Creating A Nation

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Dai's Story

4.0 5 x
Dai Le is a former refugee of the Vietnam War and spent years in refugee camps before being resettled in Australia. She speaks of her experiences in the camps, and then of arriving, settling and thriving in Australia.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Hale's Story

3.0 8 x
Hale Adasal's parents migrated to Australia under the Australia-Turkish migration agreement. It was the first such agreement between Australia and a Muslim country and signalled the end of the White Australia Policy.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Peter's Story

4.0 17 x
Peter Bennett was sent to Australia from England under the child migration scheme of the 1950s. He retells of his journey across the seas and of his experiences living and working at Fairbridge Farm School in Molong, NSW.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Natalie's Story

3.0 4 x
Natalie Seiz's father and paternal grandparents arrived in Australia as refugees of both Russian and Chinese communist regimes. Watch Natalie describe the experiences of her parents and grandparents in 50s and 60s Australia.