Australian Story

December 2019

Season 2019, Episode 33 (What Doesn't Kill You)

3.0 4 x
A catastrophic workplace accident brings together a labourer and a renowned surgeon in a world-first medical procedure. Despite their differences, the two men share remarkable parallel journeys.
November 2019

Season 2019, Episode 32 (Forever Young)

4.0 16 x
17-year-old Ursula Barwick vanished without a trace in 1987, leaving her family in limbo for three decades. When the truth was finally revealed it raised serious questions about the police investigation.

Season 2019, Episode 31 (Last Drinks)

4.0 18 x
After almost killing herself through alcohol abuse, Shanna Whan started a movement to change the pervasive culture of alcohol in rural Australia. Now she travels the country with the message "It's OK to say no to a beer."

Season 2019, Episode 30 (Art Of The Possible)

3.0 19 x
Vincent Fantauzzo went from menial jobs and petty crime to painting portraits of Heath Ledger, Julia Gillard and wife Asher Keddie. He describes his dyslexia as a gift allowing him to see the world from a unique perspective.

Season 2019, Episode 29 (Eye Of The Storm)

3.0 8 x
In the NSW mid-north coast town of Kempsey, principal Mark Morrison brushes close to the rules to give troubled teens their last chance at a high school education. He seems headed for a record number of student graduations.
October 2019

Season 2019, Episode 28 (Boots And All)

4.0 6 x
Craig Foster built a formidable reputation as a football player and broadcaster. But when Bahraini footballer and refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi, was imprisoned in Thailand, he led a global media campaign to fight for his freedom.

Season 2019, Episode 27 (Crime And Punishment)

4.0 14 x
Released on parole after 12 years incarcerated in Bulgaria for murder, Jock Palfreeman's fight for justice saw him caught up in bitter political struggle threatening the Bulgaria's diplomatic relationship with Australia.

Season 2019, Episode 26 (Somerton Man)

4.0 13 x
More than 70 years after an unidentified body was found on an Adelaide beach, a solution may be in sight to the long running mystery of the Somerton Man. Will modern DNA testing finally give him a name and unearth the truth?

Season 2019, Episode 25 (Getting Away With Murder)

3.0 10 x
Brothel madam Shirley Finn was shot through the head on a Perth golf course in 1975. After her daughter's 10-year battle to discover who killed her mother, an inquest hears fresh allegations of possible police involvement.
September 2019

Season 2019, Episode 24 (Perfect Strangers)

4.0 25 x
Emma and Richard Austin endured ten years of gruelling fertility treatment in their quest for a baby. But a surprise offer came from a couple facing the dilemma of managing their leftover embryos. The gift became baby Henry.