Soldier settlers

Australia, 1951

Film
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Portrays the progress made since 1945 in the establishment of ex-servicemen from World War II on Victorian land. The division of large estates, the development of existing pastures, the clearing of scrub country and the construction of irrigation channels are seen on representative farms throughout the state. Fruit growing, the dried fruit industry, wheat cultivation and sheep raising, plus dry and irrigated dairying are shown, in addition to the single-unit farm system.

Credits

production company

State Film Centre of Victoria

Duration

00:43:17:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36525

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Victoria

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farming

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soldier settlements - Australia

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

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

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Veterans

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Victoria - Social conditions

History → History

History → Soldier settlements - Australia

History → Victoria - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

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