This Australian Story is about love lost... and love found.
Neil Jenman made a fortune in real estate before deciding to switch sides and act for consumers who'd fallen foul of the property market.
When Kerry Tucker was jailed for seven years for theft and fraud, she had two choices. She could give in to the shame and hopelessness or apply her energy and brains to building a future.
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
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
Compass talks to atheists of different stripes.
This is a story about Australian indigenous identity and faith on the world stage. Joan Hendricks is an aboriginal elder of the Ngugi people from Moreton Island off Brisbane.
It's official. Australia is the second most obese nation on earth. 67% of men are overweight, and middle-aged men are most at risk. Why are our men not taking care of themselves?
Imagine you've been retrenched...money’s tight, your home life collapses, your self-esteem plummets and you suddenly find yourself living on the street. Can't see yourself there?
We step inside one of the staple institutions of Australian city and big town life...the boarding-house, which over the years has housed thousands of people seeking cheap accommodation and in more
Ramadan, the world-wide Muslim month of fasting and feasting, has begun and Compass follows two families through the most important event on the Islamic calendar.
At the epicentre of the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, a group of Arab and Jewish parents decide to establish a joint bi-national, bi-lingual Jewish-Arab school in a Palestinian village.
Since the arrival of the first missionaries in Australia, religious orders have played a vital role in the health care and the education of an emerging nation.
The Universal Brotherhood was Australia's most celebrated alternative community. Born in the 1970s, it flourished in lush farmland, three hours south of Perth.
Buddha Realms is a major two-part series that explores the origins of Buddhism, its major doctrines, and its relevance today.
There's a modern day revival in the age-old habit of pilgrimage, and parishioners from St Joseph's Church in Subiaco, Perth have created their own, Camino Salvado.
The world's largest youth event, World Youth Day, is coming to Sydney in July.
Takes a look at the pulse of the Roman Catholic Church in Australia, coinciding with the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Australia and World Youth Day in Sydney.
Part 1 – Sex or Celibacy
Asylum seekers - the TAMPA incident - Lakemba youths - even the New York outrage... Compass discusses the effects of these incidents on multicultural, multi-faith communities in Australia.
Children of Abraham explores the mystical streams within the three "religions of the Book" (Judaism, Christianity and Islam).