The island of Tasmania is a natural sanctuary for the plants and animals that migrated down the land bridge connecting it to the rest of Australia, which submerged 13,000 years ago.
In the 1840s Tasmania's capital Hobart was the second largest whaling port in the world. Total commercial exploitation of whales was the order of the day.
Tasmania is home to the biggest marsupial carnivore left on earth - the Tasmanian Devil.
Armed with seven planes manned by some of the world's most experienced pilots, a ship, 250 scientists and researchers and the best gadgets money can buy, a daring and intrepid group tries to catch
During the summer of 2002/3 south-east Australia was hit by the worst bushfire season for twenty years. An area the size of Scotland was burnt, five people died and over 500 homes were destroyed.
Take two award-winning wildlife film-makers and one three year old daughter. Add 99 pieces of luggage and equipment. Mix together with a range of exotic animal species and stunning scenery.
With access to guerrilla activists and their undercover filming, Matthew Carney reports on the coalition of farmers, local townspeople and even a corporate titan who want to halt Australia's gas ru
"Burn the plan, burn the plan."
This special Landline compile looks at how technology and climate change have affected farming practices over the past 5 years.
EP 1 TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE (2006)
This Landline Special covers issues relating to Drought, Aquaculture and the Murray-Darling Basin, as broadcast over the past 5 years.
Ep 1 - MURRAY-DARLING BASIN
The Big Wet is a striking visual record of a particular wet season in the tropical north of Australia.
This Spanish produced documentary looks at the pressing issue of carbon trading.
Still the rain falls and for an astonishing third year in a row the outback rivers flow all the way to Lake Eyre.
It's remarkable enough when the great outback rivers occasionally flow to Lake Eyre to bring life to the arid centre of Australia - extraordinary when it happens two years in a row.
Gardening Australia was the first in the trend of "infotainment" programs, with the emphasis always on information.
This animated program of 24 five minute episodes for Lower Primary children features Australian Animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.
Reporter Debbie Whitmont goes to the north-west coast of Western Australia to talk to the people at the centre of a bitter dispute over the location of a gas processing plant the mining company say
In February 2009 ferocious bushfires ravaged Victoria. Whole towns, 178 people, vast forests and millions of animals perished.
Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest is one of Australia's richest men.
Despite industry assurances that the welfare of cattle sent to Indonesia is "generally good", Four Corners reveals that many thousands of these animals die slow and hideous deaths.