Social Change

Sacred Ground

Quenten Agius is the keeper of his generation's Dreaming stories. For him the Dreaming is his bible – an invisible force that guides him through life and connects all things. It is his role to hand...

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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 follo...

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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 y...

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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 oppo...

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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 flamboyant...

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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 indivi...

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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 his...

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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 governme...

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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 ha...

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