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The Foundation 1963–1977 (2002)

Production company Chili Films
Producer Penny McDonald
Associate producer Melissa Abraham
Executive producer Cathy Etcock
Director Troy J Russell
Written by Melissa Abraham, Troy J Russell


Produced with the assistance of the Indigenous Branch of the Australian Film Commission.

Historical footage sourced from:

  • ABC Television – Migrants In Their Own Land, Debutantes Ball, Referendum, Tent Embassy, Five Australians: Charles Perkins, Fair Go: Winning the 1967 Referendum, Aborigines in Sydney.
  • Film Australia – One Man’s Road: Australian Profile.
  • Lilias Fraser – This is Their Land.
  • Allessandro Cavadini & Carolyn Strachan – Ningla a-Na.