100 Years: The Australian Story traces the big themes in twentieth-century political history, from 1901 to 2001.The intriguing tale of the Australian nation: an epic saga of power and politics.
30 Years after the dismissal of the Whitlam government by Sir John Kerr, The 7.30 Report reflects on the dramatic events of November 11, 1975 and talks at length to the two central political player
2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
This story is the result of a visit by Andrew Denton to Gallipoli in 2006 for ANZAC Day, 25 April.
Do you know which former Prime Minister was present at the hanging of Ned Kelly? Or which two Prime Ministers worked as miners before they became leaders?
These documentaries use a variety of primary sources to investigate issues in Australia's past.
When America established its Pacific base in Australia, the country's prime minister warmly welcomed the thousands of GIs stationed there - except for the black GIs, who were told to stay on their
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
'Tis now about two years and three months since we first arrived at this distant country; all this while we have been as it were buried alive ... our hopes are now almost vanished.'
Sequel to 'The Fall of Singapore'. The horrific story of the Australian prisoners of war who were forced by the Japanese to work on the notorious Burma railway during WWII.
For 62 years Philip Handel's stained glass windows have graced churches and cathedrals around Australia. Now he's completing the final stage of his last and most difficult commission yet.
A dramatised reconstruction of the tragic 1912 expedition of Professor Sir Douglas Mawson to Antarctica.
An inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and the
As with any portrait, the first thing an artist must do is find the soul of the subject.
Companion piece to `The Burma Railway' from the same production team, dealing with the prior event of the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in February 1942, during WWII.
The Manifolds is the classic tale of a family that had the good fortune of being in the right place at the right time.... and what's befallen them since.
The Fibros and the Silvertails is the story of the feud between two football teams that turned into a war about class and alleged corruption.
A cultural anthology which explores from a personal and subjective point of view the journey of immigrants to Australia since World War II.
Four Corners talks to the Chief Justice, Sir Anthony Mason on a range of issues.
Australians are eating themselves out of house and home, destroying and squandering precious resources to a point where our lifestyles and our very survival are at stake - and it is a pattern that