Biography

Sir Gustav Nossal is one of Australia's most celebrated medical scientists and humanitarians. He was knighted in 1977 and made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 1989.

Using excerpts from the late author's writing, this documentary reveals the complex and contradictory woman behind the controversial public persona of elder stateswoman of Australian literature.

From the early 1800's Aboriginal people have been used as guides and trackers by the police force. This century one of the most highly regarded was Sergeant Alexander Riley of Dubbo, NSW.

This program is about one of the all time legends of world motor sport. In 1959 Sir Jack Brabham became the first Australian to win a Formula One world championship.

Jane Hansen lived a charmed life. She channelled all the opportunities of her generation - education, challenge and adventure - into a successful career as a television journalist.

When Nicole Kidman gave birth to a baby girl in Nashville in 2008, she may have been relieved to be several thousand kilometres away from the long lens of Sydney paparazzo Jamie Fawcett.

Peter Andrews is a farmer and horseman with passion for healing damaged Australian landscapes through a method he calls natural sequence farming. For decades it seemed no one would listen.

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.

On a lonely Australian headland, one of our oldest lighthouses has been dying for 18 years.

When Brian and Bobbie Houston established their own tiny house of worship 20 years ago, they didn't dream they would end up at the helm of the biggest independent church in Australia.