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Writer, broadcaster and social commentator Jane Caro; journalist, broadcaster and author Julia Baird; historian Michelle Arrow; and lawyer and constitutional reform expert Shireen Morris; with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
Defining Moments in Australian History, 26 August 2017
What role have women played in defining Australian culture and identity? Are we progressing as a nation or are there still areas for improvement in closing the gender gap? Recorded as part of the Canberra Writers Festival.
Writer André Dao, businesswoman and young entrepreneur Holly Ransom, historian Frank Bongiorno, author Dr Jennifer Rayner and Yuin and Ngarigo woman Tamika Townsend with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
Defining Moments in Australian History, 26 July 2017
Are millennials history or history in the making? What does their future hold for these young people who have grown up in the final decades of the 20th century and what will be their legacy?
Member for Barton Linda Burney, Prof John Maynard from the University of Newcastle, NPY Women’s Council chief executive Andrea Mason and Aboriginal rights activist Ray Peckham with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
Defining Moments in Australian History, 24 May 2017
Fifty years after this landmark event, has change truly come for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, or is it coming still?
Wally Bell, Ngunawal elder
Canberra Archaeological Society, 19 April 2017
Wally Bell on keeping cultural and spiritual elements alive when dealing with a very scientific approach to archaeology on his country.
Archaeologist Dr Josephine Flood
Canberra Archaeological Society, 15 March 2017
Human occupation, artefacts, plants and animals including bogong moths in a history of archaeological excavations in the south-eastern highlands of the ACT and NSW, from Cloggs Cave, to Birrigai and Bogong Cave.
Dr John O'Sullivan, former CSIRO engineer; Dr Terry Percival, former CSIRO research scientist
The co-founders of wi-fi on its creation and how it has changed the way we think, work, live and play.
Equality advocate and former army chief David Morrison AO with ABC presenter Jane Hutcheon
20 November 2016
Tough-as-nails former Chief of Army David Morrison reflects on his time as Australian of the Year. He received the top national award for his commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
Professor Alison Betts, University of Sydney
A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 18 November 2016
The story of the Silk Roads from prehistory to the Han and Roman empires.
Dr Claudia Haake, La Trobe University; Dr John Minns, Australian National University
A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 13 November 2016
The great civilisations before the arrival of Columbus. Discover the stories of the Incas, Aztecs and the colonisation of Peru and New Spain (Mexico).
Dr Paul Donnelly, Sydney University Museums; Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Australian National University; Dr Lily Withycombe, National Museum of Australia
From Alexander to Augustus: how Greece and Rome conquered the known world.