Australian Story lifts the lid on a clash of ideologies over the future of some of the most spectacular and pristine areas of Cape York.
Dr Michael Buist is an intensive care specialist with a unique perspective from both sides of the hospital curtain, having almost died twice due to medical mishaps.
Brian and Nerida Egan lost their farm, near Dalby in southern Queensland, from a combination of drought and post traumatic stress syndrome caused by disturbing events he witnessed as a young servic
Sporting excellence can take many forms and this program introduces us to one of Australia's lesser known international champions.
Dr Jennifer MacDiarmid and Dr Himanshu Brahmbhatt were scientists working on a disease in sheep at the CSIRO in the early 1990s when one of their colleagues was diagnosed with lung cancer.
In the 1980s as an unemployed medical scientist, Professor Robert Tindle made a discovery that led to the breakthrough use of stem cells for saving thousands of lives around the world.
You don't have to be an earnest follower of the political scene to have an opinion about Julia Gillard.
When Kerry Tucker was jailed for seven years for theft and fraud, she had two choices. She could give in to the shame and hopelessness or apply her energy and brains to building a future.
One hot summer morning in February 2001 police from the local cop shop went to arrest 57-year-old Jim Hallinan at Adjungbilly on an outstanding warrant.
Peter Roberts isn't a musician who works in the public eye.
In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
This program centres on the small township of Harcourt in Central Victoria. In 2008 the harmony of rural life was ripped apart after a fatal car accident involving five young friends.
Twenty four year-old banking analyst, Jessica Disteldorf is beautiful, witty and smart. But she's caught in a race against time to find the man of her dreams, settle down and start a family.
Bill McHarg had it all. As the Victorian Chairman and one of the founders of Colliers International, a hugely successful global property firm, he wielded enormous power and influence.
When Brian and Bobbie Houston established their own tiny house of worship 20 years ago, they didn't dream they would end up at the helm of the biggest independent church in Australia.
On a lonely Australian headland, one of our oldest lighthouses has been dying for 18 years.
This story is about a group of mates who may just be the unlikeliest ever contributors to the proud history of aviation in Australia.
Wayne Bennett is generally regarded as one of the most interesting and enigmatic figures in Australian sport. Two of his three children are disabled but Wayne is fiercely proud of them all.
In 2006 television viewers around the world were transfixed by the race against time to rescue miners trapped a kilometre underground at Beaconsfield in Tasmania.