Screened during Child Protection Week, Kids At Risk is a conversation on the issues surrounding child abuse and neglect.
It was an altruistic experiment of Empire: take deprived kids out of their tough British lives and transport them to the wide open spaces of Australia, to become farmers and farmers' wives.
Produced as an ABC-TV contribution to the International Year of the Disabled Person, this series looks at the problems and aspirations of the disabled in Australia - the people most of us prefer to
Statistics show that one in four women suffer from depression at some point in their life, and with men it's one in six. Experts in Indigenous health say it's double that in our communities.
Connie McDonald is a woman whose been liberated by love. Born In the Kimberley with a debilitating bone disease, Connie's first baby steps, broke both her legs.
When given the right mentor and social venture the world of opportunity can open up.
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.
This two-part series follows a pair of mums as they discover how to do something most mothers take for granted - fall head over heels in love with their babies.
This four-part series looks at people who help us: why we all need help from others at certain times, who helps us, why these people are in a position to help us, what forms that help can take, and
This is a unit of four programs on various aspects of personal safety.
For more than a century the hamlet of Yarloop, in the south of Western Australia, has lived off the bounty of its soil.
"Adverse Outcomes" investigates deaths and injuries among newborn babies at a nationally famous teaching hospital.
The heart-rending story that tells what it's like to live with a disability, or to care for someone who is disabled, in Australia today.
Two soldiers lost in action in 2010 were Sapper Jacob Moerland and Sapper Darren Smith. Four Corners spent a month with Australian troops, much of it with their company.
It began as a well-intentioned social reform: fling open the doors of big institutions and help mentally ill people live in the wider community.
The old mantra – all girls have XX chromosomes and all boys have XY – is no longer reliable. The proof lives in as many as 40,000 Australians whose chromosomes don’t match the standard.
Is it parents who cave in to "pester power" by allowing their kids too much junk food – and not making them run and jump?
It's a telling statistic that seven out of ten Australians die what might be called an "expected death". In many cases doctors can tell patients roughly how long they have to live.
Typical of many regional centres around Australia, Mackay in Queensland is a place that appears to have it all - tourism, lucrative mines and lush farmlands.