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Nature of Australia. : Episodes 4-6 a portrait of the island continent.

Author: Robyn WilliamsDione GilmourJohn VandenbeldDavid ParerAustralian Heritage Commission.All authors
Publisher: [Sydney] : Australian Broadcasting Corp. production in association with the BBC WNET-13 and the Australian Heritage Commission, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Episode 4, The sunburnt country is the story of the surprising desert formed when climatic change overtook and dried out central Australia. Episode 5, Land of flood and fire, tells the story of Australia's "top end" where the first Aboriginal people arrived, settled and perfected the use of fire as a means to manage the landscape. Episode 6, The end of isolation, tells of the European invasion 200 years ago which  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Williams; Dione Gilmour; John Vandenbeld; David Parer; Australian Heritage Commission.; State Film Centre (Vic.)
OCLC Number: 220550097
Notes: Distributed by Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
An initiative of the State Film Centre of Victoria.
Credits: Writer: John Vandenbeld ; producers and directors, David Parer, Dione Gilmour.
Cast: Robyn Williams.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (166 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.

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Episode 4, The sunburnt country is the story of the surprising desert formed when climatic change overtook and dried out central Australia. Episode 5, Land of flood and fire, tells the story of Australia's "top end" where the first Aboriginal people arrived, settled and perfected the use of fire as a means to manage the landscape. Episode 6, The end of isolation, tells of the European invasion 200 years ago which set Australia's plants and animals their greatest challenge yet.

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