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First Australians

Freedom For Our Lifetime - Victoria (1860-1890)
Season 1 Episode 3 SBS April 12, 2015

First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. In episode 3, the threat of extinction hovers over the first Australians of Victoria at the time Wurundjeri clan leader Simon Wonga seeks land from the authorities. He soon gives up and leads his people to the banks of the Yarra River, claiming a parcel of land, Coranderrk.

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