Great National Parks of Australia


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1990, 58 Minutes

Features six popular national parks arranged as a series of contrasts in topography, botanical diversity and wildlife.

A film journey into some of Australia's most treasured World Heritage areas, looking at the relationship between the landscape and the fauna, as well as the history of each National Park (with particular emphasis given to Indigenous histories). The film shows the diversity of Australia through its National Parks: the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree rainforest, the inland splendours of Kakadu and Uluru, the alpine park of Kosciuszko and the wilderness parks of Tasmania - Wild Rivers, Southwest and Cradle Mountain.

This visually captivating journey into the most treasured areas of Australia’s heritage provides a fascinating exploration of the relationship between the landscape and indigenous animals, the local mythology, and the turbulent political and social history of each park.

A Film Australia National Interest Program. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.


Director/Writer: Eddie Moses

Narrator: Charles "Bud" Tingwell

Year: 1990

Running Time: 58 Minutes

Classification: G


SKU 198902800
Brand Film Australia

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