In this two-part special, Compass examines the Salvation Army in Australia, a trusted church-charity engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse in its former children's homes.
Geraldine Doogue goes on a personal quest to understand more about the Jewish roots of her Christian faith.
Aboriginal community leader Lois Cook’s exploration of her great grandfather Bubba Jack Cook’s story reveals the history of indigenous massacres on the NSW North Coast.
In this Compass special, Geraldine Doogue and her guests explore the Indigenous mythology underpinning the groundbreaking new ABC drama Cleverman.
Stan Savige fought at Gallipoli, then commanded the operation that saved 50,000 Assyrian refugee
A massive influx of devout Lutheran refugees from Africa to a church in country Victoria has increased the congregation from 20 to 200 causing chaos, but also bringing much fun, friendship and love
For the first time, a series examines the work of dedicated Prison Chaplains who provide much needed pastoral and spiritual care to more than 30,000 men and women locked up in Australian prisons.
This animated program of 24 five minute episodes for Lower Primary children features Australian Animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.
When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them.
This Australian Story is about love lost... and love found.
Neil Jenman made a fortune in real estate before deciding to switch sides and act for consumers who'd fallen foul of the property market.
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.
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
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.
Twelve speakers from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism explore the status of religious identity and the meaning of 'Religion' in a multicultural society.
Ep 1 - Identity and God
The Aboriginal people have developed a vital and imaginative religious culture centred around myths, comprising legends of the ten ways life began and how their society, laws and customs were estab
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
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.
Four Corners talks to the Chief Justice, Sir Anthony Mason on a range of issues.
Lorna, Richard and Muriel lead lives that are rich and full – but they intend to deliberately end their lives when they think the time is right.