When Catherine Smith was found not guilty of attempting to murder her own husband it was a turning point in one of the most extraordinary cases in Australian criminal history.
This three-part documentary series filmed over 10 years focuses on the Australian prison system and its impact on the lives of inmates on the inside and their families who wait for their return int
The Wood Royal Commission unleased an extraordinary investigation that swept through the NSW Police Force like a tsunami. For many, the stakes were life or death. Not everyone survived.
Kam Yan (meaning "Come and Yarn" in Torres Strait Creole) is a series from the ABC's Indigenous Programs Unit. Each episode takes us on a visit to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community
Screened during Child Protection Week, Kids At Risk is a conversation on the issues surrounding child abuse and neglect.
Exclusive to ABC Commercial, this is a special package of the telemovie Hawke (Network Ten) and the classic ABC documentary series, Labor in Power.
Labor in Power
The history of the Labor Party in government in Australia from 1983 to 1993 under Bob Hawke and Paul Keating.
Follow the journey of Bert and Lily, two English children uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside to a life of deprivation and extreme hardship in the alien environment of Australia in the y
It was an altruistic experiment of Empire: take deprived kids out of their tough British lives and transport them to the wide open spaces of Australia, to become farmers and farmers' wives.
Believed to be the highest serving Indigenous police officer at the time of his retirement in 2001, Col Dillon has faced racism and adversity head on and has never shied away from exposing those wh
When given the right mentor and social venture the world of opportunity can open up.
Terri Janke is a Sydney-based Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property lawyer, whose firm is the only one in the country dealing with the issue of ICIP rights for Indigenous people.
So much of Australia's coastline is under immense pressure for development, as coastal land skyrockets in value.
Ernie was the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed a Cabinet Minister in any Parliament in Australia.
This program looks at the Koori Court system in Victoria.
Professor Marcia Langton has had a much publicised career.
In September 1915 a patriotic young Australian journalist named Keith Murdoch visited the Anzac battlefield at the Dardanelles where, just weeks before, thousands of Australian and British soldiers
It’s almost as hard to get into Supermax as it is to get out. This 21st century jail-within-a-jail is exclusively reserved for the most sinister of criminals.
For more than a century the hamlet of Yarloop, in the south of Western Australia, has lived off the bounty of its soil.
"Adverse Outcomes" investigates deaths and injuries among newborn babies at a nationally famous teaching hospital.