Australia is a land of diverse and often extreme habitats, with vast expanses of wetlands, dense forests and arid plains. It's populated by an immense array of birdlife. There are more than 800 species of birds here and the country's isolation from the rest of the world for millennia means that many of its birds are unique.
From a string of seaside villages to Australia's sixth largest city in only 60 years, join Charli Robinson for a nostalgic look at the Gold Coast, its dizzying development and what lies ahead.
Chris makes a heartbreaking discovery for Elvis the emu while checking on his final unhatched eggs.
Cheers turned to boos in the final years of AFL champion footballer Adam Goodes' career when he publicly called out racism. This impassioned film tracks Australia's heated and divided response.
Chris cooks up an ostrich omelette prior to putting himself in the path of danger to capture a giant ostrich named Number 13, in a life-saving mission.
Prominent Aussies reflect on the moon landing - the triumph of human achievement. Using footage not seen since that momentous day, John Barron documents the aftermath as Apollo 11 astronauts made their way around our nation.
The first breath of life for a baby boobook owl soon turns to despair with the realisation the chick may not pull through the night.
Chris starts the day with some shaving tips from good friend, Trevor the water dragon. At Koala HQ, we check in on the health of Matilda the koala's tiny joey.
The clock is ticking as Chris makes a mercy mission to save owl eggs from an unexpected predator.
Chris Humfrey welcomes us into his crazy world where his housemates are furry, feathered and fanged.
Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. The US space program suffered a bitter setback when Apollo 1 ended in a deadly fire during a pre-launch run-through. In disarray, and threatened by the prospect of a Soviet Union victory in the space race, NASA decided upon a radical and risky change of plan: turn Apollo 8 from an earth-orbit mission into a daring sprint to the moon while relying on untried new technologies. Fifty years after the historic mission, the Apollo 8 astronauts and engineers recount the feats of engineering that paved the way to the moon.
Despite the 1960s free-love and alternative culture, many women found that their lives and expectations had barely altered. But by the 1970s, the Women's Liberation Movement was causing seismic shifts in the march of the world's events, and women's creativity and political consciousness was soon to transform everything - including the face of publishing and literature.
This inspiring film celebrates the courage and resilience of those who, for over a century, have fought for the right of Aboriginal children to public education.
With access to the US Armed Forces and the innermost sanctums of the Pentagon, this series is an intimate portrait of the men and women devoting their lives to fighting terrorism at all levels.
When the Smithsonian Institution agrees to repatriate stolen human bones from northern Australia, an Aboriginal elder creates a ceremony that restores his ancestors' spirits to their homeland.
In 1918, as the Armistice bells rang out across the world to celebrate the end of World War I, a silent killer made its way home with the soldiers - Spanish flu. This devastating global pandemic infected up to a third of the world's population and killed more than 50 million people. Now, using compelling eyewitness testimony from doctors, soldiers, civilians and politicians, and aided by dramatic reconstructions, this one-off special brings to life the terrifying onslaught of the disease, the horror for those who lived through it, and the hope of the pioneering scientists who desperately sought for a cure.
Focuses on the life of Jill Bilcock, one of the world's leading film artists and Academy Award nominated film editor. Features commentary from Cate Blanchett, Baz Luhrmann and Rachel Griffiths.
Discover the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself. He shares his personal stories and thoughts from his childhood to present day as well as a wealth of never-before-seen material.