In 1936 The John Of God Sisters took over ccontrol of the Bungarum Leprosarium for Aboriginals near Derby in WA.
Alison Page lives in the tourist town of Coffs Harbour but this Yuin Waddi Waddi woman who spent her formative years in Laperouse Sydney.
Ernie was the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed a Cabinet Minister in any Parliament in Australia.
An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts sc
In 1937, in the hills of the Musgrave Ranges, the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions established Ernabella Mission - a small community in the remote far north of South Australia.
Message Stick's intrepid I.T guru, Majhid Heath visits the beautiful Thursday Island for the 12th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival and the Torres Strait Island Media Associations 25th Anni
Meeting Ms Right is a whirlwind day-in-the-life expose of Dr Anita Heiss. She's fabulous, she's glamorous and she knows how to match her wit and intellect with her designer shoes.
Professor Marcia Langton has had a much publicised career.
Saibai Island in the Torres Strait is so far north it's only four kilometres from Papua New Guinea.
A celebration of three timeless ballets - Firebird, Petrouchka, and Les Sylphides - performed by The Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House, and broadcast live on ABC2.
A visual tone poem with echoes of invasion and dispossession, directed by celebrated artist Michael Riley.
A dynamic history of the legendary Warumpi Band who for 20 years told the stories of Indigenous Australia in their lyrics.
Billy Connolly has a simple life philosophy - never trust a man who left alone in a room with a tea cosy doesn’t try it on.
Brenda Blethyn, convinced she'd be laughed out of town if she followed her dreams, remained a secretary for 10 years before plucking up the courage to enroll in acting school.
Jimmy Webb is considered one of the world's greatest tunesmiths - 'Wichita Lineman', 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix', these are just some of his hits.
Michael Parkinson has a reputation that is positively Bradmanesque, arguably the greatest the game has ever seen, he plays with style, grace and an unfailing sense of decency.
When French novelist Emile Zola said 'I am here to live out loud', he could have been talking about Robert Hughes.
At just 26, Stephen Page became the artistic director of the internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Company.
Geraldine Doogue talks life, love and religion with Christos Tsiolkas, author of the best-selling novel The Slap, now a new ABC1 television drama.
Life Architecturally follows internationally-acclaimed husband and wife team, Robert McBride and Debbie Ryan to discover what inspires their groundbreaking concepts, designs and architecture.