Religion and Spirituality

The origins of Hinduism date back to the Indus civilisation of 3000 BCE.

Geraldine Doogue talks life, love and religion with Christos Tsiolkas, author of the best-selling novel The Slap, now a new ABC1 television drama.

He has been a hero to his people, an icon of their long and bloody struggle for independence.

This six-part series looks at a range of cultural and religious celebrations, with an emphasis on the participation of children in these colourful events.

"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.

In 1937, in the hills of the Musgrave Ranges, the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions established Ernabella Mission - a small community in the remote far north of South Australia.

This episode of Message Stick takes us to far north Queensland to the small town of Babinda.

It was an altruistic experiment of Empire: take deprived kids out of their tough British lives and transport them to the wide open spaces of Australia, to become farmers and farmers' wives.

Kam Yan (meaning "Come and Yarn" in Torres Strait Creole) is a series from the ABC's Indigenous Programs Unit.  Each episode takes us on a visit to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community