History

Utopia Girls

Historian Dr Clare Wright leads us through the story of how Australia’s unique history bred an amazing group of rebellious women who each played crucial roles in shaping the destiny of the country....

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Gough Whitlam State Memorial Service

DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are now available through ABC Library Sales. Six former prime ministers and current leader Tony Abbott...

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Day of Days

On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Some came by air, parachuting behind enemy lines....

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Kokoda History Trekkers

The family of WW2 cinematographer Damien Parer take the notorious 96 kilometre long Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. Track veteran Bill James accompanies them and reveals the true history of the...

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Art + Soul Series 2 Study Guide

This fascinating series is an epic and moving journey into Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture and heritage in all its diversity and complexity, its expression in many art media and a revelatory...

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Art and Soul Series 2

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...

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Hawke

Hawke is a 95-minute feature film biography of Bob Hawke. With eight years in office, Hawke was Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister. He became prime minister after only two years in...

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Yagan

Yagan is the account of the brutal murder of Aboriginal warrior Yagan and the repatriation of his remains almost 180 years later. Murdered in 1833 by those he trusted and then cruelly beheaded, the...

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Wide Open Road

Throughout the twentieth century, the car has been tangled up in the social, political and economic fabric of Australia. It conquered the interior, shaped the design of our cities, was the basis of...

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Sporting Nation

In this three-part series, John Clarke, arguably Australia's greatest natural athlete, looks at how Australia came to take its sport so seriously and what it means to be a sporting nation. The series...

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