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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

Credits

Narrator
David Tennant
Lachlan Macquarie
Clive Russell
Elizabeth
Julie Wilson Nimmo
Director
Les Wilson
Producer
Seona Roberston
Producer
Stuart Scowcroft

This clip is from

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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