After travelling the globe in attempts to uncover the truths of social and political injustices, John Pilger returns home, exploring the rich diversity and ingenuity of the Australian culture. But what he discovers is a country that remains affected by a shameful past that continues to resonate from acts of colonial prejudice directed against Australia's Aboriginal people.
First it was Queensland and New South Wales, then Western Australia. Now, after years in denial, Victorian police are the latest to be engulfed in a scandal of entrenched and brutal corruption.For decades, revelations of police corruption and links to organised crime leapfrogged from state to state. Public outrage forced governments to set up judicial inquiries, royal commissions and watchdog bodies to root out rotten cops.