The Unfair go

Australia, 1989

Film
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A 6 part program which uses comments from academics, social workers and politicians to discuss the welfare system in Australia. Explores the plight and welfare of Australians and analyses the state of our welfare system in relation to Great Britain, United States, Sweden, Soviet Union, Uruguay and Peru. Contents: The growing divide (29 min.), A net full of holes (28 min.), The sorry state (29 min.), The kindness of strangers (29 min.), Battlers or bludgers (29 min.), Who gives a buck (28 min.). Narrated by Jim Downes.

Credits

director

Ian Munro

producer

Con Anemogiannis

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

02:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39450

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public welfare - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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