A Voice to be heard

Australia, 1974

Film
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In 1973 the National Aboriginal Consultative Committee (N.A.C.C.) was elected for the purpose of giving Aborigines a direct voice in the government. This was the first Australia-wide, elected and representative body of Aborigines in Australia’s history. This film, narrated by the Aboriginal poet Kath Walker, tells the story of the election up to the declaration of the poll and the first meeting of the N.A.C.C. Also takes a searching look at Aborigines as some of the candidates for election speak about their problems.

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producer

Anthony Buckley

production company

Film Australia

director

Greg Reading

Duration

00:50:35:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1974

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