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Documentary Australia

Shark Island Institute established Documentary Australia in 2006, formally launching the charitable organisation in 2008. Ian Darling was the founder of Documentary Australia and inaugural Chair from 2006 to 2011. He is currently Patron, and Shark Island Foundation continues to be a long-term supporter of the group. More >

Documentary Australia is a unique not-for-profit organisation, that ensures important stories are told and seen, supported by powerful social impact campaigns. The organisation provides approved projects with access to DGR status, allowing independent filmmakers to access philanthropic funding and enabling donors to tax-effectively support the issues they care about.