Palm Island, 65 kilometres from Townsville, has a bad history with kids. Most have entered a cycle of dysfunction, drugs, alcohol and violence by the age of 15.
This program is about a grandmother whose recovery from terminal illness became central to the declaration of Australia's first saint.
Peter Thompson talks to Anh Do about the highs and lows of his journey from refugee to one of Australia's best-loved and most successful comedians.
In the early hours of Sunday June 24 tens of thousands of Australians set their alarms to watch a horse race in England.
The wife of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Margaret Whitlam recalls the day that the Governor-General John Kerr sacked her husband on 11 November 1975.
On the 50th anniversary of Vatican II this program revisits the historic three year council that changed the Catholic Church, and examines the ongoing repercussions of its reforms.
Jeffrey Smart is one of Australia's best-known painters.
Not since the mighty Phar Lap has a horse captured the public imagination like Black Caviar. She remains unbeaten after thirteen runs and has been declared the best racehorse in the world.
This Australian Story provides new insights into a saga that's captured the imaginations of all kinds of people all around the world.
Veteran print reporter Malcolm Brown has covered some of the biggest stories of the last four decades, but now finds himself somewhat out of step with the times in an industry caught on the cutting
In this episode of Talking Heads, a boy-meets-girl story with a colourful twist. John and Ros Moriarty have lived lives full of passion.
Pemulwuy charts the history of Australia's first ever Aboriginal resistance fighter.
An exciting new Compass series hosted by theologian Scott Stephens who talks to high profile Australians about what they think is the meaning of life.
David Rennie fell in love with photography seven years ago when he was lured from his car by the sight of a passing bird overhead.
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are available through ABC Library Sales.
God in the Lodge examines the religious beliefs of Australia's Prime Ministers from Federation to now.
The rites and rituals performed in Australia today are determined by our culture, values and beliefs.
Forty years ago, the groundbreaking Paul Hogan Show first appeared on Australian screens.
DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Faser are now available through ABC Library Sales