Health and Medicine

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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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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Australian Story - An Unnatural History (David Rennie)

David Rennie fell in love with photography seven years ago when he was lured from his car by the sight of a passing bird overhead. The encounter led to a newfound passion for wildlife photography...

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Big Ideas - Boys Don't Cry

Australian troops deployed in Afghanistan have now returned home but many have brought back with them the heavy psychological baggage of military conflict. Some predict a surge in cases of Post...

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Australian Story - Back of His Mind (David Murrell)

In 2011, 35 year old fashion photographer David Murrell was told he had just months to live. A tumour the size of an orange was removed from his brain. It was the worst kind of highly aggressive...

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Foreign Correspondent - Coming Home: Combat Doctor

Part 1 It was supposed to be a quick news assignment. The war correspondent calls into a busy combat hospital, meets the boss and aims her camera as he and his team go about their work. But what...

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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 - 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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