The Wandjina, spirit guardians of one of the last great wilderness areas on Earth, watch over a land ruled on the coast by some of the most ferocious tides in the world, and in the inland by fresh
Dust Echoes is a children's animated television and online series that brings to life four Indigenous Australian Dreamtime stories.
Kam Yan (meaning "Come and Yarn" in Torres Strait Creole) is a series from the ABC's Indigenous Programs Unit. Each episode takes us on a visit to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community
It was an altruistic experiment of Empire: take deprived kids out of their tough British lives and transport them to the wide open spaces of Australia, to become farmers and farmers' wives.
This episode of Message Stick takes us to far north Queensland to the small town of Babinda.
In 1937, in the hills of the Musgrave Ranges, the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions established Ernabella Mission - a small community in the remote far north of South Australia.
People deal with grief in different ways and in Torres Strait Island culture, a tombstone opening and unveiling symbolises the point where sorrow meets happiness.
"The more I give… the more I keep" is the philosophy of Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the South East Coast of Australia.
This six-part series looks at a range of cultural and religious celebrations, with an emphasis on the participation of children in these colourful events.
He has been a hero to his people, an icon of their long and bloody struggle for independence.
Geraldine Doogue talks life, love and religion with Christos Tsiolkas, author of the best-selling novel The Slap, now a new ABC1 television drama.
The origins of Hinduism date back to the Indus civilisation of 3000 BCE.
This two-part series examines the issue of same sex marriage in Australia, following three different couples at work and at home, and in the second episode Geraldine Doogue discusses the issue with
This program is about a grandmother whose recovery from terminal illness became central to the declaration of Australia's first saint.
We look at Jeff Gambin, a retired business man and gourmet chef, who devoted his life to the homeless, feeding them and helping them get back into society and find jobs.
Every December Jean and Peter Ridley hook up their "Caravan of Hope" to bring Christmas cheer and joy (and toys for kids!) to the people of the bush.
Q&A puts punters, pollies and pundits together in the studio to thrash out the hot issues of the week. It's about democracy in action - on Q&A the audience gets to ask the questions.
Every day in Australia over 40 000 patients are in hospital. While medicine tends their bodies, hospital chaplains tend their souls.
Miracles is a series of epic tales of survival.
Australians get a bad rap overseas, and our stocks seem especially low in India. In fact, a sizeable chunk of India’s 1.2 billion people think Aussies are dumb, drunk and racist.