In recent years Woomera has been synonymous with what the government called its "immigration reception and processing centre". Once heralded as a model of suburban living, this historic town was reviled as a 'desert jail'. But the detention centre has closed and now the town is in danger of closing too.
A purpose built defence village that once boasted 6000 residents has dwindled to a couple of hundred, and they face an uncertain future.
Spanning 50 years from the cold war to the space age and beyond. 55 minutes