Evelyn Lowah, a respected Torres Strait Islander and born-again Christian, is a popular radio presenter in Cairns in far north Queensland.
One of the most popular events of the annual Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Debate was filmed over several years by ABC TV.
Jennifer Byrne conducts an in-depth interview with the late author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, discussing life and his memoir Hitch-22 Some Confessions and Contradictions: A Memoir.
Jennifer Byrne is joined by Australian travel writer Cate Kennedy, Scottish historian and travel writer William Dalrymple, journalist and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers Claire Scobie
Looking at the tricky business of transforming our beloved books into cinema.
Jennifer Byrne is joined by the heavy artillery of the publishing world to discuss what it takes to be a bestselling author.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is a writer and thinker who at just 40 years of age, has lived many lives.
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.
For some time now, people forced to live close to wind farms have expressed concern that the noise from the turbines is affecting their health.
From our remote north, the remarkable story of the first traditional aboriginal woman to become a priest.
Explores the life and work of Dr Patricia Brennan who led the campaign for the ordination of women priests in Australia's Anglican Church, and won.
As Australia welcomes in the Chinese New Year, Compass explores what it all means.
As the world grapples with the Global Financial Crisis, Compass asks: Should our lives be ruled by the almighty dollar?
This episode of Australian Story centres on a case that could have stepped straight from the pages of an Agatha Christie novel.
Fraser Island, off the coast of Queensland is the only place in the world with a population of pure dingos, but some authorities say they're in trouble with their numbers declining.
This special program pays tribute to Margaret Olley, one of Australia's best-loved artists and an extraordinary mentor and benefactor.
On 22 July 2007, Peter Hodgkins threw a rock at a car from an overpass at Kiama, NSW, smashing the skull of beauty therapist Nicole Timbs (Miller) and changing both their lives forever.
Band manager David Powell took the Melbourne rock band Jet from obscurity to ARIA triumph and then onto the international stage.