The art of creative writing and writing for the stage are explored in this program.
One of the most popular events of the annual Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Debate was filmed over several years by ABC TV.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
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
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.
This is a fascinating journey behind the scenes of John Bell's acclaimed production of Shakespeare" Hamlet, from first rehearsal to opening night.
David Williamson is the best-known and most significant Australian writer of his generation.
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
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.
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.
From the early 1800's Aboriginal people have been used as guides and trackers by the police force. This century one of the most highly regarded was Sergeant Alexander Riley of Dubbo, NSW.
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
The role of churches and missions in removing Indigenous children from their families.
CONTACT is constructed around one of the most extraordinary filmed and photographed moments in Australian history: the day in 1964 when a group of 20 Martu women and children walk out from the noma
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
Looks at how the white criminal justice system seeks to involve Aboriginal tribal law in the punishment of serious crime.
Four Corners revisits Box Ridge, the sight of the first Four Corners location shoot 32 years ago, to see if the living and working conditions of the local Aborigines have changed any.