Social Change

Shark Girl

Madison Stewart is a young woman with a passion for a creature of the deep that strikes fear in the hearts of most people - sharks. She has been face to face with every kind of shark around the world...

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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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Oondoomooroo - Ernie Dingo

A profile of Ernie Dingo, one of Australia’s finest contemporary actors. The documentary traces his career from his birthplace in the tiny Western Australian town of Mullewa, to Geraldton High school...

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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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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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