Summary: ABC TV: Compass critically examines the world of belief and values, seeking meaning and a sense of purpose in life. It navigates the historical and contemporary, the personal and political, the religious and secular. Its guiding principle is to illuminate the spiritual and ethical journey, so revealing the broader issues of community and the shared experience of being human.
Vodcast 285 - The Survivors: How have survivors of institutional childhood abuse been able to pick up their lives and look to the future? Three inspirational people share their stories.
Vodcast 284 - Precious Objects: With exclusive access to the collection at the Sydney Jewish Museum Compass spends time with the people who are passionate about sharing the stories behind their precious objects.
Vodcast 283 - Pitch Up Brisbane: Kumi meets Zoe who uses animals to help people experiencing social isolation, Melissa who was pregnant at 16 and now mentors teen mums and Debbie who trains teachers how to connect with traumatised children.
Vodcast 281 - Pitch Up Sydney: Stakes are high as three charities pitch to a room full of potential donors.
Vodcast 282 - Pitch Up Geelong: Local heroes of Geelong use this opportunity to reach out to their community.
Vodcast 280 - In The Catholic Wild West: Mary Anne Gordon could be the new face of Catholicism out west. With few Priests available to do the work, she travels the length and breadth of the Wilcannia-Forbes district in rural NSW providing pastoral care to small communities in a diocese the size of France.
Vodcast 278 - Threads Of Faith: Compass revisits key players and meets some new ones with serious skin in the game.
Vodcast 279 - The Jade Buddha: Australian Buddhist Ian Green is building the largest Stupa in the western world near Bendigo. Inside the Stupa, a huge Jade Buddha is being installed.
Vodcast 277 - Sacred Space - Ben Quilty: Geraldine Doogue seeks powerful connection with prominent Australians through an investigation of their sacred space and what it means to them.
Vodcast 276 - Lou's Place: Kumi Taguchi explores if and how it's possible to reconcile faith with science.
Vodcast 275 - Can A Scientist Believe?: Kumi Taguchi explores if and how it's possible to reconcile faith with science.
Vodcast 274 - Sacred Space #2 - Eddie Ayres: Geraldine Doogue seeks powerful connection with prominent Australians through an investigation of their sacred space and what it means to them.
Vodcast 273 - Sacred Space #1 Archbishop Kay Goldsworthy: The first in an occasional series where Geraldine Doogue seeks powerful connection with prominent Australians through an investigation of their sacred space and what it means to them.
Vodcast 272 - Queens Of Shebah: Shebah, the taxi service for women offers a fascinating perspective on women of different faiths and cultures as they drive and ride in a supportive, safe environment.
Vodcast 271 - I Confess: Is the need to confess an imperative all humans share? Kumi Taguchi reveals what confession looks like today.