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

producer/director

Sabina Wynn

production company

AFTRS

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32362

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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