The Fast Track

Australia, 1985

TV show

Episode of Series “Hypothetical (Television Program)”.
The Minister for Enterprise has a pet Bicentennial project: he wants to build the fastest train in the world, to service marginal electorates on its run from Sydney to Canberra. Businessmen and lobbyists share his enthusiasm for the supertrain but his Department head has reservations which the Press and the Parliamentary Opposition are keen to exploit! Moderator: Geoffrey Robertson.

Credits

producer

Ken Chown

production company

Granada International Productions

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

01:14:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Appears in

Group of items

Hypothetical (Television Program)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36665

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Australia

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

History → History

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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