(Study Guide) Trial by Fire
Trial by Fire follows the day-to-day activities of the Woodend Brigade of the CFA during the 2002-2003 bushfire season. The documentary concentrates on the commitment and courage of this dedicated team of firefighters, and brings the horror of bushfires into sharp focus. Using authentic news footage and interviews with members of the Woodend Brigade, the film builds a graphic picture of the bushfire danger that confronts Australians every summer.
Trial by Fire is suitable for a wide range of students from Upper Primary to Senior Secondary level. The documentary is of specific interest and relevance to teachers and students of:- (SOSE/HSIE), Geography, Science and English.