Our bushfire menace

Australia, 1951

Film
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Episode number 8 of Series “Wild Life”.
A classroom account of destruction caused by bushfires. In the Australian bush, fire is the greatest menace to wild animal life; on the farm, fire destroys cattle, sheep and homesteads and helps the start of soil erosion. The causes of bushfires are shown and methods of prevention listed. The film concludes with a blackboard revision of the content of the film.

Credits

production company

Australian Instructional Films

Duration

00:05:43:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1951

Appears in

Wild Life

Group of items

Wild Life

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322367

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal welfare

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife rescue

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildfires - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildfires - Prevention and control

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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