Valley of the Yarra

Australia, 1956

Film
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Follows the Yarra River from its source in the mountains to the busy port where it joins Port Phillip Bay. Stresses the importance of the Yarra in the supply of water for Melbourne. Shows farmlands and towns, landscapes and scenery along the river as it goes through to Melbourne.

Credits

producer

Maslyn Williams

production company

Australia. Dept. of the Interior. Film Division

Language

English

Duration

00:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30007

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Dividing Range

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Port Melbourne (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Port Phillip Bay (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Yarra River (Vic.)

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-supply - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Waterways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-supply - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Places → Cities and towns - Australia

Places → Great Dividing Range

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Port Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Port Phillip Bay (Vic.)

Places → Yarra River (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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