Australian Story

Australian Story - Back of His Mind (David Murrell)

In 2011, 35 year old fashion photographer David Murrell was told he had just months to live. A tumour the size of an orange was removed from his brain. It was the worst kind of highly aggressive cance...

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Australian Story - Cracking the Code

The Damiani family's story has been described as a breathtaking example of how medicine can be transformed by the determination of ordinary people. Four years ago, Stephen and Sally Damiani's baby son...

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Australian Story - No More Than a Ghost

This is the story of a young Adelaide student and the obsession that's made her an international publishing sensation. She's 26 year old Hannah Kent and her novel on an Icelandic murderess sparked a...

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Australian Story - Long Walk Back (Chloe Palmer-Simpson)

Chloe Palmer-Simpson was just 18 when she was involved in a head-on car crash near her home in Bargo in New South Wales. The accident left her fighting for her life and dealing with a severe brain inj...

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Australian Story - A Sapper's Lullaby (Fred Smith)

Fred Smith has been described as 'Australia's secret weapon' in international diplomacy. As a career diplomat, he's represented Australia in Bougainville and more recently in Afghanistan. But it's his...

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Australian Story - On the Precipice (Scott Johnson)

Scott Johnson was a young man with everything going for him - a maths genius with a bright future. But on a trip to a Sydney beach one sunny day in 1988, everything changed. The search for the truth...

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Australian Story - A Man of His Word (Malcolm Brown)

Veteran print reporter Malcolm Brown has covered some of the biggest stories of the last four decades, but now finds himself somewhat out of step with the times in an industry caught on the cutting ed...

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Australian Story - Fade to Black (Black Caviar)

This Australian Story provides new insights into a saga that's captured the imaginations of all kinds of people all around the world. When Melbourne staged a final farewell to Black Caviar, it had bee...

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Australian Story - Paint the Town Black (Black Caviar)

Not since the mighty Phar Lap has a horse captured the public imagination like Black Caviar. She remains unbeaten after thirteen runs and has been declared the best racehorse in the world. She's the f...

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Australian Story - Stranger on the Shore (Jessie Taylor)

Jessie Taylor is a human rights barrister who grew up in a comfortable 'right wing' middle class Melbourne family. Her mother Jillian was opposed to asylum seekers who she saw as queue jumpers. But w...

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