Against the Wind

Based on true historical accounts, Against the Wind covers 15 years of Australias most brutal Colonial past. It tells the story of Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old unfairly charged and sentenced to serve seven years as a convict, transported from Ireland to NSW in 1798. Destined to overcome the misery of a repressed life Mary's journey represents a gruelling chapter of the Australian experience. Surviving the hardship and horror of transportation to Australia, Mary faces an uncertain future in a savage land-establishing herself against the turbulent backdrop of Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion.

Show Info

Airs on: Australia Seven Network (1978 - 1978)
Schedule: Tuesdays (50 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama History
Episodes ordered: 13 episodes

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x13: The Windfall SummerOct 31, 1978
1x12: The Whip HandOct 31, 1978
1x11: The Spirit of EnterpriseOct 24, 1978
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