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Opinion: Market Failure and the Public Good in the Australian Film and Television Industry

Australia has had some great success and failures come out of the Australian film and television industry. The ‘boom and bust’ era in the 1970’s and 1980’s occurred due to the Government regulations and taxable rebates that they offered producers to help them produce Australian media and continue to produce for Australian audiences. 1,469 more words



Ozploitation: the exploitation of Australian films and filmmakers taking advantage of the 10BA tax rebate. Typically, genre films such as Horror, Thrillers, corny Romance and Actions films that were made on a low budget with R18+ ratings were classified as Ozploitation films. 571 more words


Sustainable shopping: how to buy tuna without biting a chunk out of the oceans

Canned tuna is an Australian pantry staple.


by Candice Visser and Quentin Hanich, University of Wollongong

Shopping can be confusing at the best of times, and trying to find environmentally friendly options makes it even more difficult. 1,430 more words


When you assume you put the Ass in Ass'Traya Content

When people are asked about Australian content, it isn’t always favourable. Australian’s view locally produced content as… Bogan, with an outback setting, manly characters, with terrible accents and purely just one big “piss up” in the country we call home. 471 more words


Not Quite... Australian? - Is the Crocodile Dundee under-representing the Australian Culture?

What can the case study of Ozploitation tell us about the Australian film industry?

The 1970s and 1980s proved to be one of the most important era’s in Australian Film history.

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Reflection summary: My TCMS journey

It has been a short journey in the course Transnational Cultural and Media Studies, but it has enriched my knowledge a lot. Before this, I had a lot of technical and planning background about film production. 510 more words


Boy found in hot car makes recovery

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