Tasmania's south west: a wilderness in question

Australia, 1979

Film
A still image from Tasmania's south west: a wilderness in question

Designed to increase public awareness of the nature of the South West Tasmanian wilderness and the threats facing it. Concentrates on the two main threats, namely the Hydro-Electric Commission’s damming and flooding of the wild rivers of the area for power development purposes and the extensive logging of the native forests by the Forestry Commission. Explores the issues at hand by interviews with leading figures on both sides of the struggle. Narrated by Ian McGarrity.

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Credits

director

Damon Smith

producer

Rolf De Heer

production company

AFTRS

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013945

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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