A profile and conversation with Melbourne's Tim Costello, leading Baptist Christian and active social commentator.
Barbara Blackman's life is a testimony to a passionate search for knowledge and understanding. She was an artists' model and muse of Arthur Boyd, Sydney Nolan and her husband Charles.
John Shelby Spong wants to overturn conventional Christian thinking. But he's not from the fringes of the church.
This program explores the life and work of Australia's most popular contemporary crime writer, Peter Corris.
Celebrate the strange and wonderful place that is our universe with Australia's most popular Science Communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
The photographs of Carol Jerrems embody the seventies in Australia, a decade defined by its challenges to convention, morality and social order.
Many would argue that few have contributed more to our thinking about ourselves than David Williamson.
When John Bertrand skippered 'Australia II' across the finish line in the '83 America's Cup at Newport, Rhode Island, he and his deck-shoed crew broke what was the longest-running record in sportin
An unusually authentic, local rags-to-riches story.
Margaret Fulton started out as a secretary at the Australian Gas Light Company but quickly moved on to become a cooking demonstrator.
After her celebrated career with the Australian Ballet, which she joined at only seventeen, Marilyn Rowe OBE has come the full circle.
The program begins with a look at some of the career highlights of one of this country's most influential newspaper cartoonists.
Mirka Mora has been a part of the local scene for more than 50 years. A survivor of the Holocaust, Mirka wanted to live somewhere, she says, where war was unlikely.
Back in the '60s, '70s and '80s, Noeline Brown was a real glamour girl - the darling of Australian television audiences as a result of her unique comic talent in series like 'The Naked Vicar', 'Mav
We travel way out back to Broken Hill, an unlikely location for a town with a reputation as a prolific producer of authentic Australian art.
Professor Cory is up there with the best in the world in her profession - molecular biomedical research. Some people may wonder "What is molecular biomedical research?" Not a bad question.
This film follows internationally acclaimed author Tom Keneally as he re-traces the journey he made when he researched the novel Towards Asmara in 1988.
A look at the life of the Australian social realist painter George Gittoes who has depicted the major social upheavals of the late 20th Century on canvas.
The 1991 trial of former Queensland State Premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, created Australia-wide attention and a controversy that continues to make front page headlines.
A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.