This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is rock legend Glenn Shorrock. Born in England in 1944, Shorrock arrived in Australia with his family a decade later, as an assisted-passage immigrant.
Mark Holden has been a 'boy candy' pop-star, music producer, Australian Idol judge and now a barrister. But his bare-chested appearance on Countdown in 1976 clutching a carnation is the unforgettable image of this Talking Heads.
We go on a journey of personal discovery as a diverse range of nine compelling adults reflect on themselves as children, sharing the 'spark' moments and epiphanies that changed their lives - and motivated rewarding careers.
We follow Simeon, Waldyr and their three dogs as they go on a holiday to Inverness in search of the Loch Ness monster. Meanwhile Jo Good and Anna Webb prepare a tea party for their dogs and dog guests.
Pria visits Australian ex-pats in the London. He speaks with radio announcer Jonathan Coleman, human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson and Australian High Commissioner Philip Flood about their perceptions of "Australianisms".
How can we manage social media use so that it's positive? How can we tell when social media use is affecting us and our relationships in a negative way? We find out in the final episode of this three-part series.
All parents want the best for their children, but more than ever, parents seem to be turning into panic-stricken and obsessive perfectionists. The Madness of Modern Families focuses on the absurd social pressures parents find themselves facing and caving in to in an ever-increasingly competitive world.
The fifth of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Director Michael Apted returns twenty-eight years on as the subjects, now aged thirty-five, talk about their lives and their hopes for the future.
When Australia came to the assistance of the country of East Timor, help came in many forms and had a number of different objectives. One was to secure their political future - another was to create a strong social framework from which this emerging nation could create lasting changes within their community. Within these communities, it is often the women who are responsible for the education of the children and the health and wellbeing of the entire community. Independent Future is a documentary about people - women and girls in particular, who through access to life changing opportunities, are starting to be able to bring about positive change to their families and the wider society.
Happy is a feature length documentary from the Academy Award(R)-nominated director Roko Belic (Genghis Blues), that leads viewers on a journey across five continents in search of the keys to happiness. The film addresses many of the fundamental issues we face in today's society: how do we balance the allure of money, fame and social status with our needs for strong relationships, health and personal fulfilment?
The fourth of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of 14 British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Director Michael Apted returns twenty-one years on as the subjects, now aged twenty-eight, talk about their lives and their hopes the future.
The second of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. Now having reached the age of 14, the kids drawn from every strata of the British social class structure provide fascinating and at times, poignant insights as to how their dreams and ambitions had been altered.