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.
The year 2007 and specifically Sunday, 27 May 2007, marked the 40th Anniversary of Australia's most successful referendum and a defining event in our nation's history.
The south-western Brisbane suburb of Inala was originally established to provide affordable accommodation to World War 2 veterans during the post war housing shortage.
A contemporary insight into the humanitarian and matriarch Kathy Mills, and her extended family, inviting us into a world of entertainment and song.
Paul Fleming, an ambitious, 20 year old, 57kg featherweight boxer from Far North Queensland is one of the Indigenous athletes representing Australia at the Beijing Olympics.
Wakes are traditionally held after a person has died, but after talking with friends, Big Bill Neidjie decided to have one before he passed on.
Mark Olive aka "The Black Olive" experiments with some of his new recipes to some guests.
Vernon Ah Kee is a portraitist, graphic and video artist.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following program may contain images and voices of deceased persons.
In 1945, the Carrolup School of the south west of Western Australia was flourishing.
A Torres Strait Islander boy makes the transition from boy to man with a traditional ceremony: the first shave. Sea Man Dan talks about the experiences that have influenced his music style.
We follow Doris Pilkington, writer of Rabbit Proof Fence, back to the place her mother escaped from, the Moore River native settlement.
The legendary Warumpi Band have told the stories of indigenous Australia in their lyrics for over 20 years.