Australia The Story of Us
An extraordinary narrative more than 40,000 years in the making about the people, places and events which have shaped our nation from the first footprints on our continent to the present day.
Expired 3.0 266 xAs we journey through 1975-2015, Paul Hogan becomes our best export, and the Sydney Olympic Games creates moments of national pride.
Expired 3.0 192 xIn the years 1956-1974, a generation is free from economic depression. Australia embraces Indigenous heroes like Evonne Goolagong as she makes the Wimbledon Final. Cyclone Tracey devastates Darwin.
Expired 3.0 207 xAfter WWII, suburban dreams become a reality, The Sydney Opera House reshapes our identity and the Olympic Games come to Melbourne. The birth of television will allow people to watch and share the same experiences.
Expired 4.0 309 xFrom 1928-1942, Australia emerges from WWI. Charles Kingsford Smith attempts to cross the Pacific, the Sydney Harbour Bridge nears completion, Phar Lap races to victory and soldiers are tested on the Kokoda Track.
Expired 3.0 215 xIn the years 1915-1918, our nation throws itself into a global conflict that will decide Australia's fate and leave a historic mark. In WWI, Australian nurses help transform emergency medicine.