Modern History

Dynasties - Series 4

An inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and their...

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Anzac Day March

ABC TV's traditional coverage of the ANZAC Day March on Australia's most sacred day continues with live broadcasts of each State's capital city parade. The broadcast in most States and Territories...

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Utopia Girls

Historian Dr Clare Wright leads us through the story of how Australia’s unique history bred an amazing group of rebellious women who each played crucial roles in shaping the destiny of the country....

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Gough Whitlam State Memorial Service

DVD copies of the State Memorial Service for Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam are now available through ABC Library Sales. Six former prime ministers and current leader Tony Abbott...

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ANZAC Centenary: Albany Convoy Commemorative Event Special DVD Set

Don't miss the ABC broadcast - order your copy now! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops to serve in WW1. To honour the troops, a series of...

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Day of Days

On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Some came by air, parachuting behind enemy lines....

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Kokoda History Trekkers

The family of WW2 cinematographer Damien Parer take the notorious 96 kilometre long Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. Track veteran Bill James accompanies them and reveals the true history of the...

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Australians at War

Australians at War is an eight-hour television series that examines the effects of war on the lives of Australians and how this nation has been shaped by those experiences. Episode 1 - We're on a...

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Canberra Confidential

A cemetery with lights...the world’s most boring city. Nothing much happens in Canberra, never has. That’s what most people think. ABC presenter Annabel Crabb is set to change your mind in Canberra...

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Gallipoli From Above - The Untold Story

Gallipoli from Above: The Untold Story is the true story of how a team of Australian officers used aerial intelligence, emerging technology and innovative tactics to plan the landing at Anzac Cove....

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