First Wars is a documentary series that tells the extraordinary story of Australia's First Wars, i.e. the wars with Aboriginal people.
It calls for the Aboriginal people who died in these conflicts to be acknowledged by the nation and officially recognised by the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
First Wars is a documentary series which investigates the frontier conflicts between 1788 and 1928 and their impact, asks Australians who we are, and what we want to become.
- Rachel Perkins - Presenter
- Release dates
- 2019 - Australia
- PG - Parental guidance
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- Try also
- National Library of Australia,
- SBS on Demand
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Other films by Rachel Perkins
- 1993Freedom Ride – Blood Brothers
- 2001One Night The Moon
- 2008First Australians
- 2010Bran Nue Dae (Brand new day)
- 2012Redfern Now (Series 1)
- 2013Redfern Now (Series 2)
- 2014First Contact
- 2014Black Panther Woman
- 2015Promise Me
- 2016First Contact (Season 2)
- 2017Jasper Jones
- 2018Mystery Road (TV series, Season 1)
- 2019Total Control (Series 1)
- 2021Total Control (Series 2)
- 2022The Australian Wars
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