Live coverage of Remembrance Day at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra in 1998, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at the end of World War I.
2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
This story is the result of a visit by Andrew Denton to Gallipoli in 2006 for ANZAC Day, 25 April.
The Anzac Day marches from past years may be ordered on DVD for each capital city upon request as 'a lasting memento' of each year's significant commemorations.
The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history.
Do you know which former Prime Minister was present at the hanging of Ned Kelly? Or which two Prime Ministers worked as miners before they became leaders?
These documentaries use a variety of primary sources to investigate issues in Australia's past.
On Sunday June 10 1838 at Myall Creek in Northern NSW, 28 Aborigines, men, women and children of the Wirrayaraay people were killed by a mob of white stockmen.
Professor Geoffrey Blainey presents his view of Australia, past and present. In this, his first television venture, he examined Australia's past, exploring not only major influences and events whi
'Tis now about two years and three months since we first arrived at this distant country; all this while we have been as it were buried alive ... our hopes are now almost vanished.'
Sequel to 'The Fall of Singapore'. The horrific story of the Australian prisoners of war who were forced by the Japanese to work on the notorious Burma railway during WWII.
Two years ago Melbourne ophthalmologist Harry Lew began a mission to revive a story that began in a Polish town almost 70 years ago: a true story so terrible that when published in 1948 few could b
The role of churches and missions in removing Indigenous children from their families.
For 62 years Philip Handel's stained glass windows have graced churches and cathedrals around Australia. Now he's completing the final stage of his last and most difficult commission yet.
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
As with any portrait, the first thing an artist must do is find the soul of the subject.
Companion piece to `The Burma Railway' from the same production team, dealing with the prior event of the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in February 1942, during WWII.
The Manifolds is the classic tale of a family that had the good fortune of being in the right place at the right time.... and what's befallen them since.
A cultural anthology which explores from a personal and subjective point of view the journey of immigrants to Australia since World War II.