Australian Journey

Australian Journey is a free web-based video series exploring the nation's history, and is the result of a collaboration between Monash University's Faculty of Arts and the National Museum of Australia.

The series is suitable for high school and tertiary students and explores issues including the Australian environment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history, democracy and citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism, reconciliation and the Anzac legend.


Episode 1: Travelling Country

Episode 2: A Land of the Weird and Monstrous

Episode 3: A Wide Brown Land

Episode 4: Our Island Home

Episode 5: Multicultural Mosaic

Episode 6: Captivity Narratives

Episode 7: The Stolen Generations

Episode 8: The Australian Way of Life

Episode 9: Encounters

Episode 10: Creating a Nation

Episode 11: Australia’s First Terrorist?

Episode 12: The Anzac Legend

About the project

Australian Journey was three years in the making, filmed across the length and breadth of the continent and involved more than 50 major cultural institutions. The series was funded by Monash University (with assistance from the National Museum of Australia).

The views expressed in this series are those of the authors and interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the view of their host institutions or the National Museum of Australia. The authors, presenters and interviewees assert moral rights over their work.