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The Forerunner

Australia, 1955 (MIFF 1983, John Heyer: A Brief Retrospective)

Director: John Heyer

The tragedy of flood and drought and consequent need for bold water conservation such as the Snowy Mountain Scheme. (An excerpt of 20 mins. will be screened,).

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