We support powerful stories for positive social change.

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Wild Things

A year on the frontline of environmental activism.

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Strong Female Lead

A documentary exploring Australia’s struggle with the notion of women and power when a strong female takes the lead.

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Our African Roots

Uncovering Australia’s forgotten African history, from the First Fleet to the Eureka Rebellion and beyond.

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The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone

Spanning the last 20 years, DREAMLIFE reveals the elliptical memories of Georgie Stone.

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Incarceration Nation

We are in the midst of a new convict era, Incarceration Nation will put the justice system on trial.

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Documentary Australia Foundation is a unique not-for-profit that ensures important stories are told and seen, supported by powerful social impact campaigns.

We provide approved projects with access to our DGR status, allowing independent filmmakers to access philanthropic funding and enabling donors to tax effectively support the issues they care about.

Our networks, relationships and expertise allow us to connect talented storytellers with like-minded funders, educators, policy-makers and community groups.

We amplify their impact by helping them to work together and by guiding them on how to use documentaries to further their advocacy and impact goals.

None of this could be achieved without our philanthropic partners. Their generous contributions support the impact these documentaries make.

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11 MARCH

NEWS ARTICLE

New Documentary Projects - March 2021

We are thrilled to start 2021 by approving 13 new impact projects for fiscal sponsorship - take a look through these upcoming documentaries below.

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11 MARCH

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Indigenous Voices in Documentary

Watch a virtual showcase of upcoming documentaries made by Indigenous creatives

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