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Barratt Family

Series in which British families are given a look at life in Australia or New Zealand ahead of a possible move there. Melanie Barratt's first experience of Australia was when she represented Great Britain as a swimmer at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. After winning gold, silver and bronze medals, her success was topped with a proposal on the Sydney Harbour Bridge from her then boyfriend Richard. Sixteen years later the pair are married and parents to two young boys, but the heady concoction of success and romance down under has left a lasting impression on Melanie.