Compass

Compass - God in the Lodge

God in the Lodge examines the religious beliefs of Australia’s Prime Ministers from Federation to now. In recent years our Prime Ministers’ religious beliefs have become more public but in our...

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Compass - Faith & Funerals

The rites and rituals performed in Australia today are determined by our culture, values and beliefs. In this five part series we go behind the scenes of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Catholic, Protestant...

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Compass - Life, Hope, Dreams

Karen and Rita are ordinary women with extraordinary stories to tell. With courage and compassion, both have faced immense personal challenges, and have emerged to embark on new chapters in their...

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Compass - Why I'm Still...

In this series Geraldine Doogue invites Muslims, Jews and Christians to dinner to explore what they believe and why? 50 years ago in Australia God knew best, and religion was part of everyday life....

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Compass - Helping Hands

As Australia continues to grapple with boat arrivals, Compass looks at who is helping asylum seekers already here and why. While the impact of the government’s latest crackdown on boat arrivals is...

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Compass - Resilience

Compass explores resilience through two remarkable stories of survival. Chance and Ann were both struck down in their 30’s by freak accidents. Ann was horribly burnt in the Ash Wednesday bush fires...

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Compass - Who Foster Cares?

As demand for Foster Carers in Australia increases, Compass meets several foster families to learn about the challenges and rewards fostering can bring. Almost 40-thousand Australian children live in...

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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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Compass - Archie Roach

Geraldine Doogue talks to Australian singer-songwriter Archie Roach about his journey of survival and transformation. One of the Stolen Generations, Archie Roach survived a turbulent upbringing to...

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