History

In 1768 King George III of England orders an ambitious expedition to the Pacific Ocean to observe the Transit of Venus, and see the mythical southern continent.

The Anzac Day Dawn Service broadcast from the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux.

Gold Logie winner and star of 'Sea Patrol' Lisa McCune introduces this Australian Story on two unsung Australian naval heroes.

This program is about a woman who transfixed a nation with her story of courage and humanity.

War changes everything and everyone. Each year on April 25 thousands of Australian men and women commemorate Anzac Day, each carrying with them memories as vivid now as the day they happened.

We explore the Snowy Scheme both as an engineering wonder and an epic human saga.

Live coverage from Canberra of the ceremony at the Australian War Memorial when the body of an unknown Australian serviceman is interred with full military ceremony in a redesigned part of the Memo

Race seems such an obvious, natural part of human life. But where does the idea come from? How has it come to be weighed down with the baggage of hatred, prejudice and fear?

Fire Talker traces the life of Charlie Perkins from his humble beginnings to becoming one of the most influential Indigenous figures in Australia’s history.

Robert Hughes presents an insight into the work of Joseph Banks, the botanist who accompanied Captain James Cook on his first voyage of circumnavigation.