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.
When Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling established Western Australia's Swan River colony (later the city of Perth) in 1829, times were tough.
Pemulwuy charts the history of Australia's first ever Aboriginal resistance fighter.
Dust Echoes is a children's animated television and online series that brings to life four Indigenous Australian Dreamtime stories.
DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are available through ABC Library Sales.
In this confronting story, we take you into the lives of three everyday Australian families grappling with the consequences of drinking in pregnancy.
Finding Our Destiny profiles the first woman Aboriginal candidate for the 2003 NSW State Elections Linda Burney.
Aboriginal community leader Lois Cook’s exploration of her great grandfather Bubba Jack Cook’s story reveals the history of indigenous massacres on the NSW North Coast.
'Connection to Country' follows a group of Indigenous people from the Pilbara as they battle to preserve Australia's unique cultural heritage from the ravages of a booming mining industry.
In February 2006 Australia's media was rocked by a headline, Skeleton Man Found In Housing Commission Flat. The man had died 6 months before, and all that remained was his skeleton.
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 program deals with mainstream issues of Australian Society through the eyes of a journalistic team who are all under the age of 24 years.
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
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.
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.
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.