Design and Technology

Catalyst - Future Cities

It's amazing to think that in the 1900s a mere tenth of the world's population lived and worked in cities. Today, it's more than half. With Australia's population set to double in the next 50 years,...

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The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke

Written by Mark Thomson and narrated by Bryan Dawe, this series uncovers the many astonishing achievements of a little known inventor who lived in the small outback town of Hoke's Bluff. From an...

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Compass - Rags and Riches

Survival and success, the stories of Jewish families who lost everything in WW2 and rebuilt their lives from scratch here in Australia. We tell the remarkable stories of three families who combined...

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Compass - Fashion and Faith: Muslim Style

A new breed of fashion designers is turning heads on the Australian catwalk catering to Muslim women eager for cutting edge designs better suited to our lifestyle and climate. For women in particular...

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Message Stick - Wathaurong Glass

Established in May, 1998, the Wathaurong Aborigianl Co-operative was a CDEP initiative five years ago. It took two years to work out where the enterprise was heading. Mark Edwards, manager, didn't...

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Dream Build - Series 2

DREAM BUILD is a new series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality. The front door will open to some of Australia’s cutting...

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Margaret Olley - A Life in Paint

MARGARET OLLEY: A LIFE IN PAINT is an intimate one-hour documentary about one of Australia's best-loved painters. A well-known figure from the time she was painted by William Dobell in 1948, Olley's...

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New Eden

Presented by Richard Heathcote, curator of historic Ripponlea, and spanning Australia's earliest colonial residences, from the verandah-clad pastoral homesteads to ornate Victorian mansions and...

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Dream Build - Series 1

DREAM BUILD is a new series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality. The front door will open to some of Australia’s cutting...

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Every Little Drop

We explore the Snowy Scheme both as an engineering wonder and an epic human saga. It took 25 years to build, employing one hundred thousand workers from around the world, yet the Snowy Scheme was...

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