Taking Charge of Cabramatta

Title

Taking Charge of Cabramatta

Subject

Multicultural, Crime, Health, Australian Towns

Description

Looks beyond the negative media coverage of Cabramatta, examining the "human face" of the troubled Sydney suburb, known as the heroin capital of Australia and a centre of Asian crime since the 1994 murder of local MP John Newman.

Source

SBS Annual Report 98-99
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/30426542
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/32396122

Format

Documentary

Date Issued

1999

Duration

52 mins

Director

Dai Le

Producer

P: Dai Le, P: Markus Lambert

Contributor

SBSi, AFC, ABC

Date Commissioned

1998-1999

Production Fund

Special

Alternative Exhibition

ABC (19/1/2005, 13/3/2007)

Comments

Broadcasting banned for 5 years during murder trial of former Fairfield councillor, Phuong Ngo. Appears that by the time the ban was lifted, the filmmakers may have entered a new broadcast deal with another network.

Files

Citation

“Taking Charge of Cabramatta,” SBSi Commissioned Content, accessed November 18, 2017, http://sbsi.digitalfabulists.org/document/3649.