In this election special, Geraldine Doogue gets behind the political point scoring and engages with five politicians - one from each of the major parties and an independent - about their core values and beliefs.
Leading British lawyer and committed Catholic Cherie Blair investigates Christianity over the last 100 years and explores its future prospects. In the final episode of this major series on alternative views of the history of Christianity, Cherie examines the challenges to Christianity posed by the trauma of war and political oppression in the 20th century, which culminated in the genocide of the Jews in the Holocaust.
It's the final episode of The Mission and as their first year draws to a close the three Nigerian Fathers continue their roller coaster ride of faith, dedication and culture shock. For the Tassie priests working with them it is difficult to accept what they offer, but for the communities they are reaching out to, there are inspiring surprises and even dangerous encounters in store.
With Olympic fever in the air, Moral Compass debates the ethics and values of the games. With past results tainted by suspicion of cheating can we trust anything we see in Rio? Why do we idolise those devoted to elite sport?
Criminologist Professor David Wilson conducts a series of revealing interviews with convicted murderer Bert Spencer: the man never charged with, yet was widely suspected of the murder of paperboy Carl Bridgewater in 1978, a crime he's always denied. With a team of researchers from Birmingham City University, Professor Wilson re-examines the evidence surrounding both the murder Spencer was convicted for and the one he has never been charged with, challenging Spencer's account in direct exchanges. He gathers testimony from some of those closest to Spencer in 1978, the day Carl died.
In this special report, VICE gets exclusive access to one of the hundreds of gay conversion therapy organisations, groups, and sessions in the United States. At the Journey into Manhood program, men pay more than $600 to attend a weekend retreat where they participate in exercises and activities the staff members claim will help them battle their same-sex orientation.
Ike Curtis looks like a typical Melburnian. He's into music, studies at uni and barracks for AFL team Richmond. But at 20, he's about to complete a long-held dream to become an Orthodox Jew. Compass joins Ike on his journey.
Growing up in South Africa, Steve Pasvolsky and his siblings were cared for by their nanny Angelina. When the Pasvolsky family migrated to Australia, they left Angelina behind. Forty years later they return to find her.
Broadcasting from Toowoomba as part of the ABC's On the Road week, Geraldine Doogue and local panellists discuss what Australia can learn from Toowoomba's experience of helping to settle refugees who have moved into the area.
The Copts are one of the oldest forms of Christianity and their religious practices differ significantly to other Christian denominations. Two new Coptic priests share their journey as they are chosen by their congregation.
Still dancing at 100, Eileen Kramer's creative spirit is undiminished. This Compass celebration of a life nourished by the spiritual power of dance explores the wellspring of Eileen's amazing vitality and longevity.
Scott's final guest in this series is Australia's best known and loved food writer, Margaret Fulton. In the 1960s and 1970s Margaret was food editor of Woman's Day, but it was The Margaret Fulton Cookbook that made her a household name. Since then she's published 20 books, sold more than four million copies and is listed as an Australian 'Living Treasure'. Margaret talks to Scott about life's secret ingredients.
What does it mean to be Australian? What are Australian values? Five passionate individuals from a variety of backgrounds agree to a 'lock in' at an iconic venue with a mission to come up with their own list of questions.
What's really important when you are rich or famous? How do your relationships and friendships survive media attention, gossip or scandal? In 2006 Geraldine Doogue continued her inquiry into how the beliefs and values of Australia's women are changing by inviting five influential women to dinner in establishment Melbourne. And seven years on, she finds much has changed in the lives of Joan Kirner, Ann Peacock, Christine Nixon, Louise Adler and Jill Reichstein.
Back Seat Drivers is a new satirical entertainment comedy which sees some of Australia's funniest comedians get behind the wheel of a taxicab to take the pulse of the nation. In an irreverent ride around town with everyday punters, the cabbie comedians are agent provocateurs in search of the 'truth'. The trouble is 'truth' comes in many flavours, and when you never know who might jump in the back seat, the only certainty is a journey full of surprises.
Hosted by Janice Petersen, experts will dissect the issues, discuss the problems and seek solutions around the major themes raised in Struggle Street; from mental health, to drug issues, entrenched disadvantage, welfare, housing and the experience of those from CALD backgrounds. We also hear firsthand from invited audience members and politicians from all sides to hear what's been done, and what more can be done, to alleviate the challenges for struggling Australians.
The #MeToo campaign, sparked by the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal, has made its way to Australia. Women around the world are calling "Times Up!" on sexual harassment. Join us as we discuss: Where to for #MeToo in 2018? Panellists: Isabella Manfredi, lead singer of the Preatures; Josh Bornstein, employment lawyer; Janet Albrechtsen, opinion columnist for The Australian; and Catharine Lumby, professor of media at Macquarie University.
The toughest cases, biggest celebrities, and genuine disputes can only be settled by one man: radio shock jock, Kyle Sandilands. Former bachelorette and criminal lawyer, Anna Heinrich, is on hand to assist.
Barack Obama came to office arousing more enthusiasm world-wide than any previous American president. He promised to close Guantanamo. Why is it still open? He ordered the operation to kill Osama bin Laden. What risks made him pause? In his speeches he promised to restore America's moral standing in the world. Why did he then authorise more extrajudicial executions by drone than George W. Bush? He succeeded in passing a national health care law. Why did the opponents of this reform bring the US to the edge of default in an effort to stop it?
Two more job seekers with Tourette's and autism try to prove they have strengths that would benefit employers; Tom, who suffers from an extreme form of Tourette's Syndrome and 29-year-old Ashley, who has Asperger Syndrome.
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Celebrate and showcase how young Australians can take positive everyday action for a sustainable Australia. Use this collection to create awareness and start a discussion about enviroweek in your classroom.
Nonviolent resistance is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through protests and civil disobedience whilst remaining nonviolent. In this collection find out about nonviolent movements and information about nonviolent resistance advocates.
Celebrate and acknowledge International day of sign languages by viewing this collection with your class featuring video content about the lives of individuals who use sign language as well as schools that support them.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
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Natural Disasters aren't fun to have around. Find out the science behind these events as well as gain insights on what to do in tough situations through this selected playlist. (ACSSU096,VCSSU079,VCGGK095)
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
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On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.