The Widening net 1945-

Australia, 1985

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Episode number 4 of Series “Destination Australia: the migrant experience since 1788”.
Covers the period from 1945 to 1985. Shows how the enormous intake of migrants from Britain, Western Europe and the ;Mediterranean alter the face of Australia; and notes how from the early 1970’s, with a changing economy, recruitment fluctuates and then dies down. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

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Credits

producer/director

Les McLaren

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:11:33:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Appears in

Destination Australia: the migrant experience since 1788

Group of items

Destination Australia: the migrant experience since 1788

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016707

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Migrant labor

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnicity

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Population policy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnic attitudes

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnic groups

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnicity

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Migrant labor

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

History → Australia - History

History → Australia - History - 1945-1965

History → Australia - History - 1965-

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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Sound

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Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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