When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them.
Sporting excellence can take many forms and this program introduces us to one of Australia's lesser known international champions.
Wayne Bennett is generally regarded as one of the most interesting and enigmatic figures in Australian sport. Two of his three children are disabled but Wayne is fiercely proud of them all.
In this special two part edition Australian Story follows one man's dream to build the ultimate racing yacht and win the prestigious Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
This DVD is a marvellously inspirational tale of sportsmanship, mentoring and redemption across three generations of Australian Rules Football.
Cocky and fiercely competitive – and never far from controversy – Dye won a string of the country's most prestigious races including the 1989 Melbourne Cup on Tawrrific and four straight Golden Sli
Anne Garton is a young Queensland woman who set her sights high from an early age and consistently achieved outstanding results in the sporting, academic and professional arenas.
This program is about one of the all time legends of world motor sport. In 1959 Sir Jack Brabham became the first Australian to win a Formula One world championship.
Riding instructor Anne Skinner isn't meant to be alive. She spent years teaching children with disabilities the joy and therapeutic values of horse riding.
To most of us, the idea of anyone willingly jumping off a cliff with a 70 metre drop seems completely insane. So why do extreme sports action seekers do it?
World Championship Working Sheepdog Trials looks at country people and the great friendship and respect they have with their working dogs.
Sports journalist and broadcaster Craig Hamilton was about to catch a train from his hometown Newcastle for the assignment of a lifetime, covering the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
Drawing on God for their inspiration and sporting success - Compass examines how three high profile Rugby League players turn to prayer and worship for team motivation, to see them through challeng
The Sikhs are a peace loving people whose religion also recommends studying self-defence and keeping fit so that they might be prepared to fight injustice if necessary.
The Fibros and the Silvertails is the story of the feud between two football teams that turned into a war about class and alleged corruption.
When John Bertrand skippered 'Australia II' across the finish line in the '83 America's Cup at Newport, Rhode Island, he and his deck-shoed crew broke what was the longest-running record in sportin
Margaret Fulton started out as a secretary at the Australian Gas Light Company but quickly moved on to become a cooking demonstrator.
The defining aspect of Sydney's proposal to host the 2000 Olympic games was the emphasis on 'clean and green".
The true story of one of Australia's greatest sporting heroes. A story of intrigue, drama and eventual tragedy.
This program whisks you off dry land and takes you on a