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.
Chris Masters reports on major revelations of corruption in the NSW Police Force.
She was roaming Cape York in the wet season, ill and alone. To those who gave the strange young woman food and drink or a bed, she gave her name as Anna, from Germany.
In this program, Chris Masters investigates the crisis being faced by the intellectually disabled and their carers.
Since deregulation, we're borrowing money like never before....$211 billion in 1996. And the banks are reaping the rewards.
Through trauma and sickness alcohol kills more than 3000 Australians and hospitalises 70,000 annually.
Cartoonist Bill Leak has had depression all of his life. He is not alone. One in five Australians will suffer from depression at some stage in their lives.
Across the world, coral reefs are turning into marine deserts. It's estimated that more than a quarter have been lost and that 40 per cent could be gone by 2010.
With the fierce debate over the prescription of amphetamine-like medication to children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, many parents are looking for drug-free alternatives.
Early in 2001 an international police squad burst into a bustling Bangkok office and arrested 80 mostly young western expatriates, including a group of Australians.
We visit the Northern Territory which has the largest network of "barefoot doctors" to see why they are proving to be so successful, and why attempts to impose Western health standards on Aborigine
Children across Australia talk about the alarming impact of bullying on their lives.