Singing in the Rain - Yirrkala in 1974

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Singing in the Rain - Yirrkala in 1974
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project

53 mins

1974 was a troubled time for the Yirrkala community. The Gove bauxite mine, on its doorstep, had been operating for four years. The effects of alcohol, from the newly built mining town of Nhulunbuy, were causing grave concern...

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Ian Dunlop
Daymbalipu Munungurr, Galarrwuy Yunupingu, Gatjil Djerrkura, Keith Hendry, Roy Marika
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia