Episode number 9 of Series “Focus”.
Presents the view of the white population of Alice Springs concerning its Aborigines, including those of the mayor and a councillor concerning “assimilation” problems. Shows, in contrast, Aboriginal self-help ventures in education and health. Aborigines relate their feelings about the intrusion of the media and tourism into their lives. Includes interviews with the then Senator Neville Bonner and former Commissioner for Community Affairs, Al Grassby.
In ACMI's collection
Aboriginal Australia → Racism - Australia
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Alice Springs (N.T.)
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Racism - Australia
VHS; Access Print (Section 1)
MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan
MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan