No country has risen so quickly from poverty to prosperity. But is there a price to this rapid economic growth?
Journey into the nation's sacred heartland to see traditional artists at work. The artists talk about their work: its association and spiritual connection with their people, the animals and plants.
Tayamangajirri (which means 'we look after each other') follows the lives of a team of women from Tiwi Islands who work day and night making sure that the Island's kids and families are safe.
Essie Coffey's first film, My Survival as an Aboriginal is now a classic. It introduced us to the life of her family and her community in far northwest New South Wales. Essie's second film returns to her home in Dodge City 15 years later. There Essie and the A-Team are nominating for the local shire elections. Intercutting between 1993 and the same people and places of the past as documented in My Survival as an Aboriginal, Essie shows us that some things have changed, but some have stayed the same.
My Survival as an Aboriginal delves beneath surface appearances to reveal a strong resistance to assimilation and loss of identity, as the late Essie Coffey, a Muruwarri woman, takes us into the Aboriginal struggle for survival.
Follows the epic journey of nine Indigenous Australian rangers, along with Dan Sultan, as they travel to Kenya, Africa, to share knowledge and culture with a group of Maasai community rangers.
From touring Indigenous communities Arukun, Woorabinda and Palm Island; recording an album in the famous centre of American country music capital, Nashville, trying his hand at acting; and cleaning up at various music awards ceremonies - alternative musician Dan Sultan has had a varied and successful music career. In this candid interview with Karla Grant, Sultan talks about the landmark moments in his music career, his identity and formative years, family, musical inspirations and his studio album Killer.
Archie Roach speaks in a special interview with Living Black's Karla Grant after the release of his memoir and album of the same name, Tell Me Why. Archie shares some of his life's struggles and heartache. Archie also speaks to the hope that he has for Australia's future and that there may be more music to come from the talented and passionate singer.
This documentary looks at a proud and sometimes difficult past, and also celebrates a bright and better future. The Gurindji story, immortalised in the Paul Kelly and Kev Carmody classic From Little Things Big Things Grow, is known by many Australians - but often only vaguely. This film sheds light on the pivotal historical events that led to Aboriginal Land Rights and forever changed our nation and the plight of Indigenous people to reclaim their land. It does so by revisiting the Gurindji community all these years later to hear from the descendants of Vincent Lingiari, and those who took a brave stand against power and privilege some 54 years ago.
Hugh and Anita continue their fight against single-use plastics, looking at tea bags and pre-packed sandwiches. Then, as coronavirus COVID-19 hits, they consider the problem of disposable face masks.
Hand signs (marumpu wangka) are used to communicate for a variety of purposes by Aboriginal people across Australia. These four short videos highlight their use by Kukatja people in WA.
Ken Thaiday Sr is a Torres Strait Island artist renowned for his dance headdresses. Inspired by Darnley island culture, his artworks are often larger than life and mobile.
An exclusive insight into the life and times of Aboriginal revolutionary Sam Watson during the violent days of Queensland's Bjelke-Petersen government.
Banduk Marika AO is an award-winning Yolngu printmaker and bark painter. Travel with her into the bush as she gathers materials and teaches her children and grandchildren important lore.
In The Point's 2020 season finale, we celebrate the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander warriors stepping up to improve the lives of our people, every day. Hosted by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking.
Master weaver Yvonne Koolmatrie is passionate about preserving the near lost art of Ngarrindjeri weaving. In this episode she shares her process and how she is passing on the tradition to future generations.
One year on from the tragic death of Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker at the hands of police in Central Australia, The Point examines what community reform could look like in practice. Hosted by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking.
Explores the deep responsibility of Victorian traditional owners to return their ancestors to Country and lay their spirits to rest.
Sisters Taree and Caleena Sansbury move seamlessly together as they dance across the stage, with connection to culture and a strong female energy present in every step.
Two Aboriginal artists Lillian and Elaine Crombie, share this emotionally driven story that explores the very heart of their being and the very essence of their connection to each other.
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