Dirty Business ? How Mining Made Australia reveals how this knife-edge drama has played out repeatedly throughout Australia?s history.
For 150 years, mining has changed the lives of us all in unexpected and extraordinary ways. It has provided an epic battleground that has divided and forged the nation.
From the gold rush to the mining boom of recent years, Australian mining has made a significant contribution to the national economy, generating trillions of dollars, providing employment across generations and enabling the nation to avoid the worst impacts of depression and global financial crashes.
The three 50-minute episodes feature expert input from economists, historians, journalists and social commentators. The DVD also has 50 minutes of extras, including a ?Making of? feature and extended interview material.
Source: Madman Entertainment