In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
When Brian and Bobbie Houston established their own tiny house of worship 20 years ago, they didn't dream they would end up at the helm of the biggest independent church in Australia.
Twelve speakers from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism explore the status of religious identity and the meaning of 'Religion' in a multicultural society.
Ep 1 - Identity and God
The Aboriginal people have developed a vital and imaginative religious culture centred around myths, comprising legends of the ten ways life began and how their society, laws and customs were estab
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.
Four Corners talks to the Chief Justice, Sir Anthony Mason on a range of issues.
Lorna, Richard and Muriel lead lives that are rich and full – but they intend to deliberately end their lives when they think the time is right.
Talk to any major western leader and they will tell you Pakistan is a key ally in the war on terror.
The first Australian recording of Handel's Messiah, one of the most beloved works in classical music. From St. Patrick's chapel, Manly.
Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts dis
From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds.
A compelling view of New York Christian preacher Pastor Bill Wilson, who runs the largest Sunday School in the USA; a longhaired maverick evangelist who drives frenetic services, which include hip-
Wakes are traditionally held after a person has died, but after talking with friends, Big Bill Neidjie decided to have one before he passed on.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
A Torres Strait Islander boy makes the transition from boy to man with a traditional ceremony: the first shave. Sea Man Dan talks about the experiences that have influenced his music style.
A follow-up to the earlier Andrew Denton series "Blah Blah Blah", using a late-night chat-show format, and featuring a particular topic for each episode, with comedy sketch segments, vox pop street
Herbert Cole 'Nugget' Coombs has been described as one of the great Australians - a man who's work made a difference to the lives of everyone.
No matter what the advances in modern medicine are, there are still too many times when a patient's sickness is cured but the patient doesn't feel better.
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
"....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.