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Secret City

Season 1 2016
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  • 2016-06-05T10:00:00Z on Showcase (AU)
  • 50 mins
  • 5 hours, 0 mins
  • Australia
  • English
  • Drama, War

Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.

6 episodes

1x01 A Donation To The Struggle

  • Series Premiere

    2016-06-05T10:00:00Z — 50 mins

Political journalist Harriet Dunkley sees the gutted body of a young man washed up on the lakeshore she suspects a conspiracy and determines that, whatever the personal or professional cost, she must pursue a story that could overturn everything Australians believe about our Government and our place in the world.

1x02 The Watchers

  • 2016-06-05T10:00:00Z — 50 mins

Political journalist Harriet Dunkley sees the gutted body of a young man washed up on the lakeshore she suspects a conspiracy and determines that, whatever the personal or professional cost, she must pursue a story that could overturn everything Australians believe about our Government and our place in the world.

1x03 Beware The Jabberwock

  • 2016-06-12T10:00:00Z — 50 mins

A shocking murder leaves Harriet shattered but angry. Australian intelligence agencies are determined to shut down the story, however, Harriet has been deliberately left a clue that only she will understand and as she pursues the trail of secrets, finds the pieces of several different puzzles forming a larger picture. People she should be able to trust are revealed as determined enemies but she discovers an unlikely ally.

1x04 Falling Hard

  • 2016-06-19T10:00:00Z — 50 mins

A sophisticated cyber attack cripples Australia's air traffic control for 13 terrifying minutes. All the evidence points to China seeking vengeance for their dead sailor.

1x05 Ghosts In The Machine

  • 2016-06-26T10:00:00Z — 50 mins

Determined to become hunter rather than prey, Harriet convinces ASIO agent Charles Dancer to pursue her attacker and the murderer while she investigates how a Chinese assassin can operate in Australia with apparent impunity.

1x06 The Light On The Hill

  • 2016-07-03T10:00:00Z — 50 mins

Harriet's story on missing Chinese dissidents may have embarrassed Beijing into returning Sabine Hobbs to Canberra, but the connections to Australian intelligence and the murder remain hidden.

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