Season 2021

Season 2021, Episode 16 - Eritrea: The Secret State

4.0 7 x
Reporter Evan Williams investigates one of the world’s most repressive regimes. Secret footage along with testimony, reveal human rights abuses in the country known as the ‘North Korea of Africa’.

Season 2021, Episode 15 - Going Off-Grid

4.0 8 x
Dateline visits a remote island in New Zealand known as a haven for off-grid living. But is this alternate way of life really sustainable? And what happens when everyone wants a piece of it?

Season 2021, Episode 14 - The World's Happiest Country

4.0 23 x
Finland has ranked first in the UN's Happiness Report for the fourth year in a row. Dateline explores why Finland is such a cheery place, especially after one of the toughest years in living memory.

Season 2021, Episode 13 - Myanmar's Spring Revolution

Expired 4.0 9 x
When Myanmar's military ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi millions took to the streets. With over 800 civilians killed since the coup, Dateline meets young protesters risking everything for their future.

Season 2021, Episode 12 - Winning The War On Drugs

3.0 13 x
Portugal decriminalised drugs twenty years ago and went from the ‘heroin capital of Europe’ to a global leader in the war on drugs. What can Australia learn from Portugal's radical approach?

Season 2021, Episode 11 - Battle For The Vaccine Hesitant

4.0 27 x
Dateline meets the people tackling antivax misinformation as the world races to convince the vaccine hesitant to take the COVID-19 jab.

Season 2021, Episode 9 - The Fight For America's Soul

4.0 5 x
America is on its knees thanks to the global pandemic, and a year marred by division and uncertainty. Dateline investigates why so many are now turning to religion and seeking solace in the spiritual world.

Season 2021, Episode 8 - Dying To Divorce

3.0 30 x
Dateline takes viewers into the heart of Turkey's gender-based violence crisis and the recent political events that have eroded democratic freedoms and women's rights.

Season 2021, Episode 7 - Japan's Junior Idols

3.0 19 x
Dateline meets Japan's junior pop stars. Pre-teen girls who perform concerts for a large fanbase of mostly middle-aged men. Is it a quirky sub-culture or something more sinister?

'Like a horror movie:' Tigrayan Australians speak out

4.0 3 x
Fana, Tesfu and Amele are from the Tigray, a region in northern Ethiopia. In November 2020, a brutal conflict unfolded in their home country. They say their families and friends are experiencing extreme human rights abuses. In a desperate attempt to tell the world their story, they spoke to SBS Dateline.