On Christmas Eve 1974, Cyclone Tracy struck Darwin. It was the largest natural disaster in Australian History.
Heroin and alcohol - two drugs with very different reputations. One is feared and one is glamourised.
Respected journalist Jeff McMullen returns to ABC TV to host a series of fascinating discussions about Australia's future.
A contemporary introduction to the complex world of Australia's current tribes. What are they thinking? Why do they act the way they do?
The NSW town of Dubbo has been the centre of an amazing international research project which is providing important information about how we age.
More children with behavioural problems are being diagnosed with medical disorders. The latest 'epidemic' is autism where there has been a 200% increase in diagnoses over the past 10 years.
As their indigenous dance college, NAISDA, battles to survive a funding crisis, students Clarence and Rachel embark on journeys of cultural awakening as they strive to become professional dancers.
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
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.
This is a dramatised series which raises a variety of personal issues to do with friendship. The same set of characters is used in each of the programs, but each program is self contained.
Almost 1,000 men and women travelled from around Australia to hear Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull apologise for the abuse, neglect and suffering they endured in fo
From Iraq to Solomon Islands and Afghanistan to East Timor, Australia's Army is stretched tight.
To its backers, Woomera detention centre played a humane yet crucial role in housing the growing numbers of boat people landing on Australia's shores.
She was roaming Cape York in the wet season, ill and alone. To those who gave the strange young woman food and drink or a bed, she gave her name as Anna, from Germany.
In this program, Chris Masters investigates the crisis being faced by the intellectually disabled and their carers.
Since deregulation, we're borrowing money like never before....$211 billion in 1996. And the banks are reaping the rewards.
Through trauma and sickness alcohol kills more than 3000 Australians and hospitalises 70,000 annually.