Social Change

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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Crack Up (Opening Shot)

Mental illness is no laughing matter. But then again, sometimes it can be. Comedian David Granirer is a veteran stand-up comedian who teaches people with mental illness to transform their experiences...

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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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Foreign Correspondent - Coming Home: Combat Doctor

Part 1 It was supposed to be a quick news assignment. The war correspondent calls into a busy combat hospital, meets the boss and aims her camera as he and his team go about their work. But what...

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Compass - Helping Hands

As Australia continues to grapple with boat arrivals, Compass looks at who is helping asylum seekers already here and why. While the impact of the government’s latest crackdown on boat arrivals is...

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Compass - Who Foster Cares?

As demand for Foster Carers in Australia increases, Compass meets several foster families to learn about the challenges and rewards fostering can bring. Almost 40-thousand Australian children live in...

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Growing Up Gayby (Opening Shot)

Directed by Maya Newell, Growing up Gayby follows director Maya Newell who was raised by two mothers, and charts her journey as she explores the impact of gay parenting. Often the biggest concern...

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Queen of the Desert (Opening Shot)

Not only has she got pink hair extensions, painted on eyebrows and superman hotpants, Starlady's a youth worker in some of Australia's most remote places. Using an unusual set of tools this...

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Four Corners - On the Brink

Australia's economy - and unemployment rate - might be the envy of countries around the world, but it doesn't mean poverty and unemployment have been eradicated. Welfare agencies say that many...

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Australian Story - A Sapper's Lullaby (Fred Smith)

Fred Smith has been described as 'Australia's secret weapon' in international diplomacy. As a career diplomat, he's represented Australia in Bougainville and more recently in Afghanistan. But it's...

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