Better Believe It: Steve Cannane on Scientology in Australia - 2016-10-23

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F355.png Better Believe It: Steve Cannane on Scientology in Australia October 23, 2016, WheelerCentre, YouTube

Secretive, star-studded and litigious – the Church of Scientology holds a risky, irresistible allure for a certain kind of investigative journalist.

There's been some excellent reporting on Scientology in recent years, including documentaries from Alex Gibney (Going Clear) and Louis Theroux (My Scientology Story). Now, Walkley Award-winning journalist Steve Cannane digs deeper into the local activities of the religion with his new book, Fair Game.

Scientology and Australia have had a strange, troublesome history. In 1963, the world's first official government inquiry into Scientology was held here, and the state of Victoria subsequently (and briefly) became the first place in the world where the religion was banned.


{{cite news | author = WheelerCentre | title = Better Believe It: Steve Cannane on Scientology in Australia | url = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91YWrejC71o | work = YouTube | date = October 23, 2016 | accessdate = February 8, 2017 }}