1. The Documentary Field; 2. Braided Channels - Documentary Voice; 3. Cinematic Scenes of Life; 4. New Waves of Documentary; 5. Australian Television Takes On Independent Documentary; 6. Documentary and the Film Finance Corporation; 7. Changing Relations: The AFC, Film Australia and Documentary in the Era of the FFC; 8. Australian Broadcasting Cultures and Recent Documentary Practice; 9. Documentary and the Edge of Reality; 10. Documentary and Civics; 11. Documentary Present and Future.
Australian Documentary brings to life over a century of documentary making.
Trish FitzSimons is Associate Professor, Griffith Film School, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. Pat Laughren is Associate Professor, Griffith Film School, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. Dugald Williamson is Associate Professor, School of Arts, University of New England, New South Wales.
'This is an important book - the intellectual framing is innovative, the thoroughness is exceptional and the insight is illuminating. And those who don't know their way around the Australian documentary will surely find its passion infectious.' Dr Jane Mills, Charles Sturt University