Secrets of the heart

Australia, 1989

Film
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Episode of Series “Animal passions”.
Narrated by Richard Morecroft and presented by Steve Morton, this beautifully photographed documentary takes a critical look at the “dead heart” of Australia, the desert areas of the Northern Territory. They are revealed as a complex and subtle environment under threat from cattle grazing and poor land management techniques.

Credits

producer

Edwin Hill

production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38224

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness areas - Northern Territory

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Desert ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness areas - Northern Territory

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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