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Title Message Stick: Postcards From Pormpuraaw - Ep 1 of 3
Published Australia : ABC1, 2008
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Summary *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following program may contain images and voices of deceased persons*Producer Jeremy Geia has travelled to some of the most beautiful places in Australia, but it wasn't till he came to Pormpuraaw that he understood what heaven on earth was. He became a convert to the community, its relaxed way of life and now has close family connections to Pormpuraaw.Postcards From Pormpuraaw uncovers the tiny and remote coastal village of Pormpuraaw on the western side of Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. This coastal getaway is renowned for its fishing, croc spotting and summer lightning storms. In episode one we meet some fanatical anglers and experience the spectacular lightning and downpours that typify tropical Queensland's wet season. But there's work to be done in Pormpuraaw too.In both style and tone Postcards is a travel and adventure series that garners unique insights into the Pormpuraaw community, its lifestyle, characters, traditions and culture. And if you're keen on fishing or croc-spotting like Jeremy Geia, then you're in for a treat, as these programs take you on a real adventure
Event Broadcast 2008-08-24 at 13:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Disasters -- Management.
Fisheries -- Catch effort.
Lightning.
Vegetation and climate.
Queensland.
Form Streaming video
Author Corowa, Miriam, host