Rev. Lenore Parker (nee Randall), an Anglican Church deacon, and her youngest daughter, Frances Belle Parker, an award-winning artist, draw their strength from the generations of Yaegl people that have walked before them.
In this three-part documentary series, Hetti Perkins takes us on a personal journey into the world of Aboriginal art. art + soul, directed by Warwick Thornton (Samson and Delilah), is the powerful and emotionally engaging television series about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and the artists who create it.
Broome in Western Australia is home to the Torres Family who are fast mastering new technologies to tell old stories. They now run one of the most successful Indigenous film and television production companies in Australia.
Where can you get powerhouse performances from Australia's hottest Indigenous artists like Dan Sultan, Christine Anu, Archie Roach, Ali Mills, Frank Yamma and Bangarra Dance Theatre all in the one place? Easy - be watching SBS's broadcast of the 2010 Deadly Awards.
Jimmy Little was Australia's first Aboriginal recording star with his worldwide 1960s hit song Royal Telephone. Jimmy was born into a musical family on the banks of the Murray River, and although one of nature's gentlemen, from an early age he had a steely resolve to succeed. In the early 60s Jimmy even outsold the Beatles in Australia and became one of the first Indigenous Australians to break through on radio and television.
Bloodlines is a special six-part series exploring some of Australia's most prominent Indigenous families. Family and connection to country are the universal touchstones of Indigenous Australians. Since European invasion some families have become the stuff of history and their stories legendary.
Convicted of murder in 1959, Max Stuart was subjected to several unsuccessful appeals and a Royal Commission which upheld the verdict. A young Rupert Murdoch publicised the case and it became a media sensation in Australia.
Two sisters revisit the landscapes of their early childhood and recount their young lives as Wirrangul women.
Message Stick follows the island's boxing team started by Ray, the 70-year-old father figure and coach who moved to the island a decade ago after he hit the home brew when his kids left home and his marriage broke down. Ray says, "I've lived here so long, I think I'm more black than white".
Spirit Stones is an exceptional film set in the south-west corner of Australia. On many occasions in the 1940s and '50s stones fell on Aboriginal (Noongar) camps. These 'showers' delivered stones in locations up to 250km apart, falling at various places for hours, sometimes days and even weeks and months. Landowners, Aboriginal farm labourers and inquisitive townsfolk were all witness to falling stones. Though these events stretched over many years not one person was ever hurt.
Palm Island was established as an Aboriginal settlement in 1918 and it soon became known as Punishment Island. Throughout its history the island has been plagued by controversy. For residents of Palm Island it's a different story: it's their home, their community, and it's not all bad news. Almost ten years ago 'Uncle' Ray Dennis packed up his life on the mainland and moved to Palm Island. He had always trained boxers and on any given afternoon his gym is alive with kids of all ages training with Uncle Ray.
To celebrate Poetry Week, four poets are invited to the Vanguard in the happening Sydney suburb of Newtown to take part in an intimate recital sharing their works and experiences as Indigenous people.
Follows the lives of some of the Aboriginal women who made their debut in 1968, where 16-year-old Pearl Anderson became the first Aboriginal girl to dance with then Australia Prime Minister, John Gorton.
The second and final part in the story of Ricky Maynard, a Tasmanian Aboriginal photographer, driven by a need to reveal his people's true history.
Frances Bodkin or 'Aunty Fran' is a 76-year-old D'harawal woman from Sydney's south. Despite her age, she works tirelessly to teach traditional Indigenous 'science' to enable a deeper understanding of our natural environment.
The story of Ricky Maynard, a Tasmanian Aboriginal photographer, driven by a need to reveal his people's true history.
Charlie Company is one of four companies from the 51st Battalion based in the Torres Strait. It's the most racially integrated unit in the ADF. Here we join Charlie Company in training.
Indigenous people recognise that protecting the environment is a shared responsibility and that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's knowledge about land and sea shouldn't be overlooked but celebrated.
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