Drones are helping Australian fruit producers reduce their reliance on pesticides.
After a full day working like Victorians, modern families experience the pain and uncertainty of working like in 1886 London.
Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.
Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.
Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the same, as well as the business model Lush uses and why she believes it's the best.
The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.
Discover the challenges the Manjit's business faces when looking for change in their very stable business run by an enthusiastic family.
This clip from Landline looks at a free range egg farm in Queensland making use of all the eggs produced to provide food for the nation.
July 4 2017. Australian businesses such as Lush cosmetics are refusing to pay their employees less on weekends and holidays. They say penalty rate cuts are unethical.
Katie Acheson, CEO of Youth Action, discusses recent progress regarding rights for casual workers as well as some of the current trends among employers when it comes to jobs typically taken by younger workers.
Harley-Davidson must rejoin the racing community if the business is to survive. Distracted by their race to the top, the founders leave themselves vulnerable to a devastating and unforeseen threat to the survival of their company.
In 1967, four unknown actors in a kids' TV show became the biggest pop band in the world. In America, they outsold Elvis and The Beatles combined. They were The Monkees. With their anarchic TV show and contagious pop songs they attracted a cult following that survives to this day. The Monkees were no ordinary band: they are credited as being the industry's first manufactured pop group. Behind the sugary smiles and bubblegum pop songs lay a cut-throat business enterprise fuelled by money, ego and the ambition of some of the biggest names in Hollywood. A business enterprise that, ultimately, was to end in tears. This program charts the rise and fall of this unlikely pop group, telling the inside story of four young men who were hand-picked to become overnight superstars, melting the hearts of teenyboppers around the globe and earning their creators huge record sales.
A new four-part 'behind-the-scenes' series on four Australian fashion designers and just what it takes to make it in the often fickle world of fashion.
Owning your own property seems to be part of the Australian DNA. But with rental prices across the nation increasing, generation Y's approach to housing is changing. Y Dwell presents three very different approaches.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, formerly the wealthiest man in Russia, was arrested at gunpoint on October 25, 2003. After challenging the absolute power of Vladimir Putin, his oil company, YUKOS, was seized, followed by a trial that caused international outrage. Khodorkovsky's rise and fall are a chilling metaphor for the violent political and socioeconomic changes occurring in Russia in the last two decades. This program looks at how liberty and the rule of law have become casualties of the new Russia in a compelling scenario of political intrigue in an oil dependent economy.
The Hemmes family revolutionised the Australian fashion scene with the House of Merivale and Mr John. Their name has been synonomous with style and sophistication for more than 50 years. The women are the retiring types, Merivale and daughter Bettina eternally camera shy, leaving it to the men, John Hemmes and son Justin to be the showmen. They have risen to the challenge, often branded as peacocks and playboys, revelling in the fast, shiny and new and attracting more than their fair share of gossip and innuendo.
Martha (Maxine Peake) is becoming increasingly isolated as she fights to defend ex-boyfriend Sean against overwhelming evidence. Determined to ignore an angry Clive (Rupert Penry-Jones) who attempts to force her to confront the holes in her client's story, Martha begins to wonder if she's cut out for this job.
The head of chambers, Alan Cowdrey, discovers his son has been arrested for attacking a policeman at an anti-capitalist demo. Martha is sure the coppers are bent and agrees to defend him.
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From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.