A rollicking political and social history across time and this vast country, presented by Heather Ewart.
Runtime: 60 minutes
A Country Road: The Nationals - John Anderson (Australian politician) - Netflix
John Duncan Anderson (born 14 November 1956) is a former Australian politician. He served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the rural-based National Party of Australia from July 1999 to July 2005.
A Country Road: The Nationals - Early years - Netflix
Anderson was born in Sydney, but his family have been graziers and landowners at Mullaley in northern New South Wales since the 1840s. When he was three years old, his mother died of cancer. During Easter 1970, in a tragic accident that has had a profound effect on every aspect of Anderson's life, his younger sister Jane died after Anderson hit a cricket ball into the back of her neck while playing cricket at home with his father. Anderson was educated at The King's School as a boarder in Hake House and has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Sydney where he was a resident of St. Paul's College. He was a farmer and grazier on family properties before entering politics.
A Country Road: The Nationals - References - Netflix