Whatever happened to the real Rain Man, the quiet genius Kim Peek, whose extraordinary life story inspired the character played by Dustin Hoffman?
When it comes to life skills the one we are least trained for is probably parent hood. And when it comes to children’s behavioural problems the parenting role is often stretched to the limit.
It is something that thankfully most of us will never experience but for those that have endured a major trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has a profound and often debilitating impact o
In this crazy world few of us escape some kind of neck jamming, muscle cramping, eye bulging strain due to the pressures of our lives.
Can Naturopathy help a mum wanting to lose weight after having a baby? And a workaholic turns to hypnotherapy after a life changing trauma.
Young Australian psychologist, Dr Robyn Young's extraordinary expedition into the nature of intelligence in a continent-wide journey to meet some of the world's most prodigious minds, including som
Youth-driven discussion program, hosted by John Faine. This series reviews situations in which teenagers make contact with the Police Legal system. Drama is used to demonstrate issues.
An exciting new Compass series hosted by theologian Scott Stephens who talks to high profile Australians about what they think is the meaning of life.
Year 9 students at Geelong Grammar School's Timbertop campus in the Victorian Alps undergo the first year of a world-first experiment in education.
A two-part documentary special which examines the impact of sexual violence on the lives of Australian victims, and tries to gain an insight into why it happens.
The journey of a unique rock band, whose members all have physical or intellectual disabilities, takes them from the Melbourne pub scene to the stage of the UN building, New York.
Statistics show that one in four women suffer from depression at some point in their life, and with men it's one in six. Experts in Indigenous health say it's double that in our communities.
This two-part series follows a pair of mums as they discover how to do something most mothers take for granted - fall head over heels in love with their babies.
It began as a well-intentioned social reform: fling open the doors of big institutions and help mentally ill people live in the wider community.
Typical of many regional centres around Australia, Mackay in Queensland is a place that appears to have it all - tourism, lucrative mines and lush farmlands.
Sometimes a life is so shattered you just have to tread gently through the wreckage to find the human being at the centre of it.
We all know a homeless person when we see one, right, they're that wino passed out in the doorway, or the person with their head down, sitting on the street corner begging for money.
One in four relationships in Australia will be scarred by domestic violence. It's a subject tinged with shame and too often kept out of sight.
The seeds of love can grow in the most unlikely soil. Shahin Shafaei and Gaby Schultz met in a detention centre. He was an asylum seeker from Iran, she was a guard from country New South Wales.
The interview you're about to see is the equivalent of a guerilla raid on a heavily fortified position. The subject, Jeff Kennett, doesn't want to be interviewed.