2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history.
These documentaries use a variety of primary sources to investigate issues in Australia's past.
On Sunday June 10 1838 at Myall Creek in Northern NSW, 28 Aborigines, men, women and children of the Wirrayaraay people were killed by a mob of white stockmen.
Australian Story lifts the lid on a clash of ideologies over the future of some of the most spectacular and pristine areas of Cape York.
Ian Conway is a man determined to make a difference. Twenty years ago he made a promise to an Aboriginal elder.
Imagine what it would be like if black settlers arrived to settle a continent inhabited by white natives?
Magazine-style program combining items of information and background to issues together with comedy segments and music performance using Aboriginal talent throughout.
Professor Geoffrey Blainey presents his view of Australia, past and present. In this, his first television venture, he examined Australia's past, exploring not only major influences and events whi
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.
John Bradley was in his early 20s when as a new teacher he was sent to the remote aboriginal community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory.
The role of churches and missions in removing Indigenous children from their families.
One of the most controversial documentary programs ever produced by the ABC, dealing with the activities of police in the Sydney inner-city suburb of Redfern.
A moving documentary on a group of Aboriginal prisoners in Long Bay Jail, Sydney.
Respected journalist Jeff McMullen returns to ABC TV to host a series of fascinating discussions about Australia's future.
For over thirty thousand years, the Desert People of Central Australia had walked their lands, their life governed by ancient and immutable laws laid down by the totemic ancestors and their Dreamin
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
As their indigenous dance college, NAISDA, battles to survive a funding crisis, students Clarence and Rachel embark on journeys of cultural awakening as they strive to become professional dancers.
We visit the Northern Territory which has the largest network of "barefoot doctors" to see why they are proving to be so successful, and why attempts to impose Western health standards on Aborigine