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The PoolPools are a defining part of our national identity.

Evoking deep nostalgia and childhood memories, this two-part documentary takes a look at the Australian identity through the prism of the pool.

Narrated by Richard Roxburgh, this fantastic documentary includes interviews with Christos Tsiolkas, Myf Warhurst, Matthew Mitcham and Hannah and Eliza Reilly and follows the evolution of the swimming pool in Australia demonstrating how pools have been integral in crossing gender, religious and cultural divides that have brought communities together.

Watch both episodes on ABC's iView HERE