One of the most popular events of the annual Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Debate was filmed over several years by ABC TV.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts sc
Billy Connolly has a simple life philosophy - never trust a man who left alone in a room with a tea cosy doesn’t try it on.
Brenda Blethyn, convinced she'd be laughed out of town if she followed her dreams, remained a secretary for 10 years before plucking up the courage to enroll in acting school.
This is a fascinating journey behind the scenes of John Bell's acclaimed production of Shakespeare" Hamlet, from first rehearsal to opening night.
David Williamson is the best-known and most significant Australian writer of his generation.
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
Many would argue that few have contributed more to our thinking about ourselves than David Williamson.
Living English is an English language learning series designed for language learners at a beginner, or near beginner level, through to an intermediate level.
Reading Writing Roadshow is an educational series for adults with reading and writing difficulties. It is a magazine style program with drama, comedy and documentary elements.
Presented by John Clarke. For the first time here is a documentary that looks at how and why we speak the way we do.
What is life really like in Australia? How to do people think, interact, communicate, eat, work, play and relax?
'English - Have a Go' is an educational series for people with English as a second language. It is a magazine style program with drama, pronunciation and documentary elements.
A dramatised series produced in 1990 to mark International Literacy Year (ILY). Twelve stories highlight the issues surrounding Australian adults with reading, writing and numeracy problems.
In Felicity's Mental Mission, comedian Felicity Ward takes up the challenge of breaking down the stigma around mental health.
This 1992 documentary profiles the influential environmental writer and poet Eric Rolls, whose books include 'They All Ran Wild', an account of the destructive species introduced into Aus
This is an intimate portrait of a community building a future after the disaster of losing its past.
A profile on Australian artist Brett Whiteley, centred on his work on Alchemy, one of his largest paintings.
What if you were highly intelligent, but remained trapped within a disorder that made others see you as inarticulate, odd or disabled?