Florence Violet McKenzie was born in the years which gave rise to the first wave of feminism, apt timing for a woman who, during her long life, distinguished herself in technical fields and opened
Nurses and doctors recall the Spanish influenza epidemic which swept Australia in 1919. At least twenty million people died of the flu around the world, including twelve thousand Australians.
Secrets of St Marys is a scientific detective story that follows a team of student archaeologists as they set out to discover what life was like for the first settlers of South Australia.
Serialised drama set in Sydney during the 1890s.
The Shipwreck Detectives, a dedicated group of Australian marine archaeologists, have made it their life's work to uncover the truth, through discovery and excavation of some of Australia's most no
The Shipwreck Detectives discover ancient shipwrecks using the latest technology.
Presented by John Clarke. For the first time here is a documentary that looks at how and why we speak the way we do.
The Stamp of Australia is a snapshot of 200 years of Australia's history viewed through the prism of the Post Office and the remarkable letters it delivered.
The State Funeral for Alec Campbell the last Gallipoli Veteran, from the Cathedral Church of Saint David Hobart, Tasmania, held on Friday 24 May 2002.
When 'The Ghan' arrived in Darwin on the afternoon of Tuesday February 3 2004, it was a moment of great significance for the people of the NT, and indeed all Australians.
During the Post-War era of the 1940s and 1950s in Darwin emerged the rich and culturally diverse music and dance scene of 'The Sunshine Club'.
During night exercises in January 1964 the flagship of the RAN, the aircraft carrier Melbourne, collided with the destroyer Voyager 20 miles off Jervis Bay in NSW.
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
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Live coverage of the Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade from the Sydney Cenotaph, Martin Place to the Town Hall in October 1987.
Coverage of March and Dedication ceremony of Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Canberra on 3 October 1992. Followed by the March of Remembrance by 32,000 servicemen and next of kin.
Vivian Bullwinkel: An Australian Heroine chronicles the extraordinary life and legacy of the woman who is one of Australia's greatest war heroines.
Broadcaster Peter Thompson has interviewed some of Australia's most eminent individuals for ABC Radio National's The Wisdom Interviews.
The history of Woomera rocket range, from 1946 to 1979. The program includes declassified defence footage of life at Woomera and the 4,000 rocket tests conducted there.
2006 was an extremely important year for honouring and remembering Vietnam veterans and also marking the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.
Explores the life and work of Dr Patricia Brennan who led the campaign for the ordination of women priests in Australia's Anglican Church, and won.