Melbourne has always been considered the arts city, and a unique commission of Indigenous works in the public arena was done to promote the excellence of arts.
We travel to the Torres Strait Islands to meet Australia's oldest ARIA award winner - the irrepressible Seaman Dan.
Message Stick ventures into the studio to present “Talking Stick” a series of programs hosted by Miriam Corowa.
Acclaimed film maker Richard Frankland talks about his career in the film and television industry and his latest feature film, 'To Hell and Back'.
This episode explores our national identity and who we are as Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Three renowned authors, Dr Anita Heiss, Boori Monty Pryor and Meme McDonald discuss the black literary world in Australia.
Two of these countries leading Indigenous actors, Tom E Lewis and Noel Tovey are joined by one of these countries brightest up and coming stars Ursula Yovich and we explore their life and work on t
Waverly Stanley is a young man with a big dream. He wants as many kids as possible to have access to prestigious private schools around the country.
An urban perspective on non-Indigenous involvement in the reconciliation movement in Australia.
For many Aboriginal People, the year 1788 began a process of disintegration, not only of our culture but of our very existence.
From time to time, the ABC broadcast a variety of lectures and discussions on topics of general interest.
Herbert Cole 'Nugget' Coombs has been described as one of the great Australians - a man who's work made a difference to the lives of everyone.
Ochres, a dance theatre performance by Bangarra Dance Theatre, was recorded at the sunken garden amphitheatre of the University of Western Australia during the 1996 Festival of Perth.
40,000 Aboriginal people and supporters came from all corners of the country - foot, road, train and air – to march in Sydney on January 26, 1988.
In September 1996 a research team consisting of archaeologist Richard Fullagar, dating expert David Price and geographer Lesley Head, claimed they had good evidence that Aborigines had been living
No matter what the advances in modern medicine are, there are still too many times when a patient's sickness is cured but the patient doesn't feel better.
We follow Dr Christopher Anderson, anthropologist and Director of the South Australian Museum, as he journeys north to plan the return of Aboriginal secrets/sacred objects to their original communi
A documentary in the vein of Seven Up. Award winning Aboriginal filmmaker, Ivan Sen, recorded the lives of four indigenous teenagers growing up in small towns in north western NSW.
In 1995, highly-acclaimed Indigenous filmmaker Ivan Sen recorded the lives of four Indigenous 15-year-olds growing up in rural New South Wales.
"....Many of the stories that have emerged from this part of the world about the church and its missions over the past years have been shocking tales of abuse, exploitation and brutality.