In this two-part special, Compass examines the Salvation Army in Australia, a trusted church-charity engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse in its former children's homes.
Geraldine Doogue goes on a personal quest to understand more about the Jewish roots of her Christian faith.
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.
In this Compass special, Geraldine Doogue and her guests explore the Indigenous mythology underpinning the groundbreaking new ABC drama Cleverman.
Stan Savige fought at Gallipoli, then commanded the operation that saved 50,000 Assyrian refugee
A massive influx of devout Lutheran refugees from Africa to a church in country Victoria has increased the congregation from 20 to 200 causing chaos, but also bringing much fun, friendship and love
For the first time, a series examines the work of dedicated Prison Chaplains who provide much needed pastoral and spiritual care to more than 30,000 men and women locked up in Australian prisons.
Follow 10 characters, including Dacre Smyth, a 21-year-old Australian Gunnery Control Officer, through the dramatic 10-day countdown to D-Day and the beginning of the end of World War II.
This observational five-part documentary follows the lives of students during their training at Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.
This story is the result of a visit by Andrew Denton to Gallipoli in 2006 for ANZAC Day, 25 April.
The Anzac Day marches from past years may be ordered on DVD for each capital city upon request as 'a lasting memento' of each year's significant commemorations.
Part One of this episode focuses on a young Australian Army Major, marked out for great things in the military.
Brisbane grandparents Tony 'Bomber' Bower-Miles and Roy Chamberlain are not living out their golden years quietly.
Australia has a proud history of entertainers visiting war zones to lift the morale of our troops. On the face of it, a tour of Afghanistan and Iraq would not appeal to everyone.
Casualties of War follows the personal journey of 28 year-old Chris as he adjusts to civilian life after serving in the army for 11 years with the elite special forces in East Timor.
Coverage from the Australian War Memorial of the celebrations held in honour of the Australian Army on the occasion of their hundred year anniversary in 2001
Companion piece to `The Burma Railway' from the same production team, dealing with the prior event of the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in February 1942, during WWII.
From Iraq to Solomon Islands and Afghanistan to East Timor, Australia's Army is stretched tight.
To its backers, Woomera detention centre played a humane yet crucial role in housing the growing numbers of boat people landing on Australia's shores.
For more than 30 years Australia has rested its security on the seemingly ageless wings of its F-111 fighter fleet. But in aviation circles these days there are doubts and rumblings.