Understanding the success of the ABC’s War on Waste is a lesson in behavioural psychology. Research reveals five ways to guide other entertainment-education interventions to similar success.
Could teenagers get on with older people and vice versa? Turned out, they could. And both flourished.
The history of the goldfields too often focuses on men – but, as new Aussie TV series Gold Diggers gets right, the settlements were filled with women.
Molly Meldrum is not a slick player, but a fan.
Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, this new ABC crime drama Savage River explores complex social territory.
With the rise of streaming platforms, Australian television can reach a global audience – but what will that audience be seeing?
The stakes are too high for business as usual on the flagship program
The emotional toll of involuntary childlessness continues well past the period of actively trying to conceive.
If the crisis worsens, more people will ask, how did this happen? The answer will be simple: governments made good laws, but they did not enforce them.
He’s been awarded Father of the Year – but there is a darker side to this character we need to talk about.
ABC funding is not registering as an election issue even though it will drop in real terms over the next three years.
A new docu-comedy, The Exhibitionists asks why the dominant image of an artist is a man – and places women back in the frame.
The new ABC drama Fires is a six-part series of interlinked stories inspired by the 2019-2020 Black Summer fire season.
For a woman with brightly coloured hair and enormous earrings, Art Works host Namila Benson is adept at fading into the background and letting the artists do the talking.
Set in a mental health facility, Wakefield shows the advantages of television over feature film, giving scope to explore mental health stories without resorting to caricatures.
This new Australian documentary follows 12-year-old Dujuan Hoosan from Garrwa country to Geneva.
Miss Fisher is one of Australia’s highest-earning small-screen exports. But it’s biggest success has come from how it built a community of fans.
Children’s show Bluey is not just a gem of Australian art - its messages are also remarkably consistent with scientific literature on parenting.
The ABC’s new soap opera The Heights is a nuanced representation of the diversity and community of life on a social housing estate.
ABC boss Michelle Guthrie sacked, but the board won’t say why
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ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie was sacked today, despite being less than halfway through her five-year term. The major question is: why? Today on the podcast, we explore the possibilities.