Judy Rymer

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Border Politics - Examining the Treatment of Refugees Across the Globe
This documentary follows human rights barrister Julian Burnside as he traverses the globe examining the harsh treatment of refugees by most Western democracies. This contemporary story is about the threat to human rights, the loss of democratic values and our…
Catherine Freeman
Part of the Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Athlete Catherine Freeman goes in search of the source of her drive and determination, unearthing an unexpected family heritage. Gold medallist in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Catherine is an inspiration to many. She possesses an irrepressible pride in her…
Jack Thompson
Part of the Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Australian acting icon Jack Thompson unearths more than a couple of surprises--and significant Australian heritage--but where does he come from and who does he think he is? Born John Hadley Pain in Sydney in 1940, Jack took on the name…
Kate Ceberano
Part of the Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Singer Kate Ceberano is convinced she is descended from 'pirates and bums' but as she delves into her family tree she uncovers links to landed gentry, as well as an artistic past. Kate's expectations are inflated when she learns that…
Dennis Cometti
Part of the Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Sports commentator Dennis Cometti finds mystery, murder and a gift for the gab as he follows his family tree back to Australia's settlement. From Meekatharra in Western Australian to northern Italy, Dennis discovers not only the hardship his grandfather faced…
Ita Buttrose
Part of the Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Media personality and publisher Ita Buttrose discovers determination and drive may be hereditary as she puts her journalistic skills to the test to trace her global family. She knows of a relation named William Butters who sailed from Scotland to…
Geoffrey Robertson
Part of the Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Barrister and human rights advocate Geoffrey Robertson QC believes that it is nurture not nature that shapes our moral integrity, but does his family history support his theory? Fifth generation Australian Geoffrey has lived in London for decades, but he…
Risking Our Kids
Exploring the 'Modernity Paradox', could we be the last generation of humans that live longer than our parents? Have we lost sight of how to care for our kids? Fiona Stanley puts forward a powerful argument for the need to…
Who Do You Think You Are?
Australian celebrities play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. Taking us to all corners of Australia and the globe are six stories of individuals seeking to find the definitive answer to…
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