Compass

October 2017
30:00

Season 31, Episode 34 (Beyond The Physical)

3.0 2 x
Brazilian spiritual healer Juao De Faria Texeira treats people using controversial methods. The filmmaker follows the journey of her friend Lya who has advanced cancer as she travels from Melbourne to the Brazilian village.
29:00

Season 31, Episode 33 (Paper Trails)

4.0 2 x
Anne Deveson was the first female talk-back broadcaster in Australia, a writer/filmmaker/mental health activist/mother. At 85, she grappled with Alzheimer's as she prepared to donate her papers to the National Archive.
28:00

Season 31, Episode 32 (Seeds Of Change)

3.0 4 x
Cana Farm provides a new way of life for some of society's most marginalised people through its prison release support program. Here inmates learn both practical & life skills as they try to re-integrate into society.
September 2017
30:00

Season 31, Episode 31 (Who's Husna?)

3.0 3 x
Husna Pasha is an Australian-Indian dynamo with a burning desire to be Australia's answer to Oprah Winfrey. Growing up in rural Tasmania, her family were not just 'the only Indians in the village' they were the only Muslims.
30:00

Season 31, Episode 13 (Goodbye Harry Haxton)

4.0 4 x
Harry Haxton's combined book launch and wake was his way of telling the world he'd had enough of end stage kidney disease. He'd ticked off most of the items on his bucket list, ready to live his last week to the full.
29:00

Season 31, Episode 30 (Power To The People (part 3))

4.0 5 x
The Power Of Love: Julie McCrossin charts the rise of Australia's LGBTQI rights movement. From the first Mardi Gras to legislative & social changes we hear from those who put everything on the line in the fight for equality.
30:00

Season 31, Episode 12 (Speed Date A Muslim)

4.0 1 x
Hana Assafiri is a woman on a mission. At a time when Islamophobia is on the rise she runs regular Speed Dating sessions where people come and ask Muslim women any questions they like about Islam. #ABCcompass
29:00

Season 31, Episode 29 (Power To The People (part 2))

4.0 5 x
Black Power with Stan Grant: Looking back on pivotal events like the founding of the tent embassy & the Freedom Rides, Stan asks how far have we come? Is there such a thing as an Indigenous Nation & how does it define itself?
27:00

Season 31, Episode 9 (Modern Prophets: Sakdiyah Ma'ruf)

3.0 2 x
Geraldine Doogue interviews Indonesia's first female stand-up comedian Sakdiyah Ma'ruf. Having learnt to speak English by watching TV, she enjoys combining religion & humour with the freedom that only comedy allows.
29:00

Season 31, Episode 28 (Power To The People (part 1))

3.0 4 x
The Power of Belonging: Kumi Taguchi explores migration to Australia & changing attitudes towards our newest citizens. Migrants reveal what contributes to their sense of belonging & how it enriches our society as a whole.
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