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
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.
'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.
Most people have heard of the illegal drug Ice, also known as crystal meth or methamphetamine.
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.
Our entire market economy is based on one idea, the more choice you have the happier you get. But science suggests we're going against human nature.
A Catalyst special on the pressing environmental issue of our time.
For decades, scientists have worked to develop technologies that can unlock the energy from coal while reducing the risks of digging it up and burning it.
A sprained ankle or twisted knee causes pain which tells the body there's an injury and it's time to take action. Treatment follows, the injury heals and after a while the pain goes away.
Is your boss manipulative? Intimidating? Totally lacking in remorse? Yet superficially charming? Then you could be working with a workplace psychopath.
Are you Kyoto confused? Overwhelmed by global warming?
Kids with Aspergers or other high functioning forms of autism are classic Little Professors - they know a lot and are great on detail - but when it comes to reading other people's feelings, well, t
In this double episode of Catalyst about ageing, we’ll ask, is it our livers, free radicals, or simply our body’s mistakes that age us, and in Part 2, we look at the race to find the ageing 'cure'.
In the green hills of South East Queensland, there's a Buddhist commune called Frogs Hollow. Curled amidst lush rainforest, peaceful streams and abundant wildlife, it seems tranquil enough.
Chequerboard got its name from a poem by Ohmar Khayyam. Today the series is still regarded as one of the ABC TV landmark programs.
Compass talks to atheists of different stripes.
Australian women get up close and personal with Geraldine Doogue over dinner. Available as 3 part compile series only
Ep 1 - The Real Desperate Housewives