Australian Story Season 15
S15 E01Jan 8, 2010
Summer Series Edition - Doctor In The House Jan 8, 2010 Dr Michael Buist is an intensive care specialist with a unique perspective from both sides of the hospital curtain who's now emerged as a world leader in the push to improve patient care.
S15 E02Jan 15, 2010
Summer Series Edition - My Name Is Jack Jan 15, 2010 Radio and TV personality Ian 'Dano' Rogerson and his wife Nicole gave up their home, careers and an exciting lifestyle for the love of their son, Jack.
S15 E03Jan 21, 2010
Summer Series Edition - The Big Deal Jan 21, 2010 Ric Richardson is an inventor who took on the might of Microsoft and scored a remarkable victory.
S15 E04Jan 28, 2010
Summer Series Edition - Fly With Me Jan 28, 2010 Dylan Parker makes and flies paper planes and he has become one of the very best in the world.
S15 E05Feb 3, 2010
Summer Series Edition - Unfinished Business Feb 3, 2010 Ian Conway is a man determined to make a difference. Twenty years ago he made a promise to an Aboriginal elder. It was a big promise and for years he was haunted by the fact that he hadn't delivered.
S15 E06Feb 8, 2010
The Story of Samuel Feb 8, 2010 Behind the scenes Red Symons and his family have been on a journey with their eldest son Samuel that no one could wish for.
S15 E07Feb 15, 2010
Something In The Water (Part 1) Feb 15, 2010 A GP, a group of oyster farmers and a Sydney scientist banded together to investigate mysterious water quality issues in one of the most beautiful areas of Tasmania.
S15 E08Feb 22, 2010
Something In The Water (Part 2) Feb 22, 2010 The compelling conclusion to our story about a GP and a Sydney scientist who teamed up to investigate a water contamination issue near Tasmania's famous Bay of Fires.
S15 E09Mar 1, 2010
Watch Over Me Mar 1, 2010 As a little boy, Glenn Scott dreamed of becoming a motorcycle champion… just like his heroes Mick Doohan and Casey Stoner.
S15 E10Mar 8, 2010
When Words Fail Mar 8, 2010 Young Sydney musician Lachlan McCarthy's determination to escape the twin demons of poverty and a tragedy involving his father, sees him become the first in his family to finish high school and go to university.
S15 E11Mar 15, 2010
Becoming Jangala Mar 15, 2010 From Perth policeman to a life of high fashion and celebrity in New York, Russell James is one of the world's most influential fashion photographers who is now working in Australia on an art collaboration with Aboriginal artist Clifton Bieundurry.
S15 E12Mar 22, 2010
Call Of The Wild Mar 22, 2010 Emerging from a troubled childhood, self-made coffee millionaire, Kenton Campbell has led a life of extremes. He fulfilled the 'rags to riches' American dream here in Australia, only to find that success left him empty.
S15 E13Mar 29, 2010
The Night Before Christmas Mar 29, 2010 Graham Stafford served almost fifteen years in jail for a crime he has always claimed he did not commit. Since his release four years ago, he has continued to argue his innocence and seek redress from the legal system that incarcerated him.
S15 E14Apr 5, 2010
Children Of A Lesser God Apr 5, 2010 Tara Winkler was just twenty-two when she established the Cambodian Children's Trust in Cambodia. She is now 'mother', mentor and older sister to twenty-seven orphans, some as young as two.
S15 E15Apr 12, 2010
Dumb And Dumber Apr 12, 2010 It was hailed as possibly the most inept bank robbery of all time and it made headlines around the world. One of the robbers, Anthony Prince, is back home in Byron Bay, much chastened and speaking for the first time...
S15 E16Apr 19, 2010
In My Little Town Apr 19, 2010 Two years ago the harmony of rural life in a small township in Central Victoria was ripped apart after a fatal car accident involving five young friends.
S15 E17Apr 26, 2010
Woman On A Mission Apr 26, 2010 Until last year, Meagen Nay was known as the 19 year old swimmer treading the same path as her Olympian father, Robert. Then fate dealt a second tragic blow in an already painful life story...
S15 E18May 3, 2010
Mad World May 3, 2010 Chris 'Douggs' McDougall - free spirit, thrill-seeker or lawbreaker? This BASE jumping pioneer challenges convention and embodies the true definition of 'fearless'.
S15 E19May 10, 2010
Proof Of Life May 10, 2010 In August 2008, Bundaberg photojournalist Nigel Brennan was kidnapped in Somalia, along with Canadian reporter Amanda Lindhout. Last year, the Brennan family became players in the shadowy world of international kidnap and ransom.
S15 E20May 17, 2010
Sting in the Tale May 17, 2010 The murder of one of Australia’s foremost bee experts, Tony Knight, baffled police until a fortuitous event exposed a suspect with a sinister motive.
S15 E21May 24, 2010
The Blue Beret (Part 1) May 24, 2010 Part One charts the remarkable in combat experiences of highly decorated female soldier, Matina Jewell, but raises serious concerns about the conditions she faced when wearing the blue beret as a UN peacekeeper.
S15 E22May 31, 2010
The Blue Beret (Part 2) May 31, 2010 Part Two explores the ongoing battle Matina Jewell faced at home in Australia once it became clear her days as a career soldier were over.
S15 E23Jun 7, 2010
The Company of Men Jun 7, 2010 When Dianne Brimble died mysteriously aboard the Pacific Sky cruise liner in 2002, her family was left to mourn the loss of a beloved mother, wife, sister and daughter. It also began a seven and a half year battle for answers by the two men who had shared her life.
S15 E24Jun 14, 2010
Heaven Sent Jun 14, 2010 Peter Roberts, an accomplished musician, gave up a lucrative career as a businessman to retrain overseas at his own expense to become Australia's only music thanatologist.
S15 E25Jun 21, 2010
She Who Waits Jun 21, 2010 With prescient timing, an in depth look at the woman who has just made history by becoming Australia’s first female Prime Minister.
S15 E26Jun 28, 2010
Pay it Forward Jun 28, 2010 'Pay it Forward' is a marvellously inspirational tale of sportsmanship, mentoring and redemption across three generations of Australian Rules Football. At the centre of it all is a young man called David Conway.
S15 E27Jul 5, 2010
Ticket to Tigray Jul 5, 2010 Wanting to build a better world and keen to offer his skills as a water technician, Shane Dolan signed up with Community Aid Abroad and embarked for the war torn province of Tigray, in Ethiopia.
S15 E28Jul 10, 2010
Blowing In The Wind Jul 10, 2010 Kiff Saunders had spent most of his professional life airborne at the helm of a hot air balloon. But despite the heights of his success, he was becoming increasingly disenchanted with the air up there.
S15 E29Jul 19, 2010
Mum's The Word Jul 19, 2010 After her oldest son announced that he was gay, Shelley Argent was spurred to action. Now she's the national spokesperson for the international organisation PFLAG and a 'gay icon' in her own right...
S15 E30Jul 26, 2010
It's a Long Way There Jul 26, 2010 Glenn Wheatley is an undisputed legend of the entertainment industry. He's guided the careers of huge stars like John Farnham, Delta Goodrem and the Little River Band.
S15 E31Aug 2, 2010
Unfathomable (Part 1) Aug 2, 2010 It's seven years since a young American bride, Tina Watson, died during a honeymoon scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef. Her husband Gabe was accused of murder and was eventually convicted and jailed for manslaughter.
S15 E32Aug 9, 2010
Unfathomable (Part 2) Aug 9, 2010 The conclusion to our story about young American bride Tina Watson who died seven years ago during a honeymoon dive trip on the Great Barrier Reef.
S15 E33Aug 16, 2010
Our New Selection Aug 16, 2010 Van Rudd is an artist who ran in Julia Gillard's seat as an independent backed by the new but tiny Socialist Revolutionary Party.
S15 E34Aug 23, 2010
Labor Of Love Aug 23, 2010 From homeless teenager to the youngest ever leader of Australia's oldest union, Paul Howes is living a life accelerated.
S15 E35Aug 30, 2010
Hit the Road Jack Aug 30, 2010 Jack Heath shocked his family and friends by turning his back on a promising political career to establish an innovative not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting and inspiring troubled youth.
S15 E36Sep 6, 2010
Into the Forest Sep 6, 2010 Fourteen years ago Ivan Milat was convicted of one of Australia's most infamous serial killings. His victims were seven young backpackers whose bodies were found in the Belanglo State Forest, south of Sydney.
S15 E37Sep 13, 2010
Prisoner of War (Part 1) Sep 13, 2010 Working in Afghanistan and Iraq for Time Magazine and then CNN, Michael Ware willingly went where no other reporter could or would.
S15 E38Sep 20, 2010
Prisoner of War (Part 2) Sep 20, 2010 In this compelling conclusion, Michael Ware reveals the real cost to his psyche of all that he's witnessed for so long.
S15 E39Sep 27, 2010
The Wronged Man (Part 1) Sep 27, 2010 Andrew Mallard was a young man living homeless on the streets of Perth when he was charged with the murder of Pamela Lawrence. He was convicted of her murder in 1995.
S15 E40Oct 4, 2010
The Wronged Man (Part 2) Oct 4, 2010 The conclusion to the story of Andrew Mallard who was wrongfully convicted of the murder of Perth woman Pamela Lawrence in 1995.
S15 E41Oct 11, 2010
Animal Farm Oct 11, 2010 Jan Cameron has channelled her formidable energies and bank balance towards a new cause in the hope she can influence the way factory farmed animals are treated in Australia.
S15 E42Oct 18, 2010
Woman On A Mission Oct 18, 2010 Fresh off the plane from the Delhi, Meagen Nay updates our original program to explain how success has changed her...
S15 E43Oct 25, 2010
You're The Voice Oct 25, 2010 An intimate profile of the enigmatic Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu featuring behind the scenes footage shot by filmmaker Naina Sen, combined with interviews from his family and unofficial spokesperson Michael Hohnen.
S15 E44Nov 1, 2010
The Farmer Wants a Life Nov 1, 2010 After coming out on a national TV reality show in 2006, David Graham is attempting to reconcile his sexuality with his desire to be a farmer, a father and a force within the National Party.
S15 E45Nov 8, 2010
The Graduate Nov 8, 2010 When Kerry Tucker was jailed for seven years for theft and fraud she turned incarceration into an opportunity and is now a successful academic with a PhD and a job at a leading university...