Mike Walsh interviews Ai Minh and Dr Tien Nguyen who arrived in Malaysia by boat as refugees from the Vietnam war in 1980 and were resettled in Australia.
The Australian History Timeline features over 90 film clips showcasing a unique collection of Australian history documentaries. Part 3 covers the 1950s to the 2000s.
The 1960s was one of the most tumultuous and divisive decades in world history – including in Australia.
This Movietone News clip shows Australian troops embarking for Vietnam in 1965.
Action in Vietnam is a documentary produced by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit.
This clip from the documentary provides an insight into Australian soldiers in Vietnam.
This is a segment from the Parliamentary debate in 1965 concerning Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.
On 20 October 1966, United States President Lyndon B Johnson arrived in Australia for the first ever Presidential visit to Australia.
Front page of The National Times newspaper from 7 December 1984, featuring a headline for a story about 'the activist leaders of the 60s'.
Combat cameraman Neil Davis discusses one of the most memorable images of the Vietnam War, when the national police chief shot dead a Vietnamese suspect.
Harry (Graham Kennedy) sets Bung (John Hargreaves) straight about the War: the 'commos’ will win and no-one at home in Australia will thank them for going.