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Everything has a cycle

from the documentary 5 Seasons (G)

Tom E Lewis introduces the concept of five seasons over footage of an overflowing Rose River – the land inundated with water, followed by a montage of a dry riverbed. Lewis describes the wet season over …

Growing up Aboriginal

from the documentary Bran Nue Dae (G)

Actor Stephen Albert and writer Jimmy Chi, the author of the musical play Bran Nue Dae, talk about childhood, education and identity, intercut with one of the musical numbers from the production, historical footage and …

Flood and drought

from the documentary The Forerunner (PG)

The aftermath of the Maitland floods reveals the death, destruction the disaster has left behind. Collapsed houses, destroyed cars and dead animals are amongst the mud and debris. As the clean-up effort commences, a piano …

Of droughts and flooding rains

from the television program Four Corners – We'll All Be Rooned (G)

Reporter Jim Downes stands in the middle of a sea of sand. It’s the Castlereagh River in drought; a drought that’s killing the wheat belt of NSW. It’s a story so often …

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