My Great Big Adventure
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My Great Big Adventure: Identity

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC Me December 3, 2014

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

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In a world where fitting in is paramount, it's hard for kids to find themselves and express their individuality in a safe space. We tackle cultural identity, sexual identity, ...

In a world where fitting in is paramount, it's hard for kids to find themselves and express their individuality in a safe space. We tackle cultural identity, sexual identity, adoption, cliques, and belonging to help kids ask questions to discover who they really are, and who they really want to be.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
50:45

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Kurt Fearnley

Season 10 Episode 6 SBS June 4, 2019

History

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Four-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley wants to find out if the fighting spirit that propelled him to sporting stardom was inherited from his ancestors. In his father's family, ...

Four-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley wants to find out if the fighting spirit that propelled him to sporting stardom was inherited from his ancestors. In his father's family, Kurt seeks to sort fact from fiction about his larger than life grandfather Harry, who left England at the tender age of 17. Kurt begins his investigation with his great-grandfather Charles' World War I medals, which lead him to discover Charles suffered a gunshot wound to the face during the disastrous Battle of the Somme.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:51

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Rod Marsh

Season 3 Episode 2 SBS December 5, 2010

History

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Rod Marsh was one of the best wicketkeepers to have ever played international cricket, playing 96 Test Matches for Australia. Knowing very little about his family history and ...

Rod Marsh was one of the best wicketkeepers to have ever played international cricket, playing 96 Test Matches for Australia. Knowing very little about his family history and intrigued by the mystery of his father's adoption, Rod embarks on a journey to discover his roots.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:09

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Adam Goodes

Season 6 Episode 6 SBS August 12, 2014

History

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Australian of the Year and AFL star Adam Goodes was not brought up in Aboriginal culture and has always wanted to connect with his heritage. In the new Australian series of ...

Australian of the Year and AFL star Adam Goodes was not brought up in Aboriginal culture and has always wanted to connect with his heritage. In the new Australian series of Who Do you Think You Are? Adam is on a quest to learn about his ancestors' culture.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:59

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Geoffrey Robertson

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 29, 2011

History

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From a Scottish hovel to a Prussian palace, Who Do You Think You Are? takes an extraordinary journey into the ancestry of barrister and Judge Justice Geoffrey Robertson. ...

From a Scottish hovel to a Prussian palace, Who Do You Think You Are? takes an extraordinary journey into the ancestry of barrister and Judge Justice Geoffrey Robertson. Robertson, a leading international human rights advocate, is remembered by many for his work as the host of a series of televised Hypotheticals.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:31

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Cathy Freeman

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS November 5, 2011

History

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When she won a gold medal during the 2000 Olympic Games in front of a rapturous home crowd and a global TV audience of millions, Catherine Freeman carved a place in Australian ...

When she won a gold medal during the 2000 Olympic Games in front of a rapturous home crowd and a global TV audience of millions, Catherine Freeman carved a place in Australian sporting history and cemented herself as a symbol of black and white unity and of national pride. But as a child growing up in a comfortable, supportive environment, she often wondered where she found the determination to achieve. When asked to take part in Who Do You Think You Are? Freeman didn't hesitate. She has always believed her strong sense of identity must have come from her ancestors. Finally she would know.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
52:03

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Jane Turner

Season 8 Episode 7 SBS October 25, 2016

History

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Best known for her alter ego Kath Day-Knight from the hugely popular Kath and Kim series, Jane Turner is an icon of Australian comedy. Her paternal line takes Jane back to her ...

Best known for her alter ego Kath Day-Knight from the hugely popular Kath and Kim series, Jane Turner is an icon of Australian comedy. Her paternal line takes Jane back to her three-times-great grandfather, who was one of Western Australia's pioneering British settlers. Jane will uncover the desire that drove her wealthy ancestor to endure incessant misfortune. Then, uncovering her father's actions as a fighter pilot in the Korean War takes Jane inside the Demilitarised Zone on the border of North Korea.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
46:58

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Lex Marinos

Season 5 Episode 5 SBS April 30, 2013

History

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For several decades, actor Lex Marinos has embodied all that is so-called ethnic on Australian screens, from the comedy Kingswood Country to the intense drama of The Slap. Lex ...

For several decades, actor Lex Marinos has embodied all that is so-called ethnic on Australian screens, from the comedy Kingswood Country to the intense drama of The Slap. Lex identifies strongly with his Greek heritage, growing up as 'an outsider' in an assimilationist White Australia era. He wonders if his predominantly Greek identity has overshadowed his grandmother's Anglo-Celtic lineage. Celebrating the birth of his granddaughter in a traditionally Greek-Australian family gathering, Lex is aware that the picture is incomplete.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
53:22

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Christine Anu

Season 2 Episode 4 SBS July 11, 2010

History

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In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? singer Christine Anu takes a deeply emotional journey through her family's past, revealing a rich and surprising ...

In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? singer Christine Anu takes a deeply emotional journey through her family's past, revealing a rich and surprising history. Christine's version of "My Island Home" reflects Australia's island identity, and the islands of the Torres Straits where her ancestors come from.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
53:03

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Maggie Beer

Season 2 Episode 5 SBS June 6, 2010

History

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In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? celebrity "Country Cook" Maggie Beer embarks on a journey into her ancestry discovering a rags-to-riches and back to ...

In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? celebrity "Country Cook" Maggie Beer embarks on a journey into her ancestry discovering a rags-to-riches and back to rags story and a convict bigamist with a penchant for very tall tales.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:02

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Vince Colosimo

Season 4 Episode 4 SBS April 17, 2012

History

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Charismatic actor Vince Colosimo was born and bred in Melbourne, and both of Vince's parents are from Calabria in the South of Italy. Vince remembers his late grandfather, ...

Charismatic actor Vince Colosimo was born and bred in Melbourne, and both of Vince's parents are from Calabria in the South of Italy. Vince remembers his late grandfather, Antonio Russo, but knows almost nothing about his life in Italy before he emigrated.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
53:00

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Rachel Griffiths

Season 8 Episode 5 SBS October 11, 2016

History

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Actor Rachel Griffiths's journey into the past takes her back to the re-emergence of Judaism in 17th century England. She discovered that her eight-time grandfather was one of ...

Actor Rachel Griffiths's journey into the past takes her back to the re-emergence of Judaism in 17th century England. She discovered that her eight-time grandfather was one of the best known Jewish capitalists in London - associated with the Royal Exchange, the Bank of England, and the British East India Company. But his business interests extended further afield, and Rachel learns he was engaged in the international slave trade.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
53:41

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Jacki Weaver

Season 6 Episode 3 SBS July 22, 2014

History

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Actress Jacki Weaver has one of the most successful careers in the history of Australian stage and screen. Ever since Jacki became a grandmother, she has had a burning ...

Actress Jacki Weaver has one of the most successful careers in the history of Australian stage and screen. Ever since Jacki became a grandmother, she has had a burning ambition to find out about her beloved father's biological mother. In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? Jacki uncovers a family secret that has been buried in shame.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
52:57

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Ray Martin

Season 7 Episode 8 SBS September 22, 2015

History

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A lifetime spent in journalism has seen Ray Martin witness some of the defining moments of his time. Looking into his own history he finds his forbears too were on the ...

A lifetime spent in journalism has seen Ray Martin witness some of the defining moments of his time. Looking into his own history he finds his forbears too were on the frontline of nation shaping events - discovering an ancestor at the scene of Australia's greatest armed rebellion. On his maternal side he walks in the footprints of his indigenous ancestors to solve a long-standing family mystery. And he follows his convict trail back to Ireland to find a notorious bandit with a rebel heart.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
54:57

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Todd McKenney

Season 9 Episode 6 SBS May 22, 2018

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Perth born entertainer and performer Todd McKenney is keen to know where the McKenney name comes from, and is on a quest to uncover traits passed down to him by his father's ...

Perth born entertainer and performer Todd McKenney is keen to know where the McKenney name comes from, and is on a quest to uncover traits passed down to him by his father's forebears. On his maternal side, there is no doubt that Todd gets his dancing talent from his mother, Peta, and his maternal grandmother. However, Todd is keen to discover an ancestor with a colourful past. Will Todd find what he's looking for?

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
52:43

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Greig Pickhaver

Season 7 Episode 7 SBS September 15, 2015

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Iconic entertainer Greig Pickhaver, known for his comedic alter ego HG Nelson, investigates the leading characters in his family history.

Iconic entertainer Greig Pickhaver, known for his comedic alter ego HG Nelson, investigates the leading characters in his family history.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
53:03

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Mal Meninga

Season 8 Episode 4 SBS October 4, 2016

History

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Mal Meninga goes on a deeply personal quest to discover if he's descended from an indentured labourer - brought back from the Pacific Islands to work in the Queensland cane ...

Mal Meninga goes on a deeply personal quest to discover if he's descended from an indentured labourer - brought back from the Pacific Islands to work in the Queensland cane fields - in a culture replete with racism, kidnapping and slavery. His search takes him to Tanna Island in Vanuatu. He finds his ancestor spent time in a Christian mission at Kwamera. Mal must unravel conflicting accounds of why his ancestor left. Was he tricked or was he looking for adventure and opportunity? Back in Australia, Mal's confronted by the harsh conditions endured by Islanders working in the cane fields. Faced with deportation, the South Sea Islander community rallied to challenge the White Australia Policy.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:49

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Justine Clarke

Season 9 Episode 5 SBS May 15, 2018

History

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Actor and performer Justine Clarke was raised almost entirely by her mother, Beverley, after her parents separated when she was just nine months old. Justine's quest to learn ...

Actor and performer Justine Clarke was raised almost entirely by her mother, Beverley, after her parents separated when she was just nine months old. Justine's quest to learn about her father's family will take her back to colonial times where she'll learn about the unlikely life of one of her ancestors and the Irish rebel she fell in love with. On her maternal side, Justine will return to her grandfather's hometown in Belarus and discover why her grandfather fled his homeland and travelled to Australia. And, in a surprise meeting in Moscow, Justine will meet a long lost relative and reconnect a family separated for a century.