The Resource First Australians, (videorecording)

First Australians, (videorecording)

Label
First Australians
Title
First Australians
Title variation
First Australians
Title variation remainder
the untold story of Australia
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. First Australians explores what unfolds when the oldest living culture in the world is overrun by the world's greatest empire."--Container; Episode 1 focusses on the contact history of Sydney and Bathurst; Episode 2 focusses on the contact history of Tasmania; Episode 3 focusses on government protection in Victoria; Episode 4 focusses on contact history in Alice Springs area and Arrernte law and culture; Episode 5 focusses on contact history in Western Australia, particularly the Kimberley and removal of children in Western Australia; Episode 6 focusses on government "protection" and the civil rights movement, including the Day of Mourning 1938, the Cummeragunja walk off, "dog tags" (exemption certificates), atomic testing, the Freedom Ride, the 1967 Referendum; Episode 7 focusses on the background to native title and land rights, including the Yolngu bark petition and specifically the ten year long fight for native title in the courts;
Cataloging source
NWU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Rachel Perkins; producers, Darren Dale and Rachel Perkins; series Producer, Helen Panckhurst; writers, Louis Nowra and Rachel Perkins
Dewey number
994.0049915
Intended audience
Censorship classification ; PG
Runtime
980
Technique
live action
Label
First Australians, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title on discs: First Australians : the untold story of Australia
  • Special features: 80 minutes of bonus content on each episode
  • Originally broadcast on SBS-TV: 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 October and 2 November 2008
  • Created in collaboration with members of the Gadigal, Darug, Dharawal and Wiradjuri communities
  • "Blackfella Films, SBS and Screen Australia present, in association with New South Wales Film and Television Office, in association with the South Australian Film Corporation, ScreenWest and Lotterywest."
  • See also 2 disc version at 305.89915 PER DVD; book of the series: First Australians : an illustrated history edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton at B P451.34/F1
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1 : Episode 1 They have come to stay; Episode extras: The Dreaming; They came to stay; Bennelong survives; Patyegarang and Dawes; Pemulwuy fights back; The warrior Windradyne; Additional stories: Barangaroo; Sydney rock engravings; Carved trees; Gallery -- Disc 2: Episode 2: Her will to survive: Tasmania 1803-1880; Chapters: George Robinson; Friendly missions; Sealers; The Black Line; Wybelena; Truganini dies; Additional stories: Mannalargenna; Human remains; Sealers and Aboriginal women -- Disc 3: Chapters: The Protection Board; Corranderrk; The hops plantations; William Barak; The Half-Caste Act; Barak's last years ; Additional stories: Possum skin cloaks; Bunjil; Derrimut -- Disc 4 : No other law : central Australia (1878-1897): Chapters: Telegraph posts; German missionaries; Coming of drought and the cattle; Crossing Emily Gap; Frank Gillen; Sacred objects; Additional stories: Childhood education; First contact in Central Australia; Arrernte law -- Disc 5: Episode 5: "An unhealthy government experiment: Western Australia (1897-1937) : Chapters: Jandamarra; Rottnest Island prison; Gladys Gilligan; Sister Kate's; Gladys writes to Neville; Kevin Rudd's apology; Additional stories: Conquering the Kimberley; Sister Kate's Home; Neville's files -- Disc 6: Episode 6: A fair go for a dark race: Southeastern Australia (1937-1967): Chapters: Doug : born on a reserve; Day of Mourning; Cummeragunja walk-off; Dog tags; Atomic testing; 1967 Referendum; Additional stories: Kinchela Boys Home; Atomic testing: Yami Lester; Cummeragunja walk-off -- Disc 7: Episode 7: We are no longer shadows: Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands (1967-1992); Chapters: The island of Mer; The love of his life; The Yolngu and terra nullius; Koiki's Black Community School; Bicentennial celebrations; We've won, we've won; Gove land rights case; Terra nullius; Black Community School; Additional stories: Bicentennial protest; The need for a treaty; Torres Strait diaspora
Control code
000043690826
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Educational version
Extent
7 videodiscs (DVD) (980 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col., with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
PAL format; Region 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
First Australians, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title on discs: First Australians : the untold story of Australia
  • Special features: 80 minutes of bonus content on each episode
  • Originally broadcast on SBS-TV: 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 October and 2 November 2008
  • Created in collaboration with members of the Gadigal, Darug, Dharawal and Wiradjuri communities
  • "Blackfella Films, SBS and Screen Australia present, in association with New South Wales Film and Television Office, in association with the South Australian Film Corporation, ScreenWest and Lotterywest."
  • See also 2 disc version at 305.89915 PER DVD; book of the series: First Australians : an illustrated history edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton at B P451.34/F1
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1 : Episode 1 They have come to stay; Episode extras: The Dreaming; They came to stay; Bennelong survives; Patyegarang and Dawes; Pemulwuy fights back; The warrior Windradyne; Additional stories: Barangaroo; Sydney rock engravings; Carved trees; Gallery -- Disc 2: Episode 2: Her will to survive: Tasmania 1803-1880; Chapters: George Robinson; Friendly missions; Sealers; The Black Line; Wybelena; Truganini dies; Additional stories: Mannalargenna; Human remains; Sealers and Aboriginal women -- Disc 3: Chapters: The Protection Board; Corranderrk; The hops plantations; William Barak; The Half-Caste Act; Barak's last years ; Additional stories: Possum skin cloaks; Bunjil; Derrimut -- Disc 4 : No other law : central Australia (1878-1897): Chapters: Telegraph posts; German missionaries; Coming of drought and the cattle; Crossing Emily Gap; Frank Gillen; Sacred objects; Additional stories: Childhood education; First contact in Central Australia; Arrernte law -- Disc 5: Episode 5: "An unhealthy government experiment: Western Australia (1897-1937) : Chapters: Jandamarra; Rottnest Island prison; Gladys Gilligan; Sister Kate's; Gladys writes to Neville; Kevin Rudd's apology; Additional stories: Conquering the Kimberley; Sister Kate's Home; Neville's files -- Disc 6: Episode 6: A fair go for a dark race: Southeastern Australia (1937-1967): Chapters: Doug : born on a reserve; Day of Mourning; Cummeragunja walk-off; Dog tags; Atomic testing; 1967 Referendum; Additional stories: Kinchela Boys Home; Atomic testing: Yami Lester; Cummeragunja walk-off -- Disc 7: Episode 7: We are no longer shadows: Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands (1967-1992); Chapters: The island of Mer; The love of his life; The Yolngu and terra nullius; Koiki's Black Community School; Bicentennial celebrations; We've won, we've won; Gove land rights case; Terra nullius; Black Community School; Additional stories: Bicentennial protest; The need for a treaty; Torres Strait diaspora
Control code
000043690826
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Educational version
Extent
7 videodiscs (DVD) (980 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col., with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
PAL format; Region 0
Video recording format
DVD

Subject

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