Whereas the people

Australia, 1986

Film
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Traces the development of the Australian Constitution and investigates its relevance for today as well as examining the politics behind its drafting. The continuous “battle” between State and Federal powers is illustrated by the Franklin Dam case and the process of Constitutional change through referendum is explained.

Credits

production company

Open Channel Productions

Duration

00:31:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017415

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Law

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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