Compass

While Insight Meditation (Vipassana) is one of Theravada Buddhism's most important traditional spiritual techniques, it is a non-sectarian technique which can help people of any or no religion.

Barbara Blackman's life is a testimony to a passionate search for knowledge and understanding. She was an artists' model and muse of Arthur Boyd, Sydney Nolan and her husband Charles.

Tomorrow's Islam is a positive, constructive view of the future of Islam.

A profile and conversation with Melbourne's Tim Costello, leading Baptist Christian and active social commentator.

Did you know that Muslims celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas?

This story of music, faith and heroism focuses on the Brunswick Salvation Army Band whose fate in World War II is one of the most tragic and little told episodes of Australia's wartime history.

The role of churches and missions in removing Indigenous children from their families.

When most Australians hear the name Rudolf Steiner they probably think first of education, specifically schools which offer an alternative way of learning.

When World Youth Day was staged in Sydney in 2008, one of the principal events, the Stations of the Cross – a re-enactment of Christ's last hours, was beamed around the globe.

The tiny NSW town of Cumnock (pop. 300) is hosting a real-life experiment that could resonate across Australia.