Society and Culture

Our Little Secret (Opening Shot)

Chas Fisher, a 28-year-old survivor of child sexual abuse, wants to know why people sexually abuse children. On a personal level, he wants to get his head around what happened to him when he was six...

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The Final Word (Opening Shot)

Those close to death seem to have insights on life that the rest of us fail to understand, as we race through our seemingly infinite days. The Final Word asks the people whose lives are being cut...

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Dynasties - Series 4

An inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and their...

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Anzac Day March

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 broadcast in most States and Territories...

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Geoffrey Robertson's Hypotheticals

Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts...

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Trigger Point

In the late 80s and early 90s Victorian police shot dead more than thirty people. In retaliation, three police officers were executed, and a persecuted senior policeman died at his own hand. Eleven...

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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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Vagina Diaries, The

The Vagina Diaries, a documentary written and directed by Rachael Thompson, investigates the increasing rate of labiaplasty in Australia. Self-confessed question-asker Nat Harris - the presenter 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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