200,000 reasons

Australia, 1973

Film
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Shows the life and work of some 27,000 members of the Surf Life Saving Association of Australia. Stresses the similarity between the surfer and the life-saver, and looks at the range of equipment used in rescue - jet boats, radios and 4-wheel drive vehicles. Includes scenes of training, competition and club life.

Credits

production company

Austral Pacific Productions

British Petroleum

producer

Andrew J. Helgeson

Duration

00:13:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013509

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rescue work

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Life-saving

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rescue work

History → History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Life-saving

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Surf lifesaving - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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