Australian Screen

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Titles tagged with ‘workplace relationships’

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A Big Country – On the Hook television program – 1976

An unusual departure for the A Big Country team as they examine the traumatic history and growth of the union that protects wharfie’s rights.

Bit of Black Business – Jackie Jackie short film – 2007

Inspired by a dream, Jackie Jackie is reminiscent of Strictly Ballroom (1992) and Tracey Moffatt’s BeDevil (1993) in its stylised kitsch.

Cop Shop – Episode 109 television program – 1978

This episode of Cop Shop is notable for bringing together Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley and Joanne Samuel a short time before they all starred in George Miller’s landmark Mad Max (1979).

Cop Shop – Episode 485 television program – 1983

This episode is a good example of the relatively adventurous single-episode stories featured in Cop Shop at this point in its run. These appeared alongside the more usual crime and soap-oriented plotlines.

Face to Face feature film – 2011

A group of colleagues meet to decide the fate of a sacked co-worker facing jail.

A Film for Discussion documentary – 1973

This black-and-white experimental film was made collectively by members of one of Australia’s first Women’s Liberation groups. It sought to promote Women’s Liberation by engaging viewers in active discussion, hence its name.

MDA – Second Chance television program – 2005

Medical Defence Australia provide insurance and legal representation to doctors. This self-contained mini-series is from the third series of MDA.

Police Rescue – By the Book television program – 1990

Police Rescue was an immensely popular series during the 1990s, starting as a telemovie then spawning a weekly series for five years and even a feature film.

Water Rats – Goes With the Territory television program – 1999

This episode marks the introduction of Steve Bisley’s character to the long-running crime drama. Of note is the economy with which this major change in cast is addressed.