On the Birdsville Track

Australia, 1985

TV show
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Episode of Series “Jack Absalom’s outback Australia series”.
The most infamous bush track runs for 540 kilometres through Australia’s centre. Its history is one of personal hardships and tough pioneering people. Once goods were carried to remote cattle properties by camel and only in recent times was a road made across the sand dunes. Jack Absalom recalls the old times, meets newcomers to “The Birdsville Track” and has some sound travel advice. Rated: G

Credits

co-producers/directors

Rio

Rhonda Mabey

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Appears in

Jack Absalom's outback Australia series

Group of items

Jack Absalom's outback Australia series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36295

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Australia

Television

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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