Over a century, Australia has dispatched close to a million of its sons and daughters into more than forty conflicts.
From the sweeping scales of the World Wars to more recent combat and peacekeeping missions in regions like Iraq and Afghanistan, the nation’s commitment to global peace and stability has been steadfast.
The new series, Australia After War, sheds light on the intricacies of these historical contributions. By merging firsthand accounts from veterans and their kin, along with insights from esteemed scholars, the series presents a holistic portrayal of Australia’s military engagements.
The transition from the battlegrounds to civilian life is often steeped in challenges. A myriad of factors influences the ease or turbulence of this changeover.
“Why do some veterans reintegrate successfully, while others struggle profoundly?”
This is a central query posed in the first episode. It delves into the myriad dimensions affecting service personnel upon their return, spanning from the hurdles of assimilation, the sway of societal perceptions, the nation’s treatment of its returning heroes, to the profound transformations war etches on individuals.
This compelling narrative is brought to screens by WILDBEAR ENTERTAINMENT.