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.
This lecture is named in honour of Andrew Olle, the well-known ABC broadcaster who died of a brain tumour in 1995.
When Nicole Kidman gave birth to a baby girl in Nashville in 2008, she may have been relieved to be several thousand kilometres away from the long lens of Sydney paparazzo Jamie Fawcett.
Jane Hansen lived a charmed life. She channelled all the opportunities of her generation - education, challenge and adventure - into a successful career as a television journalist.
Have you ever wondered how the television news is made? Who decides what is news and what is not? Take a behind-the-scenes look at the world of television news.
Many would argue that few have contributed more to our thinking about ourselves than David Williamson.
The program begins with a look at some of the career highlights of one of this country's most influential newspaper cartoonists.
Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts dis
John Macumba was born with cerebral Palsy in the remote central desert of the Pitjanjatjara Lands.
Acclaimed film maker Richard Frankland talks about his career in the film and television industry and his latest feature film, 'To Hell and Back'.
Considered one of the most significant voices of 1960s London, Lewis Morley took one of the most singular iconic images of this period - a naked Christine Keeler on an Arne Jacobson chair.
A hilltop breakfast in Vietnam in 1966, a battle raging below. It's one of three-quarters of a million images taken by Tim Page.