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Title Lateline: 09/04/15
Published Australia : ABC, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (28 min. 35 sec.) ; 173285436 bytes
Summary FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDS TV DRAMA TO DETER ASYLUM SEEKERSThe federal government has commissioned a $4 million telemovie as part of its anti-people smuggling campaign. The film aims to deter asylum seekers from coming to Australia by boat. It will be screened to audiences in conflict zones around Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, the so-called source countries, and in transit countries. Margot O'Neill has the story.INTERVIEW: FILMMAKERS SIMON NASHT AND JONATHAN STACKWhere should a filmmaker draw the line when pushing a government message, if the government is funding the project? Lateline's Tony Jones is joined by award-winning Australian documentary producer Simon Nasht and American filmmaker Jonathan Stack, who's won multiple Emmys and been nominated for two Oscars.CABINET MINISTERS DISAGREE OVER AUSTRALIA'S OIL RESERVEConflicting views are emerging within the government over whether motorists should foot the bill for topping up Australia's depleted strategic oil reserve. Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says it'll cost billions, suggesting that Australia should consider walking away from its international commitment to maintain an oil reserve of 90 days supply
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2015-04-09 at 22:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Awareness -- Social aspects.
Federal government -- Finance.
Human smuggling.
Made-for-TV movies.
Refugees in motion pictures.
Form Streaming video
Author Jones, Tony, host
Iggulden, Tom, reporter
O'Neill, Margot, reporter
Bishop, Julie, contributor
Blackburn, John, contributor
Dutton, Peter, contributor
Grassia, Gino, contributor
Macfarlane, Ian, contributor
Madigan, John, contributor
Maley, William, contributor
Nasht, Simon, contributor
Ryan, John, contributor
Stack, Jonathan, contributor
Tierney, Trudi-Ann, contributor
Triola, Virginia, contributor