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These are the stories of who we are. Australian Story presents unique tales that provide an insight into Australian life with all its complexities and challenges.
When drought almost sent him broke, fifth generation Cooma sheep farmer Charles Massy converted to regenerative agriculture to heal his land. A PhD led to a book and now he's the 'philosopher king' of a growing movement.
Introduced by ABC Chair and journalist Ita Buttrose
The Aunty Jack Show burst onto our TV screens in the early 1970s, revolutionising Australian comedy with its surreal and outlandish sketches.
One of its stars was Rory O'Donoghue, best known as Thin Arthur, who sang the show's hit song Farewell Aunty Jack and dazzled audiences with his musical talent.
A gifted composer and performer, he played the role of Peter in the hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar, worked alongside Aunty Jack creator Grahame Bond in a host of stage productions, and wrote the theme music for shows like Bush Tucker Man.
Whilst hugely popular, behind the scenes Rory O'Donoghue lived with a crippling secret. Now family and close friends are ready to share his story in the hope of triggering a vital conversation.
Di McDonald was told Max Gardiner was 'a good catch'. But when she ended their months-long relationship, he terrorised her for years. Determined not to let him break her, Di recounts the exclusive story of how she brought her stalker to justice.
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