We all know a homeless person when we see one, right, they're that wino passed out in the doorway, or the person with their head down, sitting on the street corner begging for money.
One in four relationships in Australia will be scarred by domestic violence. It's a subject tinged with shame and too often kept out of sight.
In 1993, Andrew Denton proved that it's healthy, not sick, to poke fun at cancer.
Matt Laffan was born with a debilitating condition and little expectation that he would survive.
Jimmy Webb is considered one of the world's greatest tunesmiths - 'Wichita Lineman', 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix', these are just some of his hits.
Life is full of journeys but rarely do any of us travel as far as Johnny Lee Clary.
Michael Parkinson has a reputation that is positively Bradmanesque, arguably the greatest the game has ever seen, he plays with style, grace and an unfailing sense of decency.
A world leader in the field of neuroscience, she's devoted her life to studying the 1.5kg of tissue that makes each one of us who we are.
When French novelist Emile Zola said 'I am here to live out loud', he could have been talking about Robert Hughes.
At just 26, Stephen Page became the artistic director of the internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Company.
Few of us could truly imagine what it's like to be without a limb, to go through life minus something everyone else has taken for granted.
The interview you're about to see is the equivalent of a guerilla raid on a heavily fortified position. The subject, Jeff Kennett, doesn't want to be interviewed.
The philosophy behind Enough Rope is that everybody has a story, and that's been demonstrated many times over the years by the extraordinary range of tales from the studio audience during Show and
Peter Andrews is a farmer and horseman with passion for healing damaged Australian landscapes through a method he calls natural sequence farming. For decades it seemed no one would listen.
27 year old Gayle Shann was working with her husband putting in fence posts on their property “Cantaur Park” when her glove became entangled in a drilling machine inflicting shocking injuries and n
A series that revisits the lives of people originally filmed for the ABC's Big Country finding out what has happened to them since the program.
The story of a man whose strange farming practices are puzzling agricultural scientists.
Once upon a time there was a tiny sugar-producing township called Tully in Far North Queensland, Australia. Tully is renowned for its endless sugar fields and...rain.
From the early 1800's Aboriginal people have been used as guides and trackers by the police force. This century one of the most highly regarded was Sergeant Alexander Riley of Dubbo, NSW.
For many farmers, developing drought-resistant strains of wheat means the difference between surviving the next "Big Dry", or, leaving the land.