Wildfire

Australia, 1980

Film
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Bushfires, an annual hazard in Australia, destroy many thousands of hectares of bushland each year. This film traces the progress of a fire from start to finish though the eyes of the men who fight the fires and those who plan firefighting strategy. Also examines the controversy surrounding the claim that fire is necessary for the survival of the bush. Suitable for middle and upper primary and secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Dione Gilmour

production company

Victoria. Forests Commission

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:28:03:00

Colour

Colour

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