Compass

November 2017
30:00

Season 31, Episode 23 (Cold Hands Warm Hearts)

3.0 2 x
On the coldest day of the year, hundreds of volunteers gather at Sydney Town Hall to welcome homeless people as guests for the day & provide a range of services including dental & medical care, lunch, clothing & free hugs.
29:00

Season 31, Episode 37 (Can't Keep An Old Dog Down)

4.0 5 x
What happens to old dogs when their owners can't take care of them anymore? Compass meets older people who have been 'matched up' with older dogs, bringing new life to both. (Final for 2017)
29:00

Season 31, Episode 36 (Searching For Angelina)

4.0 10 x
Growing up in South Africa, Steve Pasvolsky & his siblings were cared for by their nanny Angelina. When the Pasvolsky family migrated to Australia they left Angelina behind. Forty years later they return to find her.
October 2017
28:00

Season 31, Episode 35 (The Reformation - Who Cares?)

3.0 11 x
In the 500th anniversary of Luther's challenge to the Catholic Church, Kumi Taguchi explores the relevance of the event that kickstarted a revolution that continues to resonate in Australian lives today.
30:00

Season 31, Episode 34 (Beyond The Physical)

3.0 5 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 5 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 7 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 6 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 35 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 8 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.
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