Health Minister Tony Abbott sparked the abortion debate in 2005 when he called Australia’s rate of abortion 'a national tragedy.' A study found that the overwhelming majority of Australians believe
On a hot summer's day 20 years ago a crime shattered the tight-knit religious community at New Norcia in Western Australia.
Worried residents of Sydney's fringe suburb Claymore join together to regain the streets from troubling influences.
The role of churches and missions in removing Indigenous children from their families.
One of the most controversial documentary programs ever produced by the ABC, dealing with the activities of police in the Sydney inner-city suburb of Redfern.
A moving documentary on a group of Aboriginal prisoners in Long Bay Jail, Sydney.
Respected journalist Jeff McMullen returns to ABC TV to host a series of fascinating discussions about Australia's future.
Almost 1,000 men and women travelled from around Australia to hear Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull apologise for the abuse, neglect and suffering they endured in fo
From Iraq to Solomon Islands and Afghanistan to East Timor, Australia's Army is stretched tight.
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.
Chris Masters reports on major revelations of corruption in the NSW Police Force.
She was roaming Cape York in the wet season, ill and alone. To those who gave the strange young woman food and drink or a bed, she gave her name as Anna, from Germany.
Since deregulation, we're borrowing money like never before....$211 billion in 1996. And the banks are reaping the rewards.
With the fierce debate over the prescription of amphetamine-like medication to children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, many parents are looking for drug-free alternatives.
Early in 2001 an international police squad burst into a bustling Bangkok office and arrested 80 mostly young western expatriates, including a group of Australians.
For years he's warned that welfare payments – sit down money - have encouraged irresponsibility and a hand out mentality in indigenous communities.
If your late model car goes missing, don't expect to see it again soon.
One in five Australian women – perhaps your workmate, or your neighbour or your friend – knows the humiliation and terror of domestic violence.
Four Corners talks to the Chief Justice, Sir Anthony Mason on a range of issues.