Water for Melbourne

Australia, 1975

Film
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Traces the development of Melbourne’s water supply and depicts the steps taken to augment the Thomson River Scheme Projection of requirements to the year 2000. Also shown is the building of the Upper Thomson construction township and the planning, engineering, and conservation requirements of such a major scheme. Suitable for upper primary and secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Geoffrey Thompson

production company

Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works

Cine Service Productions

Duration

00:21:01:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30236

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams - Design and Construction

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Victoria

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

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Dams - Environmental aspects

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-storage

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

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Victoria

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water consumption

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-storage

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Water consumption

History → History

History → Victoria - History

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Thomson River (Vic.)

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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