Timber town

Australia, 1972

Film
Timber town thumbnail image.

Looks at life in a timber town located in the hardwood forest area of the southwestern coast of Western Australia. Shows Karri forests, tree felling, reforestation, controlled burning of undergrowth, timber hauling and milling. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010943

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Timber - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Australia

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Reforestation

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Western Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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