Australian Story

December 2018

Season 2018, Episode 36 (Inside Story)

3.0 18 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)

Season 2018, Episode 35 (The Burning Question)

4.0 9 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.

Season 2018, Episode 34 (Independent's Day)

3.0 3 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

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.

Season 2018, Episode 32 (Close Contact)

3.0 8 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.

Season 2018, Episode 31 (Call Me Harrison)

4.0 35 x
As former Deputy PM Tim Fischer battles a life-threatening illness, he takes solace in knowing his autistic adult son has found his place in the world. At 25, Harrison now works helping primary schoolers and has his own home.

Season 2018, Episode 30 (No Surrender)

4.0 33 x
The extraordinary ongoing story of Justin Yerbury, a world expert on motor neurone disease who has developed the condition himself. Despite complications from major surgery in January, his achievements continue to amaze.
October 2018

Season 2018, Episode 29 (Hope Springs)

3.0 29 x
For over a decade, Australian Story has followed farmer Peter Andrews and his controversial methods to drought-proof the land. During one of the worst droughts in memory the results at Mulloon Creek are giving cause for hope.

Season 2018, Episode 18 (Running From Empty)

3.0 12 x
For the first time, celebrity chef Matt Golinski speaks about overcoming the unthinkable - the loss of his wife and three daughters in a house fire - and through his long and painful rehabilitation how he found love again.

Season 2018, Episode 28 (Unbreakable)

3.0 11 x
Prince Harry spoke exclusively to Australian Story ahead of the Invictus Games which will open in Sydney. One of the competitors will be Garry Robinson, a former commando who narrowly survived a Black Hawk helicopter crash.