2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
While the Vietnam War raged, senior political leader Charles Tran Van Lam recorded his family's domestic life on his Super 8 camera.
Neil Jenman made a fortune in real estate before deciding to switch sides and act for consumers who'd fallen foul of the property market.
Brisbane grandparents Tony 'Bomber' Bower-Miles and Roy Chamberlain are not living out their golden years quietly.
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.
Dr Michael Buist is an intensive care specialist with a unique perspective from both sides of the hospital curtain, having almost died twice due to medical mishaps.
Brian and Nerida Egan lost their farm, near Dalby in southern Queensland, from a combination of drought and post traumatic stress syndrome caused by disturbing events he witnessed as a young servic
When Kerry Tucker was jailed for seven years for theft and fraud, she had two choices. She could give in to the shame and hopelessness or apply her energy and brains to building a future.
Peter Roberts isn't a musician who works in the public eye.
In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
Bill McHarg had it all. As the Victorian Chairman and one of the founders of Colliers International, a hugely successful global property firm, he wielded enormous power and influence.
On a lonely Australian headland, one of our oldest lighthouses has been dying for 18 years.
In 2006 ago Yael Abraham was a single woman and a successful lawyer turned real estate agent. But money and a good career left her feeling unfulfilled and empty.
One of 10 children with many different fathers, Heath Ducker lived in abject poverty in a run down house. At the age of 12, he was sexually abused by his best friend's father.
When Australian Story first met teenage fiction author John Marsden in 2002 he was suffering writers block and had given up full-time teaching.
Ian Conway is a man determined to make a difference. Twenty years ago he made a promise to an Aboriginal elder.
When America established its Pacific base in Australia, the country's Prime Minister warmly welcomed the thousands of GIs stationed there - except for the black GIs who were told to stay on their b
Over 35 years ago, during the Vietnam War, American bombs rained down on Laos in the 'Secret War', leaving it the most bombed country in history.
It's very easy to feel powerless when it comes to solving the problems created by centuries of burning fossil fuels.
Chequerboard got its name from a poem by Ohmar Khayyam. Today the series is still regarded as one of the ABC TV landmark programs.