Matt Laffan was born with a debilitating condition and little expectation that he would survive.
Jimmy Webb is considered one of the world's greatest tunesmiths - 'Wichita Lineman', 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix', these are just some of his hits.
Michael Parkinson has a reputation that is positively Bradmanesque, arguably the greatest the game has ever seen, he plays with style, grace and an unfailing sense of decency.
A lot of what you are about to hear is upsetting and part of you will want to stop listening and change the channel.
A world leader in the field of neuroscience, she's devoted her life to studying the 1.5kg of tissue that makes each one of us who we are.
When French novelist Emile Zola said 'I am here to live out loud', he could have been talking about Robert Hughes.
At just 26, Stephen Page became the artistic director of the internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Company.
Few of us could truly imagine what it's like to be without a limb, to go through life minus something everyone else has taken for granted.
The interview you're about to see is the equivalent of a guerilla raid on a heavily fortified position. The subject, Jeff Kennett, doesn't want to be interviewed.
This program is about a woman who transfixed a nation with her story of courage and humanity.
Palm Island, 65 kilometres from Townsville, has a bad history with kids. Most have entered a cycle of dysfunction, drugs, alcohol and violence by the age of 15.
This program is about a grandmother whose recovery from terminal illness became central to the declaration of Australia's first saint.
Peter Thompson talks to Anh Do about the highs and lows of his journey from refugee to one of Australia's best-loved and most successful comedians.
In the early hours of Sunday June 24 tens of thousands of Australians set their alarms to watch a horse race in England.
The wife of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Margaret Whitlam recalls the day that the Governor-General John Kerr sacked her husband on 11 November 1975.
On the 50th anniversary of Vatican II this program revisits the historic three year council that changed the Catholic Church, and examines the ongoing repercussions of its reforms.
Jeffrey Smart is one of Australia's best-known painters.
Not since the mighty Phar Lap has a horse captured the public imagination like Black Caviar. She remains unbeaten after thirteen runs and has been declared the best racehorse in the world.
This Australian Story provides new insights into a saga that's captured the imaginations of all kinds of people all around the world.
Veteran print reporter Malcolm Brown has covered some of the biggest stories of the last four decades, but now finds himself somewhat out of step with the times in an industry caught on the cutting