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
Vital Systems is a six part series, developed for Australian secondary school students, which looks at the major systems of the human body.
Waterworks is a series of four half-hour programs examining the role and nature of water in four important areas: biology and oceanography; chemistry of water; pressure density and Archimedes Princ
For over two decades, the enigmatic Professor Julius Sumner Miller concocted the formula for the perfect science television show...cool experiments, interesting science and fantastic hair.
Nearly 400 years after being tried by the Roman Catholic Inquisition, Galileo again faces charges of heresy.
Demand for oil may soon outstrip supply and without alternatives all our energy will not be met. One way to offset demand is to drive electric cars.
Super-science projects like the CERN collider in Switzerland or NASA's launch facilities in America they're always overseas. But now Australia might have its first super-science project.
Is there such a thing as the male pregnancy? Dr Jonica Newby follows three dads-to-be, testing their hormones and their humour – as they make the transition to fatherhood.
The Articular Surface Replacement hip or ASR created by DePuy and marketed by the Johnson and Johnson company was sold to doctors and patients as a giant step forward in joint replacement.
What caused the dramatic mid air explosion on board the Qantas super jumbo? Sarah Ferguson's gripping account of how a single engine part almost brought down the pride of the Qantas fleet.
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.
The idea of choosing your baby's hair and eye colour, IQ, height, weight and talents fills most of us with a sense of horror, evoking memories of Nazi breeding programmes from the 1930s.
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.