Roads at work

Australia, 1966

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Transport in Australia”.
The importance of roads in Australia as a chief means of communication and a basis of the entire transport system. Shows their early haphazard growth from bullock wagon tracks, and the highly specialised work involved in organising major roadworks, and traffic today.

Credits

director

John Milson

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27992

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Communication and traffic

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Roads - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Australia - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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