Indigenous Matters

MABO tells the story of Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at fifteen, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that once and for all overthrew the notion of terra nullius

Every year, Alice Springs in the Northern Territory comes alive to the sounds of desert reggae, rock and gospel music with the staging of the showcase Indigenous event - the Bush Bands Bash.

At just 26, Stephen Page became the artistic director of the internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Company.

A visual tone poem with echoes of invasion and dispossession, directed by celebrated artist Michael Riley.

A dynamic history of the legendary Warumpi Band who for 20 years told the stories of Indigenous Australia in their lyrics.

Doug Longbottom, an Aboriginal elder from the south coast of NSW, is laying down the law to young Robert Ardler.

Reporter Debbie Whitmont travels to the Top End to discover what will happen following a government move to scrap a controversial 35-year-old experiment in bilingual education.

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.

"The more I give… the more I keep" is the philosophy of Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the South East Coast of Australia.

People deal with grief in different ways and in Torres Strait Island culture, a tombstone opening and unveiling symbolises the point where sorrow meets happiness.