Salinity has been called the biggest environmental threat to Australia in the 21st century.
A Special Schools Compile
Following on from our extremely popular Salinity compilation in 1999, this update continues the debate about salinity and its devastating impact on the Australian environment.
It has long been held true that Australia has a 'dead heart' but now ecologist Dr Steve Morton declares war on this cherished belief.
For an experience that can be alternately savage and serene, plunge into the aquamarine waters of Shark Bay, Western Australia.
Set in the spectacularly beautiful Antarctica, this film documents how Australia came to lead the world in understanding and conserving this last great wilderness.
This four part series narrated by David Wenham examines the nature, extent, and current and future scenarios around dryland and freshwater salinity.
Episode 1 - The Story
This two part series provides an extensive investigation into one of the greatest biological disasters of the modern age.
A documentary celebrating the emergence of Australia's science city of the south which boasts the world's longest continuous association with Antarctica.
After the devastation of the bushfire tragedy Victoria in February 2009, Barrie Cassidy presents a one-hour news special, reflecting on those left injured and homeless, and what lies ahead.
The island of Tasmania is a natural sanctuary for the plants and animals that migrated down the land bridge connecting it to the rest of Australia, which submerged 13,000 years ago.
In the 1840s Tasmania's capital Hobart was the second largest whaling port in the world. Total commercial exploitation of whales was the order of the day.
Tasmania is home to the biggest marsupial carnivore left on earth - the Tasmanian Devil.
Armed with seven planes manned by some of the world's most experienced pilots, a ship, 250 scientists and researchers and the best gadgets money can buy, a daring and intrepid group tries to catch
During the summer of 2002/3 south-east Australia was hit by the worst bushfire season for twenty years. An area the size of Scotland was burnt, five people died and over 500 homes were destroyed.
Take two award-winning wildlife film-makers and one three year old daughter. Add 99 pieces of luggage and equipment. Mix together with a range of exotic animal species and stunning scenery.
With access to guerrilla activists and their undercover filming, Matthew Carney reports on the coalition of farmers, local townspeople and even a corporate titan who want to halt Australia's gas ru
"Burn the plan, burn the plan."
This special Landline compile looks at how technology and climate change have affected farming practices over the past 5 years.
EP 1 TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE (2006)
This Landline Special covers issues relating to Drought, Aquaculture and the Murray-Darling Basin, as broadcast over the past 5 years.
Ep 1 - MURRAY-DARLING BASIN