At the beginning of this documentary Blanche d’Alpuget reveals that for her, writing is like Jacob's "struggle with the angel" - a search for truth, for oneself.

Broadcaster Peter Thompson has interviewed some of Australia's most eminent individuals for ABC Radio National's The Wisdom Interviews.

Vivian Bullwinkel: An Australian Heroine chronicles the extraordinary life and legacy of the woman who is one of Australia's greatest war heroines.

Recognised as one of Australia's most talented musical exports, Tommy's career began on the road at the tender age of six.

We join the celebrated chef/restaurateur, author and advocate of Australian ingredients, Stephanie Alexander, who has lived by her philosophy "There's no greater joy than food, conversation and lau

From a hand to mouth peasant farming existence in Italy, to running one of Australia's most well known restaurants, top chef Stefano De Pieri tells his remarkable story.

Sir Jack Brabham is the ultimate 'speed racer'. A true Jack of all trades, Brabham is the only Formula One driver to have won the championship in a car of his own design.

A tribute to the extraordinary life of Australia's Motor Racing King Peter Brock.

Fate has played a gigantic part in shaping the extraordinary life of former Ballet Dancer Li Cunxin.

Peter Thompson talks to John Elliott, whose personal wealth was once estimated to be 50 million dollars.