Wealth from water

Australia, 1953

Film
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Surveys progress made on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme up until 1953. Chronicles the work which has preceded production of the film, including excavations, maintaining communications and supplies during the winter months, living conditions for workers, as well as an overview of the aims of the scheme and the amount of power it will ultimately supply.

Credits

production company

Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30298

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Water-power

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Renewable energy sources

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

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

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Hydroelectric power plants

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Renewable energy sources

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-power

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

History → Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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