Archival Footage:

Link to 1973 Four Corners Report on ICI  (now Orica)

This clip, from a 1973 report shown on the ABC current affairs program ‘Four Corners’, examines links between the charitable fund National Parks and Wildlife Foundation and Australian representatives for the British chemical company Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). ABC journalist Gordon Bick establishes in the clip that many donations to the fund were made by industrial corporations. Frederick S Buckley, then president of the National Parks and Wildlife Foundation while manager of ICI Australia and a member of the NSW state pollution control commission.

Link to 1973 report on  Finding a Balance –  Conservation and Industry

This clip, taken from a 1973 report shown on the ABC current affairs program ‘Four Corners’, highlights the increased conflict between those wishing to preserve Australia’s natural environment and those representing industrial interests. Various viewpoints are represented, including those of Juliana Hooper (Advertising Manager, BHP) and Milo Dunphy (Director, Total Environment Centre).

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