Fred Smith has been described as 'Australia's secret weapon' in international diplomacy. As a career diplomat, he's represented Australia in Bougainville and more recently in Afghanistan.
This Anzac special tells the stories of Australian women from different eras all widowed by war.
Australians at War is an eight-hour television series that examines the effects of war on the lives of Australians and how this nation has been shaped by those experiences.
The Israeli army is both respected and feared as a fighting force.
Australian troops deployed in Afghanistan have now returned home but many have brought back with them the heavy psychological baggage of military conflict.
Dead Drunk: Lights Out in the Cross?
On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny.
Don't miss the ABC broadcast - order your copy now! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops to serve in WW1.
Commemorative Service & Headstone Dedication from Pheasant Wood Cemetery to mark 100 Years since the Battle of Fromelles, Australia's first major battle on the Western Front.
'All the Way with LBJ' was a slogan that came to haunt
Stan Savige fought at Gallipoli, then commanded the operation that saved 50,000 Assyrian refugee
A commemorative special from Canberra to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle for Kokoda.
Head First returns for a second series and Sabour Bradley is back to take you on a wild ride into the outlandish lives of everyday Australians.
2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history.
These documentaries use a variety of primary sources to investigate issues in Australia's past.