Australia’s film industry owes a debt to Gough Whitlam

Goldsmith, Ben (2014) Australia’s film industry owes a debt to Gough Whitlam. The Conversation.

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Filmmakers and audiences – indeed Australian arts and screen culture more broadly – owe a deep debt of gratitude to Gough Whitlam and the government he led.

Although the foundations had been laid by Whitlam’s predecessors John Gorton and Billy McMahon, the Australian film revival of the 1970s only really took shape after Whitlam became Prime Minister in 1972...

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ID Code: 78002
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Australian film industry, Gough Whitlam, Australian Film Commission, Australian Film, Television and Radio School, Jack Valenti
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Film and Television (190204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Screen and Media Culture (200212)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Conversation Media Group
Deposited On: 23 Oct 2014 01:20
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2014 23:14

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