Give Trees A Chance - The Story of Terania Creek

(narrated by Jack Thompson)

This 1980 documentary tells the story of the first eco-blockade in the world - The Terania Creek forest protest in Australia in 1979. A historic event, it brought rainforest preservation into public consciousness and led to the formation of the Nightcap National Park.

Thousands of protesters came for a day and stayed for a month, chaining themselves to bulldozers and lying down in the middle of the road. All to save one of Australia's most beautiful rainforests......