Life for Indigenous people on Cape York isn't always smooth sailing. But for the community of Hopevale, the future is looking a little brighter thanks to a Melbourne man and his catamaran.
It's festival time in Broome, and what begins as a relaxing weekend quickly spirals out of control. Drew receives an ultimatum; Peter gets more than he bargained for; and there's tragedy for both Archie and Clarry, when one lands in hospital and the other in prison.
The race to save a young girl from abuse is on, but the law, and the predator's ties with the community and court, make the task seemingly impossible. Bella takes the law into her own hands, and Archie and Clarry find themselves on different sides of the fence, leading to violence.
Looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand this pre-war to post-war period. The Japanese began to ask themselves many questions concerning issues like foreign occupation, individual and collective silences surrounding the 15 years of conflict. There was a slow and progressive repatriation of 6.5 million civilians and military dispersed over the former occupied territories, amidst devastation of most cities.
Over the years, the Brisbane suburb of Inala has endured negative press and unwarranted stereotypes. The community there have banded together to start a unique Indigenous hip-hop and RnB festival called "Stylin' Up".
The Intervention into Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory has not had the best of publicity. In the two years since it was announced, there has been mixed opinion of its outcomes.
This two-part documentary series looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand the pre-war to post-war period. Director Serge Viallet recounts such events as the invasion of China in 1931, the Pacific War from 1942, the conditions of surrender in 1945, followed by the forced reconstruction at under the authority of the victorious Americans.
50 years ago secret atomic tests were carried out at a place called Maralinga in South Australia. The traditional Aboriginal communities were to be moved but somehow they were covered in radioactive fallout.
Professor Marcia Langton is known for her work in several academic fields and as an advocate for indigenous rights, social justice, and Indigenous artistic expression. We explore Marcia's life and career.
This observational documentary follows Quenten Agius and his family over a four-year period, as they battle to save what is left of their heritage and cultural sites.
In episode two we venture out onto the Edward River for croc spotting and discover how these ferocious reptiles can be farmed to provide local jobs.In both style and tone Postcards is a travel and adventure series that garners unique insights into the Pormpuraaw community, its lifestyle, characters, traditions and culture. And if you're keen on fishing or croc-spotting like Jeremy Geia, then you're in for a treat, as these programs take you on a real adventure.
Producer Jeremy Geia has travelled to some of the most beautiful places in Australia, but it wasn't till he came to Pormpuraaw that he understood what heaven on earth was. He became a convert to the community, its relaxed way of life and now has close family connections to Pormpuraaw. Postcards From Pormpuraaw uncovers the tiny and remote coastal village of Pormpuraaw on the western side of Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. This coastal getaway is renowned for its fishing, croc spotting and summer lightning storms.
Twenty years after the Brutland Report coined the term "sustainable development" we scour the world asking presidents, ministers, scientists and activists, why does making economies "sustainable" remain so elusive?
Footprints In The Sand is a story of love for family, country and culture. Geoffrey Stewart is a wiry, good-humoured Martu man born 60 years ago at an extremely remote location in the Gibson Desert, 600 km northeast of the town of Wiluna. It is over 40 years since "Yullala", as Geoffrey is better known, has visited his birthplace. Footprints in the Sand tracks Yullala and members of his community back to that location. It is an emotional journey, whose significance lies not only in the length of time since visiting his birthplace but, also, in Yullala's particular parentage.
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