Banding together, Darryl, Farouk, Jack and Yvonne move ahead with the David and Goliath case. At court, Dennis struggles to articulate his argument, calling on a broader, ethical understanding of justice, the Constitution and the historical Mabo v Queensland (1992) native title case. Outside, Darryl meets retired barrister Lawrence Hammill and they chat having pride in their children, and the case. Back in court, Darryl discovers they lost. With a heavy heart, Darryl must inform his friends.
Con and Tracey, returning from their honeymoon in Thailand, are collected at the airport. Back home, Con and Tracey recount all the fascinating aspects of the flight and the airline, and give out gifts from Thailand. The Kerrigans leave for Bonnie Doon the next day. While the boys go fishing, Tracey does Sal's hair and they chat about children, careers and changing times. That afternoon, Darryl admires his family, the Bonnie Doon's "serenity", and the smell of a two-stroke engine.
The Kerrigans receive a notice of "compulsory acquisition" of their family home. They soon discover that their elderly neighbours Farouk, a recent migrant from Lebanon, and Jack are being evicted too. Seeking explanation at the local council, Darryl argues that "compensation" isn't the question and decides to fight the eviction head on. Darryl turns to Dennis Denuto, an incompetent but friendly lawyer who has worked with the family previously. At home, Darryl continues to celebrate family achiev
Dale Kerrigan introduces loveable patriarch and dad, Darryl (the "backbone" of the family), mother Sal ("the other bones"), brothers Steven and Wayne, sister Tracey and her husband Con. The Kerrigans live in Coolaroo, nestled between the airport and the power lines. They are your typical working-class family, battlers with big hearts, modest dreams and a little rough around the edges. Darryl loves their "castle", but one day he gets a visit from a property valuer that changes their lives.
Darryl, Dennis and Lawrence Hammill plead their case to the High Court of Australia. Lawrence argues the case thoughtfully, but the respondents make a judgemental remark about the Kerrigan home and Darryl looses his cool. Outside, Darryl apologises for getting heated but explains they don't understand that value is in the home, not the house. During closing remarks, Lawrence argues for just terms, the pricelessness of place and the difference between a house and a home.
Darryl puts his case to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, arguing family homes are priceless, the importance of being just and fair, and "a man's home is his castle". Farouk and Darryl are optimistic, but learn AirLink is a formidable opponent. As they deliberate, Sal asks Farouk what he was offered in compensation. Farouk explains that the planes don't bother him because in Beirut is not value that is dropped, offering an anecdote on political conflict. Darryl decides to fight AirLink.
Sal finds Darryl packing up the "pool room" and they discuss taking care of Jack and looking for a new home. Darryl talks about memories, displacement and Australia's history of land theft, when Lawrence "Lawry" Hammill makes a surprise visit. Lawry explains he was a retired QC (Queen's council), or "lawyers rich people use", who specialised in Australian constitutional law and offers to appear on Darryl's behalf, pro bono.
In her most shocking instalment yet, Stacey Dooley travels to The Philippines, currently the cybersex capital of the world, where hundreds of thousands of girls are being abused online. She follows the police as they raid cyberdens and rescue girls as young as eight. Stacey also meets traumatised victims and confronts the traffickers, pimps and perpetrators of this horrific new crime.
This series takes a group of high street fashion victims - with closets full to the brim with cheap, chic brands - and makes them live the life of the Indian factory workers they unknowingly rely on! Tonight, the 6 Brits join the thousands of poverty stricken migrant labourers who are heading deep into the Indian countryside to scratch out a living, working on the annual cotton harvests.
Compass examines the deep and enduring social, religious and cultural implications of 9/11 from an Australian perspective through the eyes of those directly affected. Ten years ago we watched in disbelief as the Twin Towers collapsed before our eyes. Even as it was happening we were told the 'world had changed' and a decade on, it's evident many things have: from terrorism to heightened security and suspicion toward many things Muslim.
I Am Innocent tell stories of those who were convicted of crimes, but maintained their innocence throughout. Take a look at some of New Zealand's most famous cases of people being wrongly convicted of heinous crimes.
As nations around the globe attempt to fight sex trafficking, many consider legalising prostitution. Two filmmakers, Jared Brock and Michelle Brock travel across ten countries to explore the issue and attempt to discover what lies at the root of it all.
America loses 22 Vets a day to suicide. PTSD's often treated with myriad pills. Many states have legalised medical marijuana, but the Federal Government hasn't, so Veteran's Affairs can't recommend it.
A documentary about a controversial American camp for transgender adolescents and their parents, where the teenagers face huge dilemmas, including whether or not to start taking hormones to stop the onset of male puberty.
Josephine and Lewis inherit a murder trial where all the evidence points to the client being guilty, while Johnny and Skye are reluctantly thrown together to help defend Skye's father from an assault charge.
The upstairs and downstairs teams join forces in a class action, taking on a pharmaceutical company that tried to cover up the side effects resulting from their drug trials. Stars Claudia Karvan. (Final)
Deep down we're all fractured, an oil and gas representative tells young Aboriginal leader and lawyer Caleb Behn. Behn knows that feeling all too well, as he struggles with the role he'll play in protecting his territory in northern British Columbia, currently under siege from some of the world's largest natural gas operations.
The troubling reality is that the same industry threatening traditional practices and livelihoods is also responsible for giving his parents jobs that provided him with his lifestyle and education.
Whether hunting beaver, throwing hatchets or studying legal briefs, the burden of leadership is visible in Behn, as he knows others are looking to him for a better future. Following him from the pristine North to downtown Vancouver and a fracked territory in New Zealand, Fractured Land provides optimism and empowerment toward issues that can seem dire and insurmountable.
Filmmakers Fiona Rayher and Damien Gillis have been following Caleb for four years, capturing hundreds of hours of footage of his development, through law school, sharing knowledge with other Indigenous peoples, speaking to larger and larger audiences, dealing with deep community divisions, and building a movement.
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In tonight's episode, Stacey Dooley travels to Bulgaria's Sunny Beach, which is fast overtaking Magaluf and Kavos as the favorite party destination of young Brits. Stacey uncovers the consequences of the lowest-priced alcohol in Europe and a "no rules" party scene in which bar crawls of up to 400 people dominate the strip. She sees what the young Bulgarians working in the resort really think of the British drinking culture and reveals some of the devastating results of things going too far.
Stacey Dooley investigates the growing drug craze sweeping through Thailand. Yaba, a dangerous mix of methamphetamine and caffeine, has gripped the nation and unleashed a terrifying wave of violence among its users.
For sex offenders in the US, only a small number of facilities, such as the beaten-down trailer park at the centre of this unflinching documentary, offer people the chance to confront their crimes and re-integrate - as much as the law will allow - into society. Within this outcast community, a handful of offenders tell searing personal stories that paint a troubling portrait of abuse and justice in America.
Over half the defendants who appear in Australia's busiest local court will reoffend within 10 years. Four serial offenders tread a familiar path to the court as they appear before the Downing Centre's frustrated magistrates.
With full marijuana legalisation no longer a bygone conclusion, Krishna chronicles the thriving, ever-changing landscape of cannabis in the US - embedding with smugglers, doctors, immigrants, children and cops as they shape the future of American weed. As mass deportations of 'criminal aliens' loom, Krishna follows a Virginia family caught in the deportation dragnet to see how the War on Drugs has fuelled Trump's War on Immigrants.
This new series chronicles the real-life copycat crimes and criminals inspired by blockbuster movies and TV series. The series features hits like Scream, Fatal Attraction, Natural Born Killers, Hannibal, Heathers and others where real life has imitated the silver screen. Each episode details the real life crime and its parallels to a Hollywood hit with dramatic recreations and insight from police detectives, psychologists, and other experts familiar with the case and film.
Dive into the deep web for a look at a virtual black market, where drugs and guns are freely bought and sold. Then later, journalist Gianna Toboni comes face-to-face with the real Walter White. In Thailand, prison inmates are given a fighting chance.
A notorious American who pretended to be a CIA agent so he could defraud vulnerable women looking for love; and a 'dashing barrister' who leaves his new partner in huge debt after lying about his assets.
This new series chronicles the real-life copycat crimes and criminals inspired by blockbuster movies and TV series. The series features hits like Scream, Fatal Attraction, Natural Born Killers, Hannibal, Heathers and others where real life has imitated the silver screen. Each episode details the real life crime and its parallels to a Hollywood hit with dramatic recreations and insight from police detectives, psychologists, and other experts familiar with the case and film. In this episode, similar to the movie 'Heathers', three best friends turn into mortal enemies within the hallways of high school.
Host Krishna Andavolu brings an all American mum to Colorado to be stoned and dined by some very curious pot entrepreneurs. What can the marijuana industry do to convince soccer mums that puffing on a joint is akin to sipping on chardonnay?
A Mexican-American gang member is killed, and the Fishers find that the family's wishes for burial are at odds with those of the gang's leader, Powerful. Meanwhile, with arson investigators breathing down the family's throat, Nate, David and Ruth wonder if Claire might have had something to do with the fire across the street. Brenda arrives for her first dinner at the Fishers, but fails to make a favourable impression with Ruth. And David gets courage from an unexpected source to end a feud with Keith - and stand up to Gilardi's threat to destroy the Fisher's business.
The homophobic killing of a gay man forces David to confront his own fears about his lifestyle - and life choices. After a particularly sick "joke" by Billy, Nate agrees with Brenda's parents that Billy should be institutionalised, but Brenda isn't convinced - yet. Meanwhile, Ruth shares a secret about her love life with fellow florist Robbie, Claire shares a secret about Gabe with her school shrink, and David shares a secret about himself with his mother.
David and the rest of the Fishers experience the control-freak side of Tracy Montrose Blaire when she envisions a "resplendent" funeral for her dearly departed Aunt Lilian. Brenda visits a remorseful Billy in the institution, then gets into an argument with Nate that has some serious repercussions. David is forced to take a stand at church when he and the other deacons are told that Father Jack has been presiding over same-sex marriages. Gabe reverts to some bad habits when he and Claire attend a party hosted by her sometime friend Parker. Ruth closes one door on Hiram, and opens another with Nicolai. And Rico celebrates his son's christening with a spirited reception at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home.
When a young Army veteran dies of Gulf War syndrome, his embittered brother decides to eschew a military funeral in favour of a simple cremation and disposal. Ruth invites Hiram over to cook dinner then takes a job working for Nikolai. David casts the swing vote in the church search committee's decision to hire a progressive young associate priest. Claire has trouble recognising the value of algebra at school and in her life. Nate and Brenda plan to spend their first weekend away, but Billy has other ideas.
An intimate look at the very public and passionate fight waged by residents of Brooklyn's historic Prospect Heights neighbourhood as they face the destruction of their property to make way for a dense real estate project. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.
Celebrate and acknowledge International day of sign languages by viewing this collection with your class featuring video content about the lives of individuals who use sign language as well as schools that support them.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
Use this playlist to help students to understand how digital devices work around them. Discover the latest emerging technologies and the affect on individuals from the rise of the digital world. (ACTDIK023,ACTDIK024,VCDSTS043,VCDSTS044)
Natural Disasters aren't fun to have around. Find out the science behind these events as well as gain insights on what to do in tough situations through this selected playlist. (ACSSU096,VCSSU079,VCGGK095)
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.