The Battle for Bowen Hills

Australia, 1982

Film
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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).

Credits

production company

Crowsfoot Films

producer

Peter Gray

co-director

Peter Gray

Garry Lane

Duration

00:22:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016374

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International business enterprises - Social aspects

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Brisbane (Qld.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Express highways

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Express highways - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Home ownership

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International business enterprises - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Queensland - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Transportation - Social aspects

History → History

Places → Brisbane (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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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