Telstra Research Laboratories
Wombat and Cockatoo Damage (1994)

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About the video

This video was prepared for the ABC TV news of 22nd April 1994.

The first part of the video explains the problems Telecom is having with hairy-nosed wombats damaging buried optical fibre cable.

The second part explains the work in a cockatoo aviary testing various treatments of aerial optical fibre cable for resistance to cockatoo damage.

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00:33 Bruce Chisholm
01:23 Geoff Goode

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