This story explores what happens when a caring culture breaks down.
One hundred years ago the Chief Protector of Aborigines in Queensland set up what he described as a dumping ground for the lame, the holt and the incorrigible; the black criminals of the state.
When Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling established Western Australia's Swan River colony (later the city of Perth) in 1829, times were tough.
Pemulwuy charts the history of Australia's first ever Aboriginal resistance fighter.
Four Corners asks 'what has changed' since the 1989 Fitzgerald enquiry exposed high level corruption in the Qld police force.
In 1996, Rob Riley, the most prominent Aboriginal activist in Western Australia, was found dead in a motel room in Perth. This program tells his story.
Geraldine Doogue talks to Australian singer-songwriter Archie Roach about his journey of survival and transformation.
Dust Echoes is a children's animated television and online series that brings to life four Indigenous Australian Dreamtime stories.
What happens when 50 young indigenous teenagers from Alice Springs get together in a Rap music workshop?
In this three part series, a diverse group of outstanding contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists reveal to pre-eminent curator Hetti Perkins how their art practice is driven by
An epic tragedy in which a good man is compelled by desperation, fear, ambition and love for his family to participate in a crime of inhuman savagery.
In the vein of Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall's River Cottage, Wild Kitchen uncovers Australian Indigenous chef Clayton Donovan's unique approach to food, while exploring the diverse landscape and cult
A profile of Ernie Dingo, one of Australia's finest contemporary actors.
In this Compass special, Geraldine Doogue and her guests explore the Indigenous mythology underpinning the groundbreaking new ABC drama Cleverman.
'Destination Arnold' tells the story of two Indigenous women who share a big dream – to make it to the Arnolds – an invitation only bodybuilding competition being held in Australia for the first ti
A profile on Australian artist Brett Whiteley, centred on his work on Alchemy, one of his largest paintings.
This valuable and insightful presentation by Australian artist Annette Bezor, about her art, speaks eloquently to a wide audience about the cultural issues and social mechanisms of gender, sexualit
This is the first time that Bill Henson has allowed TV cameras into his life and this short documentary offers audiences in Australia and overseas rare access to one of Australia's most important a
The life and work of Australian artist Arthur Boyd.
Focuses on the internationally acclaimed Australian painter, Arthur Boyd, as he reflects on his life's work and the influences which helped create it.