Saving the Rainbow Bones – film

By Australian Geographic 28 April 2021
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The relationship between the opal miners and palaeontologists of Lightning Ridge has been forged over many decades. This is the story of how they work together to ensure Lightning Ridge’s iconic opalised fossils are protected.

Directed by Angela Heathcote. Filmed by Pat Wiecks. Original Score and Sound Design by Pip Leason. Opal images by Robert Smith.