Glossary

  • World Series Debating

    One of the most popular events of the annual Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Debate was filmed over several years by ABC TV. That Men Deserve More Respect Recorded in the Legislative Council Chamber,...

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  • Wide Open Road

    This is the three part TV history of Australia via the cars we drove - how we became a car nation. Throughout the 20th Century the car has been tangled up in the social, political and economic fabric...

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  • Without Consent

    A two-part documentary special which examines the impact of sexual violence on the lives of Australian victims, and tries to gain an insight into why it happens. Produced by award-winning film-maker...

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  • Waterworks

    Waterworks is a series of four half-hour programs examining the role and nature of water in four important areas: biology and oceanography; chemistry of water; pressure density and Archimedes...

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  • Wedding Makers, The

    Getting married in the 21st century is a highly commercialised, expensive exercise. With the average cost of an Australian wedding now $33,000, the wedding industry is worth $3.5 billion dollars...

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  • Weeping Women

    Madonna statues have been known to weep all around the world. This documentary examines the bizarre and unexplained cases of crying statues - the weeping Madonna of Rockingham, Australia, Our Lady...

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  • Whatever! The Science of Teens

    Teenagers are in limbo. Neither adults nor children, they are caught up in a confusing world of change. Using entertaining segments and accessible language Whatever! The Science Of Teens taps into...

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  • What's Your Poison - Quantum

    This five part series explains the mechanisms through which these drugs have their effect, and in doing so illuminates some aspect of the workings of the human body. The science and the medicine is...

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  • White Peoples Business

    An urban perspective on non-Indigenous involvement in the reconciliation movement in Australia. During the turbulent political climate of 1997 - 2000, the people's movement exploded to become one of...

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  • Why Is It So?

    For over two decades, the enigmatic Professor Julius Sumner Miller concocted the formula for the perfect science television show...cool experiments, interesting science and fantastic hair. The Why Is...

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  • Wisdom Interviews, Best of, With Peter Thompson

    Broadcaster Peter Thompson has interviewed some of Australia's most eminent individuals for ABC Radio National's The Wisdom Interviews. The best of these interviews are now available as a 6CD set. We...

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  • Wise Up

    Youth driven discussion program, hosted by John Faine. This series reviews situations in which teenagers make contact with the Police Legal system. Drama is used to demonstrate issues. Set of ten...

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  • Wizard From Oz, The - James Morrison

    This is a personal perspective on the life and music of jazz multi-instrumentalist James Morrison. We encounter his family, friends and musical colleagues who shed light on the man and his music.

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  • Woomera: Silent Partners, The

    The history of Woomera rocket range, from 1946 to 1979. The program includes declassified defence footage of life at Woomera and the 4,000 rocket tests conducted there. Former residents are...

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  • Wildscreen - Lizards From Oz

    There are more lizards in Australia than any other continent on earth and most of these are found in Australia's lizard capital - the spinifex sandplains of the arid Centre. This DVD explores these...

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  • Why Don't I Love My Baby (aka Help Me Love my Baby)

    This two-part series follows a pair of mums as they discover how to do something most mothers take for granted - fall head over heels in love with their babies. Ep 1 - Zoe and Izzy

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  • Working With Jane

    Working With Jane is an entertaining portrait of Jane Campion and her special qualities as a film director. It is also a poignant recording of the truly unique process that created her latest film...

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  • Wrestling With the Angel - Blanche d'Alpuget

    At the beginning of this documentary Blanche d’Alpuget reveals that for her, writing is like Jacob's "struggle with the angel" - a search for truth, for oneself.

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  • Writers on Writing

    The art of creative writing and writing for the stage are explored in this program. The series is divided into three sections: 'The Writers', 'The Playwrights' and 'The Composers', and is aimed at...

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  • WAFL Grand Final 2012

    Relive all the highlights of the WAFL 2012 Grand Final with a copy of the match East Fremantle vs. Claremont, won by Claremont by 26 points. 2012 WAFL Grand Final match is available at $55.00 for a 2...

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  • WAFL Grand Final 2011

    Relive all the highlights of the WAFL 2011 Grand Final with a copy of the match Subiaco vs. Claremont, won by Claremont by 56 points. 2011 WAFL Grand Final match is available at $55.00 for a 2 x DVD...

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  • Wildscreen - Wombats: Bulldozers from the Bush

    When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them. Over 200 years later the wombat still suffers at human hands, blamed for damaging fences...

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  • When Bubbles Burst

    "When Bubbles Burst" provides a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of the global economy, examining the mechanics behind bubbles and crashes and suggesting trends for the future. In a...

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  • WAFL Grand Final 2013

    Relive all the highlights of the WAFL 2013 Grand Final with a DVD of the match between West Perth and East Perth, won by West Perth by 49 points. 2013 WAFL Grand Final match is available at $55.00...

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  • Who Makes the News?

    Narrated by ABC broadcaster Geraldine Doogue, the program retraces some of the biggest political stories of the past 50 years, with archival vision and interviews with ABC reporters and political...

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