Margaret Fulton started out as a secretary at the Australian Gas Light Company but quickly moved on to become a cooking demonstrator.
After her celebrated career with the Australian Ballet, which she joined at only seventeen, Marilyn Rowe OBE has come the full circle.
The program begins with a look at some of the career highlights of one of this country's most influential newspaper cartoonists.
Mirka Mora has been a part of the local scene for more than 50 years. A survivor of the Holocaust, Mirka wanted to live somewhere, she says, where war was unlikely.
Back in the '60s, '70s and '80s, Noeline Brown was a real glamour girl - the darling of Australian television audiences as a result of her unique comic talent in series like 'The Naked Vicar', 'Mav
We travel way out back to Broken Hill, an unlikely location for a town with a reputation as a prolific producer of authentic Australian art.
Professor Cory is up there with the best in the world in her profession - molecular biomedical research. Some people may wonder "What is molecular biomedical research?" Not a bad question.
This film follows internationally acclaimed author Tom Keneally as he re-traces the journey he made when he researched the novel Towards Asmara in 1988.
The story of Australia's Messiah, his wife, his lover and the man who would bring him down.
A look at the life of the Australian social realist painter George Gittoes who has depicted the major social upheavals of the late 20th Century on canvas.
The 1991 trial of former Queensland State Premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, created Australia-wide attention and a controversy that continues to make front page headlines.
A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.
The true story of one of Australia's greatest sporting heroes. A story of intrigue, drama and eventual tragedy.
Artist Tim Storrier examines the creative process from the blank canvas to the inspiration and formulation of the idea to the completed work.
This documentary explores the journey of how a former head prefect metamorphosed into the ebullient and immensely talented singer, songwriter and strident feminist performer we know.
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a black Kenyan father and a white American mother from Kansas, President Barack Obama was raised in Indonesia and then later in Hawaii by his maternal grandparents.
Paul Fleming, an ambitious, 20 year old, 57kg featherweight boxer from Far North Queensland is one of the Indigenous athletes representing Australia at the Beijing Olympics.
Wakes are traditionally held after a person has died, but after talking with friends, Big Bill Neidjie decided to have one before he passed on.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following program may contain images and voices of deceased persons.
We follow Doris Pilkington, writer of Rabbit Proof Fence, back to the place her mother escaped from, the Moore River native settlement.