Blonde woman with "2018" face painted across her face. | Foreign Correspondent featured image
S1 E26: Don't Call Australia Home!

Don't Call Australia Home!

Australia is detaining, cuffing and deporting more New Zealanders than any other group. Guest reporter Peter FitzSimons finds it’s riling Kiwis and straining relations across The Ditch. Is this how we treat an old mate?

Available until
2019-07-14T00:00:00-07:00

Airdates

  • 2019-09-24T21:00:00-07:00
    Link TV

Full Episodes

Upcoming Airdates

Running Amok

This is no armchair spectator sport. David Lipson ventures into the fanatical, often deadly, arena of Indonesian soccer.

  • 2019-09-21T00:00:00-07:00
    Link TV

The Promised Land

Two young men escape the misery of Manus Island to forge new lives in North America. Reporter Eric Tlozek charts their progress and their pitfalls over 18 months.

  • 2019-09-21T00:30:00-07:00
    Link TV

Secret Sardinia

It’s touted as Europe’s most beautiful island - but the people of Sardinia are getting sick and dying mysteriously. Fingers are pointing at secret bomb tests and war games by the world’s armies, as Emma Alberici reports.

Vanilla Slice

Vanilla hustlers in dusty streets. Vanilla brokers in vanilla-built palaces. Vanilla crops threatening rare lemurs’ jungle homes. On a wild ride through Madagascar, Adam Harvey finds there’s nothing plain about vanilla.

Don't Call Australia Home!

Australia is detaining, cuffing and deporting more New Zealanders than any other group. Guest reporter Peter FitzSimons finds it’s riling Kiwis and straining relations across The Ditch. Is this how we treat an old mate?

  • 2019-09-24T21:00:00-07:00
    Link TV

Blockchain Island

A tropical paradise is racked with bankruptcy then smashed by a killer hurricane. In rides a cavalry of digital evangelists selling hi-tech revolution. Will they save the day?

  • 2019-09-24T21:30:00-07:00
    Link TV

Walk In Their Shoes

What drives Tatyana, 21, heavily pregnant and with two tiny kids in tow, or 13-year-old Daniel, to make an epic trek over thousands of kilometres? Eric Campbell tells the stories of the people behind Donald Trump’s wall.

Man Vs Wild

In India’s far east, wild elephants are in deadly, daily conflict with people. Siobhan Heanue follows the clashes as roaming herds get squeezed by shrinking forests and a growing human population.

Machine Man

He fled Saddam Hussein’s brutality to become detainee #982 in an Australian refugee camp. Now Munjed al-Muderis is a world-leading surgeon giving amputees a second chance at life. Sophie McNeill tells his inspiring story.

  • 2019-10-01T21:00:00-07:00
    Link TV

Leave No Dark Corner

China is marrying Big Brother to Big Data. Every citizen will be watched and their behaviour scored in the most ambitious and sophisticated system of social control in history. Matthew Carney reports.

The French Letter

Is it OK for a man to proposition a woman in the street or at work? Some leading French women say yes. In Paris, guest reporter Annabel Crabb asks what happens when #MeToo rubs up against Pepe Le Pew.

Happy Birthday Mr President

Vladimir Putin crushes opponents, but a growing army of young Russians is fighting back. Their gift to the strongman on his 65th birthday? A show of defiance and a demand to quit. Eric Campbell reports.

  • 2019-10-08T21:00:00-07:00
    Link TV

The Village

Sean Dorney got thrown out of PNG for his reporting, yet he received one of its top honours. He skippered its footy team and fell for a local girl. Now suffering motor neurone disease, he makes an emotional final visit.

To Burn Or Not to Burn?

There’s a new push in Australia to build incinerators to burn our waste. Is this the way to go? Those clever Swedes think so. Foreign Correspondent sends War on Waste’s Craig Reucassel to Sweden to investigate.

One Love

Jamaica's rich music heritage got hijacked by a vicious and violent brand of homophobia. But along came a new generation of artists who, with a little help from the internet, are wresting it back.

  • 2019-10-15T21:00:00-07:00
    Link TV

Not Everyone Needs A Goat

Matt Brown reports on a radical cash experiment that challenges some deep-rooted notions of charity — and may hold the seeds of a revolution in social welfare.

  • 2019-10-15T21:30:00-07:00
    Link TV