Jane Hansen lived a charmed life. She channelled all the opportunities of her generation - education, challenge and adventure - into a successful career as a television journalist.
This program is about one of the all time legends of world motor sport. In 1959 Sir Jack Brabham became the first Australian to win a Formula One world championship.
Lachlan McCarthy first came to John Butler's attention in 2005 when he applied for a grant from a seed fund run by the musician.
Doctor and inventor Max Whisson has always taken a different view of life from most people.
27 year old Gayle Shann was working with her husband putting in fence posts on their property “Cantaur Park” when her glove became entangled in a drilling machine inflicting shocking injuries and n
Riding instructor Anne Skinner isn't meant to be alive. She spent years teaching children with disabilities the joy and therapeutic values of horse riding.
While politicians clash noisily over global warming and how to fight it, millions of Australians are trying modestly to cut their energy use, to be a small part of a big solution.
An in depth look at the woman who made history by becoming Australia's first female Prime Minister.
Maggie MacKellar was a city dweller who seemed to have it all – a successful academic career, a devoted husband, a young daughter and another baby on the way.
This program charts the adventures of an octogenarian motor bike rider who's suddenly become the centre of a social networking phenomenon.
From homeless teenager to the youngest ever leader of Australia's oldest union, Paul Howes is living a life accelerated.
On the eve of his retirement from public office, the nation's longest serving Director of Public Prosecutions, Nicholas Cowdery, reflects exclusively on his sixteen years in the top job.
Jack Heath is a former diplomat and political adviser who became a high flying speech writer and confidante of a prime minister.
Paul de Gelder was a Navy clearance diver with a reputation as one of the toughest of the tough.
This episode of Australian Story centres on a case that could have stepped straight from the pages of an Agatha Christie novel.
Fraser Island, off the coast of Queensland is the only place in the world with a population of pure dingos, but some authorities say they're in trouble with their numbers declining.
On 22 July 2007, Peter Hodgkins threw a rock at a car from an overpass at Kiama, NSW, smashing the skull of beauty therapist Nicole Timbs (Miller) and changing both their lives forever.
Band manager David Powell took the Melbourne rock band Jet from obscurity to ARIA triumph and then onto the international stage.
Dr Maarten Stapper is a man with some fascinating ideas on how to manage our land better. He is unconventional, stubborn and difficult.
From Perth policeman to a life of high fashion and celebrity in New York, Russell James is one of the world's most influential fashion photographers.