Australian

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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Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia. Nowhere else can you simply jump in a car and travel back through...

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Surviving Extremes

In 1911 douglas Mawson sailed to the Antarctic. He travelled over the icecap with dog teams on a journey that ended in the tragic death of his two companions - and, remarkably, his own survival. In...

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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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Margaret Olley - A Life in Paint

MARGARET OLLEY: A LIFE IN PAINT is an intimate one-hour documentary about one of Australia's best-loved painters. A well-known figure from the time she was painted by William Dobell in 1948, Olley's...

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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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Mawson: Science and Survival

Mawson the Survivor is the epic and relatively untold story of one of the Antarctic’s most incredible stories of survival – the remarkable ill-fated trek of Douglas Mawson in 1912-13. Sir Douglas...

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New Eden

Presented by Richard Heathcote, curator of historic Ripponlea, and spanning Australia's earliest colonial residences, from the verandah-clad pastoral homesteads to ornate Victorian mansions and...

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Australia On Trial

Presented by historian Michael Cathcart, Australia on Trial is a thought‐provoking three‐part series recreating the historic trials that throw light on the Australia of colonial times. These high‐...

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Life and Times OF Margaret Whitlam, The

The wife of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Margaret Whitlam recalls the day that the Governor-General John Kerr sacked her husband on 11 November 1975. Interviewed by Maxine McKew, Margaret...

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