Down to earth

Australia, 1983

Film
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Shows how a large city such as Melbourne disposes of its enormous amount of waste water every day. Looks at the processes involved in sewage treatment and in particular, the work carried out at the Werribee Sewage Treatment Farm. Narrated by Charles Tingwell. Suitable for lower secondary level.

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Credits

production company

Kestrel Films (Australia)

Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works

director

David Morgan

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016389

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sewage disposal plants

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sewage disposal plants - Australia

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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