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Francine Finnane Francine Finnane i(12856150 works by)
Gender: Female
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Script-writer and researcher for television.

In addition to her work on Police State, for which was awarded an AFI Award for Best Telefeature, Frances Finnane has worked on Bodyline and Vietnam. In 2013, she was appointed the Director of Education Division for the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School.

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Police State 1989 single work film/TV crime

'Police State is the story of the development of corruption in the Queensland police force and body politic as revealed during the Royal Commission conducted by Tony Fitzgerald, QC in 1987/88. Police State opens with the dramatic early days of the Commission hearings and the evidence of Assistant Commissioner Graeme Parker. Parker was the first senior officer to admit his corruption and seek an indemnity from prosecution. His evidence exposed the testimony of earlier witnesses and implicated those at "the top and higher".'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive ( (Sighted: 3/5/2013)

1989 won Australian Film Institute Awards Best Telefeature
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