David Shrimpton is the Salvation Army's 'Flying Padre' and two days out of three he's flying across the Northern Territory to around 130 cattle stations and communities carrying the Christian messa
In this three-part series, prominent Australians present their view and ideas on 'a good life'.
John Bradley was in his early 20s when as a new teacher he was sent to the remote aboriginal community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory.
Mary MacKillop, the Melbourne-born daughter of Scottish migrants, was undoubtedly a remarkable woman: she co-founded the Sisters of St Joseph, sailed to Rome to secure Papal endorsement of her Orde
A cultural movement which flourished in the ghettos of New York also found its own, unique voice here in Australia.
A couple of years ago former hard rocker Paul Stewart was dying of liver failure in a Melbourne hospital. His life of excess had finally caught up with him.
A medical bungle blinded Ron McCallum hours after his birth. Was this tragedy the making of him?
In the early 20th Century eccentric English priest, John Cyril Hawes, designed and built scores of beautiful churches in the far flung Geraldton diocese in Western Australia.
A profile and conversation with Melbourne's Tim Costello, leading Baptist Christian and active social commentator.
Barbara Blackman's life is a testimony to a passionate search for knowledge and understanding. She was an artists' model and muse of Arthur Boyd, Sydney Nolan and her husband Charles.
John Shelby Spong wants to overturn conventional Christian thinking. But he's not from the fringes of the church.
In the life of all Prime Ministers, comes the moment that tests the mettle of the man. In the life of every nation, comes the moment that tests the mettle of its people.
This program explores the life and work of Australia's most popular contemporary crime writer, Peter Corris.
Celebrate the strange and wonderful place that is our universe with Australia's most popular Science Communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
An inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and the
Four Corners talks to the Chief Justice, Sir Anthony Mason on a range of issues.
The photographs of Carol Jerrems embody the seventies in Australia, a decade defined by its challenges to convention, morality and social order.
Many would argue that few have contributed more to our thinking about ourselves than David Williamson.
When John Bertrand skippered 'Australia II' across the finish line in the '83 America's Cup at Newport, Rhode Island, he and his deck-shoed crew broke what was the longest-running record in sportin
An unusually authentic, local rags-to-riches story.