Filming for the third series has been underway at local locations in recent days and has included footage of our Maritime Weekend.
The documentary series explores Australia’s coastline with local stories about heritage, geography, culture, characters industry and nature.
Scottish historian and author Neil Oliver hosts the program, along with a local team who use their expertise to present stories within each episode.
Coast Australia follows the format of the BAFTA award-winning UK ‘Coast’ and in its first season in 2013 became the highest ever rating program on Foxtel’s History channel and the highest rating documentary series on subscription television in Australia.
BBC television bought the first series before it had aired locally, and is keen to continue the success of the first two series with a third season.
The upcoming third will devote an entire episode to coastline form Port Phillip to Portland
It will again be aired on Foxtel’s History channel in Australia and New Zealand and on BBC Television in the UK.
The series will also be sold into the US, Europe, Asia, and other regions, providing a potential international viewing audience of millions and invaluable tourism exposure to our twin townships.