Race seems such an obvious, natural part of human life. But where does the idea come from? How has it come to be weighed down with the baggage of hatred, prejudice and fear?
This is the story of two scientists who discover ancient human remains that challenge everything we know about human evolution.
Every year, 46 million women worldwide choose to have a termination. It's a decision they will live with for the rest of their lives.
This is an intimate portrait of a community building a future after the disaster of losing its past.
What if you were highly intelligent, but remained trapped within a disorder that made others see you as inarticulate, odd or disabled?
What does it feel like to lose your mind and can you get it back again?
This series looks at the big seven domestic animals, dog, cats, horses, pigs, cattle, sheep and goats.
The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history.
These documentaries use a variety of primary sources to investigate issues in Australia's past.
Neil Jenman made a fortune in real estate before deciding to switch sides and act for consumers who'd fallen foul of the property market.
The wave that carried Kevin Rudd to victory last year left behind one of Labor's most conspicuous candidates. Nicole Cornes, former newspaper columnist, is married to an AFL legend.
Australian Story lifts the lid on a clash of ideologies over the future of some of the most spectacular and pristine areas of Cape York.
Brian and Nerida Egan lost their farm, near Dalby in southern Queensland, from a combination of drought and post traumatic stress syndrome caused by disturbing events he witnessed as a young servic
This program centres on the small township of Harcourt in Central Victoria. In 2008 the harmony of rural life was ripped apart after a fatal car accident involving five young friends.
Bill McHarg had it all. As the Victorian Chairman and one of the founders of Colliers International, a hugely successful global property firm, he wielded enormous power and influence.
When Brian and Bobbie Houston established their own tiny house of worship 20 years ago, they didn't dream they would end up at the helm of the biggest independent church in Australia.
In 2006 television viewers around the world were transfixed by the race against time to rescue miners trapped a kilometre underground at Beaconsfield in Tasmania.
In 2006 ago Yael Abraham was a single woman and a successful lawyer turned real estate agent. But money and a good career left her feeling unfulfilled and empty.
This DVD is a marvellously inspirational tale of sportsmanship, mentoring and redemption across three generations of Australian Rules Football.
When Australian Story first met teenage fiction author John Marsden in 2002 he was suffering writers block and had given up full-time teaching.