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Catalyst - Earth on Fire

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming surge in large, uncontrollable fires across the world. We live in a time when mega-fires are reshaping landscapes in ways unprecedented in human...

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Four Corners - Gas Leak!

The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true? Until now much of the information used to back this claim has come from the industry...

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Catalyst - Plastic Oceans

In our throw away world a plastic bag outlives it's usefulness after around fifteen minutes. A plastic bottle might last a little longer, party balloons a whole occasion. But the ocean likes to hang...

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Message Stick - In the Frame: Rebecca Richards

At just twenty four years of age Rebecca Richards has already carved her name into history becoming the first Australian Aboriginal person to be awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford...

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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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Message Stick - Ripples from Wave Hill Part 1 and 2

Ripples From Wave Hill is the definitive first-hand account of Australia's first successful land rights campaign as told by the Aboriginal people who fought for their land and the radicals who joined...

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The Day The Shark Came In

Australians have always been aware of great white sharks. They have split the community, and changed the rules. Off Perth's ocean beaches, sharks are attacking and killing more than ever before....

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The Checkout

Selected Episodes and clips from The Checkout are available from ABC Library Sales. The Checkout is a satirical consumer affairs series presented by Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel from The Chaser...

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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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Compass - The Salvos Pts 1 & 2

In this two-part special, Compass examines the Salvation Army in Australia, a trusted church-charity engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse in its former children’s homes. Part 1 Since 1882 the...

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