60 MINUTES. 06/01/1991
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For decades industrial effluent has poured into Tasmania’s Derwent river making it one of the most polluted rivers on earth. The Tasmanian government, where the green party holds the balance of power, continues to issue permits to pollute. A N M the Australian Newsprint Mills the Cadbury chocolate factory and the E Z Zinc Refinery are among the worst offenders. Effluent from Hobart also pours into the river.
Speakers: Professor Harry Bloom (University of Tasmania) Michael Lynch (Friends of the Derwent) Paul Salmon (General Manager EZ Refinery)
Jane Rutter is an Australian flautist Her repertoire encompasses classical, jazz and pop. Her image is not typical of classical musicians.
A couple whose best chance of saving their child from a rare kind of Leukemia is to have another baby, who maybe able to give a life saving transplant of bone marrow. Some critics say it’s nothing more than baby harvesting.
Reference number F102558
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series 60 MINUTES
Production company TV3 Network
Presenter: Louise Wallace
Reporter: Richard Carlton
Reporter: Jeff McMullen