Doucmentary Funding: the Garrett Position

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Interesting that Peter Garrett said in his speech to the Melbourne International Film Festival just twelve months ago:

“Screen Australia will have a continuing responsibility for the development of areas of particular public interest such as documentaries and children’s programs, including continuing Film Australia’s National Interest Program.

While national interest programs may be broader than just documentaries, I expect funding for documentaries to be at least maintained at current levels.”

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