Based on Henry Lawson's short story of the same name, this tells of a woman left alone in a two-roomed bush cottage with her four children, while her husband is away droving.
In December 1986, two city teenagers, Simon Amos and James Annetts, left the outback station where they were employed and never returned.
This episode focuses on the town of Marysville, 95 kilometres north of Melbourne. Thirty four men, women and children lost their lives in a fire that police now believe was deliberately lit.
Imagine being about to give birth, cocooned in a speeding car on a night-time dash to a hospital that’s still hours away, every bump, every brake to dodge a kangaroo sharpening the pain and discomf
The Liverpool Plains in northern New South Wales has been called the food-bowl of Australia, the nation's most fertile agricultural land.
Drought boosts his price; rain depresses it. Not so long ago, the water was free for all to use. Welcome to the world of the water baron.
Australia is planting trees. After years of debate about logging old growth forests what could seem more sensible or more worthy?
Australia's well is running dry. The world's most arid continent is also the biggest user of water per head of population.
This special compile DVD looks at the revelations of sexual abuse and violence perpetrated against Aboriginal women and children in some Northern Territory communities. Segments include:
This special compile examines the issues around the controversial plan by the Federal Government to intervene in Aboriginal communities. Segments include:
An Australian Geography Education series aiming to provide both an historical and modern understanding of the Australian environment. Suitable for lower- middle secondary students.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
A year in the life of the McBean family who run the largest privately owned cattle station in Australia. "Bradshaw" covers 10,000 square kms and lies along the Victoria River in the Top End.
An excellent program for geography students. Divided into three parts, this 30 minute special focuses on river health and water quality in Australia.
Salinity has been called the biggest environmental threat to Australia in the 21st century.
A Special Schools Compile
Following on from our extremely popular Salinity compilation in 1999, this update continues the debate about salinity and its devastating impact on the Australian environment.
This four part series narrated by David Wenham examines the nature, extent, and current and future scenarios around dryland and freshwater salinity.
Episode 1 - The Story
After the devastation of the bushfire tragedy Victoria in February 2009, Barrie Cassidy presents a one-hour news special, reflecting on those left injured and homeless, and what lies ahead.
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.