Australia on Trial

Presented by historian Michael Cathcart, Australia on Trial is a thought‐provoking three‐part series recreating the historic trials that throw light on the Australia of colonial times. These high‐profile and controversial court cases raised major issues of national identity at a time when Australia was evolving from the dominion of the British Empire into a more autonomous federated nation in the late 19th century. But they also raised universal themes and concerns that still resonate in modern‐day Australia.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Massacre at Myall CreekApr 19, 2012
1x02: The Eureka 13Apr 12, 2012
1x01: The Mount Rennie OutrageApr 5, 2012
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