Australiana DocumentariesThere are so many of these type of films available I'm a bit lost as to where to start. I'll pick some of my own favourites, but would love it if you let me know what you would like to see here too.
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A Time to Remember - 1930 - 1975 - DVDs
From 1929 The Fox Movietone and Cinesound newsreels played in cinemas across the country. They immortalised the famous, and the infamous, the eccentric and the battlers.
Australians At War Collection: The Digger, For Valour, The Anzac Spirit - DVD
Three unique documentaries of courage & endurance.
Australians at War in World War II - DVD
Created in the memory of ANZAC, some of the most heroic, touching, memorable, heart wrenching and just plain amazing war pictures you'll ever see are captured on this historically significant documentary series.
Besieged: The Ned Kelly Story - DVD
The rise of terrorism and the persistence of social liberation movements highlight the question: what is the right way to respond to a corrupt government, oppression and injustice?
Bush Tucker Man: The Complete Series - DVD
Join Les Hiddins for eight classic episodes from his popular ABC TV series Bush Tucker Man.
Captain Cook, Obsession and Discovery - DVD
"I had ambition not only to go farther than any man has been before me, but as far as it was possible for a man to go." James Cook
Charles KINGSFORD SMITH - DVD
Known to millions of Australians simply as 'Smithy', Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends.
Colour of War The ANZACS - DVD
For the first time, only original colour footage is used to paint a vividly detailed picture of these closely allied nations, from the build up to World War II to the end of the Vietnam Conflict.
Extraordinary Tale of William Buckley - DVD
Thoroughly researched and adapted from journalist John Morgans 1852 book, this personal account of survival tells thetrue story of the escaped convict who lived with an Aboriginal tribe in south-eastern Australia long before white colonisation.
Federation - DVD
The challenge was not only to create a nation but to develop an enduring Australian democracy.
First Australians - The Untold Story of Australia - DVDs
'First Australians' chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people.
For Valour - DVD
The Victoria Cross is the most coveted and honoured decoration available to members of the Australian Defence Force.
Gallipoli's Deep Secrets - National Geographic - DVD
On his latest underwater quest the discoverer of the Titanic, Dr Robert Ballard, examines one of the greatest turning points of the 20th century.
Gallipoli: Brothers in Arms - Region 4 DVD
Why are more Australians drawn to the shores of Gallipoli each year? The Dawn Service at Anzac Cove, once a modest gathering of souls, has become an event on a scale that rivals the original invasion.
Gallipoli: The Front Line Experience - DVD
The Gallipoli campaign of World War I was so controversial and devastating, it changed the face of battle for ever.
Kokoda - DVD
Kokoda delves behind the myths of war to tell the story from both sides of the conflict.
Mabo: LIfe of an Island Man - DVD
A man ahead of his time, Eddie Koiki Mabo, left an indelible legacy to the people of Australia, reshaping the landscape and opening up possibilities that many never dreamed of.
Mary - The Mary MacKillop Story - DVD
On 19 January, 1995 Mary MacKillop was officially beautified by Pope John Paul II. 15 years later his successor Pope Benedict XVI finally confirmed her sainthood - Australia's first.
Monash - The Forgotten ANZAC - DVD
'Monash, The Forgotten ANZAC' examines Monash's key military victories and the hidebound military culture he overturned to win them. And it introduces us to Monash, the man.
Not Forgotten: 90 Years After the Fighting Stopped - DVD
From a population of just over 4 million, 324,000 Australian men served overseas in WW1. Some 61,700 never came home.
Phar Lap - The People's Champion - DVD
Just as Phar Lap was not simply another racehorse, this is not simply another racing DVD. For within lie the secrets of a genuine Aussie hero, featuring footage previously unseen by the public of the greatest thoroughbred there ever was.
Revealling Gallipoli - DVD
Revealing Gallipoli tells the many remarkable stories of hardship and survival from several different perspectives, taking into account the circumstances and revealing the brutality of warfare.
The Anzac Spirit - Documentary - DVD
When things are tough, whether it be on the sports field, in the face of natural disaster, there is an internal strength summoned up in order to cope with the adversity it is known as the Anzac Spirit.
The Charge of the Anzacs - DVD
In 1917 The Australian Light Horse claimed victory at Beersheba. 95 years on, 40 Australians relive their journey….
The Digger, A History - DVD
More than a hundred years ago the first Australians went into battle - brave adventure seekers their legacy is without question.
The Lost Diggers of Fromelles - DVD
On the night of July 19, 1916, 5,533 Australian soldiers were killed, wounded or went missing, more than the total of casualties in the Boer, Korean and Vietnam wars combined.
The Stamp of Australia
'The Stamp of Australia' Presented by Scott McGregor.
The Waler: Australia's Great War Horse (100 Years of ANZAC - The Spirit Lives 2014-2018) - DVD
The Waler: Australia's Great War Horse takes us on an epic journey from the outback of Australia, across the vast Indian Ocean, to the pyramids of Egypt, the living hell that was Gallipoli and the unforgiving desert sands of the Middle East.
Tobruk - DVD
April 1941, Tobruk, Libya. 14,000 Australian troops stationed in Tobruk were awaiting reinforcements and supplies which never arrived.
Tony Robinson Explores Australia - DVD
From the first sighting by a wayward buccaneer all the way through to the Sydney Olympics, Australia has been influenced by many cultures.
Vivian Bullwinkel - DVD
Vivian Bullwinkel is one of the great Australians of the 20th Century. Bullwinkel lived life to the full; as a Second World War Australian army nursing sister, a POW, a survivor and as a beloved matron.