Client: ANDI

Produced: 2012

Length: 5.04 minutes

How should we measure wellbeing as individuals, as communities, and as a nation? The ANDI initiative urges us to start talking about the true meaning of progress.

In this short film, five high-profile Australians argue that our nation’s tendency to rely on economic indicators as default measures of success means we fail to take into account issues like sustainability, justice, happiness, health and equality, which are also important in defining our nation’s progress. The Australian National Development Index (ANDI) project is a civil society initiative which aims to create a better measure of progress. To promote ANDI, and to prompt financial support, we interviewed Tim Costello, Samah Hadid, Simon McKeon, Fiona Stanley and Don Henry. Each interviewee speaks persuasively from their own perspective, and they send out a call to action for partners to get behind ANDI in whatever way they can.


Produced by:
Jary Nemo and Lucinda Horrocks
Production Company:
Wind & Sky Productions
Directed and edited by:
Jary Nemo
Additional footage by:
Elisabeth Chester
Original music by:
Lucinda Horrocks
Executive Producers:
Regina Lane and Mike Salvaris
Tim Costello, Samah Hadid, Don Henry, Simon McKeon, Fiona Stanley.
Camera and Sound:
Jary Nemo
Interviews by:
Lucinda Horrocks
With thanks to:
Regina Lane, Mike Salvaris, World Vision Australia, Macquarie Group Melbourne, The Australian Conservation Foundation, The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Maribyrnong City Council, The Happy River Cafe, Nick Matteo, Melinda Price and Gwen Right.
Financed by:
The Australian Conservation Foundation, Uniting Justice Australia, Foundation for Young Australians, Wind & Sky Productions.
Distribution License:
Free to distribute online under Creative Commons BY-ND-NC conditions, all other use requires permission.
Copyright with:
© Wind & Sky Productions Pty Ltd Pty Ltd 2012.

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