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The Australian Experience: Saving The Franklin - The Fight For Tasmania's Franklin River
Saving The Franklin - The Fight For Tasmania's Franklin River
Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  November 17, 2009

This program investigates the fight for the Franklin River in 1983. It highlights the conflict between conservationists and developers; presenting both points of view. It looks at tactics used by each side in the fight, such as the conservationists' claims about future power needs, and the Tasmanian government's enactment of new laws to protect its plan for a hydro-electric scheme.

This program investigates the fight for the Franklin River in 1983. It highlights the conflict between conservationists and developers; presenting both points of view. It looks at tactics used by each side in the fight, such as the conservationists' claims about future power needs, and the Tasmanian government's enactment of new laws to protect its plan for a hydro-electric scheme.

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