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Tiny OzTiny Oz
ABC (AU), 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

Comedian Jimmy Rees and artist JoAnne Bouzianis-Sellick showcase meticulous craftspeople who recreate Australia's history in miniature. Tiny Oz is a remarkable series that delves into the intricate world of extraordinary moments in Australia's history through glorious miniature recreations.


Magic MountainMagic Mountain
ABC (AU), 1997 Cancelled/Ended | Adventure, Children, Fantasy

Magic Mountain follows the adventures of Lion, Tortoise, Panda and Dragon - four friends having lots of fun with a little Dragon magic thrown in.[4] Tortoise is a motherly figure, always looking out for the others and trying to help them. Dragon lives in a cave, and is very wise, with magical powers that often get the others out of trouble. Panda is a little bit vain, but still a likeable character who is quite smart, and Lion is very playful, full of ideas and is constantly getting into mischief. These four creatures "enjoy wonderful times as they invent unusual games, play tricks on each other, and have exciting adventures as they explore their enchanting world."


Hannah Gadsby's Nakedy NudesHannah Gadsby's Nakedy Nudes
ABC (AU), 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

"The Nude" is one of the most enduring subjects in western art. In this two part Arts-doc series, comedian Hannah Gadsby speaks to art heavyweights such as Ben Quilty, Bill Henson and Julie Rrap, to try to get to the bottom of our ongoing fascination with the nakedy nude.


David Stratton's Stories of Australian CinemaDavid Stratton's Stories of Australian Cinema
ABC (AU), 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Mini-Series

David Stratton delves into the rich history of Australian cinema, exploring the films that capture the nation's essence with honesty and humor. As a revered critic, Stratton offers insights into the works that have shaped Australia's cinematic landscape, and the stories behind their creation.


A Country Road - The NationalsA Country Road - The Nationals
ABC (AU), 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, History, Garden/Landscape, Documentary

A rollicking political and social history across time and this vast country, presented by Heather Ewart.


The Agony Of LifeThe Agony Of Life
ABC (AU), 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Celebrities, Debate, Lifestyle

No stone will be left unturned as Australia's funniest and brightest take us through the most important stages of existence - from child to adult, to creating and supporting families, to building and managing careers. And what after that? Should we sit on a hill and contemplate the wording of our epitaph, or travel the world? The good news is we don't need to worry about that because the Aunts and Uncles will be doing the worrying for us.


Believing In AustraliaBelieving In Australia
ABC (AU), 2023 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

How the great shifts in Australians' faiths, ethics and beliefs have transformed a continent and its people.


Reality CheckReality Check
ABC (AU), 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Current Events, Reality

This show is hosted by Tom Ballard and features topical cracking panel discussion in which no-one gets voted off at the end and no-one plays the pantomime villain.


Julia Zemiro's Home DeliveryJulia Zemiro's Home Delivery
ABC (AU), 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Documentary

Join Julia Zemiro as she takes celebrities back to their roots, uncovering the moments that shaped them into the icons we know today. From small towns to big cities, each episode of Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery is a nostalgic journey through the lives of Australia's most beloved personalities.


The Recording StudioThe Recording Studio
ABC (AU), 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Reality

In this moving series everyday Australians are given the chance of a lifetime: to professionally record a song. They must overcome their fears and realise their dreams, so they can give the gift of a song to someone special.