This film follows internationally acclaimed author Tom Keneally as he re-traces the journey he made when he researched the novel Towards Asmara in 1988.
The first Australian recording of Handel's Messiah, one of the most beloved works in classical music. From St. Patrick's chapel, Manly.
West Australian artist Howard Taylor's death in 2001 brought to a close a career that began in prisoner of war camps in the 1940s and ended with his recognition as one of the greatest artists
A look at the life of the Australian social realist painter George Gittoes who has depicted the major social upheavals of the late 20th Century on canvas.
This three-part series is about the thing we call architecture . . . but it is more particularly about us.
Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes.
Anyone who has built or renovated a house could imagine the nightmare of constructing a $450 million civic and cultural landmark to a radical design (not a right angle in sight) by architects with
Jennifer Byrne sits down with four leading Australian writers and historians to discuss war and how it is written.
From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds.
A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.
Writer, historian and art critic Robert Hughes presents a survey of Australian art from the time of the First Fleet to the present day, based on the social background of the times and the overseas
Artist Tim Storrier examines the creative process from the blank canvas to the inspiration and formulation of the idea to the completed work.
Lloyd Rees, one of Australia's foremost painters, mounted a major exhibition called "A Tribute to Sydney".
This documentary explores the journey of how a former head prefect metamorphosed into the ebullient and immensely talented singer, songwriter and strident feminist performer we know.
The south-western Brisbane suburb of Inala was originally established to provide affordable accommodation to World War 2 veterans during the post war housing shortage.
A contemporary insight into the humanitarian and matriarch Kathy Mills, and her extended family, inviting us into a world of entertainment and song.
Vernon Ah Kee is a portraitist, graphic and video artist.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
In 1945, the Carrolup School of the south west of Western Australia was flourishing.