Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes.
Anyone who has built or renovated a house could imagine the nightmare of constructing a $450 million civic and cultural landmark to a radical design (not a right angle in sight) by architects with
Jennifer Byrne sits down with four leading Australian writers and historians to discuss war and how it is written.
From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds.
A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.
Writer, historian and art critic Robert Hughes presents a survey of Australian art from the time of the First Fleet to the present day, based on the social background of the times and the overseas
Artist Tim Storrier examines the creative process from the blank canvas to the inspiration and formulation of the idea to the completed work.
Lloyd Rees, one of Australia's foremost painters, mounted a major exhibition called "A Tribute to Sydney".
This documentary explores the journey of how a former head prefect metamorphosed into the ebullient and immensely talented singer, songwriter and strident feminist performer we know.
The south-western Brisbane suburb of Inala was originally established to provide affordable accommodation to World War 2 veterans during the post war housing shortage.
A contemporary insight into the humanitarian and matriarch Kathy Mills, and her extended family, inviting us into a world of entertainment and song.
Vernon Ah Kee is a portraitist, graphic and video artist.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
In 1945, the Carrolup School of the south west of Western Australia was flourishing.
A Torres Strait Islander boy makes the transition from boy to man with a traditional ceremony: the first shave. Sea Man Dan talks about the experiences that have influenced his music style.
We follow Doris Pilkington, writer of Rabbit Proof Fence, back to the place her mother escaped from, the Moore River native settlement.
The legendary Warumpi Band have told the stories of indigenous Australia in their lyrics for over 20 years.
For two decades, until their retirement in 1995, the Mills Sisters helped bring the music of the Torres Strait to the world stage.
Message Stick is a half hour magazine style TV program about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifestyles and issues.