Society and Culture

Two hundred years ago Australia’s first psychiatric hospital, Castle Hill Lunatic Asylum, was founded, seven miles outside Parramatta, in New South Wales.

Yagan is the account of the brutal murder of Aboriginal warrior Yagan and the repatriation of his remains almost 180 years later.

Throughout the twentieth century, the car has been tangled up in the social, political and economic fabric of Australia.

The Vagina Diaries, a documentary written and directed by Rachael Thompson, investigates the increasing rate of labiaplasty in Australia.

In this three-part series, John Clarke, arguably Australia's greatest natural athlete, looks at how Australia came to take its sport so seriously and what it means to be a sporting nation.

The Long Goodbye follows the journeys of three families living with dementia as they struggle to maintain the identity and dignity of those they love.

The fourth instalment of the Life series features the ordinary and extraordinary life events of ten Australian children as they learn to deal with life's hurdles and challenges at the pivotal age o

Film director Maya Newell is a Gayby; she has lesbian mums.

Kylie Polglase is terminally ill. So is Debra McKenzie. And Paul Kar. George Schwarz is likely to die at any minute.

In an effort to boost tourism and the town's morale, Tully's Rotary Club commissions local artists to design and build a big gumboot. Why a gumboot?

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