Vietnam: The War that made Australia

Follow the story of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam who, from 1962 to 1972, fought shoulder-to-shoulder with the Vietnamese army and became the most decorated unit of the Vietnam War.


Airing on SBS Australia from Sunday 3rd April. 

These are the former soldiers who made up the iconic Australian Army Training Team in Vietnam.
This new three-part documentary series is the story of the Australian Army Training Team (Vietnam) who, from 1962 to 1972, fought shoulder-to-shoulder with the...
The veterans of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam go back to where it all began.

Vietnam War: the Facts

Examining the facts, the statistics and the human cost of the Vietnam War up close. 

From 1941 to 1975, follow our timeline of the Vietnam War and watch stories from the Dateline archives on how it changed the country and its people.
More than 80,000 Vietnamese people moved to Australia in the decade following the Vietnam War, many as refugees.

New World

Forty years since the fall of Saigon, Dateline meets those who escaped Vietnam to call Australia home.
View the timeline of key dates in the Vietnamese community's history in Australia and thoughts and reflections from it's members.
This is the inside story of how the newly-arrived migrant Vietnamese community was torn apart by crime but fought back.

Escape from Vietnam: After the War

An outpouring of refugees from Vietnam was one part of the war's legacy that impacted Australia. 

A series of photos taken on board a rickety boat sailing from Saigon to Indonesia gives a fascinating insight into a journey taken by thousands of refugees in the...
A surge in Vietnamese immigration to Australia after the Vietnam War was the first test for multiculturalism after the White Australia Policy ended.
Abandoned during the Vietnam War and airlifted out for a better life, 'Operation Babylift' orphans reflect on adoption, growing up in white Australia and the...
Living Black presenter Karla Grant speaks with Vietnam War veterans David Williams and Vic Symonds. Living Black: Tuesday 7:30pm on NITV.
This week's "Korean's Australian Story" features an interview with a Korean Australian veteran of the Vietnam War Mr Patrick Youn Hwa Lee, the Chairman of the...

Chasing the Dragon: Return to Vietnam

Like the Veterans of the AATTV, 40 years after the Vietnam War refugee Joe Le finally returned to Vietnam, to try and find the father he’s never known. Follow his journey here. 

40 years after the Vietnam War, can refugee Joe Le finally find the father he’s never known? And what answers will it reveal about his family’s war-torn past?
"Everybody’s got a life, and everybody’s got a different life, make the best of yours, today": Joe writes about his emotional journey to try and find his father.
"I still can't believe we did it, we found Dad": Joe writes about finally finding his father and how much it means to him.
Follow Catherine Scott's journey through Vietnam in this series of behind the scenes photos from her trip.
Relive the journey in your language: 40 years after the Vietnam War, can refugee Joe Le finally find the father he's never known?

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