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Born: Established: Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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1 16 form y separately published work icon Killing Time TV1 General Entertainment Partnership (publisher), FremantleMedia Australia (publisher), Ian David , Katherine Thomson , Shaun Grant , Mac Gudgeon , ( dir. Peter Andrikidis et. al. )agent Australia : TV1 General Entertainment Partnership FremantleMedia Australia , 2010 Z1811779 2010 series - publisher film/TV crime

'A 10 part crime drama following the story of Andrew Fraser's rise from small time lawyer to successfully defending the most infamous criminals this country has ever seen, and then his ultimate downfall and imprisonment for five years in maximum security. His clients included Dennis Allen, Jimmy Krakouer, Alan Bond and those accused of the Walsh Street murders. At the top of his game, Fraser commanded a huge salary and lived the dream. But when his cocaine addiction spiralled into a thousand dollar-a-day habit, he lost everything and his life became intertwiined with villains, larrikins and soldiers of justice. He was disbarred, discredited, broken financially and his marriage was destroyed. Caged amongst serial killers and psychopaths, Fraser is forced to reflect on where it all went so wrong, and try to salvage his shattered reputation.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive ( (Sighted: 22/2/2013)

1 1 form Straw Men Ian David , 2010 single work film/TV
1 y separately published work icon Television : What Will Rate in the New Tomorrow? Ian David , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2009 Z1616035 2009 single work criticism 'The tribal coldfire in the living room, the unblinking eye of surveillance, the medium of the everyman, is showing its age. Assailed by the internet and cable, blunted by the lowest common denominator, television has blended truth, scandal and daily information into a 're-enactment' of life that reinforces popular prejudice in the face of common sense. Yet it still has the power to cut through, inform and inspire. Where is it going? What's driving our devotion to it? Ian David shows why the digital age must force the networks to change their values, recognise the damage they have done and grasp the opportunities offered by the reconstructed global marketplace of the GFC.' (Publisher's Blurb)
1 8 form y separately published work icon Three Acts of Murder Blood in the Sand Ian David , ( dir. Rowan Woods ) 2009 Perth : Taylor Media , 2009 Z1503194 2009 single work film/TV crime

While working on a rabbit-proof fence in 1929, Australia's leading crime writer of the period, Arthur Upfield, began plotting the perfect murder for his 1931 novel The Sands of Windee. A discussion between Upfield and a fellow worker about finding a fool-proof means of disposing of a body to use in the novel was overheard by one of the author's friends, stockman 'Snowy' Rowles. Shortly afterwards Rowles murdered three men and put the scheme into effect. He was later charged by police, however, and the subsequent trial became one of Australia's most sensational during the 1930s.

1 3 form y separately published work icon The Shark Net Ian David , ( dir. Graeme Burfoot ) Perth : Taylor Media , 2003 Z1035075 2003 series - publisher film/TV crime 'This is the story of one boy's journey to manhood. Of childhood games, teenage lust and adult sex. Of secrets and lies, fear and evil. Of family ties that bind forever and guilt that lasts a lifetime. And of the need to forgive. This is The Shark Net, a compelling, three-part series based on Robert Drewe's award-winning memoir about his early life growing up during the reign of one of Australia's most notorious serial killers. Though their lives take completely different turns, their paths cross; changing Robert forever.'

Source: Australian Television website,
Sighted: 01/08/2011
1 form y separately published work icon Bad Cop, Bad Cop Ian David , Tim Gooding , Angela Webber , ( dir. David Caesar et. al. )agent 2002 Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Corporation Southern Star Entertainment , 2002 5982933 2002 series - publisher film/TV crime humour

'Bad cops Detective Red Lilywhite and Lou Knutt are plain clothes detectives based at a southern Sydney beachside suburb and part of a police force that is still the best money can buy! They are masters of their domain, giving the greenlight to all the criminal activity in their area for a ten percent piece of the action, all the while dispensing their own particular and often ludicrous brand of justice as they see fit.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 24/5/2013)

1 form y separately published work icon The Saddle Club Graeme Farmer , John Reeves , Sam Carroll , Jutta Goetze , Shirley Pierce , Piers Hobson , Annie Beach , Kris Mrksa , Ian David , Everett de Roche , Helen Steel , Chris Roache , Giula Sandler , Gwenda Marsh , Barbara Bishop , Piers Hobson , ( dir. Arnie Custo et. al. )agent Australia Canada : Australian Broadcasting Corporation Nine Network Crawford Productions Protocol Entertainment , 2001-2009 Z1881784 2001-2009 series - publisher film/TV children's

A Canadian-Australian co-production.

'Amid the excitement and thrill of the horse world growing up seems harder than ever … Stevie, Carole and Lisa are strong, dynamic young women. Each has very distinct and personal dreams for the future. All have one thing in common - a passion for horses. In forming the Saddle Club the girls promise to remain loyal to each other no matter what, but that promise may not prove to be as easy to keep as they think.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 20/8/2013)

1 A Film Writer's Rights Ian David , 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 October 1997; (p. 21)
1 form y separately published work icon Naked : A Fallen Woman Ian David , ( dir. Geoffrey Wright ) Australia : Jan Chapman Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1995 Z1687853 1995 single work film/TV

Leonard sublets his house to Phil and Jessica, a young couple who spend most nights surrendering to the abandonment of love-making. Leonard and Phil are seemingly unalike, but each has a deep need to dominate and control their relationships with women. When Jessica becomes pregnant and Leonard meets a woman with an unknown past, both men find themselves wanting to exert their power in a way that is no longer appropriate.

2 6 form y separately published work icon Blue Murder Ian David , ( dir. Michael Jenkins ) Sydney : Southern Star Entertainment ABC Television , 1995 Z1359650 1995 series - publisher film/TV detective crime (taught in 1 units) This two part mini-series is based on the events that led to the Wood Royal Commission on Police Corruption in New South Wales (1996). It focuses on both the intricacies of corruption in the police force and the sometimes Byzantine behaviour and 'moral' codes of the organised crime world. Roger Rogerson, a larrikin detective with an egalitarian, blokey demeanour, builds a lucrative alternative career based on bribery, drug money, and murder. He join forces Arthur 'Neddy' Smith, one of Australia's most notorious underworld thugs who, by being the conduit between the police and the criminal underworld, has built an extensive drug empire in Australia. Their activities are threatened when a young police officer declines a bribe offered to him by the police chief. His refusal to engage in illegal activities results in an escalating war, with police and criminals committing increasingly desperate and murderous acts.
1 form y separately published work icon Joh's Jury Ian David , ( dir. Ken Cameron ) Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation Southern Star Primetime , 1992 6088371 1992 single work film/TV crime

'A dramatised documentary about the jury deliberations which followed the 1991 trial of former Queensland Premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen. Joh's Jury is based on extensive research by Ian David and Robyn Smith. Months were spent interviewing jurors, the defence team, the prosecution team, police and journalists; and sifting through newspaper and television reports and court manuscripts. Sir Joh, former leader of the National Party and Premier of Queensland for 19 years and the man responsible for shaping the cultural ethos of Australia's "deep north", would now be judged by his peers.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 26/6/2013)

1 form y separately published work icon Police Crop : The Winchester Conspiracy Ian David , ( dir. Ken Cameron ) New South Wales : Australian Broadcasting Corporation Southern Star Entertainment , 1990 6091549 1990 single work film/TV crime detective

'The story of Operation Seville has no rival in the history of Australian policing. Over several years the Australian Federal and New South Wales Forces worked with the Mafia in growing and distributing marijuana. Out of it a murder was solved, several arrests were made and $14 million worth of drugs hit the streets of Sydney and Melbourne... and a senior police officer was gunned down for his part in it. Police Crop tells this story without fear or favour, exposing the extent of police collusion with the Mafia.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 26/6/2013)

1 form y separately published work icon Police State Chris Noonan , Ian David , Francine Finnane , ( dir. Chris Noonan ) Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation Southern Star Entertainment , 1989 Z1937426 1989 single work film/TV crime

'Police State is the story of the development of corruption in the Queensland police force and body politic as revealed during the Royal Commission conducted by Tony Fitzgerald, QC in 1987/88. Police State opens with the dramatic early days of the Commission hearings and the evidence of Assistant Commissioner Graeme Parker. Parker was the first senior officer to admit his corruption and seek an indemnity from prosecution. His evidence exposed the testimony of earlier witnesses and implicated those at "the top and higher".'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive ( (Sighted: 3/5/2013)

2 4 form y separately published work icon A Country Practice Graeme Ellis , Anne Brooksbank , Hugh Stuckey , David William Boutland , Moya Wood , Leon Saunders , Luis Bayonas , James Davern , Roger Dunn , David Sale , Peter A. Kinloch , Keith Thompson , Chris Thomson , Tony Morphett , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Gwenda Marsh , David Allen , Christine Schofield , Ro Hume , Galia Hardy , Marcus Cooney , Beverley Phillips , Don J. Townshend , Margaret Mitchell , Michael Aitkens , Patricia Johnson , Sheila Sibley , Margaret Kelly , Judith Colquhoun , Agi Schreck , Mary Wright , John Graham , Ted Roberts , Michael Brindley , Forrest Redlich , Anthony Wheeler , Michael Freundt , Russell E. Webb , Bill Searle , Cliff Green , Foveaux Kirby , Helen Steel , Howard Griffiths , Suzanne Hawley , Terry Larsen , Serge Lazareff , Helen Boyd , Carol Williams , David Worthington , Ray Harding , Bevan Lee , Stephen Measday , Patrea Smallacombe , Shane Brennan , Betty Quin , Graeme Koetsveld , Tim Pye , Jenny Sharp , Bob Herbert , Tom Galbraith , Alister Webb , David Phillips , Andrew Kennedy , Craig Wilkins , Grant Fraser , Sally Webb , Caroline Stanton , Chris Roache , Geoff Newton , David Marsh , Colin Free , Thomas Mitchell , Brett Mitchell , Steve J. Spears , Louise Crane , Ian David , Robyn Sinclair , Micky Bennett , Linden Wilkinson , Terry Fogarty , Michael Cove , Patrick Flanagan , Peter Neale , Peter Lavelle , Julieanne Stewart , Sally Irwin , John Hanlon , David Henry , Jenni Kubler , Jo Barcelon , John Misto , Katherine Thomson , Neville Brown , Margaret Morgan , Susan Bower , Sean Nash , John Lonie , Paul Spinks , Christifor McTrustry , Andrew Kelly , Charlie Strachan , Susan Bower , James Balian , Peter Dann , Michael Harvey , Jerome Ehlers , Jo Horsburgh , Jeff Truman , Rod Rees , Peter Gawler , Linda Aronson , Catherine Millar , Lynn Bayonas , James Davern , ( dir. Igor Auzins et. al. )agent Sydney Australia : JNP Films Seven Network , 1981-1993 Z1699739 1981-1994 series - publisher film/TV

Set in a small, fictional, New South Wales country town called Wandin Valley, A Country Practice focused on the staffs of the town's medical practice and local hospital and on the families of the doctors, nurses, and patients. Many of the episodes also featured guest characters (frequently patients served by the practice) through whom various social and medical problems were explored. Although often considered a soap opera, the series was not built around an open-ended narrative; instead, the two one-hour episodes screened per week formed a self-contained narrative block, though many of the storylines were developed as sub-plots for several episodes before becoming the focus of a particular week's storyline. While the focus was on topical issues such as youth unemployment, suicide, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and terminal illness, the program did sometimes explore culturally sensitive issues, including, for example, the Aboriginal community and their place in modern Australian society.

Among the show's principal characters were Dr Terence Elliott, local policeman Sergeant Frank Gilroy, Esme Watson, Shirley Dean Gilroy, Bob Hatfield, Vernon 'Cookie' Locke, and Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan. In addition to its regularly rotating cast of characters, A Country Practice also had a cast of semi-regulars who would make appearances as the storylines permitted. Interestingly, while the series initially targeted the adult and older youth demographic, it became increasingly popular with children over the years.

1 y separately published work icon Idiots, Clutchplate & Eyeball Ian David , West Perth : Inex Enterprises , 1974 Z804854 1974 single work poetry
1 The Dreamer i "The Dreamer", Ian David , 1973 single work poetry
— Appears in: I, the Dreamer 1973; (p. 54-69)
1 The Real Image i "Orbs of fatigue", Ian David , 1973 single work poetry
— Appears in: I, the Dreamer 1973; (p. 18-53)
1 The Virtual Image i "Boundless realms of endless silence venture -", Ian David , 1973 single work poetry
— Appears in: I, the Dreamer 1973; (p. 1-16)
1 y separately published work icon I, the Dreamer Ian David , West Perth : Id Publications , 1973 Z804851 1973 selected work poetry