Melissa Holland thought she was "lucky" when a last-minute seat became available for a getaway break on King Island with five nursing colleagues.
Hazel Hawke speaks out about another confronting issue - and looming national crisis - by revealing that she has Alzheimer's disease.
Dr Michael Buist is an intensive care specialist with a unique perspective from both sides of the hospital curtain, having almost died twice due to medical mishaps.
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
Sporting excellence can take many forms and this program introduces us to one of Australia's lesser known international champions.
Dr Jennifer MacDiarmid and Dr Himanshu Brahmbhatt were scientists working on a disease in sheep at the CSIRO in the early 1990s when one of their colleagues was diagnosed with lung cancer.
In the 1980s as an unemployed medical scientist, Professor Robert Tindle made a discovery that led to the breakthrough use of stem cells for saving thousands of lives around the world.
One hot summer morning in February 2001 police from the local cop shop went to arrest 57-year-old Jim Hallinan at Adjungbilly on an outstanding warrant.
Peter Roberts isn't a musician who works in the public eye.
In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
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.
Twenty four year-old banking analyst, Jessica Disteldorf is beautiful, witty and smart. But she's caught in a race against time to find the man of her dreams, settle down and start a family.
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.
Australian Story looks inside a health and workplace crisis that's been described as a first in Australia and possibly the world. Arguably it's a situation that could have happened anywhere.
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.
This episode of Australian Story returns to the story of boot maker turned classical singer, Peter Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst developed a big following after appearing on the program previously.
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
One of 10 children with many different fathers, Heath Ducker lived in abject poverty in a run down house. At the age of 12, he was sexually abused by his best friend's father.