Dirt cheap

Australia, 1980

Film
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This film pays particular attention to uranium mining and the events and controversy surrounding the signing of the Ranger Mining Agreement - an agreement negotiated to permit a large scale, open-cut uranium mining operation at Jabiru, N.T. Whilst focusing on this event, the film explores all the issues involved in the mining of uranium in Australia.

Credits

director

David Hay

co-producer

David Hay

Ned Lander

Marg Clancy

Language

English

Duration

01:37:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34215

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Treatment

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

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mining corporations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Uranium mines and mining - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ranger Uranium Mine (N.T.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mining districts - Social aspects

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Places → Ranger Uranium Mine (N.T.)

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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