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Summary: Several interweaving storylines that start with a mysterious accident and the death of an Aboriginal girl in the outback. Her former teacher, Alex, becomes involved with journalist Ned Banks and his brother, Jesse, a genius computer hacker, to try to unravel the mystery. When the brothers uncover video footage of the crime, they are targeted by powerful and dangerous figures that may be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2017

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Summary: Australia, 1940s. An English aristocrat inherits a large ranch. English cattle barons plot to take her land and she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn cattle drover to protect her ranch. Together they experience four life-altering years, a love affair and the bombing of Darwin during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE AUS

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD AUS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE AUS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Australia 2009

Summary: As long as the holy site known as 'where the green ants dream' is safe, the aboriginal natives believe that their culture, and Earth itself, will be safe. When a major corporation plans to mine the site, it sparks a revolt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Tango Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WHE

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PIC

Summary: Peter and Carla are a married couple barely able to hide their contempt for each other. The two embark on a camping vacation over a holiday weekend to make use of the expensive gear Peter purchased, much to his wife's disgust. Heading off into the wilds of Australia, the couple bickers and stews in the hostile mood. While finding the campsite tricky to find, the pair finally arrive and hope to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Summary: Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. Regina has ensnared Bligh patriarch and political aspirant George in marriage, but she continues to plot against Sarah, exploiting the rising fear of Communism to target her rival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PLA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pl 4

Summary: Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. It is dealing with themes such as anti-Semitism, sexuality, and social class.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2016

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Summary: After World War II, a nurse returns to Australia to start a new life after spending twenty years in Europe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pl 5

Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

Summary: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Set in rural Australia in the years following World War II, this beautifully acted, sharply written series follows the fortunes of a woman returning home after spending two decades abroad.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PLA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pl 1

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Summary: From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-potties to them all. A true unsung hero, Kenny does one of society's dirtiest jobs. Kenny struggles to juggle family tensions, fatherhood and sewage. Part philosopher, part comedian and all heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Xenon Pictures 2008

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Summary: A wealthy Australian ranch owner's gift of a wild pony means young Scotty can finally ride the seven miles to and from school. But the pony gets away and is sheltered as unclaimed by a young girl who cannot walk. The treasured pony means freedom to both children, but can only belong to one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RID

Summary: It tells the remarkable true story of Robyn Davidson, a young woman who leaves her life in the city to make a solo trek through almost 2,000 miles of sprawling Australian desert. Accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels, she sets off on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she meets National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan who begins to photograph her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Media 2015

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Summary: Set in 1922 in the outback, the story follows three mounted policemen and an Aboriginal tracker on a mission to bring to justice a black man accused of murdering a white woman. The party's leader is a sadistic racist known simply as the Fanatic. Their guide, the Tracker, is a resourceful and complex character, who keeps everyone guessing until the end. They are constantly half a day behind the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ArtMattan Productions 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TRA

Summary: Two veterinarians in the Australian outback battle to save their drought-ridden farming community from a devastating sheep blight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2008

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RAI

Summary: A brilliant young mathematician is on the verge of discovering a formula that could predict the fluctuations of the stock market and he is quickly taken under the wing of a corrupt CEO at Centabank. Together these two men will play a deadly game of deception and revenge, while initiating one of the largest banking scandals in history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAN

Summary: Doctor Lucien Blake returns to Ballarat after an attempt to reunite with his long lost daughter. But it's no longer the safe haven he left behind: Danny has been transferred to Melbourne, replaced by a new Senior Constable who seems hell bent on making Blake's job as police surgeon as difficult as possible. Blake's old nemesis Patrick Tyneman has called in the help of some powerful men to keep...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: As the hit Australian dramedy returns, hotshot surgeon Hugh Knight continues to serve out his probation in his rural hometown, while his family faces struggles that could bring them closer together, or tear them apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn TV 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HEA

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Summary: Follows the experiences of the detectives of a crime unit in metropolitan Sydney, Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EAS

Summary: Kev, a fugitive who has committed a violent crime, takes his 10-year old son Chook on the run from the law. As father and son journey into the outback and an unknown future, Chook is forced to make the choice between what is right and the love of his father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

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Summary: Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRE

Summary: Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HUN