JOHNSON (part 1). In 2004 a Pacific Black Duck was found wounded at Johnson Swamp by duck rescuer, Manfred Zabinskas of Five Freedoms Animal Rescue. He was rushed to the on-site mobile veterinary clinic for treatment where he was nick-named Johnson.
JOHNSON (part 2). Veterinarian Dr Chris Andrews takes Johnson back to Melbourne for specialised treatment and after rehabilitation he is released onto a safe wetland.
THE WHALE SAVERS:A 47-minute documentary aired on ABCTV in 1984 (with spacing for adverts). Laurie Levy and Neil Bethune set up the Whale Rescue Centre. Their pioneering work with stranded whales led to the establishment of state and federal whale rescue procedures.
ON THE WILD SIDE: In 2017 a British film crew accompanied the Coalition Against Duck Shooting to the opening of the Victorian duck shooting season. Created and directed by Giacomo Giorgi, this excellent 90 minute documentary includes global wildlife issues and a segment on the Victorian campaign to end duck shooting (which commences approximately 35 minutes in).