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.

Spectacular long range strike

Nancy's Eler scored this 40 yard wonder strike against US Orleans
Bundjalung Woman, Amelia Telford has been named as the 2015 Australian Geographic Young Conservationist of the Year. Originally from Tweed Heads on the New South Wales far north coast she joined the Y...
One of the leading causes of death for Indigenous Australians is suicide. Each one of these statistics is a life: a family member, a friend, a colleague. In recognition of R U OK and World Suicide Pre...
NITV News, NITV News Week In Review
Anti-nuclear protesters have come together for the fifth consecutive Walkajurra Walkabout to oppose energy company's Toro Energy uranium mining project.
Living Black
This week on Living Black we take a look back at some of the sports stories featured on the program in 2014. We speak with former NRL star turned champion boxer, Joe Williams about his battle with dep...
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.