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Following the Franklin: Kim McKenzie and the Tasmanian Film Project

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31 Aug 2018 Kelly Wiltshire

This month marks 35 years since the Federal Government ceased the Hydro-Electric Commission’s construction of a dam on the Franklin River in southwest Tasmania; however, evidence presented during this court case claiming the archaeological significance of Kutikina Cave was neither exceptional nor significant continued to haunt archaeologist Rhys Jones.

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