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.
Each year, there is an outpouring of national pride on April 25 - ANZAC Day.
Lloyd McDermott was the first Aboriginal man to play international rugby for Australia, but within a year it was all over when he refused to play in South Africa as an 'honorary white'.
Ripples From Wave Hill is the definitive first-hand account of Australia's first successful land rights campaign as told by the Aboriginal people who fought for their land and the radicals who join
A major two part commemoration and celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1966 Wave Hill Walk Off featuring prominent Aboriginal bands who performed during the three day event.
The year is 1801. Two rival expeditions, hailed as "Voyages of Discovery" , sail away from the carnage of the Napolenonic Wars to explore an unknown land Terra Australis.
The untold story of Australia's most prized tree, the Huon Pine, and the many worlds that surround it.
The roar of a hunting dinosaur echoes through the misty forest, while safe in a burrow the great-great grandmother of today's platypus gives birth to an egg...
40,000 Aboriginal people and supporters came from all corners of the country - foot, road, train and air – to march in Sydney on January 26, 1988.
The discovery of gold changed the course of Australia's history, when the gold rush era saw the population triple, the creation of inland towns on what had been vast sheep runs, the end of convict
In Jordan, a team of archaeologists undertakes a survey of human settlement at the ancient city of Pella, in the hills overlooking the River Jordan.
The story of six Wallabies, who after touring South Africa in 1969, realized that playing International rugby against South Africa would be condoning apartheid.
In October, 1996, residents of the twin towns of Albury-Wadonga on the NSW-Victoria border were shocked when the floodgates of the nearby Hume Dam were opened.
In September 1996 a research team consisting of archaeologist Richard Fullagar, dating expert David Price and geographer Lesley Head, claimed they had good evidence that Aborigines had been living
Since medieval times, we've depended upon bridges and tunnels to get us over and under the landscape. But technological advances have revolutionised the way they're designed and built.
Contrary to popular belief, Aboriginal people lived in semi-permanent shelters before white settlement.
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.
A half-hour special looking at the seriousness of the Asian financial crisis of January 1998 with interviews with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, David Hale and Kenichi Ohmae.
We follow Dr Christopher Anderson, anthropologist and Director of the South Australian Museum, as he journeys north to plan the return of Aboriginal secrets/sacred objects to their original communi