Society and Culture

Our Little Secret (Opening Shot)

Chas Fisher, a 28-year-old survivor of child sexual abuse, wants to know why people sexually abuse children. On a personal level, he wants to get his head around what happened to him when he was six...

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The Final Word (Opening Shot)

Those close to death seem to have insights on life that the rest of us fail to understand, as we race through our seemingly infinite days. The Final Word asks the people whose lives are being cut...

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Dynasties - Series 4

An inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and their...

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Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey

From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds. This...

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Anzac Day March

ABC TV's traditional coverage of the ANZAC Day March on Australia's most sacred day continues with live broadcasts of each State's capital city parade. The broadcast in most States and Territories...

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Geoffrey Robertson's Hypotheticals

Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts...

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Trigger Point

In the late 80s and early 90s Victorian police shot dead more than thirty people. In retaliation, three police officers were executed, and a persecuted senior policeman died at his own hand. Eleven...

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Art and Soul Series 2

In this three part series, a diverse group of outstanding contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists reveal to pre-eminent curator Hetti Perkins how their art practice is driven by...

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Big Ideas - Boys Don't Cry

Australian troops deployed in Afghanistan have now returned home but many have brought back with them the heavy psychological baggage of military conflict. Some predict a surge in cases of Post...

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Bombora: The Story of Australian Surfing

‘It’s impossible to imagine what Australia would be like without surfing’ – Tim Winton Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing tells the stories of the pioneers like Duke Kahanamoku and Isobel...

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