A. First Australians Ep 1 Dreamtime (1 min 40 sec)

B. First Footprints over 50,000 years ago (1 min 40 sec)

C. First Australians Ep1 NSW Arrival 1788 (5 min 59 sec)

D. First Australians Ep1 NSW Resistance 1790s (4 min 2 sec)

E. Bingara Massacre 1838 (7 min 42 sec)

F. First Australians Ep5 WA Jandamarra 1890s (4 min 28 sec)

G. First Australians Ep6 1929 DougNicholls (1 min 46 sec)

H. First Australians Ep6 1965 Freedom Ride & 1967 Vote (5min 39 sec)

I. Mabo Island Man 1936 - 1992 (3 min 57 sec)

J. Stories Under Tagai clip 2012 (2 min 12 sec)

K. Keatings's Redfern 1992 Speech (4 min 1 sec)

L. Rudd's Apology 2008 (4 min 14 sec)

M. Rights of Indigenous peoples 2007 (10 min 27 sec)

N. First Contact 2014 (4 min 2 sec)




N. First Contact 2014 (4 min 2 sec)

O. Benelong Haven (2 min 16 sec)

P. Kinchela (3 min 37 sec)

Q. Indigenous Military Personnel ( 1 min 53 sec)

R. Talking Language Introduction ( 1 min 5 sec)

S. Secret Country Extract 1: 1938 (2 min 34 sec)

T. Secret Country Extract 2: (2 min 2 sec)

U. Secret Country Extract 3: Empty land (2 min 36 sec)

V. Secret Country Extract 4: Petition the King (1 min 22 sec)

W. Walking with us Extract 1: Who We Are (50 sec)

X. Walking with us Extract 2: Land (41 sec)

Y. IQ2 Racism Debate Stan Grant (8 min 34 sec)

First Australians

Episode 1 They Have Come To Stay NSW (1788-1824)

They Have Come to Stay - This landmark series chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. It explores what unfolds when the oldest living culture in the world is overrun by the world's greatest empire, and depicts the true stories of individuals - both black and white. The story begins in 1788 in Sydney with the friendship between an Englishmen, Governor Phillip, and a warrior, Bennelong. (Commissioned by SBS) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC

Episode 2 Her Will To Survive Tasmania (1803 - 1880)

When the land grab moves south to Tasmania, in an effort to protect the real estate prices, it is decided to remove the Tasmanian Aboriginal people from the island.

Episode 3 Freedom For Our Lifetime Victoria (1860 - 1890)

The threat of extinction hovers over the first Australians of Victoria at the time Wurundjeri clan leader Simon Wonga seeks land from the authorities.

Episode 4 There is No Other Law Central Australia (1878 - 1897)

Supported by pastoralists keen to make their fortune, the homicidal police officer Constable Willshire, brings mayhem to the Arrernte nation in Central Australia.

Episode 5 An Unhealth government Experiment Western Australia (1897-1937)

Jandamurra is born on a cattle station in the Kimberley in the 1870s. His hybrid life takes a bloody turn when he trades in his status as a police tracker for his own people.

Episode 6 A Fair go for a Dark Race South Eastern Australian (1937 - 1967)

A mass political movememnt helped win national citizenship rights in 1967, but it was built on successive strategic campaigns conducted by the Frist Australians from the 1930s.

Episode 7 We Are No Longer Shadows Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands (1967 - 1992)

Eddie Koiki Mabo fights for Australian law to recognise that his people own Murray Island, where they have lived for generations.

First Contact

Season 1 Episode 1 (2014)

The six participants are brought to the heart of Aboriginal Australia - Uluru. Waiting for the group is award winning journalist, Ray Martin. Ray reveals to the group that they will spend the next 24 hours hosted by Aboriginal families in a place where more Indigenous people live than just about anywhere else in Australia – Sydney. The outspoken Aussies have their views challenged on everything from welfare to Aboriginal identity. (An SBS production) (Class tba)



First Footprints

First Footprints Series

The story of how people arrived and thrived on our continent. With startling new archaeological discoveries revealing how the first Australians adapted, migrated, fought and created in dramatically changing environments.




Mabo Life of An Island Man

This is a film about Eddie Mabo - the man whose name lives on in a High Court ruling that has forever altered Australian life.

The First Australians Fight Back Secret Country (53 mins)

The First Australians Fight Back
The Secret Country - 1985
John Pilger

The Secret Country: The First Australians Fight Back is a 1985 television documentary made for the British Central Independent Television company by writer/presenter John Pilger and producer/director Alan Lowery. It details the persecution of Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders throughout Australia's history.


Stories under Tagai

11 mins