One suicide is a tragedy. But what happens when a community is rocked by a series of suicides, one after another, all of them young people?
We hear from the adult world all the time about what poverty is and how to fix it, but rarely from the children who experience it.
How authorities are failing to protect women and children in mortal danger, and failing to prevent their partners' homicidal rage.
Lose your job in Australia and there's a good chance there will be a safety net to catch you. The Newstart allowance, Medicare benefits, along with other programs provide help.
Australians love a bargain, but what's the real cost of cheap clothes from the sweat shops in Bangladesh?
Every hour of every day, our digital interactions are being recorded and logged.
Nelson Mandela promised a South Africa based on freedom and equality.
The story of two unlikely friendships that might never have formed if not for a groundbreaking scheme...
While debate rages over Australia's border security, there's growing evidence that the greatest threat to Australia's national security potentially comes from foreign computer hackers.
Australia's economy - and unemployment rate - might be the envy of countries around the world, but it doesn't mean poverty and unemployment have been eradicated.
Directed by Maya Newell, Growing up Gayby follows director Maya Newell who was raised by two mothers, and charts her journey as she explores the impact of gay parenting.
As demand for Foster Carers in Australia increases, Compass meets several foster families to learn about the challenges and rewards fostering can bring.
As Australia continues to grapple with boat arrivals, Compass looks at who is helping asylum seekers already here and why.
Madison Stewart is a young woman with a passion for a creature of the deep that strikes fear in the hearts of most people - sharks.
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.
Selected Episodes and clips from The Checkout are available from ABC Library Sales.
It's amazing to think that in the 1900s a mere tenth of the world's population lived and worked in cities. Today, it's more than half.
Mental illness is no laughing matter. But then again, sometimes it can be.