Australian Story

November 2020
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 33 - Lest We Forget: The Australian Experience Of Spanish Flu

4.0 10 x
In the midst of the COVID lockdown, Australian Story undertook the ambitious task of delving through the archives and speaking to expert historians to produce the definitive piece on Spanish Flu. A special encore screening.
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 32 - A Matter Of Minutes

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On Christmas Day two years ago Mick O'Dowd was feeling unwell. 24 hours later he was battling for his life. The life-affirming story of Mick and Katharine O'Dowd and the silent killer most people have never heard of.
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 31 - To His Door

4.5 10 x
Serial killer Bradley Edwards hid in plain sight for nearly 25 years. Australian Story reveals the extraordinary twists and turns that led to police cracking the case and revisits the families of two of his victims.
29:00

Season 2020, Episode 30 - Fight For The Truth

4.0 5 x
An outback town, a newspaper in trouble and an unlikely saviour. Broken Hill is fighting to keep its century-old newspaper alive but can the Barrier Truth's owners and loyal community steer it through its toughest time yet?
32:00

Season 2020, Episode 28 - About A Boy

3.0 28 x
Quaden is a nine-year-old with dwarfism who just wants to fit in. When his Mum posted a video of Quaden distraught after a tough day at school they couldn't have predicted what would unfold, as they triumphed over the trolls.
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 29 - Finding Her Voice

3.0 15 x
Singer Megan Washington went public with a 'shameful' secret six years ago and then stopped making music. In this update she describes the long road back to a new album and why the best art happens out of your comfort zone.
October 2020
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 27 - To Catch A Stalker (part 2)

3.0 59 x
Desperate and alone in a 3-year battle against an obsessive stalker, Di McDonald meets policewoman Beck Norris who takes on the case. Norris enlists the FBI profiler who caught the Unabomber, to bring Di's stalker to justice.
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 26 - To Catch A Stalker (part 1)

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Di McDonald was told Max Gardiner was 'a good catch'. But when she ended their short relationship, he terrorised her for years. Determined not to let him break her, Di tells how she brought her stalker to justice.
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 25 - Keeping Up Appearances

3.0 30 x
Rory O'Donoghue starred in iconic TV comedy The Aunty Jack Show as the hugely popular tights-wearing, cane-twirling Thin Arthur. But off-stage Rory lived with a crippling secret that family and friends are now ready to share.
September 2020
30:00

Season 2020, Episode 24 - Breaking New Ground

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When drought almost sent him broke, fifth generation Cooma sheep farmer Charles Massy converted to regenerative agriculture to heal his land. A PhD led to a book and now he's the 'philosopher king' of a growing movement.
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