Compass

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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Compass - Islam Outback

Compass sets off deep into the Australian desert to join a camel trek for Muslims. It’s a spiritual safari for Australian Muslims, many of whom have never being out of the city before. Participants...

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Compass - Whatever Happened to the Kibbutzim?

The first Kibbutz was founded in Israel just over 100 years ago. A radical socialist experiment, it combined communal living and Zionist philosophy with the aim of “making the desert bloom”. Soon...

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