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Four Corners – Blue Death (1988)

A chilling program about Australia’s greatest industrial disaster: years after the mine closed, Wittenoom residents are dying of asbestos-related illnesses.

Length: 50 minutes 34 seconds

Taken from the current affairs program Four Corners

Original aspect ratio: 4 x 3 (TV)
Original classification rating: PG

Production company:


Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Education Resources:

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