection of the moral ambiguities underlying contemporary attitudes to torture. Strictly prohibited under international law, the use of torture today is widespread and...

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  • In the Company of Actors

    From a rehearsal room in Sydney through to opening night in New York, a company of actors reveals the magic and struggle of creating theatre. An ensemble of some of the world’s finest actors,...

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  • Inquisition, The

    The Wood Royal Commission unleased an extraordinary investigation that swept through the NSW Police Force like a tsunami. For many, the stakes were life or death. Not everyone survived. The...

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  • In the Mind of the Architect

    This three-part series is about the thing we call architecture . . . but it is more particularly about us. This is the story of how buildings and public spaces get to be made, told principally...

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  • Inside China's Campuses

    University years. The best time of your life. A period of endless possibilities and utter freedom. Or maybe not for the students in the People's Republic of China. While Western peers are partying...

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  • Inside Out

    Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes. Presented by Scott Major, the series...

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  • Inside the Firestorm

    On 7th February 2009, Australia suffered its worst peacetime disaster. 'Black Saturday' claimed 173 lives, left almost 8,000 homeless and destroyed close to half a million hectares of Victorian bush-...

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  • Inside the Square

    Anyone who has built or renovated a house could imagine the nightmare of constructing a $450 million civic and cultural landmark to a radical design (not a right angle in sight) by architects with no...

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  • Inventions from the Shed

    This five part series takes us deep into the inner sanctum of the inventor, to that private place where they find their inspiration - and most of the working parts - for their next creation. Whether...

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  • Island Life

    Island Life is a six-part series exploring some of Australia's most remarkable islands - from the Tropics to the Antarctic – and the interaction of their human and animal inhabitants. Lizard Island

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  • Islands of the Vampire Birds

    "Islands of the Vampire Birds" is the story of how a tiny finch made its way to a barren group of islands in the Pacific and evolved into one of the most fascinating groups of birds on earth.

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  • I Can Change Your Mind About Climate Change

    Separated by a generation, and divided by their beliefs, two passionate, intelligent and successful Australians go on a journey of mutual discovery to see if they can change each other's minds about...

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  • IT Dansa: Following the Footsteps

    In 1999 a unique dance company was established in Barcelona with the aim of turning a selection of the best contemporary dance students from around the world into first class professionals. The...

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