Uncle Banjo Clarke, who is also known as Rainbow Man or Wisdom Man among other honoured titles, was a Gunditjmara Elder who touched many lives.
This story explores what happens when a caring culture breaks down.
One hundred years ago the Chief Protector of Aborigines in Queensland set up what he described as a dumping ground for the lame, the holt and the incorrigible; the black criminals of the state.
Madhouse Mess explores how the Republican Party's political dysfunction, from the Tea Party to Reagan hero-worship, left Washington in gridlock.
This two part series deals with the use of forensic science in murder investigations.
1. Final Payment
The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true?
An exciting new Compass series hosted by theologian Scott Stephens who talks to high profile Australians about what they think is the meaning of life.
Australia's economy - and unemployment rate - might be the envy of countries around the world, but it doesn't mean poverty and unemployment have been eradicated.
The first Kibbutz was founded in Israel just over 100 years ago. A radical socialist experiment, it combined communal living and Zionist philosophy with the aim of “making the desert bloom”.
Compass sets off deep into the Australian desert to join a camel trek for Muslims.
Those close to death seem to have insights on life that the rest of us fail to understand, as we race through our seemingly infinite days.
A new breed of fashion designers is turning heads on the Australian catwalk catering to Muslim women eager for cutting edge designs better suited to our lifestyle and climate.
Survival and success, the stories of Jewish families who lost everything in WW2 and rebuilt their lives from scratch here in Australia.
Dating The H*Bomb looks at the mine field that is living and loving with the herpes virus.
On the frontline of a cyber war, masked vigilantes known as 'Anonymous' fight for internet freedom.
In The Vagina Diaries, presenter Nat Harris cracks the vagina taboo wide open to explore a procedure called labiaplasty.
Over the course of one night, three ordinary Australians confront the memories, realities and consequences of one of the nation’s greatest public health issues – suicide.
Directed by Maya Newell, Growing up Gayby follows director Maya Newell who was raised by two mothers, and charts her journey as she explores the impact of gay parenting.
Kids on Speed? is a hybrid of observational documentary, factual intervention and social experiment.
As demand for Foster Carers in Australia increases, Compass meets several foster families to learn about the challenges and rewards fostering can bring.