He's been admired and envied by scientists around the world. His students held him in awe. But now the stellar career of Professor Bruce Milne Hall is at the brink of ruin.
They had been warned, they thought they had made the necessary preparations but nothing could prepare the people of Victoria for the fireball that swept through their state. How did it happen?
This program explores the fraught issue of whether, and in what circumstances, disabled people should be sterilised.
When it comes to generating waste Australians are top of the heap. We are the second largest producers of rubbish in the world behind America.
Australia's well is running dry. The world's most arid continent is also the biggest user of water per head of population.
It was billed as a "victory for the whales". The International Whaling Commission meeting in Korea had fended off Japan's push for a return to commercial whaling.
The High Court judgement known as the WIK case turned traditional concepts of land ownership on their head by stating that Native Title could co-exist with pastoral leases.
Child sexual abuse is all too common, but the eagerness of counsellors and therapists to "uncover" repressed memories of abuse can have devastating consequences.
Our world might be getting smaller, thanks to technology, but virtual worlds and games are booming.
With access to guerrilla activists and their undercover filming, Matthew Carney reports on the coalition of farmers, local townspeople and even a corporate titan who want to halt Australia's gas ru
"Burn the plan, burn the plan."
While Australia spends millions of dollars to stop the flow of asylum seeker boats, its efforts are constantly undermined by criminals and corrupt military and government officials.
What caused the dramatic mid air explosion on board the Qantas super jumbo? Sarah Ferguson's gripping account of how a single engine part almost brought down the pride of the Qantas fleet.
Frank Bennett examines the action of the Gurindji stockmen who had gone on strike over the right to equal pay at Wave Hill station in the Northern Territory.
Bob Raymond and Michael Charlton take Four Corners' cameras to an area that few white Australians have ever seen - Box Ridge Aboriginal reserve near Casino in northern NSW.
Peter Reid reports on the case of Aboriginal woman Nancy Young, who is jailed for manslaughter after the death of her baby, supposedly of neglect.
An investigation into the deaths of John Pat and three other Aboriginal men in police custody in Western Australia.
Reporter Debbie Whitmont goes to the north-west coast of Western Australia to talk to the people at the centre of a bitter dispute over the location of a gas processing plant the mining company say
The story of the families who fled the killing fields of Cambodia to find safety in Australia, revisited nearly 25 years on. What are they doing? Did they find a home?
Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest is one of Australia's richest men.