Film Australia's Australia: Rights and Responsibilities


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1985, 60 Minutes

This program provides a broad coverage of the political process - small ‘p’ politics as it affects everyone in society in their daily lives. It is not merely confined to government.

Arranged in four themes, the program illustrates all levels in the process. The first theme, Responsible Government, outlines the Australian system of government and shows individual citizens and groups exercising their democratic rights. The second deals with people’s rights, protests and the enforcement and operation of the law through the police and courts. The third theme concentrates on Australia’s involvement in international conflict in the 20th century while the final section traces Australia’s relations with other nations since European settlement and examines some of the major influences on our foreign policy.

© 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.


Director: Ian Walker

Presenter: Annette Shun Wah

Year: 1985

Running Time: 60 Minutes

Classification: Exempt from classification

Curriculum Links: Economics: Globalisation, Trade and Development; Australian History; International Studies; Legal Studies; Politics; SOSE/HSIE: Civics & Citizenship - Discovering Democracy, Global Education, Human Rights, Social Justice.


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SKU 198592805
Brand Film Australia

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