The discovery of gold changed the course of Australia's history, when the gold rush era saw the population triple, the creation of inland towns on what had been vast sheep runs, the end of convict
In Jordan, a team of archaeologists undertakes a survey of human settlement at the ancient city of Pella, in the hills overlooking the River Jordan.
In October, 1996, residents of the twin towns of Albury-Wadonga on the NSW-Victoria border were shocked when the floodgates of the nearby Hume Dam were opened.
In a millisecond, on July 16, 1945, the evolution of the human species took a remarkable turn.
Part 1: A Deadly Dose
In September 1996 a research team consisting of archaeologist Richard Fullagar, dating expert David Price and geographer Lesley Head, claimed they had good evidence that Aborigines had been living
Since medieval times, we've depended upon bridges and tunnels to get us over and under the landscape. But technological advances have revolutionised the way they're designed and built.
Contrary to popular belief, Aboriginal people lived in semi-permanent shelters before white settlement.
In the closing days of 1964, Prime Minister Robert Menzies introduced a bill in Parliament which would prove to be one of the most controversial and divisive decisions in Australia's history.
Florence Violet McKenzie was born in the years which gave rise to the first wave of feminism, apt timing for a woman who, during her long life, distinguished herself in technical fields and opened
Nurses and doctors recall the Spanish influenza epidemic which swept Australia in 1919. At least twenty million people died of the flu around the world, including twelve thousand Australians.
A half-hour special looking at the seriousness of the Asian financial crisis of January 1998 with interviews with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, David Hale and Kenichi Ohmae.
We follow Dr Christopher Anderson, anthropologist and Director of the South Australian Museum, as he journeys north to plan the return of Aboriginal secrets/sacred objects to their original communi
Secrets of St Marys is a scientific detective story that follows a team of student archaeologists as they set out to discover what life was like for the first settlers of South Australia.
It changed the course of World War II - and the whole 20th Century. But until now, the true story of the Battle of Stalingrad has remained shrouded in mystery.
Serialised drama set in Sydney during the 1890s.
The Shipwreck Detectives, a dedicated group of Australian marine archaeologists, have made it their life's work to uncover the truth, through discovery and excavation of some of Australia's most no
The Shipwreck Detectives discover ancient shipwrecks using the latest technology.
"....Many of the stories that have emerged from this part of the world about the church and its missions over the past years have been shocking tales of abuse, exploitation and brutality.
Presented by John Clarke. For the first time here is a documentary that looks at how and why we speak the way we do.
The Stamp of Australia is a snapshot of 200 years of Australia's history viewed through the prism of the Post Office and the remarkable letters it delivered.