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Through the lens of some of the world's greatest sporting achievers, the program looks at how far Aboriginal Australians have come, and it acknowledges the struggle undertaken ...

Through the lens of some of the world's greatest sporting achievers, the program looks at how far Aboriginal Australians have come, and it acknowledges the struggle undertaken so far. As the journey is not over, we share their current concerns and aspirations for the future of their sports as well as their hopes for Indigenous Australians in all walks of life.

Walkley Award nominee Allan Clarke looks into the injustice many Indigenous Australians face when it comes to unsolved homicides. Allan investigates the 1988 death of ...

Walkley Award nominee Allan Clarke looks into the injustice many Indigenous Australians face when it comes to unsolved homicides. Allan investigates the 1988 death of Aboriginal teenager Mark Haines.

The story of local Aboriginal rock icons Us Mob and No Fixed Address provides an insight into the challenges faced by Aboriginal people and the resilience shown through the ...

The story of local Aboriginal rock icons Us Mob and No Fixed Address provides an insight into the challenges faced by Aboriginal people and the resilience shown through the powerful medium of music.

The Shadow Trackers travel to the land of the Larrakia people in the Northern Territory to investigate Darwin's most revered urban legend.

The Shadow Trackers travel to the land of the Larrakia people in the Northern Territory to investigate Darwin's most revered urban legend.

The godfather of Indigenous stand-up comedy Sean Choolburra is back with a new kick ass comedy series & some of the hottest dancers the black community has ever seen.

The godfather of Indigenous stand-up comedy Sean Choolburra is back with a new kick ass comedy series & some of the hottest dancers the black community has ever seen.

Zac and Hunter travel to Ngarrindjeri land in South Australia to discover the Muldjewangk; a water creature that lives in the Murray River.

Zac and Hunter travel to Ngarrindjeri land in South Australia to discover the Muldjewangk; a water creature that lives in the Murray River.

A moving and powerful portrait of a young woman trapped in a cycle of violence, hopelessness and despair. She meets a mystery mentor who could change everything.

A moving and powerful portrait of a young woman trapped in a cycle of violence, hopelessness and despair. She meets a mystery mentor who could change everything.

We Were Children tells the heartbreaking true story of Lyna Hart and Glen Anaquod, removed from their homes at the ages of four and six and forced to adapt to a strange, ...

We Were Children tells the heartbreaking true story of Lyna Hart and Glen Anaquod, removed from their homes at the ages of four and six and forced to adapt to a strange, threatening new world.

This is a story about what can be achieved when the objectives are far greater than simply winning, and the potential for football to have a positive impact on young ...

This is a story about what can be achieved when the objectives are far greater than simply winning, and the potential for football to have a positive impact on young Indigenous lives.

A documentary on the lost album recording of Uncle Vic Simms in the 1960's from Bathurst prison and its inspiration for a Torres Strait Islander man seeking to bring it back ...

A documentary on the lost album recording of Uncle Vic Simms in the 1960's from Bathurst prison and its inspiration for a Torres Strait Islander man seeking to bring it back to life with a twist.

A profile of Ernie Dingo whose Aboriginal name is Oondamooroo. He took the surname Dingo because his grandfather was a dingo trapper. He grew up in Mullewa near Geraldton.

A profile of Ernie Dingo whose Aboriginal name is Oondamooroo. He took the surname Dingo because his grandfather was a dingo trapper. He grew up in Mullewa near Geraldton.

The godfather of Indigenous stand-up comedy Sean Choolburra is back with a new kick ass comedy series and some of the hottest dancers the black community has ever seen.

The godfather of Indigenous stand-up comedy Sean Choolburra is back with a new kick ass comedy series and some of the hottest dancers the black community has ever seen.

Reconnecting with Hunter's family, the Shadow Trackers head to Beaudesert on Mununjali land to investigate the Il-Bogan Bunyip.

Reconnecting with Hunter's family, the Shadow Trackers head to Beaudesert on Mununjali land to investigate the Il-Bogan Bunyip.

The unknown war of resistance against the white invasion is told, focusing on Aboriginal leaders - Pemulwuy, Yagan and Kalkadoon - who fought to maintain their lands and ways.

The unknown war of resistance against the white invasion is told, focusing on Aboriginal leaders - Pemulwuy, Yagan and Kalkadoon - who fought to maintain their lands and ways.

The godfather of Indigenous stand-up comedy Sean Choolburra is back with a new kick ass comedy series and some of the hottest dancers the black community has ever seen.

The godfather of Indigenous stand-up comedy Sean Choolburra is back with a new kick ass comedy series and some of the hottest dancers the black community has ever seen.

Shifting Sands is a series of six short films by Indigenous Australian filmmakers which explore issues of identity, culture and family.

Shifting Sands is a series of six short films by Indigenous Australian filmmakers which explore issues of identity, culture and family.

Three Boys Dreaming follows three Indigenous boys over four years as they chase the dream of becoming professional AFL footballers. At stake is fame, prestige and a starting ...

Three Boys Dreaming follows three Indigenous boys over four years as they chase the dream of becoming professional AFL footballers. At stake is fame, prestige and a starting salary of $150,000 a year.

An emotional and confronting insight into the history and legacy of the domestic servitude enforced upon Aboriginal girls in Australia, told through the stories of five women.

An emotional and confronting insight into the history and legacy of the domestic servitude enforced upon Aboriginal girls in Australia, told through the stories of five women.

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 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 fifteen 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 home the Block is an intimate portrait of Aboriginal Elder, Joyce Ingram living in the first inner-city land grant allocated to the Indigenous people that would become a ...

My home the Block is an intimate portrait of Aboriginal Elder, Joyce Ingram living in the first inner-city land grant allocated to the Indigenous people that would become a symbol for Indigenous land rights - the infamous Redfern Block. As an elder, Joyce has a strong sense of community and her values and faith fuel a determination to save her people from the drugs, crime and loneliness that inhabit this urban landscape.

In the final episode of series two, Drew's journey "home" is complete as he walks the land of his ancestors with Mick and the elders. Sam and Louise's wedding doesn't go off ...

In the final episode of series two, Drew's journey "home" is complete as he walks the land of his ancestors with Mick and the elders. Sam and Louise's wedding doesn't go off without a hitch, but Peter finally has a win at Jalwarra.

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 ...

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 New Black is a collection of impressive short films featuring Indigenous stories, authored and crafted by Indigenous people, and told in innovative and compelling ways. ...

The New Black is a collection of impressive short films featuring Indigenous stories, authored and crafted by Indigenous people, and told in innovative and compelling ways. In introducing these films, Margaret Pomeranz speaks with Australia's most celebrated Indigenous filmmaker, Warwick Thornton, who wrote, directed and shot Samson & Delilah - winner of the Camera d'OR at the Cannes Film Festival, and Australia's official entry in next year's Academy Awards.

We speak with two of the NAISDA Dance College student's mentors, Jasmine Goulash and Raymon Parsons, the latter of whom has been a part of the college for a long time. ...

We speak with two of the NAISDA Dance College student's mentors, Jasmine Goulash and Raymon Parsons, the latter of whom has been a part of the college for a long time. Presenter and artist Gavi Duncan talks more about his life and his work across many skills and genres. Meet his local art group, including award-winning traditional artist Gary Purchase, and explore the mural of Darkinjung history that artist Megan Cain painted in Kariong with the help of half a dozen trainees.

Men in the Collum Collum Aboriginal community remove a failed engine from a car and replace it with a refurbished engine from another car, an occasion to affirm continuing ...

Men in the Collum Collum Aboriginal community remove a failed engine from a car and replace it with a refurbished engine from another car, an occasion to affirm continuing community relationships.

This documentary reconstructs the life of buffalo hunters in the remote wetlands of the Northern Territory in the 1930s, the white hunters and the Aboriginal labour that ...

This documentary reconstructs the life of buffalo hunters in the remote wetlands of the Northern Territory in the 1930s, the white hunters and the Aboriginal labour that supported their operations.

As a 15yr old in Walkabout and 33 years later in The Tracker, David Gulpilil is one of the most respected actors of our time. He approached Aboriginal writer and director ...

As a 15yr old in Walkabout and 33 years later in The Tracker, David Gulpilil is one of the most respected actors of our time. He approached Aboriginal writer and director Darlene Johnson "to show people my life and how I really live it".

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 ...

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.

NITV showcases Indigenous funnies with the second series of Express Yourself. Hosted by Sean Choolburra in front of a live studio audience, the six-part series presents some ...

NITV showcases Indigenous funnies with the second series of Express Yourself. Hosted by Sean Choolburra in front of a live studio audience, the six-part series presents some of the best Indigenous comedians from across the country. Each week will also welcome the unique pop, funk and reggae sounds from house band Slip on Stereo. Follow the conversation on twitter: #NITV

Dean, a gay Aboriginal male, is banished from home by his father but goes on to become a celebrated cabaret performer as Dee the Performer. In between the conflict is Dean's ...

Dean, a gay Aboriginal male, is banished from home by his father but goes on to become a celebrated cabaret performer as Dee the Performer. In between the conflict is Dean's mother, who feels torn between her husband and son.

The rate of Indigenous child removal has increased at an exponential rate since then-prime minister Kevin Rudd delivered the apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008. In ...

The rate of Indigenous child removal has increased at an exponential rate since then-prime minister Kevin Rudd delivered the apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008. In After the Apology, four Aboriginal grandmothers challenge government policies to bring their grandchildren home. Their grassroots actions spearhead a national movement to curb the skyrocketing rates of child removal.

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 ...

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.

Following on from the award-winning first series, The Circuit returns. City lawyer Drew Ellis' move bush, to tackle the legal system of the remote Kimberley, has helped him ...

Following on from the award-winning first series, The Circuit returns. City lawyer Drew Ellis' move bush, to tackle the legal system of the remote Kimberley, has helped him turn into a confident black man. But his new sense of belonging comes at a cost, and fitting into his Aboriginal family is not going to be an easy task.

New magistrate Terri Oliver's tough love approach is making life hard for the ALS team. While Peter continues to battle an inquiry into his professional conduct, Archie ...

New magistrate Terri Oliver's tough love approach is making life hard for the ALS team. While Peter continues to battle an inquiry into his professional conduct, Archie inadvertently resurrects a ghost from Sam's past.

Women Of The Sun examines the lives of 4 Aboriginal women set in the 1820s, 1890s, 1930s and in the 1980s. The lives of the Nyari people completely change when they discover ...

Women Of The Sun examines the lives of 4 Aboriginal women set in the 1820s, 1890s, 1930s and in the 1980s. The lives of the Nyari people completely change when they discover two convicts on the beach.

NITV's 'Just Us' month presents this powerful documentary about the environmental battle between Papua New Guinea land owners and BHP, the multinational mining, metals and ...

NITV's 'Just Us' month presents this powerful documentary about the environmental battle between Papua New Guinea land owners and BHP, the multinational mining, metals and petroleum company, responsible for dumping billions of tonnes of copper waste into their rivers.

The Shadow Trackers venture to the Kimberly to Bunuba country and the township of Fitzroy Crossing. A small population of about 1,000 people, this community challenges the duo ...

The Shadow Trackers venture to the Kimberly to Bunuba country and the township of Fitzroy Crossing. A small population of about 1,000 people, this community challenges the duo to examine the legend of the Devil Highway – a short stretch of road that is a popular thoroughfare in the daylight which becomes a deserted section of bitumen once the sun goes down. Only the thrill seekers and brave dare to use this eerie track in the dark. Traditional Owners and local guide Ningali Lawford share their experiences of the Devil Highway, testing the boys’ beliefs and bravery. On nightfall, Zac and Hunter take on the challenge to walk the Devil Highway themselves.

Directed by Darlene Johnson, Crocodile Dreaming tells the traditional Aboriginal story of a mystical stone which holds the stories and songs of the ancestors. The stone is ...

Directed by Darlene Johnson, Crocodile Dreaming tells the traditional Aboriginal story of a mystical stone which holds the stories and songs of the ancestors. The stone is stolen from its proper location and subsequently causes the death of two children. In order for the natural order to return, the stone must be found and brought back. Filmed over six years in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Crocodile Dreaming uses traditional storytelling together with modern-day special effects. Johnson wanted to emphasise the spiritual, sacred and mystic side of actor David Gulpilil and his story.

An Aboriginal community of Nyikina/Mangala people from Australia's tropical north-west tell the story of the execution of family members at Mowla Bluff in 1916 by police and ...

An Aboriginal community of Nyikina/Mangala people from Australia's tropical north-west tell the story of the execution of family members at Mowla Bluff in 1916 by police and local pastoralists. In telling this story, they return to the area where the killings took place to ceremonially put to rest the spirits of the dead.

A feature-length musical documentary film that follows the award-winning Black Arm Band, a gathering of some of Australia's finest Indigenous musicians, as they take to the ...

A feature-length musical documentary film that follows the award-winning Black Arm Band, a gathering of some of Australia's finest Indigenous musicians, as they take to the road with their songs of resistance and freedom.

In 2010, the Collard family from WA's wheat belt embarked on legal action against the government of Western Australia in the state's first stolen generation compensation claim ...

In 2010, the Collard family from WA's wheat belt embarked on legal action against the government of Western Australia in the state's first stolen generation compensation claim case.

Sam is back from looking after his son, and Drew and Bella's relationship continues in secret, but Magistrate Peter Lockhart's decisions at The Junction push the community to ...

Sam is back from looking after his son, and Drew and Bella's relationship continues in secret, but Magistrate Peter Lockhart's decisions at The Junction push the community to the edge of anarchy.

Now back in the chair, Magistrate Peter Lockhart's standing is under threat when he is discovered helping disgraced elder Harry Pope, and a confrontation with Mick results in ...

Now back in the chair, Magistrate Peter Lockhart's standing is under threat when he is discovered helping disgraced elder Harry Pope, and a confrontation with Mick results in a surprising invitation for Drew.

Everyday clean and earth-friendly environmental areas are being destroyed for oil and gas mining. Broome is located in the far remote Kimberley region, one of the greatest ...

Everyday clean and earth-friendly environmental areas are being destroyed for oil and gas mining. Broome is located in the far remote Kimberley region, one of the greatest wilderness environments in Australia. This is where Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia, and the multi-billionaire oil and gas company, Woodside, decided to settle the second largest Liquid Natural Gas precinct of the planet. Now Broome citizens and the traditional custodians of the land - the Goolaraboloo - are uniting together to protect what is priceless to them.

With an Aboriginal mother and a Caucasian father, daughters Noni, Alice and Grace Eather are navigating their 20s while moving as they always have between two cultures and two ...

With an Aboriginal mother and a Caucasian father, daughters Noni, Alice and Grace Eather are navigating their 20s while moving as they always have between two cultures and two homes.

This controversial documentary film draws on filmmaker John Pilger's long association with Indigenous Australians; an investigation into Australia's colonial past and wealthy ...

This controversial documentary film draws on filmmaker John Pilger's long association with Indigenous Australians; an investigation into Australia's colonial past and wealthy present, setting out to break the stereotypes of the first people of Australia. This film is both a personal journey for Pilger and a universal story of power and resistance, of how modern societies can be divided between those who conform and the dystopian world of those who do not.

Filmmaker Warwick Thornton investigates our relationship to the Southern Cross, in this fun and thought-provoking ride through Australia's cultural and political landscape. He ...

Filmmaker Warwick Thornton investigates our relationship to the Southern Cross, in this fun and thought-provoking ride through Australia's cultural and political landscape. He takes us on a journey through this five-star constellation's astronomical, colonial and Indigenous history to the present day. For Aboriginal people, the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual. By contrast, the star-adorned Eureka Flag was emblematic of protest and defiance, a quality that caused it to be adopted by activists, and lately, the darker side of Australian nationalism.

Wanja, Aunty Barb's blue heeler dog was an integral part of the community, known to all for her ability to sniff out the police - in uniform and undercover. She was 'the ...

Wanja, Aunty Barb's blue heeler dog was an integral part of the community, known to all for her ability to sniff out the police - in uniform and undercover. She was 'the Block's guardian angel'.

Big Name No Blanket tells the extraordinary story of George Rrurrambu, the former lead singer of the pioneering Warumpi Band of the 1980s. George is the charismatic frontman, ...

Big Name No Blanket tells the extraordinary story of George Rrurrambu, the former lead singer of the pioneering Warumpi Band of the 1980s. George is the charismatic frontman, who combined rock and roll, reggae, pop and traditional culture to spread the message about Indigenous contemporary issues, awakening the Australian consciousness of a third world in its own backyard.

In July 1998, Lois was hitchhiking on the side of the road in Nimbin, north NSW. A witness saw Lois get into a white car and after that she was never seen alive again. Police ...

In July 1998, Lois was hitchhiking on the side of the road in Nimbin, north NSW. A witness saw Lois get into a white car and after that she was never seen alive again. Police believe that she was held captive and kept alive for around 10 days, during which time she was tortured and sexually abused before being killed. Six months later, bush hikers stumble across Lois's skeletal remains.

In Australia today between 40-65 percent of Aboriginal adults are functionally illiterate in English. But out in northwest New South Wales moves are afoot to whittle away at ...

In Australia today between 40-65 percent of Aboriginal adults are functionally illiterate in English. But out in northwest New South Wales moves are afoot to whittle away at this appalling statistic, and give hope to some of the most marginalised people in our country. Using a Cuban method called Yes I Can, a group known as the Literacy for Life Foundation are moving into towns, setting up classrooms, and offering Aboriginal men and women an opportunity to learn to read and write. And it seems there are no shortage of takers. Broadcast by NITV as You Are Here: In My Own Words.

Indigenous woman Marlene Cummins breaks a 40 year silence to tell the story of her abuse in the Australian Black protest movement.

Indigenous woman Marlene Cummins breaks a 40 year silence to tell the story of her abuse in the Australian Black protest movement.

Beauty and cruelty. Beauty prevails over cruelty. Samson & Delilah writer/director Warwick Thornton, from Alice Springs, provokes and challenges with his conceptual art. ...

Beauty and cruelty. Beauty prevails over cruelty. Samson & Delilah writer/director Warwick Thornton, from Alice Springs, provokes and challenges with his conceptual art. Tasmanian artist Julie Gough is intent on finding out truths about the past and conveying them by repurposing colonial objects and natural materials. The 2004 Palm Island riots - and those at Cronulla - inspired Brisbane artist Vernon Ah Kee, as have family photographs taken during a genealogy expedition in the 1930s.

From the remote Australian desert to the opulence of Buckingham Palace, this is the iconic story of the Namatjira family, tracing their quest for justice.

From the remote Australian desert to the opulence of Buckingham Palace, this is the iconic story of the Namatjira family, tracing their quest for justice.

After her mother's death Tessa returns to her childhood home at Kurnell and to memories of a disturbing childhood.

After her mother's death Tessa returns to her childhood home at Kurnell and to memories of a disturbing childhood.

Based on the lives of Monty and Paul Pryor, from the cops and the crocs of '60s Palm Island to blood-spattered dance floors of '70s Melbourne nightclubs, we get a rare ...

Based on the lives of Monty and Paul Pryor, from the cops and the crocs of '60s Palm Island to blood-spattered dance floors of '70s Melbourne nightclubs, we get a rare perspective on a tumultuous era in Australia's history.

Acclaimed filmmaker Ivan Sen follows the lives of four young Aboriginal people in rural NSW.

Acclaimed filmmaker Ivan Sen follows the lives of four young Aboriginal people in rural NSW.

This year NAIDOC Week is all about the groundbreaking achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Here are the stories of some of those trailblazers and activists.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages.
This National Reconciliation Week, learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' struggle for civil rights as Australia reconciles with its past. (ACHMH075, ACHMH076, VCHHK076)
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073)
Explore changing experiences of democracy and citizenship through the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, focusing on land rights and the significance of Mabo Day.
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
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