First Contact stories

Come on this journey of discovery into Aboriginal Australia.

6 out of 10 Australians say they've had little or no contact with Aboriginal people. But through the extraordinary world of VR, they can now have their ‘First Contact’.
The behind-the-scenes photo diary shot by Ray Martin.
Natalie Imbruglia reflects on her participation in series two of First Contact.
Renae Ayris reflects on her participation in series two of First Contact.

June Oscar

The First Contact cast and host Ray Martin sit with June Oscar.
NITV channel manager Tanya Denning-Orman explores how diverse voices can contribute in allowing us all to move forward and build a stronger society together.

Indigenous conversations

Stories bringing Indigenous into Australia’s identity. Celebrating inspiring groups and individuals.


Racismo na Austrália afeta mais indígenas e africanos

Uma campanha anti-racismo da Comissão Australiana de Direitos Humanos tem como objetivo combater o racismo sofrido por indígenas e australianos de descendência africana.

It's a harrowing fact that Indigenous women are less likely to survive breast cancer than other women. A new social media campaign is trying to change that by encouraging Aboriginal women to get re...


Rob Henry founder of the IEF Foundation - Indigenous Education Foundation discussed the "Watch a film: Save a culture # wafsac" campaign as a fund-raising tool...


Five years ago, Sydney Roosters star, Latrell Mitchell made a promise to his father Matthew.

“The victors write the history, but that story can be challenged by dissenting voices and unpicked until it ultimately frays at the edges” – Larissa Behrendt, author of Finding Eliza: Power and ...
Free education resources

Take the discussion from the TV screen into the classroom with supporting classroom resources from SBS Learn.


Across the SBS Network delve into Australia's rich Indigenous culture

My Grandmother's Lingo

A unique voice-activated interactive tells the story of one woman’s fight to save her endangered Indigenous language.
Logan's size as a city may be small but its narrative is vast, with a rich history of Indigenous peoples, culture and survival.

Bush Tucker

SBS Radio discovers the delicious and nutritious world of bush tucker
Language is a precious asset, a commodity that many are doing their utmost to preserve. NITV looks at how one Newcastle-based organisation united 240 passionate...

First Australians

First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people.

The Block

An interactive documentary exploring the people and events that have shaped the Block in Redfern, Sydney.