When America established its Pacific base in Australia, the country's prime minister warmly welcomed the thousands of GIs stationed there - except for the black GIs, who were told to stay on their
Magazine-style program combining items of information and background to issues together with comedy segments and music performance using Aboriginal talent throughout.
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.
Professor Geoffrey Blainey presents his view of Australia, past and present. In this, his first television venture, he examined Australia's past, exploring not only major influences and events whi
Over 35 years ago, during the Vietnam War, American bombs rained down on Laos in the 'Secret War', leaving it the most bombed country in history.
Using excerpts from the late author's writing, this documentary reveals the complex and contradictory woman behind the controversial public persona of elder stateswoman of Australian literature.
'Tis now about two years and three months since we first arrived at this distant country; all this while we have been as it were buried alive ... our hopes are now almost vanished.'
Carbon Cops is a hybrid series that blends science the environment and observational documentary - tackling what we can all practically do about global warming. The series inspires and motivates.
A ground-breaking 6-part series which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the office of the New South Wales State Coroner.
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.
Most people have heard of the illegal drug Ice, also known as crystal meth or methamphetamine.
What if you were able to vaccinate your children against addictive drugs like nicotine, heroin, cocaine or amphetamines before they were even old enough to try them?
In universities and laboratories all over the world, scientists are racing to help find a solution to halt climate change. And the answer may come from deep in the Amazon.
Anorexia is every parent's nightmare. It's the dieting disease that strikes young girls seemingly at random. This disease has the highest death rate of any psychiatric disorder.
For parents and teachers of kids with food allergies managing lunchtime can be a nightmare.
Australia's uranium reserves are the largest in the world. Some of our most common uranium deposits are crusted around sandstone, often beneath the water table.
Once known as manic depression, Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition that affects 100,000 Australians. And while it can be treated, there is no cure.
James Vote is a 65–year–old diabetic suffering from peripheral vascular disease. Doctors told him it was inevitable he would lose his leg.
Catalyst travels to England where a nasty side effect of global warming has occurred.
This special episode looks at different facets of Australia's greatest environmental peril.
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