Blood on the Tracks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this episode may contain images and voices of people who have died. Over the next two weeks Australian Story and the ABC’s Unravel podcast series will be exploring the mysterious death of teenager Mark Haines. When Mark’s body was found on train tracks near Tamworth 30 years ago his family were immediately suspicious- was there more to his death than met the eye?Despite the family’s concerns police dismissed any idea of foul play and closed the file on the case. It was only when ABC journalist Allan Clarke embarked on a five year investigation that things started to change. Police have now reopened the case and the podcast team have discovered startling new evidence which suggests Mark’s death was no mere misadventure.
A story from Judge about change.
A story from Pearl and Leogo about friendship, stories and laughter.
A story from Rubben about loss.
The Massimo Mission Like most parents Stephen and Sally Damiani will do almost anything for their children. So when they were first told that their baby boy Massimo had a mysterious illness, the first thing they did was hit the medical textbooks. Despite their lack of scientific training, they shocked the medical world when they helped crack their son’s genetic code and diagnose a new type of leukodystrophy. Australian Story first told the remarkable story of the Damianis four years ago. Since then Stephen and Sally Damiani have made huge strides in their efforts to find a cure for their son’s illness and are now at the forefront of cutting edge research which may one day yield a treatment.
This special will feature the House of Windsor's greatest weddings. Take a look at how previous royal weddings have unfolded and explore how Harry and Meghan's special day might too.
Take an in-depth look at the life of the world's most unconventional Prince. Once best known for brawling with photographers outside nightclubs, today the prince is better known for bravely serving as a pilot in Afghanistan.
This documentary tells the inside story of the happy couple, from childhood to courtship to proposal. We also take a look at Meghan Markle's ancestral story through exclusive interviews and original genealogy research.
A look into the journey Meghan Markle has taken to become a royal bride-to-be. Starting from her engagement to Harry to her first public engagements, royal watchers give their opinion on the impact Meghan is having on the royal family.
The Choirmaster Morris Stuart is a charismatic choir director bringing the sacred sounds of the Central Australian desert to the world. Over a decade ago, the retired pastor was in Central Australia, supporting his artist wife who was on an extended painting trip. He wandered down Alice Spring’s central mall recruiting for a choir. Within a year he’d moulded 50 amateurs into a top-notch choir. When word of Morris’s magic spread to the Aboriginal community, the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir was born. And so began an unlikely and inspiring trip from the Red Centre to the cathedrals of Germany.
From a childhood touched by grief to his upcoming wedding as Prince Charming to the girl of his dreams, this is an insight into why and how Prince Harry has come to be held in such affection by so many people all over the world.
When royalty met Hollywood: find out more about the hottest royal couple by discovering their drives, their motivations, and what united them in this intimate and uplifting special about a true-life fairytale romance.
Baby Steps When Claudine and Dave Fitzgibbon’s unborn baby boy was diagnosed with spina bifida, it was devastating. This was their third diagnosis and they couldn’t contemplate the idea of terminating another pregnancy.Their doctor told them about a risky but revolutionary operation that had only been performed in Australia once before. This in utero procedure wasn’t a cure but would hopefully correct a large number of the baby’s physical abnormalities.The stakes were high, but Claudine and Dave decided to take the gamble.Baby Harvey entered the world 18 months ago, but questions remained. Would he still be badly affected by spina bifida? Would he ever be able to walk? This week, Australian Story catches up with Claudine, Dave and baby Harvey to see whether their gamble has paid off.
Best friends Michelle and Chloe are two progressive people in their mid-20s who have arrived at the crossroads faced by all young people of this age. That means they're asking themselves the big questions: What do I want to do with my life? Is the transition to adulthood meant to be this difficult? And who's going to sleep with me when my body's a mess? These questions become more complicated when, like Michelle and Chloe, you're living with a chronic illness.
Concluding the story of Dassi Erlich and her two sisters, who are fighting to extradite their former headmistress from Israel to face sexual abuse charges. After the alleged abuse against the three sisters came to light in 2008, principal Malka Leifer was stood down by the Adass Israel school which facilitated her immediate departure to Israel. Although Australian authorities have been trying to extradite her for several years Malka Leifer convinced the Israeli courts she was too mentally unwell to face a hearing. That prompted an undercover operation to prove her mental fitness which recently resulted in Malka Leifer's return to jail. For Dassi and her two sisters - Nicole and Elly - justice finally seems closer than ever before.
The second in an occasional series with Geraldine Doogue. This time, writer, broadcaster and musician Eddie Ayres is remarkably candid about his transgender identity and the power of music in his life.
Dassi Erlich and her two sisters are a formidable force. Their ongoing battle to extradite former headmistress Malka Leifer from Israel to face sexual abuse allegations in Australia has made headlines across the globe. But despite the public attention, the personal stories of the three sisters have remained largely private. In the first program of a two-part special, Nicole Meyer and Elly Sapper give their first Australian interviews and, together with Dassi, speak candidly about their time at the Adass Israel school in Melbourne. The program also features extracts from Dassi Erlich's teenage diary which provide a haunting account of her traumatic childhood. Introduced by Ted Baillieu, former premier of Victoria.
Australian Armenian Shahane Bekarian discovers a treasure trove of archival interviews. What he learns from survivors who escaped to Australia forces him to confront his own cultural inheritance.
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