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Editing genes with CRISPR
14:17

Editing genes with CRISPR

Clip from Catalyst
Catalyst reveals how CRISPR-Cas9 is used to change DNA in medical and food research.

Catalyst reveals how CRISPR-Cas9 is used to change DNA in medical and food research.

Phillip Hughes: A Farewell
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Phillip Hughes: A Farewell

Nine  |  December 3, 2014
Join the Nine Network for the televised public funeral of cricket legend Phillip Hughes. Held in his hometown of Macksville, the service will take place in the school hall ...

Join the Nine Network for the televised public funeral of cricket legend Phillip Hughes. Held in his hometown of Macksville, the service will take place in the school hall overflowing into the two sports ovals where he grew up playing cricket and rugby league.

Big Ideas
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Big Ideas: 21/05/13

ABC  |  May 21, 2013
Brandishing the chaos stick - What it is to be young and just a little bit active. Barbados writer, Karen Lord on her debut novel Redemption in Indigo, and a GenY panel ...

Brandishing the chaos stick - What it is to be young and just a little bit active. Barbados writer, Karen Lord on her debut novel Redemption in Indigo, and a GenY panel discussion as a part of Customs House's Late Night Library series.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: The Secret War On Terror

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  April 17, 2011
This two-part documentary reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11. The second part ...

This two-part documentary reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11. The second part looks at how, with harsh interrogation techniques increasingly off-limits, spy agencies have developed a controversial high-tech method of targeting and killing suspected terrorists with pilotless drone aircraft.

Big Ideas
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Big Ideas: 30/07/13

ABC  |  July 30, 2013
Big Ideas for Australia panel 2 - Growing Pains. Australia's population has passed the 23 million mark and this panel, chaired by Waleed, works through how we might reconcile ...

Big Ideas for Australia panel 2 - Growing Pains. Australia's population has passed the 23 million mark and this panel, chaired by Waleed, works through how we might reconcile competing economic demands, as well as those of sustainability, migration, infrastructure, social cohesion and quality of life.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: Terror Island

SBS  |  January 17, 2012
On 22 July 2011, Anders Behring Breivik, a 32-year-old Norwegian set off a bomb in the heart of Oslo. He then raced to a small island in the Oslo fjord where hundreds of young ...

On 22 July 2011, Anders Behring Breivik, a 32-year-old Norwegian set off a bomb in the heart of Oslo. He then raced to a small island in the Oslo fjord where hundreds of young people were enjoying a summer camp. There he used a high powered weapon to systematically murder 69 innocent young people. This horrific act is documented along with interviews with some of the survivors whose lives will be forever changed.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Gravitational Waves/Motorcycle Clothing

ABC  |  March 29, 2016
A new kind of telescope will allow us to observe a whole host of astronomical phenomena, like gravitational waves. Plus how protective is safety motorcycle gear anyway? Mark ...

A new kind of telescope will allow us to observe a whole host of astronomical phenomena, like gravitational waves. Plus how protective is safety motorcycle gear anyway? Mark Horstman lays his body on the line.

Catalyst
28:14

Catalyst: Wind/Bird Strike

ABC  |  October 30, 2014
What does it mean when the weather report says - winds will be up to 50kph and how much notice should we really take?; With planes and birds sharing our skies, how common are ...

What does it mean when the weather report says - winds will be up to 50kph and how much notice should we really take?; With planes and birds sharing our skies, how common are collisions and how can they be avoided?

Madagascar
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Madagascar

Nine  |  June 20, 2015
Spoiled by their upbringing with no idea what wild life is really like, four animals from New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and ...

Spoiled by their upbringing with no idea what wild life is really like, four animals from New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar, among a bunch of merry lemurs.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: False Memories/Smart Wheelchair/Fundamentals With Bernie Hobbs/Animal Action

ABC  |  March 18, 2010
Reliable witness - should repressed memories be allowed in court?; how to control the latest in wheelchairs; our place in the universe put in perspective; and a fiery little ...

Reliable witness - should repressed memories be allowed in court?; how to control the latest in wheelchairs; our place in the universe put in perspective; and a fiery little frog that knows how to stick up for itself.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Skating On The Edge/Science Yacht/Eureka Prizes People's Choice Award/Angry Frogs

ABC  |  July 29, 2010
What happens when skateboarders meet a beautiful scientist?; the yacht purpose built for Antarctica; frogs shaking up the competition; and vote for the Eureka Prizes People's ...

What happens when skateboarders meet a beautiful scientist?; the yacht purpose built for Antarctica; frogs shaking up the competition; and vote for the Eureka Prizes People's Choice Award.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Oldest Beer/Unboiling an Egg

ABC  |  June 14, 2016
OLDEST BEER Could bottles, salvaged from a 220 year old Tasmanian ship wreck, contain the remnants of the world’s oldest beer? UNBOILING AN EGG Unboiling an egg’ technology ...

OLDEST BEER Could bottles, salvaged from a 220 year old Tasmanian ship wreck, contain the remnants of the world’s oldest beer? UNBOILING AN EGG Unboiling an egg’ technology leads to new discoveries in renewable energy.

Gold Coast Cops
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Gold Coast Cops

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  Ten  |  October 20, 2014
Police target the Southside Soldiers, a 'feeder' group into the criminal motorcycle gangs. With the help of the AFP dog-squad, tens of thousands of dollars worth of gold and ...

Police target the Southside Soldiers, a 'feeder' group into the criminal motorcycle gangs. With the help of the AFP dog-squad, tens of thousands of dollars worth of gold and cash are found stored in hidden safes.

Studio 10
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Studio 10

Ten  |  May 20, 2015
Join a smart and fun conversation every morning with Ita Buttrose, Jessica Rowe, Joe Hildebrand and Sarah Harris. The hot topics are debated in front of a live studio audience.

Join a smart and fun conversation every morning with Ita Buttrose, Jessica Rowe, Joe Hildebrand and Sarah Harris. The hot topics are debated in front of a live studio audience.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Meditation

ABC  |  June 7, 2016
The Science of Meditation - can it really change you? From infamous criminals, to powerful corporations, to some of the world's most successful athletes, meditation has never ...

The Science of Meditation - can it really change you? From infamous criminals, to powerful corporations, to some of the world's most successful athletes, meditation has never been so popular. But can it really make you smarter, happier and healthier? New research shows that it can affect the body as well as the mind, slow down the aging process, and even alter the structure of the brain. Dr Graham Phillips embarks on an eight week meditation course and undergoes a raft of rigorous brain tests and scans, to find out if the ancient art lives up to the current hype.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Antibiotic Resistance

ABC  |  April 19, 2016
Antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their misuse and overuse is making them less effective as bacteria develop resistance. Despite scientists warnings, antibiotic ...

Antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their misuse and overuse is making them less effective as bacteria develop resistance. Despite scientists warnings, antibiotic prescriptions in many countries continue to soar and antibiotic use in farming is at record levels. As a result, doctors are now seeing infections they can no longer treat. Are we facing the end of modern medicine? An antibiotic apocalypse that takes medicine back to the Dark Ages? Or will researchers outwit the incredibly clever bacteria and find novel ways to beat resistance

Catalyst
29:13

Catalyst: Artificial Sweeteners/Antarctic Fossils

ABC  |  August 9, 2016
ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS Proponents say they are safe and prevent diseases like diabetes, while critics say they may cause a variety of health problems. ANTARCTIC FOSSILS ...

ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS Proponents say they are safe and prevent diseases like diabetes, while critics say they may cause a variety of health problems. ANTARCTIC FOSSILS Fossil hunters want to know what life was like when dinosaurs became extinct 66 million years ago.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Myopia/Eco Dog

ABC  |  April 26, 2016
MYOPIA Short sightedness in children may have a bright and simple solution. As our urban kids spend less time outside, their eyes are growing abnormally from a lack of bright ...

MYOPIA Short sightedness in children may have a bright and simple solution. As our urban kids spend less time outside, their eyes are growing abnormally from a lack of bright light. In this episode of Catalyst we look into the rise of myopia, and how scientists are finding a way to turn the tide on the epidemic. ECO DOG Helping to save a furry friend is all in a day's work for this pooch. Meet Maya, Australia's first koala scat detection dog who's helping researchers on koala conservation projects. Her job? To sniff out Koala poo. Maya's amazing speed and accuracy enables scientists to better survey koala habitats, health and population numbers.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Echolocation/The Bionic Bra

ABC  |  April 12, 2016
The blind man leading the blind to see - how echolocation is redefining our understanding of vision. Plus, a high tech bra that responds to your physical needs.

The blind man leading the blind to see - how echolocation is redefining our understanding of vision. Plus, a high tech bra that responds to your physical needs.

Body In Numbers
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Body In Numbers: Becoming Men And Women

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Discovery Home and Health  |  May 21, 2010
Explores the numbers in the life of our human body - from the age of ten to middle age. We follow a girl's journey through puberty, a boy after his testosterone levels have ...

Explores the numbers in the life of our human body - from the age of ten to middle age. We follow a girl's journey through puberty, a boy after his testosterone levels have soared 50 times transforming him into a man, and the incredible transformation a woman's body goes through in order to have a child. We also examine the everyday tasks our body's perform, including laughter.

Catalyst
27:39

Catalyst: Gut Reaction - Part 1 Encore Screening

ABC  |  July 26, 2016
Back by popular demand, this two-part Catalyst special investigates whether food could actually be our medicine? Unbeknownst to most of us, we each carry about 1.5 kg of ...

Back by popular demand, this two-part Catalyst special investigates whether food could actually be our medicine? Unbeknownst to most of us, we each carry about 1.5 kg of bacteria - that's trillions of tiny microbes that contribute 100 times as many genes as our genomes do. Scientists are now beginning to discover just how crucial these microscopic creatures are to our overall health ... and what they're learning is shaking the very foundations of medicine and nutrition.

Catalyst
28:40

Catalyst: Live Long Die Young

ABC  |  June 21, 2016
Is it possible to reverse ageing? By uncovering the genetic secrets of humans and animals that live unusually long lives, scientists are finding extraordinary ways to wind ...

Is it possible to reverse ageing? By uncovering the genetic secrets of humans and animals that live unusually long lives, scientists are finding extraordinary ways to wind back our cellular clocks. Anja Taylor investigates one of these methods achieving extraordinary results in just five days.

Catalyst
29:30

Catalyst: Toxic Ticks

ABC  |  July 5, 2016
Do Australian ticks pose a greater health risk than we thought? For people suffering from Lyme-like disease, it's a controversial mystery that science has so far been unable ...

Do Australian ticks pose a greater health risk than we thought? For people suffering from Lyme-like disease, it's a controversial mystery that science has so far been unable to resolve. For the first time, microbes inside native Aussie ticks are being probed, leading to new discoveries which may reveal the causes of unexplained illnesses in the future.

Catalyst
27:35

Catalyst: Becoming Superhuman

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  May 24, 2016
BECOMING SUPERHUMAN PART 1 In this 2-part series, biomedical engineer Dr Jordan Nguyen tries to make a boy's wildest dreams come true with cutting-edge technology. He's ...

BECOMING SUPERHUMAN PART 1 In this 2-part series, biomedical engineer Dr Jordan Nguyen tries to make a boy's wildest dreams come true with cutting-edge technology. He's promised 13 year-old Riley Saban he will invent a device to help Riley achieve the impossible... and even have a super power. Will Riley be able to train his brain to use Jordan's technology? Will Jordan's technological vision become reality? And will Riley get his superpower?

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Becoming Superhuman

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  May 31, 2016
BECOMING SUPERHUMAN PART 2 In the second episode of this 2-part series, biomedical engineer Doctor Jordan Nguyen and 13-year-old Riley Saban aren't content to just develop ...

BECOMING SUPERHUMAN PART 2 In the second episode of this 2-part series, biomedical engineer Doctor Jordan Nguyen and 13-year-old Riley Saban aren't content to just develop cutting edge technology that gives Riley superhuman powers, they want to know if young Riley can drive a car.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Stress and Cancer/Pluto

ABC  |  June 28, 2016
STRESS AND CANCER Every day in Australia 360 people learn they have cancer. It goes without saying it's a very stressful time. PLUTO Pluto may have been demoted to dwarf ...

STRESS AND CANCER Every day in Australia 360 people learn they have cancer. It goes without saying it's a very stressful time. PLUTO Pluto may have been demoted to dwarf planet status, but recent studies reveal it's an extraordinarily exotic world. Its home to the biggest ice cubes in the solar system: a chain of water ice mountains kilometres high.

The Observer Effect
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The Observer Effect

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  June 30, 2013
Harold Mitchell is one of the most powerful men in the Australian media, though many may never have heard of him. This week Ellen meets a man who is also a major ...

Harold Mitchell is one of the most powerful men in the Australian media, though many may never have heard of him. This week Ellen meets a man who is also a major philanthropist, a giant in the world of the arts and, surprisingly, sport.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Gut Reaction - Part 2 Encore Screening

ABC  |  August 2, 2016
Could our food be making us sick - very sick? In the second episode of this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips reveals new research about the interplay between food and the ...

Could our food be making us sick - very sick? In the second episode of this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips reveals new research about the interplay between food and the bacteria deep within our guts. This program was originally broadcast in 2014 but is back by popular demand.

Catalyst
25:47

Catalyst: Exercise and Cancer

ABC  |  May 10, 2016
How targeted exercise can help fight cancer. By the time you hit midlife, odds are you or someone close to you will be touched by cancer. Cancer remains a potentially lethal ...

How targeted exercise can help fight cancer. By the time you hit midlife, odds are you or someone close to you will be touched by cancer. Cancer remains a potentially lethal lottery and everyone's experience is different. But appropriate exercise under professional supervision - before, during, or after treatment - seems to substantially improve your odds. Catalyst meets a group of cancer patients that is experiencing extraordinary benefits from prescribed targeted exercise programs

Body In Numbers
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Body In Numbers: The Miracle Of Life

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  Discovery Home and Health  |  May 7, 2010
In Episode 1 we examine the miracle of conception, how sperm has to swim the equivalent of the width of Lake Superior to reach the female egg, how that one fertilised cell ...

In Episode 1 we examine the miracle of conception, how sperm has to swim the equivalent of the width of Lake Superior to reach the female egg, how that one fertilised cell will generate trillions of others, and how the information in your DNA would take nine and a half years to read out loud.

Body In Numbers
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Body In Numbers: Childhood

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  Discovery Channel  |  May 14, 2010
Follows the evolving journey of our lives - from one year old until the age of ten. We examine the numbers that lie behind our body's development - our 640 controllable ...

Follows the evolving journey of our lives - from one year old until the age of ten. We examine the numbers that lie behind our body's development - our 640 controllable muscles and our 206 self repairing bones which are stronger than concrete but also allow us to be among the most dexterous creatures on earth.

Catalyst
25:56

Catalyst: Orangutans/Stormageddon

ABC  |  July 19, 2016
ORANGUTANS Orangutans are highly intelligent animals and keeping them mentally engaged and challenged is paramount for Melbourne zoo keepers and researchers. One project ...

ORANGUTANS Orangutans are highly intelligent animals and keeping them mentally engaged and challenged is paramount for Melbourne zoo keepers and researchers. One project being trialled is using Xbox technology to enrich their experience and to encourage positive human-animal interactions. It's also hoped the technology could be adapted to give orangutans more control over their own environment, such as the temperature and lighting. STORMAGEDDON In the first week of June, four states were battered by a ferocious east coast low unusual in its size, damaging storm surge and intense rainfalls. Tasmania was under a deluge as an unprecedented seven rivers broke their banks in torrential downpours. Huge seas and an unusual wave direction carved out huge sections of waterfront properties and flooded low lying areas. Did warmer temperatures play a role? How are storm patterns changing across Australia and will we see more like this?

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Soundscape/Juno's Mission

ABC  |  July 12, 2016
SOUNDSCAPE - The World According To Sound. The natural world tells unseen stories through sound - all are fascinating but also disturbing. This new science of soundscape ...

SOUNDSCAPE - The World According To Sound. The natural world tells unseen stories through sound - all are fascinating but also disturbing. This new science of soundscape ecology is tracking environmental change with small audio recorders and powerful computer processing. Catalyst discovers what we can learn from listening to nature. JUNO'S MISSION To go where no spacecraft has been to before - into Jupitor's inner realms. It's a perilous journey for the NASA spacecraft, Juno. Jupiter has the harshest radiation of any planet in the solar system - and the strongest magnetic field. It has storms that rage for centuries and the strongest gravity. The environment is so harsh; Juno's delicate scientific instruments need a special protective titanium vault to shield them. Catalyst goes to Australia's tracking station Tidbinbilla to witness Juno going into orbit around Jupiter and begin its mission - will it reveal new information about the birth of our solar system?

Inside Story
24:22

Inside Story: Perfect Stranger

Season 3  |  Episode 2  |  Nine  |  July 9, 2015
A teenage girl's Facebook dream becomes a nightmare after she falls in love with a serial online predator who sets about destroying her confidence, her reputation and her life.

A teenage girl's Facebook dream becomes a nightmare after she falls in love with a serial online predator who sets about destroying her confidence, her reputation and her life.

Big Ideas
57:29

Big Ideas: 19/06/13

ABC  |  June 19, 2013
What's in store for our Digital Future? This panel looks at the transformation of the written word into phone apps; picture books into apps; twisting poetry into Twitter feeds ...

What's in store for our Digital Future? This panel looks at the transformation of the written word into phone apps; picture books into apps; twisting poetry into Twitter feeds and the positives and negatives of getting your news and current affairs exclusively online.

Behind the News Special
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Behind the News Special: BTN's First Episode

ABC ME  |  June 5, 2018
Join Amelia and the team as they take you through the history of Behind The News to celebrate the program's 50th anniversary.

Join Amelia and the team as they take you through the history of Behind The News to celebrate the program's 50th anniversary.

Big Ideas
57:40

Big Ideas: 01/10/13

ABC  |  October 1, 2013
Julia Gillard in her first and exclusive TV interview since losing the Prime Ministership, in conversation with journalist Anne Summers, publisher of online magazine Anne ...

Julia Gillard in her first and exclusive TV interview since losing the Prime Ministership, in conversation with journalist Anne Summers, publisher of online magazine Anne Summers Reports at the Sydney Opera House.

Big Ideas
56:44

Big Ideas: 20/11/13

ABC  |  November 20, 2013
Bob Hawke is always interesting. He's smart, funny, and sentimental, and even though he's barely pushed in this exchange, some sharp political insights seep through. He talks ...

Bob Hawke is always interesting. He's smart, funny, and sentimental, and even though he's barely pushed in this exchange, some sharp political insights seep through. He talks with John Bertrand as a part of the Monash University Leadership Series.

Big Ideas
52:37

Big Ideas: 15/10/13

ABC  |  October 15, 2013
'Mossad - good on terrorism, bad on politics' - so goes one description of Israel's foreign intelligence agency. Michael Bar-Zohar, one of the authors of the book, Mossad: The ...

'Mossad - good on terrorism, bad on politics' - so goes one description of Israel's foreign intelligence agency. Michael Bar-Zohar, one of the authors of the book, Mossad: The Great Operations, is in conversation with Paul Barclay at Brisbane Writers Festival.

Big Ideas
56:06

Big Ideas: Does True Reconciliation Require a Treaty?

ABC  |  February 3, 2014
The proposition of this Melbourne IQ2 Debate is Does True Reconciliation Require a Treaty? Will a treaty change the way we do government in this country? Is it something we ...

The proposition of this Melbourne IQ2 Debate is Does True Reconciliation Require a Treaty? Will a treaty change the way we do government in this country? Is it something we should be scared of? What does a treaty deliver?

Gold Coast Cops
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Gold Coast Cops

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  Ten  |  October 27, 2014
Whilst carrying out a search warrant on 3 suspected burglars, not only are masks of the kind used for break-ins revealed, but also ice, drug paraphernalia and the mysterious ...

Whilst carrying out a search warrant on 3 suspected burglars, not only are masks of the kind used for break-ins revealed, but also ice, drug paraphernalia and the mysterious getaway car.

Cutting Edge Special
45:02

Cutting Edge Special: Burma's Nuclear Ambitions

SBS  |  August 1, 2010
Burma has long been regarded as a pariah state but now comes fears that the military junta is trying to arm itself with nuclear weapons. In Burma's Nuclear Ambitions, a ...

Burma has long been regarded as a pariah state but now comes fears that the military junta is trying to arm itself with nuclear weapons. In Burma's Nuclear Ambitions, a Cutting Edge special five years in the making, see the top-secret photos, documents and blueprints that have convinced Western experts that Rangoon is on the path to nuclear weaponry.

Inside Story
26:26

Inside Story: No Limits

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  Nine  |  July 2, 2015
The heart-warming story of Aussie John Coutis. Born with only half a body, he's become an inspiration to millions worldwide and along the way found love with a truly wonderful ...

The heart-warming story of Aussie John Coutis. Born with only half a body, he's become an inspiration to millions worldwide and along the way found love with a truly wonderful woman.

Inside Story
25:44

Inside Story: Road to Happiness

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  Nine  |  July 16, 2015
The celebrity couple who gave up their high-flying, red carpet lifestyle for the simple life, travelling the world in a humble van with their young daughter.

The celebrity couple who gave up their high-flying, red carpet lifestyle for the simple life, travelling the world in a humble van with their young daughter.

Inside Story
26:05

Inside Story: The Snake Charmer

Season 4  |  Episode 3  |  Nine  |  February 18, 2016
If you grew up thinking the only good snake is a dead one ... you're in for a shock. A shock in the form of a human tornado named Julia Baker. A Harley-riding, mother of two. ...

If you grew up thinking the only good snake is a dead one ... you're in for a shock. A shock in the form of a human tornado named Julia Baker. A Harley-riding, mother of two. A former pastry cook and puppeteer, whose life took a wild turn 11 years ago, when she met her first real live python at Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo. She was hooked.

Inside Story
25:20

Inside Story: The Good Doctor

Season 3  |  Episode 4  |  Nine  |  July 23, 2015
The pulse-racing life and times of Dr Gordian Fulde, the inspirational surgeon who helped clean up Australia's sin capital, Kings Cross.

The pulse-racing life and times of Dr Gordian Fulde, the inspirational surgeon who helped clean up Australia's sin capital, Kings Cross.

Inside Story
22:23

Inside Story: Mother Knows Best

Season 3  |  Episode 5  |  Nine  |  August 6, 2015
The outspoken Aussie mum whose extreme views on raising children, like breastfeeding her six-year-old daughter, have sparked international controversy.

The outspoken Aussie mum whose extreme views on raising children, like breastfeeding her six-year-old daughter, have sparked international controversy.

Big Ideas
57:15

Big Ideas: 17/02/14

ABC  |  February 17, 2014
We bring you a panel discussion recorded at the Australian War Memorial on Post Traumatic Stress disorder or PTSD, which attempts to rework the meaning of this form of trauma ...

We bring you a panel discussion recorded at the Australian War Memorial on Post Traumatic Stress disorder or PTSD, which attempts to rework the meaning of this form of trauma and to rebuild mental and physical health without any stigma.

Big Ideas
54:09

Big Ideas: 12/06/13

ABC  |  June 12, 2013
A discussion that takes you 'beyond the false battlegrounds' and the most predictable opponents, as Pat Grant, Beck Cole, Ben Law, Marni Cordell and Anna Krien each relate ...

A discussion that takes you 'beyond the false battlegrounds' and the most predictable opponents, as Pat Grant, Beck Cole, Ben Law, Marni Cordell and Anna Krien each relate diverse scenarios of 'bearing witness' at the Eye of the Storm Festival in Alice Springs.

Big Ideas
57:31

Big Ideas: 29/10/13

ABC  |  October 29, 2013
Papal Bull: Where now for the Catholic Church? Irish writer Colm Toibin, writer and commentator Morag Fraser, academic Peter Horsfield talk to The Age journalist Barney Zwartz ...

Papal Bull: Where now for the Catholic Church? Irish writer Colm Toibin, writer and commentator Morag Fraser, academic Peter Horsfield talk to The Age journalist Barney Zwartz about whether reform within the church is possible.

Big Ideas
57:52

Big Ideas: Understanding Addiction

ABC  |  October 20, 2014
A former cop alongside a former addict on a panel about addiction. They've been on the frontline with prostitution, addiction and policing; but they have respectful differences.

A former cop alongside a former addict on a panel about addiction. They've been on the frontline with prostitution, addiction and policing; but they have respectful differences.

Dateline
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Dateline: Ebola Outbreak

SBS  |  June 21, 2015
Dateline present this special which reveals what really happened on the ground during the catastrophic Ebola epidemic - before it made news around the world. Filmmaker Dan ...

Dateline present this special which reveals what really happened on the ground during the catastrophic Ebola epidemic - before it made news around the world. Filmmaker Dan Edge spent months on the ground in West Africa, tracing the devastating outbreak of Ebola through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia - uncovering the hidden story of what happened before the world started paying attention.

Cutting Edge
46:34

Cutting Edge: Conservation's Dirty Secrets

SBS  |  August 23, 2011
Reporter Oliver Steeds travels the globe to investigate the conservation movement and its major organisations. Steeds finds that the movement, far from stemming the tide of ...

Reporter Oliver Steeds travels the globe to investigate the conservation movement and its major organisations. Steeds finds that the movement, far from stemming the tide of extinction that's engulfing the planet, has got some of its conservation priorities wrong. The film examines the way the big conservation charities are run. It questions why some work with polluting big businesses to raise money and are alienating the very people they would need to stem the loss of species from earth.

Big Ideas
56:18

Big Ideas: 07/05/13

ABC  |  May 7, 2013
Jane Caro, consultant, commentator and UWS lecturer, goes head to head with Kevin Donnelly, former teacher, critic, commentator and author 'Educating your child: it's not ...

Jane Caro, consultant, commentator and UWS lecturer, goes head to head with Kevin Donnelly, former teacher, critic, commentator and author 'Educating your child: it's not rocket science' - to answer the question: Gonski - Yes or No?

Big Ideas
55:28

Big Ideas: 20/08/13

ABC  |  August 20, 2013
Tony Kushner's Angels in America is an extraordinary piece of theatre, and Belvoir Street Theatre recently saw to revive it more than 20 years after it premiered. This panel ...

Tony Kushner's Angels in America is an extraordinary piece of theatre, and Belvoir Street Theatre recently saw to revive it more than 20 years after it premiered. This panel discussion with Dennis Altman, Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence, Eamon Flack and Adena Jacobs, explores the play's themes.

Cutting Edge Special
52:04

Cutting Edge Special: How Many People Can Live On Planet Earth?

SBS  |  September 21, 2010
Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world is heading for a population crisis. Are we the biggest threat to the earth? In his lengthy career, Sir David has watched ...

Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world is heading for a population crisis. Are we the biggest threat to the earth? In his lengthy career, Sir David has watched the human population more than double from 2.5 billion in 1950 to nearly seven billion. He reflects on the profound effects of this rapid growth, both on humans and the environment.

Big Ideas
57:59

Big Ideas: 24/03/14

ABC  |  March 24, 2014
Anne Summers asks this panel at Perth Writers Festival: Frank Brennan, Lionel Shriver, Philip Nitschke and Dennis Altman - How do you want to die? But it's not a gloomy ...

Anne Summers asks this panel at Perth Writers Festival: Frank Brennan, Lionel Shriver, Philip Nitschke and Dennis Altman - How do you want to die? But it's not a gloomy affair, although the humour is black there's plenty of it in this session titled 'A Good Death'.

Cutting Edge
51:25

Cutting Edge: Lost In Detention

SBS  |  January 10, 2012
This year, the Obama administration will set new records for detaining and deporting immigrants who are inside the country illegally, removing more than 400,000 people. This ...

This year, the Obama administration will set new records for detaining and deporting immigrants who are inside the country illegally, removing more than 400,000 people. This program takes a penetrating look at Obama's vastly expanded immigration net, explores the controversial Secure Communities enforcement program, and goes inside the hidden world of immigration detention.

Big Ideas
55:52

Big Ideas: 05/11/13

ABC  |  November 5, 2013
Shereen El Feki is an impressive woman, joined in this discussion - The Politics of Sex - by writer Anna Krien. Both writers use sex and attitudes to sex as an exploration ...

Shereen El Feki is an impressive woman, joined in this discussion - The Politics of Sex - by writer Anna Krien. Both writers use sex and attitudes to sex as an exploration point to examine gender, culture, religion & politics. Moderated by Sophie Cunningham.

Big Ideas
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Big Ideas: 26/09/14

ABC  |  September 26, 2014
In a special AFL Grand Final event, Libbi Gorr heads up a discussion forum that goes in hard about the changing roles of men through conversations with footballers, in the ...

In a special AFL Grand Final event, Libbi Gorr heads up a discussion forum that goes in hard about the changing roles of men through conversations with footballers, in the week when everyone is listening.

Big Ideas
57:59

Big Ideas: 25/07/14

ABC  |  July 25, 2014
A moving and personal account of the events that led to the overthrow of Mubarak in Egypt. Writer and journalist Yasmine El Rashidi is in conversation with ABC Foreign ...

A moving and personal account of the events that led to the overthrow of Mubarak in Egypt. Writer and journalist Yasmine El Rashidi is in conversation with ABC Foreign Correspondent's Sophie McNeill at the Sydney Writers' Festival.

Big Ideas
57:57

Big Ideas: 22/05/13

ABC  |  May 22, 2013
IQ2 Debate at London's Cadogan Hall: Both Britain and the EU would be happier if they got divorced. For: Daniel Hannan and Nigel Farage. Against: Katinka Barysch and Leon ...

IQ2 Debate at London's Cadogan Hall: Both Britain and the EU would be happier if they got divorced. For: Daniel Hannan and Nigel Farage. Against: Katinka Barysch and Leon Brittan. BBC World Wide's Nik Gowing chairs this fiery debate.

Big Ideas
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Big Ideas: 7/02/2014

ABC  |  February 7, 2014
The proposition of this IQ2 Debate in Sydney is Should God and His Prophets be Protected from Insult? It goes to the heart of the matter about freedom of speech and whether we ...

The proposition of this IQ2 Debate in Sydney is Should God and His Prophets be Protected from Insult? It goes to the heart of the matter about freedom of speech and whether we need to tread carefully around religious sensibilities and what constitutes vilification and denigration. Just who or what should we be protecting?

Big Ideas
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Big Ideas: 27/11/13

ABC  |  November 27, 2013
Paul Barry talks to Radio National's Paul Barclay about his new book Breaking News: Sex Lies and the Murdoch Succession. Great insights into how and why journalists, ...

Paul Barry talks to Radio National's Paul Barclay about his new book Breaking News: Sex Lies and the Murdoch Succession. Great insights into how and why journalists, politicians and coppers do a lot of forelock tugging when it comes to the Murdoch press.

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Eplore 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.
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