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Issue Details: First known date: 1967... 1967 Target, Smokehouse
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'In an inner Sydney suburb a notorious opium den continues its flagrant operation, and Chief Insp. Ted Hallam is requested by the Minister to eradicate it at all costs. When an informant is murdered, Customs Special Branch and the police move in on the den in a joint operation.'

Source: Storey, Don. Classic Australian Television. (Sighted 13/9/11)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Television , 1967 .
      Series: form y separately published work icon Contrabandits Martyn Sanderson , James Workman , Colin Free , Brian Wright , Ron Harrison , Robert Peach , Allan Trevor , John Martin , Sydney : ABC Television , 1967-1968 Z1805752 1967-1968 series - publisher film/TV detective crime

      Contrabandits was a fifty-minute procedural series following the Customs Special Branch, an elite group of law-enforcers intercepting contraband in Sydney.

      Colin Free was script editor for the series (as well as scripting several episodes).


      Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series

      Storey, Don. Classic Australian Television (Sighted 13/9/11)

      See also:

      Musgrove, Nan. 'Contrabandits'. Australian Women's Weekly 4 October 1967, p.17.

      'Smuggling Theme of New Series'. Canberra Times 18 September 1967, p.15.

      Number in series: 1.8
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