In 1911 douglas Mawson sailed to the Antarctic. He travelled over the icecap with dog teams on a journey that ended in the tragic death of his two companions - and, remarkably, his own survival.
A scientific odyssey devoted to one of the natural world's great survivors, the coral reef - animal survivors unchanged after 50 million years under the sea.
"When Bubbles Burst" provides a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of the global economy, examining the mechanics behind bubbles and crashes and suggesting trends for the future.
This documentary explodes the myth that plants merely sit around and do nothing. Taking a light-hearted approach to serious science, this film explores the behaviour of plants across the world.
The series "From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians" is a historical documentary series that tells the epic story of the rise of Christianity.
The Life Of Muhammad charts the extraordinary story of a man who, in little more than 20 years, changed the world forever.
Everything on the planet – including us – is made of them, but how many of us understand them?
Over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires.
In the depths of Australias Southern Ocean a Great White Shark is savagely attacked by a far larger mystery predator.
For most of the year Crab Island, off Australia’s north coast seems like a piece of paradise. But from early May, dark forces are unleashed, as the players in a remarkable drama begin to show up.
Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia.
Six ambitious young Aussie actors embark on one of the toughest journeys of their lives with a clear challenge in mind... to score a TV role in Hollywood.
In this three part series, a diverse group of outstanding contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists reveal to pre-eminent curator Hetti Perkins how their art practice is driven by
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
Trigger Point is a powerful two-part series that goes deep inside police culture.
Dead Drunk: Lights Out in the Cross?
The family of WW2 cinematographer Damien Parer take the notorious 96 kilometre long Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea.
On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny.
The fifth instalment of The Life Series, Life at 9 provides a window on Australian childhood in an effort to uncover just what it is that gives a child the best chance at life.
Written by Mark Thomson and narrated by Bryan Dawe, this series uncovers the many astonishing achievements of a little known inventor who lived in the small outback town of Hoke's Bluff.