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Coast Australia, Series 1 Episode 4 of 8

In the tranquil south east of Tasmania, Neil Oliver probes Port Arthur's harsh penal history. Brendan Moar examines the dramatic grip of lighthouse life on a remote island. Emma Johnston dives into an underwater battleground to see how science and industry are saving the marine neighbourhood. Neil joins the southern hemisphere's largest wooden boat festival, and Tim Flannery investigates Hobart's long and illustrious role in Antarctic exploration. Finally, Xanthe Mallett delves into the violent history of whaling and a legacy that helped build a colony.

Release date:

50 minutes


Next Thursday 15:25


Role Contributor
PresenterNeil Oliver
PresenterBrendan Moar
PresenterEmma Johnston
PresenterTim Flannery
PresenterXanthe Mallett
DirectorPria Viswalingam
Series ProducerElissa McKeand
Executive ProducerPhilip Smith



Take a fascinating journey around the coast of the United Kingdom.