From time to time, the ABC broadcast a variety of lectures and discussions on topics of general interest.
40,000 Aboriginal people and supporters came from all corners of the country - foot, road, train and air – to march in Sydney on January 26, 1988.
A probing examination of life inside Australian prisons, covering such aspects as the massive cost of running prisons around Australia; the lack of work and activity for prisoners; and the problems
There's never been a better time to be a cadaver. Stripped down to its sellable parts, the recycled human body can be repackaged and sold on for as much as $200,000.
It takes 26 weeks of intense training to make a cop.
In a freezer at Stanford University in California is stored what some say is the most precious collection of blood samples ever assembled.
Set against the beauty of Tasmania's rugged coastline, this four-part series follows a group of highly trained policemen and women as they lead the war against illegal fishing and spearhead search
In this poignant film, we seek to restore a human face to the word refugee.
Documentary maker Simon Target gets up close and personal with some of the more surprising characters at the Bar as they grapple with real cases.
Ep 1 - Joining the Club
This is an amazing, inspirational story about 7 year old Ryan Hreljac from Ontario who was determined to build a well for his pen pal Jimmy and the people in Angola, Uganda so they would have fresh
A half-hour special looking at the seriousness of the Asian financial crisis of January 1998 with interviews with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, David Hale and Kenichi Ohmae.
Authorities trial 'Circle Court' for Aboriginal punishment.
Reporter Kerry O'Brien introduces fresh claims on tobacco industry practices in the '90s in its attempts to limit future liability over the health effects of smoking.
A powerful emotional journey through the legal process, showing the real impact on the lives of ordinary people.
The report of the enquiry into the protection of children from sexual abuse was released on 15 June, sparking a political firestorm.
In the last year of their degree, Legal students try their hand at real cases for the first time.
As a committed feminist and prolific author Dale Spender has had a big impact on the women’s movement both here and abroad.
The irrepressible Don Chipp pulls no punches in talking to Peter Thompson about his life in politics and his approach to life since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, “If you’re feeling down
Peter Thompson talks to John Elliott, whose personal wealth was once estimated to be 50 million dollars.
Once described as “A man with plastic shoes and ironclad principles,” Peter Singer is well known as one of the leading thinkers behind the move to defend the rights of animals and says his book, An