Homelessness is something that affects many Australians, and Indigenous Australians are over represented in the homeless population with over 26,000 experiencing homelessness. In this special, Karla Grant sits down with actor, musician and writer Uncle Jack Charles to talk about his time living on the streets and how he overcame hardship to become one of our most respected actors.
At 25, Hunter Page-Lochard has already had a stellar career. Best known for the role of Koen West in the science-fiction drama Cleverman, Hunter has also starred in Wentworth and has appeared in the films The Sapphires and Bran Nue Dae. Karla Grant sits down to chat with Hunter about his life and career, how he gets his inspiration for his roles, and what's coming up next for this very talented young actor.
The story, 'Doomed', questions air safety after the Pel-Air disaster. The story, 'Oh, Mr Darcy!', features an interview with actor Colin Firth about his career and life. The story, 'The contender', details Opposition Leader Tony Abbott's life away from politics.
The story, 'A brave face', details the journey of Chrissy Steltz. She was 16 when she was accidentally shot in the face. The story, 'Hell and high water', tells how adventurer Don McIntyre and his crew re-enact the epic voyage of Captain William Bligh after the infamous mutiny on the Bounty. The story, 'The Front line', examines a woman's right to abortion while looking at the lengths American extremists will undertake to stop abortion doctors. (Contains some confronting images).
The story, 'Reckless', details the scandal involving the Bank of Queensland and Storm Financial. The story, 'The front line', details Australian Customs, and the Australian Defence Force efforts to intercept refugees. The story, 'Tracking a killer', looks at why more trekkers are dying on the Kokoda track.