How authorities are failing to protect women and children in mortal danger, and failing to prevent their partners' homicidal rage.
Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he has taught political philosophy since 1980.
Geraldine Doogue investigates the child sexual abuse crisis in Australian churches from the groundbreaking 1992 Compass program The Ultimate Betrayal to Julia Gillard's Royal Commission announcemen
Lose your job in Australia and there's a good chance there will be a safety net to catch you. The Newstart allowance, Medicare benefits, along with other programs provide help.
A cemetery with lights...the world’s most boring city. Nothing much happens in Canberra, never has. That’s what most people think.
The Party of Reagan is a documentary about the increasing conservatism of the Republican Party and what it could mean for the world's biggest economy.
From sex tapes to Aussies in Syria and so much more, Head First is a series about everyday Australians living extraordinary lives in hidden worlds.
Compass delves behind the aprons and funny handshakes to find out how Australian Freemasons are reinventing themselves to survive in the 21st Century.
Over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires.
Every hour of every day, our digital interactions are being recorded and logged.
Nelson Mandela promised a South Africa based on freedom and equality.
Scott Johnson was a young man with everything going for him - a maths genius with a bright future. But on a trip to a Sydney beach one sunny day in 1988, everything changed.
While debate rages over Australia's border security, there's growing evidence that the greatest threat to Australia's national security potentially comes from foreign computer hackers.
This is an exclusive look into the workings of the Territory's unique bush courts.
Four Corners asks 'what has changed' since the 1989 Fitzgerald enquiry exposed high level corruption in the Qld police force.
In 1996, Rob Riley, the most prominent Aboriginal activist in Western Australia, was found dead in a motel room in Perth. This program tells his story.
Madhouse Mess explores how the Republican Party's political dysfunction, from the Tea Party to Reagan hero-worship, left Washington in gridlock.
This two part series deals with the use of forensic science in murder investigations.
1. Final Payment
The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true?
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.