Where Are You Really From?

June 2020

Season 3 Episode 1

4.0 13 x
Michael starts his journey in Brisbane, home to one of the largest Vietnamese communities in the country, some surviving the trauma of the Vietnam war to thrive in the city’s south western suburbs. Their exodus from Vietnam may have coined the term ‘boat people’, but more than 40 years later, they’ve reclaimed it as a remi...

Season 3 Episode 2

3.0 7 x
Michael visits the 100-year-old Greek community in Darwin - a group wiped out by economic ruin and devastating natural disasters in their hometowns. He looks at how they rebuilt and became stronger in a new city that soon formed a part of their identity.

Season 3 Episode 3

4.0 21 x
In Wollongong, New South Wales, Michael unearths the Serbian history of a steel city. Generations of migrants from the former Yugoslavia have made a home in this picturesque seaside destination. From steel working priests to Balkans war survivors, this is a community constantly striving to balance its complicated cultural ...

Season 3 Episode 4

3.0 45 x
Michael's journey ends in Shepparton, a city with four mosques, thirty different nationalities, and an Islamic history that stretches back over a century. He chats to Dinny Adem, the son of an Albanian Muslim migrant who went on to become Mayor of Shepparton.

Season 2 Episode 1

3.0 11 x
Michael meets with the Italian families that overcame racism and World War II internment to become the beating heart of a Far North Queensland town.

Season 2 Episode 2

3.0 2 x
Michael investigates the impact of decades of regional migration on Katanning, a West Australian town of four thousand people and more than 40 different nationalities.

Season 1 Episode 3

3.0 15 x
In regional Queensland, one community has made a very big impression in a very short time. Fleeing decades of war and unrest, Toowoomba’s South Sudanese community started nearly 20 years ago with just three families. It has since grown rapidly, but has struggled to find a place as media drum up fear of ‘African youth’ in A...