Episode three - The Bushmaster

Episode three examines the innovative design and overseas deployment of the Australian-made Bushmaster Infantry Mobility Vehicle. In conversation with Memorial curator Nick Fletcher, and through the oral histories of Australian service personnel, Maher explains how this much-loved vehicle transports combat troops over rugged terrain and and saves lives in war zones.


Presented by: Louise Maher

Produced by: Louise Maher


  • Nick Fletcher, AWM  head of Military Heraldry and Technology
  • Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek, interviewed by Ally Roche
  • Corporal Sandii Rixon, Mechanic, 2nd Cavalry Unit, interviewed by Stephanie Boyle, 2011, Camp Holland, Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan

Original music: Andy Heaney – Vice Like Grip

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