For the last two hundred years, Australia has been a magnet for people from all over the world. It's a vast continent of unexplored outback with vibrant cities located mostly along its coastline and it's here that most of the immigrant population has settled.
Irish people have long been a presence in Australia, and they've made the most of the opportunities on offer. Making it Down Under takes a look at some recent arrivals who are working in challenging careers. From medics to truck drivers, mine workers to jockeys, we meet some of the Irish living and working in this extraordinary land.