Award-winning documentary about the private and public stories of a man so passionate about family and home that he fought an entire nation and its legal system. His victory has ensured his place - on Murray Island and in Australian history.
Redfern is transforming and so are the men in its community. Over the past three years a group of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men have been meeting regularly to confront issues of anger, addiction and dispossession amongst the men the community. With a focus on keeping Aboriginal men out of incarceration and united with their families, the Gamarada program is empowering the men through a diverse range of spiritual practice along with traditional Indigenous healing techniques.
The history of the Sisters of St John of God and their work with Aboriginal people in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia.
Brook Andrew is an Australian artist with indigenous Australian heritage on his mother's side. He embarks on a controversial project to unearth 'hidden' photographs depicting the trauma and debasement of indigenous Australians by early settlers, and then using them in his artwork. It's an emotional and difficult process culminating in exhibitions across Australia which are viewed with varying appreciative and critical responses.
Richard Wanambi is about to go to prison for a long time. He knows what it is like. He has been there before. In the Northern Territory, three-quarters of the people behind bars are Indigenous men. This is an intimate account of one man's journey to jail.
Hosted by acclaimed television journalist Jeff McMullen the forum hears from Aboriginal people affected by the Stronger Futures legislation in the Top End, specifically Arnhem Land where it is proposed to extend the Northern Territory’s Intervention for another 10 years
In Australia, the average life expectancy for Indigenous men is 59. For non-Indigenous men it is 77. As Prime Minister Kevin Rudd vows to close the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, Aboriginal writer/director, Lee Willis, speaks to the former Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Mal Brough; the Country Women's Association; his local GP, and ordinary Aboriginal people to find out what caused the gap and what can be done to close it.
Acclaimed filmmaker Ivan Sen follows the lives of four young Aboriginal people in rural NSW.
A compilation of short documentaries from the top end of the Northern Territory.
After a riot on New Year's Eve, 2006, the media dubbed the Gordon Estate the 'Redfern of the Bush' and the housing department announced the plans for demolition.
Born black, raised white: after a lifetime apart this remarkable family is finally coming home.
Deadly Yarns presents a collection of entertaining and compelling short dramas and documentaries produced by new and emerging Western Australian filmmakers.
This program focuses on Steven Craig, who was heading for trouble before he went bush. Now, with the loving support of family, he runs a highly successful cattle station.
A poignant and inspiring look at rural and remote townships across Australia. Wyndham is the most Northern town in the Kimberley's, Western Australia. We meet some of the people who make up this small community.
The early years of Naomi Mayers fighting racism and harsh discipline at school have been balanced by the loving support of her family. She is now deeply respected and appreciated for her landmark work as director of the Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service.
An inspiring look at rural and remote townships across Australia. Seen through the eyes of Shepparton's residents we learn of the local netball club's long struggle to be accepted and how it is now the heart of their community.
Ray Cotti was born to Aboriginal parents but adopted at a young age by a Swiss German family in Sydney. Growing up in a European culture, he thought of himself as white. Then at the age of eight, Ray was removed from his adoptive family and, after living in a series of institutions, placed in foster care. By the time he was in his teens, confusion about his identity was taking a devastating toll.
This is the story of Tom E Lewis's journey across the land and into his past, as he attempts to find the resting place of his father and to confront long-buried issues of identity, belonging and also, loss.
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