This is working

Australia, 1983

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Aboriginal people suffer an unemployment rate six times higher than the white community. Shows Aboriginal people in New South Wales who are working on four different job creation projects. Features, amongst others, Bill Powell, Aboriginal Liaison Officer TAFE, Rose Kirby, Murrin Bridge Handcraft Industries, Des Simon, apprentice carpenter, Purfleet and Dallas Carberry, park management trainee, Orient Point.

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Credits

production company

Film Australia

National Aboriginal Employment Development Committee

producer

Elisabeth Knight

director

Keith Gow

Duration

00:27:22:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016496

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Employment

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - New South Wales

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Aboriginal Australians - Business enterprises

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Unemployment - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment - Australia

History → Unemployment - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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