The Making Of Modern Australia

October 2014

Series 1 Episode 4 The Australian Soul

Expired 195 x
A look at the greatest shift in Australian cultural and social habits since the War - religion - and the struggle by the church for the Australian soul.

Series 1 Episode 3 The Australian Heart

Expired 174 x
The third episode of the social and cultural history of Australia since the war looks at romance and how people fall and stay in love these days compared to the 40s, 50s and 60s when the rules were clearer.

Series 1 Episode 2 The Australian Dream

Expired 175 x
The great Australian dream of home ownership began after the war, but the costs and size have grown it from a quest for shelter and security to a status symbol. A cross-section of Australians talk about their dream.

Series 1 Episode 1 The Australian Child

Expired 329 x
The first of a four-part 'people's history' of Australia explores how parenting and childhood have changed over the past 60 years. Are today's kids growing up too quickly?