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Macquarie under scrutiny

Duration: 03:02

Macquarie's regime was considered too lenient, investigations had to be made. John Thomas Bigge was sent to investigate Lachlan Macquarie. The agenda was to make the transportation regime tougher.

Available since: Thu 20 Jan 2011


David Tennant
Lachlan Macquarie
Clive Russell
Julie Wilson Nimmo
Les Wilson
Seona Roberston
Stuart Scowcroft

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The Father of Australia

Drama-documentary about the life of Lachlan Macquarie, British governor in Australia.

First broadcast: 26 Jan 2011

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