Dust to dust

Australia, 1980

Film
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Tells the story of a small town in northern NSW and the effects of asbestos mining there. The people estimate that three-quarters of the workers have died or are sick from exposure to asbestos. In presenting their story the film raises issues regarding occupational health in general.

Credits

production company

AFTRS

producer/director

Sabina Wynn

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014664

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Asbestos

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial safety

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental health

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Asbestos

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Asbestosis

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Environmental health

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Occupational diseases

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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