During night exercises in January 1964 the flagship of the RAN, the aircraft carrier Melbourne, collided with the destroyer Voyager 20 miles off Jervis Bay in NSW.
A six part series co-produced with educational broadcasters in six countries including Australia.
Youth-driven discussion program, hosted by John Faine. This series reviews situations in which teenagers make contact with the Police Legal system. Drama is used to demonstrate issues.
The history of Woomera rocket range, from 1946 to 1979. The program includes declassified defence footage of life at Woomera and the 4,000 rocket tests conducted there.
At the beginning of this documentary Blanche d’Alpuget reveals that for her, writing is like Jacob's "struggle with the angel" - a search for truth, for oneself.
An in depth look at the woman who made history by becoming Australia's first female Prime Minister.
From homeless teenager to the youngest ever leader of Australia's oldest union, Paul Howes is living a life accelerated.
An exciting new Compass series hosted by theologian Scott Stephens who talks to high profile Australians about what they think is the meaning of life.
This three-part special series takes a look at the role sex plays in society today.
Sex, Faith and Marriage
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.
"Burn the plan, burn the plan."
While Australia spends millions of dollars to stop the flow of asylum seeker boats, its efforts are constantly undermined by criminals and corrupt military and government officials.
A story that tells the latest chapter in the life of a remarkable community that has battled with missionaries, governments and the horrors of alcohol abuse.
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.
Exclusive to ABC Commercial, this is a special package of the telemovie Hawke (Network Ten) and the classic ABC documentary series, Labor in Power.
Labor in Power
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.
On Trial is a groundbreaking, five-part documentary series featuring unprecedented access to major criminal trials in Australian courts.
**WINNER** Best Documentary History, Social and Political Issues - 2011 ATOM Awards
Rima Tamou returned to the Northern Territory to hear fresh voices on The Intervention.
This series follows three couples as they make a last-ditch effort to minimise the damage that their divorces are doing to their children.