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The Screen Guide

The convict settlement in Moreton Bay in 1824 was almost named Edinglassie, a combination of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Instead, the name Brisbane was chosen to honour the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane. Brisbane was long considered the most Australian of our capital cities, having developed a casual lifestyle, and architecture, to cope with the climate. But in recent years, a new Brisbane has taken shape.

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Crew

Director
Stafford Garner
Producer
Stafford Garner
Executive Producers
Christopher McCullough

Cast

Presenter: Bill Peach

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1980
Genre
History and national identity
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Sales

International Sales
ABC Content Sales