For many Aboriginal People, the year 1788 began a process of disintegration, not only of our culture but of our very existence.
A series from a range of highly acclaimed documentaries by award-winning filmmaker - David Goldie.
From time to time, the ABC broadcast a variety of lectures and discussions on topics of general interest.
An after-dark basketball competition targeting young people living in public housing across Sydney is about to take the kids of Woolloomoolloo by storm.
In this poignant film, we seek to restore a human face to the word refugee.
This is an amazing, inspirational story about 7 year old Ryan Hreljac from Ontario who was determined to build a well for his pen pal Jimmy and the people in Angola, Uganda so they would have fresh
In a complex debate over the way we're raising and educating children these days, one pattern is inescapable.
In the last year of their degree, Legal students try their hand at real cases for the first time.
As a committed feminist and prolific author Dale Spender has had a big impact on the women’s movement both here and abroad.
Once described as “A man with plastic shoes and ironclad principles,” Peter Singer is well known as one of the leading thinkers behind the move to defend the rights of animals and says his book, An
From Bathurst Island, 80km north of Darwin, a Eucharist service in the Roman Catholic tradition integrating Aboriginal traditional elements and conventional Catholic liturgical forms.
Two Tribes traces the course of a fascinating and innovative mentoring program.
Three unique choirs all with one aim: to bring Christmas to those who aren’t really looking for it.
The story of Ted Noffs, a maverick Methodist minister, whose groundbreaking work with the young and destitute in 1960s Australia lives on through his son and grandsons.
Compass goes to Ernabella, a remote aboriginal community south-west of Alice Springs, as it prepares for Easter in its newly renovated church.
Compass follows the fortunes of three young men diagnosed with a mental illness who are given a new chance in life by getting a roof over their heads.
Many Australians have traditionally engaged in an orgy of spending in the lead-up to Christmas, lavishing huge amounts on gifts for family and friends. But for some, it's gone too far.
Burma is one of the world's most closed and surveiled societies. It is a nation where independent journalists are banned and where translators and guides are often threatened.
Year 9 students at Geelong Grammar School's Timbertop campus in the Victorian Alps undergo the first year of a world-first experiment in education.
Girls' Own War Stories are the intimate recollections of ten young women and how the Second World War changed their lives forever.