Valley of the Yarra

Australia, 1972

Film
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Using archival stills and prints, and aerial shots the film traces the Yarra River from its source in the Great Dividing Range to its entry into Port Phillip Bay, emphasising its importance as a natural asset. Also shows geographical features such as the delta from Princes Bridge, Melbourne to Fisherman’s Bend, the port complex and various sporting facilities. Discusses the planning policy for the Yarra Valley prepared by the Town and Country Planning Board, Victoria’s state planning authority. “Modern man causes problems to this priceless asset” (Liberal Minister Dick Hamer).

Credits

production company

Victorian Town and Country Planning Board

co-producer

Matthias Faubel

Donald Pollock

Peter McEwan

Duration

00:15:13:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011434

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Dividing Range

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

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Victoria

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 → Environmental policy - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection - Citizen participation

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

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

History → History

Places → Great Dividing Range

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Port Phillip Bay (Vic.)

Places → Yarra River (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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