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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 Spring and Fall
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The Spring and Fall television series comprised one-off dramas by different playwrights, focusing on life in Australia in the early 1980s.

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1.01
form y separately published work icon Cold Comfort Laura Jones , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980 Z1889336 1980 single work film/TV

'Ray, married and in his thirties, is stood down from his job. Initially he covers his resentment with aggression and bravado. He objects to accepting the dole but has to surrender when he cannot find a job.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980
1.02
form y separately published work icon The Last Card Michael Jenkins , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980 Z1889342 1980 single work film/TV

'A drama about Charlie, whose growing dependence on alcohol is threatening his job and his family life. He is finally brought to a clinic to dry out. Only Charlie can effect his own cure, and statistics show that it is a long, hard road.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980
1.03
form y separately published work icon The Silent Cry Marion Ord , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980 Z1889356 1980 single work film/TV

'Laurie at 30 has reached a crisis. Her marriage is failing and her children maintain their distance from her. She needs and gets professional counselling in order to come to terms with disturbing childhood memories.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980
1.04
form y separately published work icon Winner John Dingwall , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980 Z1889362 1980 single work film/TV

'Real estate agent, Garth, is determined to expand his business and ruthlessly manipulates anyone and anything to achieve his aim. He meets unexpected opposition when he decides to develop an area set aside for a children's playground.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980
1.05
form y separately published work icon The Slammer Spring and Fall : The Slammer Mervyn Rutherford , Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980 Z1389603 1980 single work film/TV

The Slammer focuses on the experiences of a prisoner released from a maximum security jail after serving an eight-year term. The prisoner has spent nineteen of his twenty-three years in institutions, including time in an orphanage and a boys' home. The narrative examines the difficulties experienced by ex-prisoners upon release, particularly adjusting to their freedom, finding work, and attempting to go straight.

Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980
1.06
form y separately published work icon Out of Line Oliver Robb , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980 Z1889366 1980 single work film/TV

'The story of a teenager, 15-year-old Jamie, from an outer suburb of Sydney, who is caught in the drug and prostitution scene when he runs away from home to join the children at 'The Cross'.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1980
2.01
form y separately published work icon Every Man for Herself Laura Jones , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982 Z1889372 1982 single work film/TV

'A dramatisation depicting the problems faced by migrant women in Australia, particularly their exploitation in the workforce. Focuses on the life of an Italian woman, Angela, who works as a machinist in a clothing factory.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982
2.02
form y separately published work icon Perfect Company Marion Ord , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982 Z1889376 1982 single work film/TV

'Drama about two elderly, independent women who are friends and live alone in their own homes. Due to changed circumstances, they are no longer able to continue living as they choose.'

Source: Trove. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982
2.03
form y separately published work icon Jimmy Dancer Robert Caswell , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982 Z1889380 1982 single work film/TV

The story of a disc jockey who is dying of cancer.

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982
2.04
form y separately published work icon Thanks, Brother Michael Jenkins , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982 Z1889384 1982 single work film/TV

'Drama about a lengthy industrial dispute involving metal-trade workers in an engineering firm who lose their annual leave because of a one day strike.'

Source: Trove/ (Sighted: 21/9/2012)

Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982

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First known date: 1980
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