History

DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are available through ABC Library Sales.

Don't miss the ABC broadcast - order your copy now! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops to serve in WW1.

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.

The family of WW2 cinematographer Damien Parer take the notorious 96 kilometre long Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea.

Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia.

Dust Echoes is a children's animated television and online series that brings to life four Indigenous Australian Dreamtime stories.

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.

Pemulwuy charts the history of Australia's first ever Aboriginal resistance fighter.

When Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling established Western Australia's Swan River colony (later the city of Perth) in 1829, times were tough.

One hundred years ago the Chief Protector of Aborigines in Queensland set up what he described as a dumping ground for the lame, the holt and the incorrigible; the black criminals of the state.