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Blue Water Empire

Blue Water Empire is a dramatised documentary series giving new insight into the history and culture of the Torres Strait Islands. The series starts pre-colonisation and charts the impact of European arrival from the missionaries to the influx of people from all around the world during the pearling boom. A thrilling and vital, yet largely unknown, part of our Australian history. The great cast includes Jack Thompson, Ryan Corr, Damian Walshe- Howling and Aaron Fa'aoso.

Show Info

Network: Australia ABC (2019 - 2019)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 20:30 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Previous Episode

Episode 3

Episode 1x03; Jul 9, 2019

After the collapse of pearling, many Torres Strait Islanders are forced to migrate to the mainland for work. Legendary leaders like Eddie Koiki Mabo and George Mye take huge strides returning autonomy to the people. (Final)

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Episode 3Jul 9, 2019
1x02: Episode 2Jul 2, 2019
1x01: Episode 1Jun 25, 2019
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