History

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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Anzac Day March

ABC TV's traditional coverage of the ANZAC Day March on Australia's most sacred day continues with live broadcasts of each State's capital city parade. The broadcast in most States and Territories...

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Centenary of Anzac: Albany Commemoration Special DVD Set

A memento of the ABC coverage from Albany, Western Australia (30 October - 2 November) commemorating the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops serving in...

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Day of Days

On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Some came by air, parachuting behind enemy lines....

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Kokoda History Trekkers

The family of WW2 cinematographer Damien Parer take the notorious 96 kilometre long Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. Track veteran Bill James accompanies them and reveals the true history of the...

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Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia. Nowhere else can you simply jump in a car and travel back through...

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Dust Echoes Series 2

Dust Echoes is a children's animated television and online series that brings to life four Indigenous Australian Dreamtime stories. These ancient stories, which originate in northern Australia, have...

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Bodyline: The Ultimate Test

This is the story of one of the most well known but perhaps least understood moments of conflict and controversy in the history of sport: the infamous Bodyline test cricket series of 1932 and 1933....

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Message Stick - Pemulwuy: A War of Two Laws

Pemulwuy charts the history of Australia's first ever Aboriginal resistance fighter. From his first encounter with the British in Botany Bay, to his 12 year war against the establishment, to his...

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Yagan

When Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling established Western Australia's Swan River colony (later the city of Perth) in 1829, times were tough. Seed refused to grow, food was scarce, and the initially...

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