Devastated by a soaring rate of youth suicide, the Indigenous people of Rockhampton decided to act.
Established in May, 1998, the Wathaurong Aborigianl Co-operative was a CDEP initiative five years ago. It took two years to work out where the enterprise was heading.
Uncle Banjo Clarke, who is also known as Rainbow Man or Wisdom Man among other honoured titles, was a Gunditjmara Elder who touched many lives.
This story explores what happens when a caring culture breaks down.
One hundred years ago the Chief Protector of Aborigines in Queensland set up what he described as a dumping ground for the lame, the holt and the incorrigible; the black criminals of the state.
Imagine getting away to a beautiful tropical paradise where you can be entertained by hundreds of the Pacific’s most talented artists and performers.
Pemulwuy charts the history of Australia's first ever Aboriginal resistance fighter.
Finding Our Destiny profiles the first woman Aboriginal candidate for the 2003 NSW State Elections Linda Burney.
'Connection to Country' follows a group of Indigenous people from the Pilbara as they battle to preserve Australia's unique cultural heritage from the ravages of a booming mining industry.
Legendary rock music promoter Michael Chugg reveals the quiet man behind his loud shirts and even louder voice.
This rousing edition of Australian Story brings together some of the best known names in Australian rock music history - from Chrissy Amphlett to Jimmy Barnes to Neil Finn and Midnight Oil.
Peter Roberts isn't a musician who works in the public eye.
This episode of Australian Story returns to the story of boot maker turned classical singer, Peter Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst developed a big following after appearing on the program previously.
In 2000 Tim McCallum was accepted into the prestigious Academy of Performing Arts in Western Australia; the culmination of a childhood dream.
Jane Hansen lived a charmed life. She channelled all the opportunities of her generation - education, challenge and adventure - into a successful career as a television journalist.
Lachlan McCarthy first came to John Butler's attention in 2005 when he applied for a grant from a seed fund run by the musician.
Magazine-style program combining items of information and background to issues together with comedy segments and music performance using Aboriginal talent throughout.
We go behind the scenes to reveal the characters, stress, hard work and exhilaration of one group's presentation of Handel's Messiah.
A cultural movement which flourished in the ghettos of New York also found its own, unique voice here in Australia.
A couple of years ago former hard rocker Paul Stewart was dying of liver failure in a Melbourne hospital. His life of excess had finally caught up with him.