This program is about a woman who transfixed a nation with her story of courage and humanity.
Gold Logie winner and star of 'Sea Patrol' Lisa McCune introduces this Australian Story on two unsung Australian naval heroes.
The Anzac Day Dawn Service broadcast from the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux.
In 1768 King George III of England orders an ambitious expedition to the Pacific Ocean to observe the Transit of Venus, and see the mythical southern continent.
MABO tells the story of Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at fifteen, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that once and for all overthrew the notion of terra nullius
Ten Pound Poms follows the journeys of nine Britons who took the gamble of migrating to Australia in the post-war years.
On the outskirts of Harbin, China, lies an abandoned, desolate building. It’s here that the infamous Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Corp, otherwise known as Unit 731, was based.
When the Japanese bombed Darwin in 1942, 95 Aboriginal children from the Stolen Generation, along with their missionary carers, were trapped on Croker Island, 200 kilometres off the Northern Territ
Twenty years after the High Court's Mabo judgement, the inside story of the court decision that threatened to divide a nation.
In the early 1990s Paul Keating's Labor government put Aboriginal reconciliation high on the agenda, establishing the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation in 1991 then following up the High Court'
"We haven't brought you justice... No-one's been called to account." This is the unflinching judgement of Gary Jubelin, one of the nation's leading murder investigators.
Presenter, Miriam Corowa hosts Message Stick's 10th birthday celebrations, in a show featuring some of the most memorable moments and inspirational characters from the past ten years.
In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday.
The wife of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Margaret Whitlam recalls the day that the Governor-General John Kerr sacked her husband on 11 November 1975.
Presented by historian Michael Cathcart, Australia on Trial is a thought‐provoking three‐part series recreating the historic trials that throw light on the Australia of colonial times.
Storytellers of the Pacific is about indigenous people in the Pacific – their cultures, spirituality, histories, experiences and survival after colonisation.
Presented by Richard Heathcote, curator of historic Ripponlea, and spanning Australia's earliest colonial residences, from the verandah-clad pastoral homesteads to ornate Victorian mansions and Edw
A cemetery with lights...the world’s most boring city. Nothing much happens in Canberra, never has. That’s what most people think.
In 1911 douglas Mawson sailed to the Antarctic. He travelled over the icecap with dog teams on a journey that ended in the tragic death of his two companions - and, remarkably, his own survival.