Bullocky

Australia, 1969

Film

Vic Deaves is a fourth generation bushman. For as long as he can remember, his family has lived in and off the Australian bush, often as timber-getters in the coastal valleys of New South Wales. Vic is a bullocky, one of the last of his kind. In this film Vic talks about his life and work, his bullocks and his friends. The area where he works is very much a part of another Australia, now past, but Vic and his surroundings represent the best of it.

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Credits

producer

Gil Brealey

director

Richard Mitchell

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:14:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30884

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Timber - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bushmen

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New South Wales

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Bushmen

History → Australia - History

History → Australia - History - 20th century

Places → Australia

Places → New South Wales

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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