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.
Australia's economy - and unemployment rate - might be the envy of countries around the world, but it doesn't mean poverty and unemployment have been eradicated.
Directed by Maya Newell, Growing up Gayby follows director Maya Newell who was raised by two mothers, and charts her journey as she explores the impact of gay parenting.
As demand for Foster Carers in Australia increases, Compass meets several foster families to learn about the challenges and rewards fostering can bring.
As Australia continues to grapple with boat arrivals, Compass looks at who is helping asylum seekers already here and why.
Dead Drunk: Lights Out in the Cross?
Madison Stewart is a young woman with a passion for a creature of the deep that strikes fear in the hearts of most people - sharks.
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.
Selected Episodes and clips from The Checkout are available from ABC Library Sales.
It's amazing to think that in the 1900s a mere tenth of the world's population lived and worked in cities. Today, it's more than half.
An epic tragedy in which a good man is compelled by desperation, fear, ambition and love for his family to participate in a crime of inhuman savagery.
Go behind the headlines and inside the heads of young Aussies as they experience the fun, anxiety, hope and confusion of Schoolies on the Gold Coast and in Bali.
A profile of Ernie Dingo, one of Australia's finest contemporary actors.
Mental illness is no laughing matter. But then again, sometimes it can be.