Australian Story

Australian Story

Australian Story

Well-known and not so well-known Australians telling their own remarkable stories in their own words. #AustralianStory

Australian Story - Sea Of Doubt

When Coffs Harbour handyman and avid surfer Andrew Witton left Australia in 2006 it was supposed to be the trip of the lifetime. Two men leave on the trip of a lifetime, but only one returns. What happened to Andrew Witton?

Australian Story - Nugget of Gold

This week's program returns to the remarkable story of Barry 'Nugget' Rees, who for more than five decades has been revered and nurtured by Australia's cricketing elite.

Australian Story - True Grit - Part One

International rugby union star David Pocock and his partner Emma take Australian Story back to his homeland Zimbabwe where, as a child, dramatic events shaped the passion that drives him both on and off the field. In this television exclusive, David Pocock and his family share their rich archive of home movies, and speak candidly about their journey to become Australians.

Australian Story - True Grit - Part Two

International rugby union star David Pocock is no ordinary sportsman. n the concluding episode of this television exclusive, David Pocock, his partner Emma and his family reveal the inside story of one of Australia's most remarkable contemporary sports stars.

Australian Story - My Conscience Tells Me

For more than two decades Dr Syme has campaigned to legalise voluntary euthanasia for the terminally ill. But at 80 years of age, Dr Syme believes time is running out to achieve his goal of changing the law and he's decided to risk all, even if it means going to prison.

Australian Story - How I Met Your Father

Advertising executive Aminah Hart always wanted to be a mother, but no one expected the back-to-front romance that made it happen. When Aminah's story was first aired on Australian Story it made headlines around the world. Now, she and Scott have married, a publisher has come on board and there's the possibility of a movie.

Australian Story - The Beauty Myth

Model agent Chelsea Bonner is on a mission, and it's ambitious. She wants to change the way we think of beauty and body image. In this program Chelsea reveals the pain of feeling like an outsider in the industry she grew up in, and why she's determined to change it.

Australian Story - The Minister's Secret

When Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews asked Fiona Richardson MP to be Australia's first Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, he had no idea of her troubled family history. This exclusive Australian Story follows the Richardsons back to Dar es Salaam as they explore their family history, in an attempt to understand enduring scars.

Australian Story - A Kind Of Medicine

As one of Australia's first Indigenous doctors Mark Wenitong combines his skills as a physician and a musician to fight ill health in Far North Queensland, including a looming Ice epidemic. Australian Story follows the Wenitongs as they continue to work in music and medicine within both the Indigenous and wider community.

Australian Story - Your Money Or Your Life

Twelve years ago Danielle Tindle came back from the brink of death to survive Hodgkin's Lymphoma. By extraordinary coincidence, it was her own father's groundbreaking stem-cell research which ultimately saved his daughter's life. Australian Story has followed Danielle's journey from the beginning. #AustralianStory

Australian Story - Dare To Dream

George Palmer is one of the most intriguing figures in Australian music. After the success of this project, he was commissioned to write more music including the mass for Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Australia in 2008. Now George Palmer has quit the law to concentrate on a new challenge - an operatic version of Tim Winton's renowned novel Cloudstreet #AustralianStory

Australian Story - When The Call Comes

The news that a homeless man had been stabbed to death in early 2014 shocked Melbourne. This is the story of his sister's fight for justice. #AustralianStory

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