When Kerry Tucker was jailed for seven years for theft and fraud, she had two choices. She could give in to the shame and hopelessness or apply her energy and brains to building a future.
One hot summer morning in February 2001 police from the local cop shop went to arrest 57-year-old Jim Hallinan at Adjungbilly on an outstanding warrant.
Peter Roberts isn't a musician who works in the public eye.
In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
This program centres on the small township of Harcourt in Central Victoria. In 2008 the harmony of rural life was ripped apart after a fatal car accident involving five young friends.
Twenty four year-old banking analyst, Jessica Disteldorf is beautiful, witty and smart. But she's caught in a race against time to find the man of her dreams, settle down and start a family.
Bill McHarg had it all. As the Victorian Chairman and one of the founders of Colliers International, a hugely successful global property firm, he wielded enormous power and influence.
When Brian and Bobbie Houston established their own tiny house of worship 20 years ago, they didn't dream they would end up at the helm of the biggest independent church in Australia.
On a lonely Australian headland, one of our oldest lighthouses has been dying for 18 years.
This story is about a group of mates who may just be the unlikeliest ever contributors to the proud history of aviation in Australia.
Wayne Bennett is generally regarded as one of the most interesting and enigmatic figures in Australian sport. Two of his three children are disabled but Wayne is fiercely proud of them all.
In 2006 television viewers around the world were transfixed by the race against time to rescue miners trapped a kilometre underground at Beaconsfield in Tasmania.
Australian Story looks inside a health and workplace crisis that's been described as a first in Australia and possibly the world. Arguably it's a situation that could have happened anywhere.
In 2006 ago Yael Abraham was a single woman and a successful lawyer turned real estate agent. But money and a good career left her feeling unfulfilled and empty.
In this special two part edition Australian Story follows one man's dream to build the ultimate racing yacht and win the prestigious Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
This DVD is a marvellously inspirational tale of sportsmanship, mentoring and redemption across three generations of Australian Rules Football.
Major Michael Stone's relationship with East Timor began in 1999, when he was posted to East Timor as a young platoon commander straight after his graduation.
This episode of Australian Story returns to the story of boot maker turned classical singer, Peter Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst developed a big following after appearing on the program previously.
Cocky and fiercely competitive – and never far from controversy – Dye won a string of the country's most prestigious races including the 1989 Melbourne Cup on Tawrrific and four straight Golden Sli
Peter Andrews is a farmer and horseman with passion for healing damaged Australian landscapes through a method he calls natural sequence farming. For decades it seemed no one would listen.