Australian Story – 23 August 2021 – 23/8/2021 – Monday – ABC
Saving MG99 | A refugee story with heart
This is the story of the “luckiest refugees” — a boatload of people fleeing Vietnam in hopes of a better life.
With their boat damaged irreparably in a storm, the group was preparing to die when the Australian Navy’s HMAS Melbourne arrived unexpectedly.
Putting the ‘real’ back into reality TV, the award-winning series with no narrator and no agendas – just authentic stories told in people’s own words. Immerse yourself in the life of an extraordinary Australian.
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Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, Australian Story returns with more unique stories that provide an insight into Australian life with all its complexities and challenges.
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The ABC is an Australian free-to-air commercial network, and is one of the five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.
Some of the most popular shows and programs on the ABC are ABC News, Play School, Gruen, Hard Quiz, The Weekly, Q & A, Media Watch, Australian Story, Four Corners and more.
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- Network Ten
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