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.
Legendary rock music promoter Michael Chugg reveals the quiet man behind his loud shirts and even louder voice.
This rousing edition of Australian Story brings together some of the best known names in Australian rock music history - from Chrissy Amphlett to Jimmy Barnes to Neil Finn and Midnight Oil.
Peter Roberts isn't a musician who works in the public eye.
This episode of Australian Story returns to the story of boot maker turned classical singer, Peter Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst developed a big following after appearing on the program previously.
Australia has a proud history of entertainers visiting war zones to lift the morale of our troops. On the face of it, a tour of Afghanistan and Iraq would not appeal to everyone.
In 2000 Tim McCallum was accepted into the prestigious Academy of Performing Arts in Western Australia; the culmination of a childhood dream.
Jane Hansen lived a charmed life. She channelled all the opportunities of her generation - education, challenge and adventure - into a successful career as a television journalist.
Lachlan McCarthy first came to John Butler's attention in 2005 when he applied for a grant from a seed fund run by the musician.
Magazine-style program combining items of information and background to issues together with comedy segments and music performance using Aboriginal talent throughout.
The first Australian recording of Handel's Messiah, one of the most beloved works in classical music. From St. Patrick's chapel, Manly.
Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes.
From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds.
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.