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Below are all the relevant This Sceptred Isle: Empire episodes relating to Australasia. This series includes details of Captain Cook's voyage of discovery and the country's period as a penal colony. Please note that later historical episodes involving this region will be covered in series three of Empire. Therefore, corresponding episode pages will be available when this series is broadcast.

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