Four Corners: The Moonlight State

Australia, 1987

TV show

Despite denials by the Minister for Local Government Russ Hinze, Police Commissioner Terence Lewis, and Police Minister, Bill Gunn, widespread police corruption is evident throughout Queensland. Brothels masquerading as massage parlours with illegal gambling inhouse and drug trafficking are shown. Persons prominent in the criminal activities are named. This program was a major contributor to the setting up of the Fitzgerald Enquiry into Corruption in Queensland. Presenter: Andrew Olle. Reporter: Chris Masters.
Episode of the ABC TV program Four Corners, aired 11/5/1987.

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Credits

producer

Shaun Hoyt

production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

01:00:06:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Appears in

Group of items

Four corners (Television program)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

B2001559

Language

English

Audience classification

Mediatheque - not for children (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Corruption

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Police corruption

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

Digital Betacam; Master

MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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