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 Bernie Banton (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Adam Bourke (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Edith Banton (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Peter MacDonald (2 episodes, 2012)
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 John Reid (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Dr. Terry McCullagh (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Ted Heath (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Ray Palfreyman (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Meredith Hellicar (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Doris Banton (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Bob Debus (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Bob Carr (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Roger Wilkins (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Tanya Segelov (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Jack Rush, QC (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Peter Gordon (2 episodes, 2012)
Richard Healy ...
 Antony Meagher, SC (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Armando Gardiman (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Commissioner Jackson (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Eva Francis (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Trevor Jones (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Rebecca Bourke (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Sarah Bourke (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Sarah's Boyfriend (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Keith Blackwell (2 episodes, 2012)
Craig Ball ...
 Frank Shanahan (2 episodes, 2012)
Damion Hunter ...
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Shannon Dooley ...
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Joan Johnson ...
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Scott Witt ...
 Jack (2 episodes, 2012)
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Daniel Mulvihill ...
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Torquil Neilson ...
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Warwick Allsop ...
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Julie Hudspeth ...
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John Harding ...
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Colin Angus ...
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Sotiri Sotiropolous ...
 Precision Driver (2 episodes, 2012)
Ted Hayward ...
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 Lawyer (2 episodes, 2012)
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Devil's Dust is a thriller of David & Goliath proportions ripping the cloak of secrecy from a huge corporate scandal that exposes how asbestos multi - national company James Hardie oversaw a strategy that by ignoring the dangers of asbestos for decades was responsible for the deaths of thousands of people. Written by Anonymous

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In a world of betrayal the truth is the most painful

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One heck of an eye-opener!
18 October 2013 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I don't believe I fully understood the appalling conditions confronting asbestos workers until I viewed this film. The scenes in the factory . . . the workers covered from top to toe in asbestos dust . . . laughing it off in typical Aussie style "she'll be right, mate!", made my blood run cold. And the poor aboriginals working the mines - doesn't bear thinking of. The poor innocents! Shame James Hardie! No wonder it hasn't been repeated on Australian television like so many other series.

Similar to Erin Brockovich, this is a story of courage and determination- depicting how a handful of people CAN expose and win against a corrupt giant. A good, solid script, good direction and good performances all round, particularly by Anthony Hayes who won Best Actor for his role as Bernie Banton.


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