This three-part documentary series filmed over 10 years focuses on the Australian prison system and its impact on the lives of inmates on the inside and their families who wait for their return int
Kam Yan (meaning "Come and Yarn" in Torres Strait Creole) is a series from the ABC's Indigenous Programs Unit. Each episode takes us on a visit to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community
Screened during Child Protection Week, Kids At Risk is a conversation on the issues surrounding child abuse and neglect.
Follow the journey of Bert and Lily, two English children uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside to a life of deprivation and extreme hardship in the alien environment of Australia in the y
It was an altruistic experiment of Empire: take deprived kids out of their tough British lives and transport them to the wide open spaces of Australia, to become farmers and farmers' wives.
Believed to be the highest serving Indigenous police officer at the time of his retirement in 2001, Col Dillon has faced racism and adversity head on and has never shied away from exposing those wh
Statistics show that one in four women suffer from depression at some point in their life, and with men it's one in six. Experts in Indigenous health say it's double that in our communities.
When given the right mentor and social venture the world of opportunity can open up.
Terri Janke is a Sydney-based Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property lawyer, whose firm is the only one in the country dealing with the issue of ICIP rights for Indigenous people.
Brian Dowd was unemployed, addicted to alcohol, gambling and about to end it all when a phone call saved his life. This defining moment inspired him to take back control of his life.
In 1936 The John Of God Sisters took over ccontrol of the Bungarum Leprosarium for Aboriginals near Derby in WA.
Frances Bodkin, known to many as "Aunty Fran" is a 76 year old D’harawal woman from the south of Sydney.
This program looks at the Koori Court system in Victoria.
In the first years of settlement in Australia there were more than 250 recorded Indigenous languages.
Professor Marcia Langton has had a much publicised career.
"The more I give… the more I keep" is the philosophy of Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the South East Coast of Australia.
Fire Talker traces the life of Charlie Perkins from his humble beginnings to becoming one of the most influential Indigenous figures in Australia’s history.
Doug Longbottom, an Aboriginal elder from the south coast of NSW, is laying down the law to young Robert Ardler.
For some time now there's been a bruising debate about the balance of funding handed out to public and private schools.
This two-part series examines the issue of same sex marriage in Australia, following three different couples at work and at home, and in the second episode Geraldine Doogue discusses the issue with