Two faces of Gove

Australia, 1972

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Episode of Series “Big country”.
Looks at the situation at Gove, after the 1971 Land Rights Case, in which Naalco were given clear title to the lease. Considers the effect of the decision on the people of Yirrakala. Construction workers talk about their attitudes and relations with the Aborigines. Shows social life and bauxite mining procedures.

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