Slippery slide

Australia, 1980

Film
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A dramatised film examining the relevant life experiences of a boy and his sister who have gone through the “Welfare” system as neglected children, been given to foster parents, and eventually, through a series of incidents, end up in jail. Intended to help change attitudes towards welfare children and raise the consciousness of the community towards betterment of the child welfare system Cast includes Simon Burke; John Waters; Arkie Whitely.

Credits

production company

Tasmanian Film Corporation

producer

Damien Parer

Duration

00:50:58:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012326

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abandoned children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child welfare

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child welfare - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Children - Conduct of life

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Children - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community - Moral and ethical aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Family - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Children - Conduct of life

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abandoned children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child welfare

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child welfare - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Conduct of life

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Community - Moral and ethical aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children - Conduct of life

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Community - Moral and ethical aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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