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Presented by Australian actor Noni Hazlehurst, Every Family has a Secret is an observational documentary series following everyday Australians on life changing journeys as they seek out the hidden secrets within their families. However confronting the revelations, it allows the participant to emerge with a new sense of identity. Do I have Royal blood? Was my father a war criminal? Who abandoned me on a doorstep as a baby? Is my grandfather Australia’s most infamous John Doe? Did my father, a Roman Catholic priest, have other children? These are among the family secrets to be unravelled in Series 3, exploring compelling and dynamic social and political histories of Australians.

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Every Family has a Secret

Series listing
Every Family has a Secret series 1 2019
Every Family has a Secret series 2 2020
Every Family has a Secret series 3 2020


Steven Peddie
Steven Peddie
Claire Forster
Executive Producers
Celia Tait


Presenter: Noni Hazlehurst

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Artemis Media Pty Ltd

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