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Fish Out Of Water: SHAYNA JACK this week on Australian Story

Jack was aspiring to make the team for the next Olympic Games and a stellar career beckoned. But the moment she received the result, she went from a promising young swimmer to persona non grata in the pool.

The Wanaka Wedge house this weekend on Grand Designs New Zealand

Musicians, Justine Cormack and Marc Taddei swap their Auckland home for the mountains of Central Otago. Buying a plan online from an American architect, they risk all by adapting the wedge-shaped design for the Southern Hemisphere.

Olympic cyclist ANNA MEARES this weeks guest on Anh’s Brush With Fame

From her humble upbringing as a coal miner’s daughter to winning Olympic gold, she opens up about her near-death injury, personal loss, family sacrifice, and record-breaking triumph.

ABC presents the second part of a Joel Edgerton special on AUSTRALIAN STORY

n Part 2 of this unusually candid account of the actor and filmmaker’s 25-year career, Australian Story focuses on Joel’s rise to the top and the anxiety attacks he now grapples with

FOUR CORNERS examines Victoria’s COVID second wave

On Monday Four Corners investigates how COVID-19 escaped back out into the Victorian community, wreaking havoc in the state and putting the rest of the nation in peril.

LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX returns for season 5 on ABC

The new series reunites the multi-award-winning ensemble cast, which includes Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, Nicola Walker, Sarah Lancashire and Timothy West.

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FIRST LOOK: Tasmanian mystery drama THE TAILINGS to premiere on SBS On Demand

A captivating mystery that transports viewers to a remote town nestled amidst the eerie and hauntingly beautiful West Coast Tasmanian mountains, The Tailings explores the experience of two women confronting the paradoxical layers of grief.