Two laws. Part 3: Struggle for our land (A)

Australia, 1981

Film
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Part 3 of the feature film “Two laws”. Describes Aboriginal attachment to land, conflict over sacred sites, the 1977 Borroloola land claim and the bargaining strategy of the people with the government, the cattle stations and the mining company. The other parts of the film are “Police times”, “Welfare times”, “Living with two laws”. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

production company

Carolyn Strachan

Alessandro Cavadini

Australian Film Commission

co-producers/directors

Carolyn Strachan

Alessandro Cavadini

Duration

00:35:47:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303298

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure

Aboriginal Australia → Sacred sites (Australian Aboriginal)

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mining corporations

Animals & Wildlife → Cattle stations

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mining districts - Social aspects

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Master

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