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Titles tagged with ‘pioneering spirit’

5 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

The Overlanders feature film – 1946

As the Japanese threaten northern Australia in 1942, a drover takes a mob of prime beef cattle across 2,600 kms of hazardous country to Queensland.

Sons of Matthew feature film – 1949

Sons of Matthew is an extremely vivid depiction of the heroic conquest of the land by Australia’s white settlers.

An Airman Remembers television program – 1964

This early ABC documentary is about Sir Gordon Taylor, a fighter ace in the First World War and one of the pioneers of aviation in Australia.

A Big Country – The Challenge of Lake Eyre television program – 1978

Roma and John Dulhunty, explorers of the great outback, come to Lake Eyre to conduct their geological survey.

A Big Country – The Darcys of Mallapunyah television program – 1981

A Big Country launched some of Australia’s best-known journalists and filmmakers, including Bob Connolly, Paul Williams, Chris Masters and Andrew Olle.