Terri Janke is a Sydney-based Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property lawyer, whose firm is the only one in the country dealing with the issue of ICIP rights for Indigenous people.
Brian Dowd was unemployed, addicted to alcohol, gambling and about to end it all when a phone call saved his life. This defining moment inspired him to take back control of his life.
In 1936 The John Of God Sisters took over ccontrol of the Bungarum Leprosarium for Aboriginals near Derby in WA.
Frances Bodkin, known to many as "Aunty Fran" is a 76 year old D’harawal woman from the south of Sydney.
This program looks at the Koori Court system in Victoria.
In the first years of settlement in Australia there were more than 250 recorded Indigenous languages.
Professor Marcia Langton has had a much publicised career.
"The more I give… the more I keep" is the philosophy of Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the South East Coast of Australia.
Fire Talker traces the life of Charlie Perkins from his humble beginnings to becoming one of the most influential Indigenous figures in Australia’s history.
Doug Longbottom, an Aboriginal elder from the south coast of NSW, is laying down the law to young Robert Ardler.
For some time now there's been a bruising debate about the balance of funding handed out to public and private schools.
This two-part series examines the issue of same sex marriage in Australia, following three different couples at work and at home, and in the second episode Geraldine Doogue discusses the issue with
Over five decades thousands of women gave up their newborn children for adoption.
We look at Jeff Gambin, a retired business man and gourmet chef, who devoted his life to the homeless, feeding them and helping them get back into society and find jobs.
Every December Jean and Peter Ridley hook up their "Caravan of Hope" to bring Christmas cheer and joy (and toys for kids!) to the people of the bush.
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
Australians get a bad rap overseas, and our stocks seem especially low in India. In fact, a sizeable chunk of India’s 1.2 billion people think Aussies are dumb, drunk and racist.
Sheikh Khalil Chami advises frustrated suburban Australian women on how they can get divorced.
"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.
Burma, also known as Myanmar, has long been closed off to the scrutiny of the outside world.