The Battle for Bowen Hills

Australia, 1982

Film
A still image from The Battle for Bowen Hills

The story of Brisbane working class residents’ protracted struggle to defend their homes against the inner city freeway proposals of the Queensland Government. This film was made for community groups under a similar threat and for those interested in multinational development and the political economy of transport. Narrated by Geraldine Willisee. (Also includes ex-Queensland Senator Russ Hinze).

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Credits

co-director

Garry Lane

Peter Gray

producer

Peter Gray

production company

Crowsfoot Films

Duration

00:22:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016374

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

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