System 6: a fragile nest

Australia, 1978

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System 6 is the name given by the Environmental Protection Agency to the area around Perth. It includes the Darling Ranges and the Swan River System. The detrimental effect of the urban sprawl and industrialisation in the karri forests, on sand dunes, and under the sea, is examined. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

co-producer

Michael Daley

Craig Collie

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Environmental Protection Authority, W A

CSIRO

Duration

00:53:50:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29166

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrialization

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Perth (W.A.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Biotic communities

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources - Australia

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Karri - Western Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Nature - Effects of human beings on

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization - Environmental aspects

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urbanization - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization - Australia

Places → Perth (W.A.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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