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Anzac Girls
In the brutality of war, they rose to meet the challenge. Anzac Girls is a moving new six-part miniseries inspired by the real-life experiences of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving near the battlefields of Gallipoli and the Western Front. Amidst bombing raids, poison gas attacks, and terrible suffering, they saved lives and uplifted the spirits of suffering soldiers. Courageous, compassionate and full of life, they experience not only shocking hardship, but friendship, love, success and heartbreak.
Episodes
Ep 1
Adventure
Watch August 25, 8:00pm
Ep 2
Duty
Watch September 1, 8:00pm
Ep 3
Endurance
Watch September 8, 8:00pm
Ep 4
Love
Watch September 15, 8:00pm
Ep 5
Mateship
Watch September 22, 8:00pm
Ep 6
Courage
Watch September 29, 8:00pm
Adventure
Young nurses arrive in Egypt just after the outbreak of World War One and soon realize that war is not quite the 'splendid adventure' they thought it would be. (1 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Aug 25, 8:00pm
Sat Aug 26, 12:00am
Duty
Overcoming intense hardship on the Greek island of Lemnos, Olive and Grace do their best to care for injured troops from the August offensive. In Egypt, Elsie fights to nurse her wounded husband Syd. (2 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Sep 1, 8:00pm
Sat Sep 2, 12:00am
Endurance
In Egypt, Alice and Elsie are confronted by the harsh reality of love during wartime. Enduring horrific conditions on Lemnos, Olive faces her greatest test of faith and resolve. (3 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Sep 8, 8:00pm
Sat Sep 9, 12:00am
Love
After they are seconded to a British hospital near the Western Front in France, the girls come face-to-face with snobbery among the British nursing staff. Alice hears some shocking news about Harry. (4 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Sep 15, 8:00pm
Sat Sep 16, 12:00am
Mateship
Alice struggles to accept that Harry may have been killed, and Hilda discovers an aptitude for anaesthetics. Meanwhile, Elsie returns to the war as part of the Croix Rouge. (5 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Sep 22, 8:00pm
Sat Sep 23, 12:00am
Courage
Alice, Hilda and Elsie are stationed only kilometres from the front line in France and, with the possibility of death edging ever closer, it seems as though the war will never come to an end. (6 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Sep 29, 8:00pm
Sat Sep 30, 12:00am