Presented from an indigenous perspective, this series will take its audience on an unforgettable journey along a timeline that dates as far back as 40,000 years ago through to 1491.
Celebrate the milestone moments in Australia's rural history, from Ned Kelly's last stand to Don Bradman's standing ovation; from the highs of the Gold Rush to the lows of the Great Depression; from the devastation of drought, flood and fire to the rural renaissance that has seen agribusiness and farming flourish into the 21st Century. Witnessed through the lens of the nation's longest-running rural newspaper, The Weekly Times, the program will take viewers on a journey through time, highlighting the key moments, characters, experiences and events that captivated, informed, and educated readers across three centuries. It will showcase how the paper with the iconic orange cover became - and remains - a window to the world for those in rural and regional Australia, especially those in far flung and isolated communities.
Eighty years before Captain James Cook was born Europeans had already visited our shores, including Willem Janszoon. We take another look at who really discovered Australia.
On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.
The year 1913 was a time of transformation when Ottoman rule in Palestine was still strong, the personal identities of people living there were fluid and overlapping, and few could imagine the conflict that would dominate the region for most of the next century. Seeds of Conflict focuses on the period just before World War I, when Arab and Jewish nationalism first made contact and the conflict was just beginning to germinate.
Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary examines the Easter Rising and the subsequent events that led to the creation of an independent Irish state and, indirectly, to the start of the breakup of the British Empire from an international perspective.
Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary examines the Easter Rising and the subsequent events that led to the creation of an independent Irish state and, indirectly, to the start of the breakup of the British Empire from an international perspective. This three-part series places the events of the Rising in true historical, political and cultural context as the precursor to an independent Irish state and the disintegration of colonial empires. (Part 2 of 3) (From Ireland) (Documentary Series)
This episode exposes the significance of Easter week 1916 both in Ireland and throughout the world. The surrender and subsequent executions of the leaders and the fundamental changes arising from these events remain as living history.
The 1916 Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, with more than 1 million casualties.
A major battle on the Western Front that resulted in more than a million casualties. Verdun was the longest battle of World War I and the second bloodiest after the Battle of Somme.
From February 1917, Imperial Russia was plunged into nine months of popular and spontaneous revolt. The end of this revolution was a coup that changed the course of history and profoundly altered the future of civilisation and it was all chronicled by a journalist stationed in Petrograd.
A documentary exploring the causes of the 1929 Wall Street Crash, a financial disaster that we hoped could never happen again.
United in war, the Allies would reveal themselves as divided rivals in peace. How can such a failure of a real effort at entente be explained? With the Yalta Conference in 1945 to 1953, discover a new world order drawn up by three men.
The true horror of the Nazi regime is exposed as the Allies fight the Germans in their homeland and liberate survivors of the concentration camps.
Once the War in Europe had been won the fate of the big three powers changed radically. By July a new world order began to emerge dominated by two superpowers.