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The Australian Wars: Episode 3 (S1EP3 SBS Wednesday 5 October 2022)

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Episode 3

The great squatting era started in 1837 when the Colonial Office in London started offering the entire Australian continent for sale. The battle for Australia’s northern territory irrevocably tipped in favour of the squatters as a result of the development of firearms technology, the proliferation of horses, and the use of police.

Airdate: Wednesday 5 October 2022 at 19:30 on SBS

Season 1 Episode 3

Rachel Perkins journeys across the country to explore the bloody battles fought on Australian soil and the war that established the Australian nation.