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My brilliant friend

10/23/2017
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Writer Lucy Grealy was sassy, smart and unafraid to talk about beauty, she was a survivor of cancer of the jaw. Her friends, writer Ann Patchett and singer Diana Jones remember her creative spirit and Lucy's fierce friendship.

Duration: 00:28:21


A Holden history: Part two

10/16/2017
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The rise and rise of Holden in the 1950s, '60s and '70s to a position of market dominance in Australia, and then the long chain of events leading up to the end of car-manufacturing in this country.

Duration: 00:27:50


A Holden history: Part one

10/15/2017
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A story of determination, culture clashes, politics and personalities. In Part one we trace the beginnings of Holden from an Adelaide saddlery to the launch of Australia's own car.

Duration: 00:29:19


Returning Homies

10/9/2017
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The Khmer Rouge was one of the most brutal dictatorships of the 20th century, claiming over two million Cambodian lives from 1975-1979. Some survivors fled to the Thai boarder where they gave birth in refugee camps. These children of war were resettled as permanent residents in America’s housing projects run by the notorious Bloods and Crips gangs. Some were initiated into these rival gangs and served prison sentences. After their release they were deported to Cambodia to start their new...

Duration: 00:28:14


Jill Jolliffe's latest Battle

10/8/2017
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Crusading journalist Jill Jolliffe has spent her time giving a voice to others. But since her diagnosis of Altzheimers last year, telling her own story has become more urgent than ever.

Duration: 00:28:21


The Last Tango in Satumaa

10/2/2017
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For the small Finnish migrant population in Australia the idea of home takes on strange shapes when so far away.

Duration: 00:28:05


The Silent Forest: A 'peace park' in Myanmar

10/1/2017
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Beneath the canopy lies at last a healthy and rich biodiversity — Myanmar.

Duration: 00:28:38


Clutterbuck's dream: the ball and the box

9/25/2017
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A story of dreaming big. One man's great scheme, in Depression era Australia, to invent a waterproof football.

Duration: 00:32:27


The Silent Forest: Siamese rosewood

9/24/2017
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The lush, deep-red Siamese rosewood is so desirable people risk their lives to get it — Thailand.

Duration: 00:28:31


The Silent Forest: Pangolins

9/17/2017
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The pangolin is a small peculiar scaled mammal and is the most trafficked creature on the planet — Vietnam.

Duration: 00:28:23


The Silent Forest: Songbirds

9/10/2017
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The last of the forest songbirds — Indonesia.

Duration: 00:28:40


Ladies of the deep South

9/4/2017
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Come on a tour through the southers states of the USA where optimism abounds amongst women of every racial and economic background.

Duration: 00:29:36


The full cost of fraud

9/3/2017
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Leigh lost everything when he was caught stealing from his employer. What drove him to step over that moral line?

Duration: 00:27:02


Darwin is Australia's homelessness capital. It is warm, wet and Orwellian.

8/28/2017
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Darwin, like every other modern city, has contradictory policies when it comes to dealing with it's homeless population. But, in Darwin the difficulties are visible. Authorities can be sympathetic and cruel at the same time. It takes a lot of gumption to figure anything out, so to save time and trouble many Darwin residents have learnt how not to notice. Not Therese Ritchie, however, she has spent years documenting the trauma she sees unfolding on her doorstep. An emblem of the problem is...

Duration: 00:29:21


Down and Out in Melbourne and Darwin: Part 1

8/27/2017
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In the spirit of George Orwell's Paris and London adventure a century ago, this is homelessness in Melbourne and Darwin today.

Duration: 00:28:36


The cathedral and the box

8/21/2017
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How two very different architectural spaces inspired innovative music, eight centuries apart.

Duration: 00:28:38


Who killed the kangaroo king?

8/20/2017
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Andy Komarnicki disappeared without a trace from the south west Queensland town of St George in January 1980.

Duration: 00:27:39


Eric Rolls and the Pilliga

8/14/2017
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Eric Rolls was a rare combination; farmer, poet, self-taught naturalist and historian. He also wrote Australia’s first true environmental history

Duration: 00:27:47


It's being recorded: the death of Ashley Bryant

8/13/2017
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What pushed this policeman and father to the edge of the cliff the day he called 000?

Duration: 00:28:08


Douglas Grant: The skin of others

8/7/2017
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A remarkable Aboriginal man who suvived two wars but who many Australians at the time saw as a human experiment.

Duration: 00:47:04

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