Who'll pay the buffalo bill?

Australia, 1981

Film
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Robyn Williams reports on the consequences of the introduction of water buffaloes to the Northern Territory wetlands. He discusses their impact on the environment, how they were and are hunted, their role in spreading diseases and their effect on the pet food industry and the tourist trade.

Credits

producer

Dione Gilmour

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:48:05:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32712

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Buffaloes

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Northern Territory

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourist trade

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Northern Territory

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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