In October, 1996, residents of the twin towns of Albury-Wadonga on the NSW-Victoria border were shocked when the floodgates of the nearby Hume Dam were opened.
El Nino is not new and can be traced back as far as European records.
Vast deposits of granite rocks lie five kilometres underneath Australia.
An excellent program for geography students. Divided into three parts, this 30 minute special focuses on river health and water quality in Australia.
A visually stunning story of our planet from birth to death and the influence of the Sun and Moon on all living things.
Marine biologist Alastair Birtles has made hundreds of dives on the Great Barrier Reef.
For the first time in 35 years Lake Eyre in Central Australia is filled with life giving water.
Australia faces a population explosion of 60 per cent or more over the next four decades.
Salinity has been called the biggest environmental threat to Australia in the 21st century.
A Special Schools Compile
Following on from our extremely popular Salinity compilation in 1999, this update continues the debate about salinity and its devastating impact on the Australian environment.
It has long been held true that Australia has a 'dead heart' but now ecologist Dr Steve Morton declares war on this cherished belief.
For an experience that can be alternately savage and serene, plunge into the aquamarine waters of Shark Bay, Western Australia.
Set in the spectacularly beautiful Antarctica, this film documents how Australia came to lead the world in understanding and conserving this last great wilderness.
This four part series narrated by David Wenham examines the nature, extent, and current and future scenarios around dryland and freshwater salinity.
Episode 1 - The Story
This two part series provides an extensive investigation into one of the greatest biological disasters of the modern age.
A documentary celebrating the emergence of Australia's science city of the south which boasts the world's longest continuous association with Antarctica.
After the devastation of the bushfire tragedy Victoria in February 2009, Barrie Cassidy presents a one-hour news special, reflecting on those left injured and homeless, and what lies ahead.
The island of Tasmania is a natural sanctuary for the plants and animals that migrated down the land bridge connecting it to the rest of Australia, which submerged 13,000 years ago.
In the 1840s Tasmania's capital Hobart was the second largest whaling port in the world. Total commercial exploitation of whales was the order of the day.