Social Change

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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Four Corners - Hacked!

While debate rages over Australia's border security, there's growing evidence that the greatest threat to Australia's national security potentially comes from foreign computer hackers. Few in...

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Compass - Best Buddies

The story of two unlikely friendships that might never have formed if not for a groundbreaking scheme... Called “Best Buddies”, the program matches up disabled and non-disabled students and has had...

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Four Corners - Cry Freedom: Mandela's Legacy

Nelson Mandela promised a South Africa based on freedom and equality. But as the country's former leader lies in hospital critically ill, the nation he fought to create is slowly disintegrating....

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