Episodes (13)

Les Darcy
S01E01 · Les Darcy

Mar 01, 1988

Explores the short but spectacular career of Les Darcy, rated by many boxing critics as the best fighter Australia ever produced.

Jack Simpson
S01E02 · Jack Simpson

Mar 08, 1988

Tells the story and examines the legend of English-born A.I.F soldier John (Jack) Simpson and his donkey at Gallipoli during World War I.

Vivian Bullwinkel
S01E03 · Vivian Bullwinkel

Mar 15, 1988

Vivian Bullwinkel was a volunteer nurse during the Second World War. While being evacuated from Singapore the ship on which she was travelling sank.

Mary MacKillop
S01E04 · Mary MacKillop

Mar 22, 1988

Examines the life of Mary MacKillop, an exceptionally single-minded and dedicated woman who became Sister Mary of the Cross in the Order of St. Joseph, Australia's first religious order.

Lottie Lyell
S01E05 · Lottie Lyell

Mar 29, 1988

As well as starring in films, Lottie Lyell worked behind the cameras as a script writer, art director, costume designer, editor, and business manager.

Lola Montez
S01E06 · Lola Montez

Apr 05, 1988

After discovering that she was terminally ill, Lola Montez, the notorious courtesan and internationally known singer and dancer, undertook a world tour in an attempt to provide financial security for her final years.

Clyde Fenton
S01E07 · Clyde Fenton

Apr 12, 1988

Clyde Fenton was a skilled aviator and a brilliant surgeon. Together with fellow doctor, Cecel Cook, the Northern Territories chief medical officer, he pioneered the creation of the Flying Doctor Service.

Jack Davey
S01E08 · Jack Davey

Apr 19, 1988

In 1954, Jack Davey was arguably the most famous radio personality in Australia. In the same year, he entered the first around-Australia car race, the Redex Trial.

Betty Cuthbert
S01E09 · Betty Cuthbert

Apr 26, 1988

Betty Cuthbert held a very special place in the affections of the sporting world, not only because she could run faster than anybody else, but because of her immense courage, optimism and innate modesty.

General Gordon Bennett
S01E10 · General Gordon Bennett

May 03, 1988

General Henry Gordon Bennett is usually remembered as the Australian general who left his troops after Singapore fell to the Japanese in 1942 and fled back to Australia.

Soldier Settlers
S01E11 · Soldier Settlers

May 10, 1988

Following World Wars I and II large parcels of Australian farming land were purchased, divided up into small blocks and given to returned soldiers by the Federal Government.

Errol Flynn
S01E12 · Errol Flynn

May 17, 1988

During the 1930s and 1940s, Errol Flynn's natural charm and good looks saw him become a screen legend as Hollywood's greatest swashbuckling lover and matinee idol.

John Norton
S01E13 · John Norton

May 24, 1988

John Norton was one of Australia's earliest and most colourful, if not likeable, press barons. He was an eccentric with a power complex who controlled a chain of newspapers which extended across Australia and New Zealand.


Australians Season 1 (1988) is released on Mar 01, 1988. Watch Australians online - the English Drama TV series from Australia. Australians is directed by Mark Callen,Michael Carson,Kevin James Dobson,Ian Gilmour and created by Geoffrey Atherden with Mike Willesee and Rhys McConnochie.

As know as:

Michael Willesee's Australians(complete title), Los australianos, Australians





Production Companies:

Trans Media Productions

Cast & Crew

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