Political, economic and social developments in the Territory of Papua New Guinea. Part 3

Australia, 1953

Film
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For the people of Papua and New Guinea the time when the family patch of land was the basis of society and the foundation if existence is pasing. Commercial agriculture has been introduced and opportunities of wage earning are raising living standards. Main products are copra, coconut oil, coffee and cocoa. Agricultural research stations have been established by the Administration for the benefit of both white settlers and native growers. Government Co-operative buying has been introduced and new economic opportunities have enabled the people to become partners with the Administration.

Credits

director

Neil Howe

producer

Maslyn Williams

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:18:55:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28672

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Papua New Guinea

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Papua New Guinea

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Papua New Guinea

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Papua New Guinea - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Papua New Guinea - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Papua New Guinea - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technical assistance, Australian - Papua New Guinea

Places → Papua New Guinea

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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