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Is Australia ready to vote yes to a referendum? This Awaken special, hosted by award-winning Stan Grant and filmed in front of a studio audience, features a panel discussion ...

Is Australia ready to vote yes to a referendum? This Awaken special, hosted by award-winning Stan Grant and filmed in front of a studio audience, features a panel discussion of Indigenous leaders and constitutional experts on what progress has been made to advance the discussion on Constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.

Australia's longest running Indigenous current affairs program, bringing compelling human stories and looking in-depth at some of the most important issues affecting ...

Australia's longest running Indigenous current affairs program, bringing compelling human stories and looking in-depth at some of the most important issues affecting Indigenous Australians.

Australia's longest running Indigenous current affairs program, bringing compelling human stories and looking in-depth at some of the most important issues affecting ...

Australia's longest running Indigenous current affairs program, bringing compelling human stories and looking in-depth at some of the most important issues affecting Indigenous Australians.

Struggle Street shows Aboriginal woman Norma and her children tragically becoming homeless. We investigate how they're surviving and if the safety net really exists for First ...

Struggle Street shows Aboriginal woman Norma and her children tragically becoming homeless. We investigate how they're surviving and if the safety net really exists for First Australians.

Australia's longest running Indigenous current affairs program, bringing compelling human stories and looking in-depth at some of the most important issues affecting ...

Australia's longest running Indigenous current affairs program, bringing compelling human stories and looking in-depth at some of the most important issues affecting Indigenous Australians.

Thomas Mayor is a young Indigenous leader who knows what it takes to fight for human rights. Mayor is the branch secretary for the Northern Territory Maritime Union and ...

Thomas Mayor is a young Indigenous leader who knows what it takes to fight for human rights. Mayor is the branch secretary for the Northern Territory Maritime Union and co-chair of the Uluru Working Group. Host Karla Grant speaks to Thomas Mayor about the importance of Australia going to a referendum and the movement towards constitutional reform. Mayor discusses his involvement at the historic Uluru Convention and unpacks the recommendations of the Uluru Statement from the Heart and why Indigenous Australians need a voice enshrined in the federal parliament along with truth telling and treaty.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Rachel Perkins is one of our foremost filmmakers. Her ability to share Indigenous stories has been widely acclaimed. Recently she has been recording the songlines of ...

Rachel Perkins is one of our foremost filmmakers. Her ability to share Indigenous stories has been widely acclaimed. Recently she has been recording the songlines of Australia's First Nations people.

Special forum discussion from the Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair where Indigenous experts gather to debate copyright issues, the fake art debate and how these affect Indigenous ...

Special forum discussion from the Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair where Indigenous experts gather to debate copyright issues, the fake art debate and how these affect Indigenous artists.

Everybody has a view about the groundbreaking series First Contact but what are those opinions based on, real evidence or further prejudice? Catherine Liddle hosts this ...

Everybody has a view about the groundbreaking series First Contact but what are those opinions based on, real evidence or further prejudice? Catherine Liddle hosts this special panel episode.

Servant or Slave is an emotional and confronting insight into the history and legacy of the domestic servitude enforced upon Aboriginal girls in Australia, told through the ...

Servant or Slave is 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.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

It's branded paternalistic and harsh but the people of Cape York say the welfare reform program is getting results. We visit Aurukun, one of the four Queensland communities ...

It's branded paternalistic and harsh but the people of Cape York say the welfare reform program is getting results. We visit Aurukun, one of the four Queensland communities living with these reform measures.

Cornel West is the first African American to graduate from Princeton Uni with a PhD in Philosophy. We talk about race, class, gender, religion and poetry with one of the ...

Cornel West is the first African American to graduate from Princeton Uni with a PhD in Philosophy. We talk about race, class, gender, religion and poetry with one of the world's most influential men.

Told through the words of elders, younger politicians and song, The Striking Pearls is a story of resilience and pride that paved the way for many of the freedoms enjoyed in ...

Told through the words of elders, younger politicians and song, The Striking Pearls is a story of resilience and pride that paved the way for many of the freedoms enjoyed in the region today.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Catherine Liddle talks to ground breakers from around the nation about the innate link between Indigenous people and their country and the remarkable lengths that they will ...

Catherine Liddle talks to ground breakers from around the nation about the innate link between Indigenous people and their country and the remarkable lengths that they will take to protect it.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

In this panel episode of Awaken, Catherine Liddle examines how education providers are changing the schooling outcomes by focussing on what happens outside of the classroom.

In this panel episode of Awaken, Catherine Liddle examines how education providers are changing the schooling outcomes by focussing on what happens outside of the classroom.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

It's been 20 years since Damien Monkhorst and Michael Long made national headlines over an incident of racial vilification in a 1995 Anzac Day game between Collingwood and ...

It's been 20 years since Damien Monkhorst and Michael Long made national headlines over an incident of racial vilification in a 1995 Anzac Day game between Collingwood and Essendon. The moment caused pain to players and divided fans. The incident forced the AFL to change the way it did business. Amongst those changes was the development of the AFL Indigenous Round and racial vilification laws. In this special Awaken, Stan Grant talks to major players, including Michael Long, about that day and the years and actions that have followed.

In his late teens, John Kinsela dreamed of being a boxer, by chance he stumbled into wrestling and would go on to become a dual Olympian. That's just the start of his amazing ...

In his late teens, John Kinsela dreamed of being a boxer, by chance he stumbled into wrestling and would go on to become a dual Olympian. That's just the start of his amazing story.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Manganna's Calling shares Brody's search to find ways to stop the logging of his precious birth Country and the guidance offered by the Manganna's the Black Cockatoo.

Manganna's Calling shares Brody's search to find ways to stop the logging of his precious birth Country and the guidance offered by the Manganna's the Black Cockatoo.

Jack Thompson is a stalwart of Australian film, but his real passion is to improve the lives of others. We talk to Jack about his childhood in remote communities and how it ...

Jack Thompson is a stalwart of Australian film, but his real passion is to improve the lives of others. We talk to Jack about his childhood in remote communities and how it shaped the man he is now.

In 2013, artist Bibi Barba decided to do an online search of her artworks. She discovered that two of her artworks had been replicated in a Polish hotel without her ...

In 2013, artist Bibi Barba decided to do an online search of her artworks. She discovered that two of her artworks had been replicated in a Polish hotel without her permission. Her designs were used on bar tops, wall panelling and furniture, still in the same colours. Bibi has threatened copyright infringement but the hotel has denied it. Karla Grant sits down with Bibi to talk about her life, her art, and her struggle to prove the copyright infringement of her work five years on.

Nearly $2 billion has been spent on Indigenous housing in the NT over the past eight years but in many areas conditions are still appalling. Jane Bardon looks at what went ...

Nearly $2 billion has been spent on Indigenous housing in the NT over the past eight years but in many areas conditions are still appalling. Jane Bardon looks at what went wrong and what may fix the problems.

The emergence of new technologies is changing the media landscape. Minority groups who have traditionally struggled for air and balance in mainstream media platforms are ...

The emergence of new technologies is changing the media landscape. Minority groups who have traditionally struggled for air and balance in mainstream media platforms are finding new and innovative ways to tell their stories and give their perspectives. From Facebook to film and television, the new media makers aren't waiting for anyone to consider their stories worthy.

On the anniversary of her ARIA recognition, the singer-songwriter and actress tells us what it was like to be thrust into stardom and the highs and lows of carving out a ...

On the anniversary of her ARIA recognition, the singer-songwriter and actress tells us what it was like to be thrust into stardom and the highs and lows of carving out a career as a performing artist.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

From lawyer to personal trainer and health professional, Gary Lui shares his story of how he changed and completely reshaped his lifestyle and his wellbeing.

From lawyer to personal trainer and health professional, Gary Lui shares his story of how he changed and completely reshaped his lifestyle and his wellbeing.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

A story about us, our language, our faith and our culture. In small communities across north-east Arnhem Land there's a team of learned Yolngu working tirelessly over ...

A story about us, our language, our faith and our culture. In small communities across north-east Arnhem Land there's a team of learned Yolngu working tirelessly over generations to keep culture strong.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.

He's been a world champion boxer and former rugby league player. Now he's a mental health campaigner who's out to defy the enemy within. Karla Grant sits down with Wiradjuri ...

He's been a world champion boxer and former rugby league player. Now he's a mental health campaigner who's out to defy the enemy within. Karla Grant sits down with Wiradjuri man Joe Williams to talk about his success and achievements as a gifted athlete, and his battles with addiction and severe mental illness. In this candid interview, Joe shares his harrowing journey which has now been documented in his autobiography titled Defying The Enemy Within.

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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