Living With The Enemy is a provocative six-part documentary series exploring the fault lines of social cohesion in Australia. Each episode explores a different topic dividing Australian opinion by asking people to live with others whose lifestyles and beliefs directly contradict their own. 8.30pm Wednesdays on SBS ONE.


Prepare for a new series that will rock foundations and challenge prejudices.



Episode 6: Hunting

There are nearly one million hunters in Australia and between them they own nearly three-and-a-half million guns. Are hunters “blood-thirsty, serial-killing, gun nuts”...

Episode 5: Marijuana

For fifty years marijuana has been Australia’s most popular illegal drug; seven million of us have tried it, and more than two-and-a-half million smoke it every day.

Episode 4: Islam

Since September 11 2001, the Islamic community in Australia has received considerable media attention, generating fear and mistrust. Is that fear and mistrust...

Episode 3: Immigration

Twenty thousand Sudanese refugees have recently arrived in Australia. Some have arrived after years, even decades, in refugee camps, and as the community has...

Episode 2: Detention Centres

In the last twenty years, sixty thousand ‘boat people’ have arrived in Australia. How we deal with them when they get here continues to polarise public opinion.

Episode 1: Same-sex marriage

The road to acceptance hasn't been easy for the Australian gay community but despite strong opposition to their cause, gay Australians have fought for and won the...
Should marijuana be legalised?

Hundreds of families across Australia break the law every day by using medical marijuana. Recently, State governments announced plans which could lead the way to medical marijuana use in Australia. So what's holding us back?

Dividing opinions

Delve deeper into the experiences and topics within Living With The Enemy

In the last twenty years, sixty thousand 'boat people' have arrived in Australia. How we deal with them when they get here continues to polarise public opinion.
Parenting can often drive debate on same-sex marriage

On the inside

What's life like inside a detention centre? This interactive documentary seeks to reveal what its like inside from those who have been there before
Understanding the tragic circumstances behind those who have died seeking asylum in Australia