The Karri forest

Australia, 1962

Film
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A tall karri forest in south-west of Western Australia is part of the State’s third of a million acres of forest. It provides a continuous and increasing supply for the timber industry; and is the site of a youth camp for school children. Forest officers explain various aspects of forestry to the children showing felling, milling and fire control. Other attractions include rare wildflowers, reptiles and birds.

Credits

director

Antonio Colacino

producer

Eric Thompson

production company

Australian National Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:28:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30700

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Logging

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Timber - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tree felling

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest ecology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires - Prevention and control

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Karri - Western Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Logging

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Timber - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Tree felling

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Timber - Economic aspects

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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