The Water waster

Australia, 1983

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

A humorous look at the very serious problem of water wastage that poses the question “Can a water waster really be cured?” Steve Blackburn (of Tim and Debbie fame) plays the part of an irresponsible water user who needs to be taught a lesson or two.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view on-site.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

production company

Filmpartnership

director

Barbara Boyd-Anderson

Duration

00:13:27:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016390

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water use

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water consumption

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Water consumption

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/77965--the-water-waster/ |title=The Water waster |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=5 July 2022 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}