When Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling established Western Australia's Swan River colony (later the city of Perth) in 1829, times were tough.
Dust Echoes is a children's animated television and online series that brings to life four Indigenous Australian Dreamtime stories.
DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are available through ABC Library Sales.
In this confronting story, we take you into the lives of three everyday Australian families grappling with the consequences of drinking in pregnancy.
Aboriginal community leader Lois Cook’s exploration of her great grandfather Bubba Jack Cook’s story reveals the history of indigenous massacres on the NSW North Coast.
'Connection to Country' follows a group of Indigenous people from the Pilbara as they battle to preserve Australia's unique cultural heritage from the ravages of a booming mining industry.
Geoffrey Robertson presents a unique story of real Australian heroes.
Live coverage of Remembrance Day at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra in 1998, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at the end of World War I.
Frontier is considered television's first comprehensive account of Australia's hundred and fifty year land war.
In Jordan, a team of archaeologists undertakes a survey of human settlement at the ancient city of Pella, in the hills overlooking the River Jordan.
Looks at Vietnam during the years of peace since 1975. It is about a country about to embrace the West after 18 years of communist isolation
Pearl Of The Orient
For almost their entire history the Finnish people experienced foreign occupation, first by the Swedes, and then by the Russians.
The life of the last Emperor of China, Puyi, has fascinated film makers and historians alike.
Covering over a century of scientific detective work by a combination of eminent Chinese, French and American archaeologists and paleoanthropologists, The Mystery of Remote Ancestors tells the stor
Race seems such an obvious, natural part of human life. But where does the idea come from? How has it come to be weighed down with the baggage of hatred, prejudice and fear?
This is the story of two scientists who discover ancient human remains that challenge everything we know about human evolution.