To its backers, Woomera detention centre played a humane yet crucial role in housing the growing numbers of boat people landing on Australia's shores.
Cartoonist Bill Leak has had depression all of his life. He is not alone. One in five Australians will suffer from depression at some stage in their lives.
About 2,000 Australians deliberately kill themselves each year, a tally that exceeds the huge but humdrum toll of road deaths. On average, one young person dies by suicide every day.
They might not know it, but the politicians of NSW have some new neighbours...
Every year about 75,000 Australians hear the dreaded diagnosis: they have cancer. The good news is that these days most people beat the disease.
Under the guidance of Father Chris Riley, former street kids get the opportunity to learn how to tame wild brumbies using techniques taught to them by renowned horse handler Greg Powell in the Sout
Aboriginal men were invited to attend and participate in the Aboriginal Men's Sharing and Learning Circle at Camp Wollombi that considered many of the issues and challenges confronting today's Abor
A follow-up to the earlier Andrew Denton series "Blah Blah Blah", using a late-night chat-show format, and featuring a particular topic for each episode, with comedy sketch segments, vox pop street
Croatian-born grandmother Gina Sinozich has painted a prodigious and impressive collection of hundreds of internationally celebrated paintings since she first took up a brush just six years ago.
This four part series examines four emotions in detail, from their evolutionary origin, to how the emotion is regulated by the body's own drug factory.
Whatever happened to the real Rain Man, the quiet genius Kim Peek, whose extraordinary life story inspired the character played by Dustin Hoffman?
When it comes to life skills the one we are least trained for is probably parent hood. And when it comes to children’s behavioural problems the parenting role is often stretched to the limit.
It is something that thankfully most of us will never experience but for those that have endured a major trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has a profound and often debilitating impact o
In this crazy world few of us escape some kind of neck jamming, muscle cramping, eye bulging strain due to the pressures of our lives.
Can Naturopathy help a mum wanting to lose weight after having a baby? And a workaholic turns to hypnotherapy after a life changing trauma.
Young Australian psychologist, Dr Robyn Young's extraordinary expedition into the nature of intelligence in a continent-wide journey to meet some of the world's most prodigious minds, including som
Youth-driven discussion program, hosted by John Faine. This series reviews situations in which teenagers make contact with the Police Legal system. Drama is used to demonstrate issues.
Maggie MacKellar was a city dweller who seemed to have it all – a successful academic career, a devoted husband, a young daughter and another baby on the way.
This program charts the adventures of an octogenarian motor bike rider who's suddenly become the centre of a social networking phenomenon.
A two-part documentary special which examines the impact of sexual violence on the lives of Australian victims, and tries to gain an insight into why it happens.