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This week Compass examines the impact Women's Lib really had on our culture and attitudes. After the massive achievements of the late 1960s and 1970s, is sisterhood still ...

This week Compass examines the impact Women's Lib really had on our culture and attitudes. After the massive achievements of the late 1960s and 1970s, is sisterhood still powerful? Interweaving powerful archival footage with the experiences and accounts of those involved, Compass explores the legacy of the women's movement through three generations.

What happens to old dogs when their owners can't take care of them anymore? Compass meets older people who have been 'matched up' with older dogs, bringing new life to both. ...

What happens to old dogs when their owners can't take care of them anymore? Compass meets older people who have been 'matched up' with older dogs, bringing new life to both. Final for 2017.

Anne Deveson was the first female talkback broadcaster in Australia, a writer/filmmaker/mental health activist/mother. At 85, she grappled with Alzheimer's as she prepared to ...

Anne Deveson was the first female talkback broadcaster in Australia, a writer/filmmaker/mental health activist/mother. At 85, she grappled with Alzheimer's as she prepared to donate her papers to the National Archive.

An inspiring story of conservation, education and community featuring Alexandra Seddon who has dedicated her life to making a home for displaced people and animals in rural ...

An inspiring story of conservation, education and community featuring Alexandra Seddon who has dedicated her life to making a home for displaced people and animals in rural NSW. #ABCcompass.

Age delivers frailty but also brings healing sweetness to a combative relationship, a son accepts that he will never know his origins, a mother becomes a grandma and a family ...

Age delivers frailty but also brings healing sweetness to a combative relationship, a son accepts that he will never know his origins, a mother becomes a grandma and a family discovers that good things can come from dark places.

On the coldest day of the year, hundreds of volunteers gather at Sydney Town Hall to welcome homeless people as guests for the day and provide a range of services including ...

On the coldest day of the year, hundreds of volunteers gather at Sydney Town Hall to welcome homeless people as guests for the day and provide a range of services including dental and medical care, lunch, clothing and free hugs.

Brittany discovers how the Dark Ages was a golden age for a few remarkable women: Theodora; the wives of the prophet Mohammad; and Wu Zetien.

Brittany discovers how the Dark Ages was a golden age for a few remarkable women: Theodora; the wives of the prophet Mohammad; and Wu Zetien.

Compass takes a look at the life and legacy of outgoing Pope Benedict XVI who surprised the world by resigning after less than eight years at the helm of the Catholic Church.

Compass takes a look at the life and legacy of outgoing Pope Benedict XVI who surprised the world by resigning after less than eight years at the helm of the Catholic Church.

In this five-part series, Compass goes behind the scenes of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and secular funerals. We enter privileged territory to share ...

In this five-part series, Compass goes behind the scenes of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and secular funerals. We enter privileged territory to share religious rites and rituals practised in 21st century Australia.

In this episode an Italian-Catholic funeral draws 1500 mourners; and a son farewells his father in a humble Hindu funeral a long way from home.

In this episode an Italian-Catholic funeral draws 1500 mourners; and a son farewells his father in a humble Hindu funeral a long way from home.

Julie McCrossin charts the rise of Australia's LGBTQI rights movement. From the first Mardi Gras to legislative and social changes, we hear from those who put everything on ...

Julie McCrossin charts the rise of Australia's LGBTQI rights movement. From the first Mardi Gras to legislative and social changes, we hear from those who put everything on the line in the fight for equality.

Black Power with Stan Grant: Looking back on pivotal events like the founding of the tent embassy and the Freedom Rides, Stan asks how far have we come? Is there such a thing ...

Black Power with Stan Grant: Looking back on pivotal events like the founding of the tent embassy and the Freedom Rides, Stan asks how far have we come? Is there such a thing as an Indigenous nation and how does it define itself?

The Exodus Foundation has been providing a free hot Christmas lunch to those who need it for over twenty years. This year founder Bill Crews is expecting meals to be served to ...

The Exodus Foundation has been providing a free hot Christmas lunch to those who need it for over twenty years. This year founder Bill Crews is expecting meals to be served to 3000 people in two gigantic sittings.

This week in the Special Care Nursery, at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital, Uniting Church Chaplain Julie Telfer supports the anxious parents of a premature baby. Breanna's ...

This week in the Special Care Nursery, at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital, Uniting Church Chaplain Julie Telfer supports the anxious parents of a premature baby. Breanna's journey to life has been perilous. Her mother Janet's still is. She's upstairs in another ward having chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. Meantime, at St Vincent's Hospital, Catholic Chaplain Father Laurie Christie has been asked to visit 82-year-old Khanh who has terminal lung cancer. Khanh knows he is dying but is restless. Father Laurie understands why. All Khanh's children have arrived for a final farewell, but one crucial family member is still missing.

This week at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital, Uniting Church chaplain Julie Telfer is visiting a patient struck down with Devic's Disease, a rare illness that damages ...

This week at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital, Uniting Church chaplain Julie Telfer is visiting a patient struck down with Devic's Disease, a rare illness that damages optic and spinal nerves. Sandra is gradually going blind and is also having difficulty walking. Her treatment is acutely painful, and now she's had a big setback. Julie's on hand to support her through it.

How a corrupt, paedophile Catholic priest founded The Legionaries of Christ which he ran for 60 years with the Vatican's seal of approval.

How a corrupt, paedophile Catholic priest founded The Legionaries of Christ which he ran for 60 years with the Vatican's seal of approval.

Part 2 continues the story of Tony Sullivan and Richard Adams and their 40 year struggle to have their marriage recognised by the American authorities.

Part 2 continues the story of Tony Sullivan and Richard Adams and their 40 year struggle to have their marriage recognised by the American authorities.

When it comes to offering a helping hand to those in need Australians are among the most generous in the world, but why are our wealthy among the most reluctant when it comes ...

When it comes to offering a helping hand to those in need Australians are among the most generous in the world, but why are our wealthy among the most reluctant when it comes to giving money?

For the first time on television God in The Lodge examines an aspect of Australian politics often overlooked: the religious beliefs that have shaped and driven our prime ...

For the first time on television God in The Lodge examines an aspect of Australian politics often overlooked: the religious beliefs that have shaped and driven our prime ministers. This week Compass takes a look at Australia's leaders from 1966 to 2014, including John Gorton, William McMahon, Gough Whitlam, Paul Keating, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott.

There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. This compelling documentary reveals ...

There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. This compelling documentary reveals what it means to grow up female in the 21st century.

With a panel of guests, Geraldine Doogue debates the hot-button moral, ethical and religious controversies of our time.

With a panel of guests, Geraldine Doogue debates the hot-button moral, ethical and religious controversies of our time.

Cana Farm provides a new way of life for some of society's most marginalised people through its prison release support program. Here inmates learn both practical and life ...

Cana Farm provides a new way of life for some of society's most marginalised people through its prison release support program. Here inmates learn both practical and life skills as they try to reintegrate into society.

Is the need to confess an imperative all humans share? Kumi Taguchi reveals what confession looks like today; the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Catholic tradition, and a ...

Is the need to confess an imperative all humans share? Kumi Taguchi reveals what confession looks like today; the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Catholic tradition, and a secular urban confession offered on street corners.

Child Survivors of the Holocaust Community in Sydney and Melbourne retain a child's perspective of memories from a culture and society extinguished during the Holocaust.

Child Survivors of the Holocaust Community in Sydney and Melbourne retain a child's perspective of memories from a culture and society extinguished during the Holocaust.

Humans have always shared a special relationship with certain animals, but how are animals venerated in Australia today? This program explores an intriguing range of animal ...

Humans have always shared a special relationship with certain animals, but how are animals venerated in Australia today? This program explores an intriguing range of animal related rituals, prayer and blessings.

Interviewees Robert Simpson and Caroline West explore the nature of free speech and the role of censorship.

Interviewees Robert Simpson and Caroline West explore the nature of free speech and the role of censorship.

Interviewees Peter Singer, Bronwyn Finnigan and Julian Savulescu ask if animals have the same interests as humans and how we should ethically treat them.

Interviewees Peter Singer, Bronwyn Finnigan and Julian Savulescu ask if animals have the same interests as humans and how we should ethically treat them.

Interviewees Peter Singer, Katie Steele question if the environment has its own ethical interests which overshadow those of humans.

Interviewees Peter Singer, Katie Steele question if the environment has its own ethical interests which overshadow those of humans.

Interviewees John Tasioulas, Christian Barry and Peter Singer unpack the rights of an individual and explore intended and unintended consequences.

Interviewees John Tasioulas, Christian Barry and Peter Singer unpack the rights of an individual and explore intended and unintended consequences.

The reconciliation story of Bettina Goering and Ruth Rich. Bettina is the grand-niece of Nazi war criminal Herman Goering; Ruth Rich is a Jewish artist and the daughter of ...

The reconciliation story of Bettina Goering and Ruth Rich. Bettina is the grand-niece of Nazi war criminal Herman Goering; Ruth Rich is a Jewish artist and the daughter of Holocaust survivors.

This is the story of three women who were once nuns. Although they took their vows for life, they found they couldn't keep them. How have the rebuilt their lives, and what ...

This is the story of three women who were once nuns. Although they took their vows for life, they found they couldn't keep them. How have the rebuilt their lives, and what has happened to their faith?

Jennifer Byrne travels to New York to interview the youngest person in history to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 17 year old Pakistani student and activist, Malala Yousafzai.

Jennifer Byrne travels to New York to interview the youngest person in history to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 17 year old Pakistani student and activist, Malala Yousafzai.

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how to survive a kid's birthday party, and what to do when you forget someone's name. Restaurateur and chef, Matt Moran, stops by to ...

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how to survive a kid's birthday party, and what to do when you forget someone's name. Restaurateur and chef, Matt Moran, stops by to discuss food and manners.

Gretel and Matt discuss the etiquette of Saturday sports and the rules of exercise. In a hidden camera social experiment comedian Greg Larsen learns how not to behave in a gym ...

Gretel and Matt discuss the etiquette of Saturday sports and the rules of exercise. In a hidden camera social experiment comedian Greg Larsen learns how not to behave in a gym and Merv Hughes stops by to talk sportsmanship.

Irish investigative reporter Mick Peelo reveals how five successive popes publicly endorsed Fr Marcial Maciel, despite repeated warnings.

Irish investigative reporter Mick Peelo reveals how five successive popes publicly endorsed Fr Marcial Maciel, despite repeated warnings.

Anglican Minister David Smith is a man of many callings - a parish priest, a professional boxer, a political activist and father of four. Father Dave is as comfortable in a ...

Anglican Minister David Smith is a man of many callings - a parish priest, a professional boxer, a political activist and father of four. Father Dave is as comfortable in a boxing ring as he is in the pulpit.

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how much to spend on wedding gifts, enlighten us with the man's guide to childbirth and talk about the dos and don'ts of funeral ...

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how much to spend on wedding gifts, enlighten us with the man's guide to childbirth and talk about the dos and don'ts of funeral etiquette with funeral director Vanessa Jeffery.

The volatile teenage years are explored as our five families open up about their lives. Previously malleable children turn into strangers and honesty brings long-held secrets ...

The volatile teenage years are explored as our five families open up about their lives. Previously malleable children turn into strangers and honesty brings long-held secrets into the open.

What makes a good life? Why are we here? Is there a God? Whether you believe or not, many of us search for answers. Theologian Scott Stephens returns to Compass with a host of ...

What makes a good life? Why are we here? Is there a God? Whether you believe or not, many of us search for answers. Theologian Scott Stephens returns to Compass with a host of new guests to continue the search for meaning.

Each episode of How Not To Behave tests the boundaries of a familiar theme providing a 'how-to' guide for all of us, offering solutions to our social shortcomings once and for ...

Each episode of How Not To Behave tests the boundaries of a familiar theme providing a 'how-to' guide for all of us, offering solutions to our social shortcomings once and for all. Part comedy, part social anthropology... How Not To Behave is like Seinfeld meets Attenborough.

In which parts of a change room is it okay to walk around naked? What's the tooth fairy's going rate? Is it ever okay to pick up at a funeral? Should you discipline other ...

In which parts of a change room is it okay to walk around naked? What's the tooth fairy's going rate? Is it ever okay to pick up at a funeral? Should you discipline other people's kids; dump a partner by text; or have the in-laws on Skype while your partner is giving birth? From dinner parties to supermarkets, the workplace to the gym, Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine will escort you through the unwritten rules and necessities of modern society.

In the first of a three part series on modern prophets, Geraldine Doogue interviews writer Tim Winton, a deep thinker whose life has been underpinned by his faith and ...

In the first of a three part series on modern prophets, Geraldine Doogue interviews writer Tim Winton, a deep thinker whose life has been underpinned by his faith and commitment to making a difference.

Geraldine Doogue goes back to dinner with women across Australia to find out how their faith and values, hopes and dreams, careers and relationships have fared. In 2005 ...

Geraldine Doogue goes back to dinner with women across Australia to find out how their faith and values, hopes and dreams, careers and relationships have fared. In 2005 Compass put the great Australian suburban dream to the test over dinner in Kellyville in Sydney's north-west. Geraldine got up close and personal with five fabulous women, quickly dubbed the real desperate housewives, who were all juggling jobs, mortgages and raising families in the 'McMansion' belt. It was a lively, no-holds-barred discussion. In this program they do it all again, and we find out how the women's hopes and dreams have survived the past seven years.

Gretel and Matt discuss the rules of farting in front of a partner and dumping someone. Comedian Greg Larsen goes speed dating in a hidden camera social experiment and Bettina ...

Gretel and Matt discuss the rules of farting in front of a partner and dumping someone. Comedian Greg Larsen goes speed dating in a hidden camera social experiment and Bettina Arndt tells us how to find that special someone.

In this episode Scott invites comedian and television producer Julian Morrow to reflect on his beliefs, background and his work in television. Julian is the executive producer ...

In this episode Scott invites comedian and television producer Julian Morrow to reflect on his beliefs, background and his work in television. Julian is the executive producer of The Chaser. Its unique brand of guerrilla comedy has made it one of television's most popular and contentious programs. Scott talks to Julian about some of the show's more controversial sketches, his Catholic upbringing and experiences that have changed his life.

In which parts of a changeroom is it okay to walk around naked? What's the tooth fairy's going rate? Is it ever okay to pick up at a funeral? Should you discipline other ...

In which parts of a changeroom is it okay to walk around naked? What's the tooth fairy's going rate? Is it ever okay to pick up at a funeral? Should you discipline other people's kids, dump a partner by text, or have the in-laws on Skype while your partner is giving birth? From dinner parties to supermarkets, the workplace to the gym, Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine will escort you through the unwritten rules and necessities of modern society.

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine find out how to split the bill; establish the rules of the shout ; and show you how to teach kids about money. Plus, they chat about cash with ...

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine find out how to split the bill; establish the rules of the shout ; and show you how to teach kids about money. Plus, they chat about cash with comedian Tom Gleeson.

After the recent media controversy, Eddie McGuire opens up to Geraldine Doogue about his life and work and the development of Collingwood Football Club's social welfare ...

After the recent media controversy, Eddie McGuire opens up to Geraldine Doogue about his life and work and the development of Collingwood Football Club's social welfare program Magpie Nest.

Is it a school's job to teach kids about sex? Is the biological aspect of relationships still taught by fitting a condom on a banana? In the second of a 3-part series about ...

Is it a school's job to teach kids about sex? Is the biological aspect of relationships still taught by fitting a condom on a banana? In the second of a 3-part series about sex and faith, we turn up for class to find out.

Scott's guest tonight is Dr Philip Nitschke, one of our most controversial Australians. Philip's stand on voluntary euthanasia has inextricably connected him to death, but he ...

Scott's guest tonight is Dr Philip Nitschke, one of our most controversial Australians. Philip's stand on voluntary euthanasia has inextricably connected him to death, but he has a lot to say about the meaning of life too. Scott talks to Philip about life, death, tragedy, sorrow, love, hate, forgiveness, God and betrayal. His answers are disarmingly frank and surprising.

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how to dress our age, discuss the dos and don'ts of tattoos and the rules of honesty. Plus, award-winning costume designer Tim Chappel ...

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how to dress our age, discuss the dos and don'ts of tattoos and the rules of honesty. Plus, award-winning costume designer Tim Chappel shares his views on fashion faux pas.

Geraldine Doogue invites some brave believers to dinner - Muslim, Jewish and Catholic - to find out what they believe, and why?

Geraldine Doogue invites some brave believers to dinner - Muslim, Jewish and Catholic - to find out what they believe, and why?

Gretel and Matt teach us how to address hygiene issues amongst co-workers; explain the rules of the changing room; and examine the 'man hug'. The hosts also talk to special ...

Gretel and Matt teach us how to address hygiene issues amongst co-workers; explain the rules of the changing room; and examine the 'man hug'. The hosts also talk to special guest and shark attack survivor, Paul De Gelder.

Stephen Fry talks to Irish broadcasting legend Gay Byrne talks about the people, ideas values and beliefs that give his life meaning.

Stephen Fry talks to Irish broadcasting legend Gay Byrne talks about the people, ideas values and beliefs that give his life meaning.

Part comedy, part social anthropology... How Not To Behave is like Seinfeld meets Attenborough. Each episode tests the boundaries of a familiar theme providing a 'how-to' ...

Part comedy, part social anthropology... How Not To Behave is like Seinfeld meets Attenborough. Each episode tests the boundaries of a familiar theme providing a 'how-to' guide for all of us, offering solutions to our social shortcomings once and for all.

Tonight, Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us the art of office greetings; look into the etiquette of chucking a sickie; and examine the dos and don'ts of bringing kids to work.

Tonight, Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us the art of office greetings; look into the etiquette of chucking a sickie; and examine the dos and don'ts of bringing kids to work.

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how to deal with a noisy neighbour, the etiquette of bin night and the rules for borrowing from next door. Special guest Myf Warhurst ...

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us how to deal with a noisy neighbour, the etiquette of bin night and the rules for borrowing from next door. Special guest Myf Warhurst stops by to discuss neighbourly behaviour.

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us the rules for meeting your partner's parents, teach us the right age to move out and deliver a masterclass in cross generational small ...

Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine teach us the rules for meeting your partner's parents, teach us the right age to move out and deliver a masterclass in cross generational small talk. Singer Christine Anu stops by and talks all things family.

Scott's guest tonight achieved fame for the wrong reason. Di Fingleton became Australia's first and only serving Chief Magistrate to be sent to prison. Wrongly, as it turned ...

Scott's guest tonight achieved fame for the wrong reason. Di Fingleton became Australia's first and only serving Chief Magistrate to be sent to prison. Wrongly, as it turned out. But Di was no stranger to hardship. She endured a violent upbringing to pursue a career in women's legal aid and women's reforms. Di talks to Scott about faith, resilience and forgiveness.

Conflict is an integral part of any film. However, some films revolve around a literal battle. Watch and share these films with your class that explore the theme of good vs. evil.
How do you see your body? Explore different thoughts about body image while promoting a healthy lifestyle and positivity with this collection to share with your class.
About 1 billion people around the world live with a disability – that’s roughly 15 per cent of our global population. Learn about and promote awareness of the challenges that people with disability face.
Recycling is something everyone can do reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfill. Learn tips and tricks to share with your students and help preserve our environment.
It's always a good feeling when you see people helping people (and non-people). Explore the themes of self-satisfaction and positive role models through various different characters.
Discover digital solutions that are relevant in a world where digital realms are transforming education, business and many other industries while informing students of the change in technology overtime.
Help turn your school and community into waste-wise wonderlands. Share and watch this collection that features the five Rs, a solar-powered drip irrigation system, recycling robots and much more.
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.
From Dead Poets Society to Dangerous Minds, celebrate World Teachers' Day with some of the most inspirational educators on the silver screen ... or tablet.
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.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
With the rise of new technologies ever wondered how they work or what impact they have on individuals? Find all about the rise of technologies through this great playlist.
Use this playlist to help students to understand how digital devices work around them. Discover the latest emerging technologies and the affect on individuals from the rise of the digital world. (ACTDIK023,ACTDIK024,VCDSTS043,VCDSTS044)
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)
Climate change is rapidly effecting our environment and our lives. Discover what is happening and how everyone can take part in making a difference. (ACHGK020,VCGGK096)
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Environmentalists are full of ideas about how we can make changes in our everyday lives and reduce the impact on our environment. These videos show us how.
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.
Bees are actually really important and do more than just buzzing around. This week let's celebrate World Bee Day to help raise awareness on why bees are important for our ecosystem. (ACSSU073)
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.
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