The Water must go somewhere

Australia, 1976

Film
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Illustrates the advance-warning techniques associated with flooding. Also shows methods of evacuation, and consequences of not following evacuation orders. Gives some criticism of the practice of building in areas where flooding is inevitable. Uses actual film footage shot during floods in Richmond, New South Wales.

Credits

co-producer

Roan Hannam

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:16:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30245

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Floods

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural disasters

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Disaster relief

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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