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 y...

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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 sho...

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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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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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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 progr...

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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 wil...

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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 discus...

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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 Isob...

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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 - Why I'm Still...

In this series Geraldine Doogue invites Muslims, Jews and Christians to dinner to explore what they believe and why? 50 years ago in Australia God knew best, and religion was part of everyday life. To...

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