As a young comic, it’s just the coolest thing that you could ask for, that the ABC actually dedicates an entire channel to repeats of main-channel comedy hits, and Spicks and Specks repeats, but also absolutely commissioning new stuff that’s really exciting.
Thousands of Australians tuned in to watch SBS’s seventeen-hour broadcast of The Ghan - seemingly endless footage of Australia’s outback from the perspective of the titular northbound interstate railway.
Your New Year’s resolution might be anything - from learning Portuguese to breaking out of prison – but the core principle behind it is the same: you have many shortcomings that must be addressed, one at a time, in a superficial, annual format.
A cut above 'Four Lions' with a Cronulla riot context, director Abe Forsythe "produces the most nuanced simultaneous critique of nationalism and idealistic multiculturalism that we’re likely to see for some time". Review by Hugh Hutchison.