Australian Story

March 2019
30:00

Season 2019, Episode 5 (It Takes A Village)

4.0 7 x
Follow the triumphant story of Bhutanese conjoined twins Nima and Dawa after the ground-breaking Australian operation to separate them. With exclusive vision and interviews as they return to their remote Himalayan home.
30:00

Season 2019, Episode 4 (A Bitter Pill)

4.0 7 x
Survivors of the morning sickness drug Thalidomide take their fight for justice to Canberra's Parliament House in a last-ditch battle for recognition, compensation and an apology.
30:00

Season 2019, Episode 3 (Remembering Mike Willesee)

3.0 5 x
Revisit the life of legendary broadcaster Mike Willesee who died of throat cancer on Friday. Mike's career spanned five decades, shaping current affairs in Australia and was known as the best interviewer in the business.
February 2019
30:00

Season 2019, Episode 2 (Call The Doctor)

4.0 11 x
A disillusioned young outback doctor experiences a series of traumatic events that lead to the most positive and unexpected of outcomes.
31:00

Season 2019, Episode 1 (Back On Track)

3.0 16 x
Legendary actor Jack Thompson was 48 hours away from death when his kidneys failed, forcing him into a lifetime of dialysis treatment. A purple truck from the desert kept him alive to film his most important role yet.
December 2018
31:00

Season 2018, Episode 36 (Inside Story)

3.0 20 x
A candid and eye-opening account of filmmaker James Ricketson's time in a Cambodian prison on espionage charges, the ordeal for family members trying to negotiate his release and family tensions that remain. (Final for 2018)
30:00

Season 2018, Episode 35 (The Burning Question)

4.0 14 x
As another terrible bushfire season approaches, Australian Story looks at the tragic case of Black Saturday arsonist Brendan Sokaluk and asks what lessons we can learn.
33:00

Season 2018, Episode 34 (Independent's Day)

3.0 6 x
When celebrity TV doctor Kerryn Phelps first spoke about her same-sex relationship on Australian Story in 1998, it was revolutionary. 20 years later we catch up with the newly-elected Wentworth MP and her journey to Canberra.
November 2018
31:00

Season 2018, Episode 33 (Hell's Angel)

4.5 7 x
Perth woman Ann O'Neill suffered an unimaginable loss 24 years ago. Since then she's devoted her life to helping others survive dark times, transforming tragedy into hope to become one of Australia's foremost trauma experts.
30:00

Season 2018, Episode 32 (Close Contact)

3.0 9 x
Two boys from rival schools suffer catastrophic spinal damage on the Rugby field, ending up in hospital together. As they contemplate possible quadriplegia they discover a strength of character far beyond their years.
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