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Compass
26:55

Compass: Saved For Good

ABC  |  October 6, 2013
Compass explores how survivors of two very different disasters have made sense of what happened to them. How their survival has impacted their lives? And, have their beliefs ...

Compass explores how survivors of two very different disasters have made sense of what happened to them. How their survival has impacted their lives? And, have their beliefs played a role in their extraordinary experiences?

Compass
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Compass: Whatever Happened To The Hare Krishnas?

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  July 14, 2013
Compass revisits radical religious and social movements in Australia's recent past. From the Orange People to the Charismatics ... from Hare Krishnas to young volunteers on ...

Compass revisits radical religious and social movements in Australia's recent past. From the Orange People to the Charismatics ... from Hare Krishnas to young volunteers on Kibbutz ... All were swept up by powerful spiritual beliefs, philosophies or ideals that changed lives, and left a lasting legacy.

Compass
27:24

Compass: Life, Hopes, Dreams

ABC  |  October 27, 2013
The inspiring stories of two remarkable women who've overcome huge odds to realise their own dreams in later life.

The inspiring stories of two remarkable women who've overcome huge odds to realise their own dreams in later life.

Compass
27:30

Compass: Colm Toibin - Mary, Catholics and Ireland

ABC  |  October 20, 2013
Geraldine Doogue meets Irish writer Colm Toibin accused of blasphemy for his latest work, a reimagining of Mary, mother of Jesus, 20 years after his crucifixion.

Geraldine Doogue meets Irish writer Colm Toibin accused of blasphemy for his latest work, a reimagining of Mary, mother of Jesus, 20 years after his crucifixion.

Compass
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Compass: Mum's Boy, Dad's Girl

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  October 9, 2016
In this four-part special, Jane Caro delves into the fascinating world of parenting, specifically the bond between fathers and daughters and mothers and sons. We meet the five ...

In this four-part special, Jane Caro delves into the fascinating world of parenting, specifically the bond between fathers and daughters and mothers and sons. We meet the five families, each one sharing their unique story.

Compass
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Compass: Modern Day Missionaries

ABC  |  July 19, 2015
Rather than saving souls for the hereafter, the organisation Urban Neighbours of Hope (UNOH) strives to make life better for those struggling in the here and now.

Rather than saving souls for the hereafter, the organisation Urban Neighbours of Hope (UNOH) strives to make life better for those struggling in the here and now.

Compass: Life's Big Questions
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Compass: Life's Big Questions: Peter Cundall

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  October 16, 2011
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.

Compass: Hospital Chaplains
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Compass: Hospital Chaplains: Divine Intervention

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC  |  May 27, 2012
This week at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney's south-west Anglican Chaplain Graham McKay is visiting Sharren. She's battled disability and diabetes ever since a horrific car ...

This week at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney's south-west Anglican Chaplain Graham McKay is visiting Sharren. She's battled disability and diabetes ever since a horrific car crash 28 years ago left her paralysed down one side. Now Sharren's left leg is not getting enough blood flow and must be amputated. Meantime, at Royal North Shore Hospital, Uniting Church Chaplain Julie Telfer meets Kerina who is being treated for an infected hand and has an interesting story to tell.

Compass
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Compass: Dinner In Kellyville

ABC  |  July 29, 2012
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.

Compass: Hospital Chaplains
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Compass: Hospital Chaplains: It's A Tough Job

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  April 15, 2012
Every day in Australia over 40,000 patients are in hospital. While medicine tends their bodies, hospital chaplains tend their souls. Over eight episodes we follow our ...

Every day in Australia over 40,000 patients are in hospital. While medicine tends their bodies, hospital chaplains tend their souls. Over eight episodes we follow our chaplains' journeys alongside the patients and their families at three major hospitals. They are Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish and Buddhist. Regardless of their faith, they all meet the same challenges - to help make sense of the mystery of illness, pain, suffering and despair. This series offers a unique bedside view of the daily life and death drama of hospital life through our chaplains' eyes.

Compass
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Compass: Modern Prophets: Tim Winton

ABC  |  April 15, 2017
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.

Compass
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Compass: Queens of Shebah

ABC  |  March 10, 2018
Shebah, the taxi service for women, offers a fascinating perspective on women of different faiths and cultures as they drive and ride in a supportive, safe environment.

Shebah, the taxi service for women, offers a fascinating perspective on women of different faiths and cultures as they drive and ride in a supportive, safe environment.

Compass
27:58

Compass: Fay's Journey

ABC  |  March 24, 2018
Jewish singer Fay Sussman takes her klezmer band to Poland on a very personal journey to revivify klezmer music and seek out her Polish Jewish heritage.

Jewish singer Fay Sussman takes her klezmer band to Poland on a very personal journey to revivify klezmer music and seek out her Polish Jewish heritage.

Compass
27:38

Compass: Love Makes A Way

ABC  |  November 22, 2015
Jarrod McKenna and Teresa Lee are Christian activists. They share their home in Perth with refugee families and work to make their transition to Australian life as positive as ...

Jarrod McKenna and Teresa Lee are Christian activists. They share their home in Perth with refugee families and work to make their transition to Australian life as positive as possible while demonstrating in politicians' offices.

Compass
27:47

Compass: Eddie McGuire and Magpie Nest

ABC  |  September 11, 2016
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Money

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  ABC  |  September 23, 2015
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.

Compass
28:07

Compass: Mum's Boy, Dad's Girl

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  October 30, 2016
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Public Spaces

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  July 15, 2015
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.

Compass
27:30

Compass: The Salvos

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  September 7, 2014
In this two-part special, Compass examines the Salvation Army in Australia, a trusted church-charity engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse in its former children's homes.

In this two-part special, Compass examines the Salvation Army in Australia, a trusted church-charity engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse in its former children's homes.

Compass: Whatever Happened To
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Compass: Whatever Happened To: Women's Lib

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  June 7, 2015
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.

Compass
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Compass: The Children of Clonyn Castle

ABC  |  March 30, 2014
A group of elderly European Jews reunite to tell their story of how their lives were transformed by living in an Irish castle for a year after the horrors of WW2.

A group of elderly European Jews reunite to tell their story of how their lives were transformed by living in an Irish castle for a year after the horrors of WW2.

Compass: Life’s Big Questions
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Compass: Life’s Big Questions: Julian Morrow

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  February 27, 2011
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.

Compass
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Compass: Widows Of War

ABC  |  April 24, 2011
Anzac Day is a time to commemorate the men and women who fought and died; the battles won and lost. But there's another story rarely told, about the women who waited at home, ...

Anzac Day is a time to commemorate the men and women who fought and died; the battles won and lost. But there's another story rarely told, about the women who waited at home, and were left bereft and alone. Around 100, 000 Australian women are classified as 'war widows'. Many lost their husbands in wartime; others in war related circumstances afterwards.

Compass: Hospital Chaplains
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Compass: Hospital Chaplains : Love And Other Miracles

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  May 20, 2012
This week at St Vincent's Hospital in the heart of Sydney, Rocco's double lung transplant has taken him to death's door five times in the past six months. He and his devoted ...

This week at St Vincent's Hospital in the heart of Sydney, Rocco's double lung transplant has taken him to death's door five times in the past six months. He and his devoted wife Elizabeth are firm favourites on Catholic Chaplain Father Laurie Christie's rounds. Their love for each other and deep faith humbles and inspires him in his work. Meantime, at Liverpool Hospital, Chaplain Hanh helps heal an old wound as a mother relives the traumatic story of the birth of her 'miracle' baby.

Compass: Hospital Chaplains
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Compass: Hospital Chaplains: Suffer The Children

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  April 22, 2012
In this episode, a Newcastle mother-of-three collapses with a brain aneurism and is airlifted to Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital for emergency surgery after doctors detect ...

In this episode, a Newcastle mother-of-three collapses with a brain aneurism and is airlifted to Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital for emergency surgery after doctors detect dangerous bleeding in her brain. ICU Chaplain Di Roche helps the family through the crisis, particularly 12-year-old Sally who is afraid to see her mum unconscious and on life support after the operation.

Compass
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Compass: Being Change

ABC  |  May 6, 2017
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.

Compass
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Compass: Cold Hands Warm Hearts

ABC  |  August 5, 2017
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.

Compass
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Compass: Paper Trails

ABC  |  October 14, 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.

Compass
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Compass: Can't Keep An Old Dog Down

ABC  |  November 11, 2017
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Neighbours

Season 1  |  Episode 14  |  ABC  |  October 21, 2015
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Kids and Parenting

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  August 5, 2015
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.

How Not To Behave
27:10

How Not To Behave: Body

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC  |  September 9, 2015
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Family

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC  |  October 7, 2015
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Workplace

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC  |  September 2, 2015
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.

How Not To Behave
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How Not To Behave: Appearance and Fashion

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  ABC  |  October 14, 2015
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.

Compass
29:41

Compass: Bill Crews' Christmas

ABC  |  December 7, 2014
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.

Compass
28:46

Compass: Taste of Memory

ABC  |  March 29, 2015
Three inspiring Jewish women who lived through WWII pass on their life experience and recipes to their grandchildren.

Three inspiring Jewish women who lived through WWII pass on their life experience and recipes to their grandchildren.

Compass
27:52

Compass: Babe In The Reeds

ABC  |  July 5, 2015
Aboriginal community leader Lois Cook's exploration of her great grandfather Bubba Jack Cook's story reveals the history of indigenous massacres on the NSW Central Coast.

Aboriginal community leader Lois Cook's exploration of her great grandfather Bubba Jack Cook's story reveals the history of indigenous massacres on the NSW Central Coast.

Compass
27:49

Compass: Divine Women

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  November 18, 2012
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
27:12

Compass: Why I Am Still Muslim

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  September 15, 2013
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?

Compass
27:40

Compass: My Island Church

ABC  |  April 6, 2014
The extraordinary 100-year-old story of the relationship between the Catholic Church and Tiwi Islanders.

The extraordinary 100-year-old story of the relationship between the Catholic Church and Tiwi Islanders.

Compass
28:22

Compass: Life's Big Questions - Warwick Thornton

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  November 13, 2011
Scott meets rising star of the Australian film industry, Warwick Thornton. His debut feature Samson & Delilah, shot with untrained actors in Central Australia, won a swag of ...

Scott meets rising star of the Australian film industry, Warwick Thornton. His debut feature Samson & Delilah, shot with untrained actors in Central Australia, won a swag of international awards and put Warwick on the world stage. But life could have been very different for the kid who grew up wild on the streets of Alice Springs. Warwick talks to Scott about religion, redemption, awe and passion.

Compass
30:34

Compass: Sex, Kids And The Classroom

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  August 29, 2010
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.

Compass: Life's Big Questions
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Compass: Life's Big Questions: Philip Nitschke

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  March 13, 2011
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.

Compass
26:39

Compass: Beating Cyberbullying

ABC  |  March 24, 2013
Compass looks at two bold new approaches in the battle against teenage cyberbullying.

Compass looks at two bold new approaches in the battle against teenage cyberbullying.

Compass
28:15

Compass: Hey Big Spender

ABC  |  June 23, 2013
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?

Compass
27:45

Compass: Sacred Animals

ABC  |  November 6, 2016
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.

Compass
26:37

Compass: The Legion

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  June 22, 2014
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.

Compass: The Moral Compass
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Compass: The Moral Compass

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  June 15, 2014
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.

Compass
29:31

Compass: God in The Lodge

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  May 11, 2014
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.

Compass
27:52

Compass: Limited Partnership

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  August 9, 2015
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.

Compass
28:04

Compass: Life's Big Questions - Di Fingleton

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  November 6, 2011
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.

Compass: Hospital Chaplains
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Compass: Hospital Chaplains: Family Ties

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  April 29, 2012
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.

Compass: Hospital Chaplains
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Compass: Hospital Chaplains: It's Not Fair

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC  |  June 3, 2012
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.

Compass
27:38

Compass: Last Witnesses

ABC  |  September 2, 2017
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.

Compass
26:45

Compass: Seeds Of Change

ABC  |  October 7, 2017
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.

Compass
25:58

Compass: I Confess

ABC  |  March 3, 2018
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.

Compass
58:15

Compass: My Brother The Islamist

ABC  |  September 18, 2011
Tree surgeon and filmmaker Robb Leech is an ordinary white middle class boy from the Dorset seaside town of Weymouth. So too is his stepbrother Rich. But a little over a year ...

Tree surgeon and filmmaker Robb Leech is an ordinary white middle class boy from the Dorset seaside town of Weymouth. So too is his stepbrother Rich. But a little over a year ago, Rich became a radical Islamist who now goes by the name of Salahuddin. He associates with jihadist fundamentalists and believes the UK should be ruled by Sharia law.

Compass
57:14

Compass: Accentuate The Positive

ABC  |  June 26, 2011
Follows the experiences of five Year Nine students from Geelong Grammar School's Timbertop campus in the Victorian Alps, as they undertake a world first experiment when their ...

Follows the experiences of five Year Nine students from Geelong Grammar School's Timbertop campus in the Victorian Alps, as they undertake a world first experiment when their school introduces a controversial new approach to education. The brainchild of renowned psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman, Positive Education has been adapted for schools from Positive Psychology, a relatively new branch of psychology that focuses on developing positive emotions, strengths based character and healthy institutions.

Compass
59:49

Compass: Leaving Amish Paradise

ABC  |  August 21, 2011
Follows the lives of two Amish families who leave the only life they have ever known, and try to come to grips with the modern world.

Follows the lives of two Amish families who leave the only life they have ever known, and try to come to grips with the modern world.

Compass: The Meaning of Life
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Compass: The Meaning of Life: Stephen Fry

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  August 23, 2015
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.

Janet King
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Janet King: The Smoking Gun

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  April 14, 2016
The suspicion on Karen is quickly transferred to Major Simon Hamilton & continues to mount due to his missing Ferrari, abusive reputation, no alibi for the night of Todd's ...

The suspicion on Karen is quickly transferred to Major Simon Hamilton & continues to mount due to his missing Ferrari, abusive reputation, no alibi for the night of Todd's murder & a shipping container full of handguns.

Compass
27:47

Compass: A Farewell to Benedict

ABC  |  March 3, 2013
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.

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Compass: Power to the People (Part 2)

ABC  |  September 16, 2017
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?

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)
Water, weather, and the world play a significant role in our lives. Watch this playlist to find out about the impact on the earth through hands-on scientific exploration and experimentation. (ACSSU096, VCSSU046, VCSSU06,VCSSU078,VCSSU099,VCSSU101)
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)
The theme of World Environment Day 2018 invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the impact on our environment. (VCGGK095,VCGGK096,VCGGK097)
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.
Over the last two hundred years many species of plants and animals have become extinct. Find out all about management and conservation measures are taken to save their existence. (ACHGE08,VCSSU074,VCSSU07,VCSSU093,VCSSU094)
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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