Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War

Afghanistan has been the longest war in Australian history, but it’s also the one about which most of us know the least. This is the story of that war, told by the men and women who fought it, and who sent them to fight. From Prime Ministers and Generals to Private Soldiers and ordinary Afghan civilians comes a rare glimpse into what it’s really been like to live through this war.

Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War

3 x 60′ Documentary Series

The story of our longest war, told by those who fought it.

Afghanistan has been the longest war in Australian history, but it’s also the one about which most of us know the least. This is the story of that war, told by the men and women who fought it, and who sent them to fight. From Prime Ministers and Generals to Private Soldiers and ordinary Afghan civilians comes a rare glimpse into what it’s really been like to live through this war. 

If you are a war veteran, relative of one who served or anyone who needs help after watching this series please contact: 
VVCS (Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service) – www.vvcs.gov.au or call 1800011046. 
Lifeline – call 13 11 14 or go to lifeline.org.au 
Soldier On Call 1300 620 380 or go to soldieron.org.au

Premiered on ABC Television in February 2016

Production Credits

Director – Victoria Pitt

Narrator – Dan Wylie

An Essential Media production for ABC Television financed with the support of Screen Australia.

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