Politics and the Law

Compass - God in the Lodge

God in the Lodge examines the religious beliefs of Australia’s Prime Ministers from Federation to now. In recent years our Prime Ministers’ religious beliefs have become more public but in our...

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Compass - Faith & Funerals

The rites and rituals performed in Australia today are determined by our culture, values and beliefs. In this five part series we go behind the scenes of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Catholic, Protestant...

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Four Corners - Gas Leak!

The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true? Until now much of the information used to back this claim has come from the industry...

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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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Utopia Girls

Historian Dr Clare Wright leads us through the story of how Australia’s unique history bred an amazing group of rebellious women who each played crucial roles in shaping the destiny of the country....

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Gough Whitlam State Memorial Service

DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are now available through ABC Library Sales. Six former prime ministers and current leader Tony Abbott...

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Dead Drunk - Lights Out in the Cross?

Dead Drunk: Lights Out in the Cross? is part observational documentary, part event TV, responding to current concerns about Australia's drinking and party culture and the propensity of young men and...

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Trigger Point

Trigger Point is a powerful two-part series that goes deep inside police culture. In the late 80s and early 90s Victorian police shot dead more than thirty people. In retaliation, three police...

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Compass - Whatever Happened to the Kibbutzim?

The first Kibbutz was founded in Israel just over 100 years ago. A radical socialist experiment, it combined communal living and Zionist philosophy with the aim of “making the desert bloom”. Soon...

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Compass - Life's Big Questions Series 2

An exciting new Compass series hosted by theologian Scott Stephens who talks to high profile Australians about what they think is the meaning of life. VOLUME 1 Episode 1 - Peter Cundall Theologian...

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