Debate over the merits of the show itself continued.
By
Ben Winsor

1 Dec 2016 - 1:42 PM  UPDATED 1 Dec 2016 - 1:42 PM

Episode two of First Contact aired last night, with more than 1.4 million Australians tuning in to watch the series so far.

Following on from a provocative first episode, the second episode saw the somewhat sceptical cast meet with members of the Stolen Generations to hear their first-hand accounts.

The cast also travelled to the small Indigenous town of Kulumindini (European name ‘Elliott’) where residents and children pushed on despite severely over-crowded housing and sub-standard services.

If you missed episode one or episode two, head to SBS On Demand to catch up.

Episode three airs at 8:30pm tonight.

If you want to learn more, you can also catch up on Servant or Slave, a documentary recounting the history of Aboriginal domestic servitude through the stories of five Indigenous women.

First-hand accounts from the Stolen Generations had a real impact on viewers:

After asking locals why they didn’t pick up their litter in overcrowded houses, and questioning the historical accuracy of the Stolen Generation, David Oldfield again came under fire:

Viewers admitted they didn’t know enough about the issues:

And debate about the show itself continued:

Catch up on episode two:

Catch up on Servant or Slave:

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