Raiders of the top end

Australia, 1989

Film
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A factual and exclusive account of the mainland activities of Exercise Kangaroo 89 which tested the ability of the Australian Defence Force to operate in and defend against terrorist style attack the vast, remote and sparsely populated region of Australia’s Top End. The program graphically captures the reality of how the threats and attacks by effective Kumarian enemy raiding parties were dealt with. It won a gold camera award and a certificate of creative excellence at the USA Film and Video Festival in Chicago 1990.

Credits

producer/director

Vincent Donovan

Duration

00:47:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36205

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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