Documentary and reenactment series looking at three trials in pre-Federation Australia that effected the development of the nation and it's society.

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Michael Cathcart Michael Cathcart ...  Himself - Presenter 3 episodes, 2012
Richard Cawthorne ...  James Harris / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Xavier Gouault Xavier Gouault ...  Police Officer 2 episodes, 2012
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Presented by historian Michael Cathcart, Australia on Trial is a thought-provoking three-part series recreating the historic trials that throw light on the Australia of colonial times. These high-profile and controversial court cases raised major issues of national identity at a time when Australia was evolving from the dominion of the British Empire into a more autonomous federated nation in the late 19th century. But they also raised universal themes and concerns that still resonate in modern-day Australia.

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5 April 2012 (Australia) See more »

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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