Staying upfront

Australia, 1981

Film
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This is a film about a long distance owner truck driver and his family. The reasons why he became an owner-driver are explored as well as the rewards he gets from it, and the effect on his family of operating in a high pressure, often marginal income industry.

Credits

producer

Michael Rubetzki

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:24:36:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32564

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Career development

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Occupations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Vocational guidance

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Truck driving

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career development

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Vocational guidance

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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