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A podcast about Australian family stories and social history.Everyone has a story that we want to tell.

Today's Stories from our Past Greg and Peter

    • Persoonlijke dagboeken

A podcast about Australian family stories and social history.Everyone has a story that we want to tell.

    The Marks' Murders - A Tale of One Squatter

    The Marks' Murders - A Tale of One Squatter

    The occupation of inland Australia by squatters was based on the concept of terra nullius, thus requiring no treaties or agreements with the Aboriginal people and making some squatters, like John Browne, very wealthy.

    • 44 min.
    The Mark's Murders - What is the Truth?

    The Mark's Murders - What is the Truth?

    John Watts, a pioneer squatter, describes murders of both Europeans and Aboriginal people in southern Queensland in the 1840s but is his story true?

    • 36 min.
    Cranky Jack and the Need for Speed

    Cranky Jack and the Need for Speed

    This is the story of Uncle Jack, killed while cranking his own car – and his speedy car, the Willys Knight Tourer.

    • 32 min.
    Guy and his Blow-out

    Guy and his Blow-out

    Guy Nantes was killed in a single-car accident in 1957 that would not have occurred today thanks to seat belts and other vehicle improvements.

    • 30 min.
    Jinkins and the Great Escape

    Jinkins and the Great Escape

    Lt Jinkins and six other Aussies escape from a Japanese POW Camp on Ambon by sea going around the Spice Islands to Darwin.

    • 39 min.
    Charlie and the Tin Cup

    Charlie and the Tin Cup

    This is the moving story of an Australian POW on Ambon during WWII, Charlies Patmore.

    • 44 min.

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