Skin of the earth

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
John Thomson, a retired forester from Western Australia, and a committed conservationist gives his view on the destruction of the Karri forests and the subsequent effects on the land in Western Australia. His views are reiterated by Norman Lockyer, a farmer and by Dr. Chittleborough who failed in his attempt to put through a comprehensive State Conservation Strategy. Although largely pessimistic in its outlook the program does suggest that attitudes are changing to the hitherto wasteful and destructive forestry and agricultural practices.

Credits

production company

Excalibur Nominees

Film and Television Institute (W.A.)

producer/director

Frank Rijavec

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303759

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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