Ernie was the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed a Cabinet Minister in any Parliament in Australia.
In 1937, in the hills of the Musgrave Ranges, the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions established Ernabella Mission - a small community in the remote far north of South Australia.
A dynamic history of the legendary Warumpi Band who for 20 years told the stories of Indigenous Australia in their lyrics.
Jimmy Webb is considered one of the world's greatest tunesmiths - 'Wichita Lineman', 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix', these are just some of his hits.
Every year, Alice Springs in the Northern Territory comes alive to the sounds of desert reggae, rock and gospel music with the staging of the showcase Indigenous event - the Bush Bands Bash.
Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, The Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History, Australian National University, writes: Peter Sculthorpe is one of Australia's greatest contemporary composers, w
Presenter, Miriam Corowa hosts Message Stick's 10th birthday celebrations, in a show featuring some of the most memorable moments and inspirational characters from the past ten years.
Born in 1943, composer Ross Edwards went to England to study composition and returned to Australia to work.
Imagine getting away to a beautiful tropical paradise where you can be entertained by hundreds of the Pacific’s most talented artists and performers.
Fred Smith has been described as 'Australia's secret weapon' in international diplomacy. As a career diplomat, he's represented Australia in Bougainville and more recently in Afghanistan.
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.
What happens when 50 young indigenous teenagers from Alice Springs get together in a Rap music workshop?
God in the Lodge examines the religious beliefs of Australia's Prime Ministers from Federation to now.
The rites and rituals performed in Australia today are determined by our culture, values and beliefs.
Sporting excellence can take many forms and this program introduces us to one of Australia's lesser known international champions.
Wayne Bennett is generally regarded as one of the most interesting and enigmatic figures in Australian sport. Two of his three children are disabled but Wayne is fiercely proud of them all.
In this special two part edition Australian Story follows one man's dream to build the ultimate racing yacht and win the prestigious Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
This DVD is a marvellously inspirational tale of sportsmanship, mentoring and redemption across three generations of Australian Rules Football.
Cocky and fiercely competitive – and never far from controversy – Dye won a string of the country's most prestigious races including the 1989 Melbourne Cup on Tawrrific and four straight Golden Sli
Anne Garton is a young Queensland woman who set her sights high from an early age and consistently achieved outstanding results in the sporting, academic and professional arenas.