Birthday celebrations for the Opera House in 2013 – celebrating 40 years since the opening of this beloved icon.
This clip begins with a family of four – Mrs and Mr Albion with their two children Douglas and Wally – posing for a family portrait and is followed by a close-up of the youngest child, Douglas.
Children perform dances at a garden party while adults look on. This includes children performing ballet and three children dressed in Japanese kimonos.
The Gerakiteys family celebrate their daughters’ birthday in their family garden. Their younger son watches on as the girls sit with their birthday cakes.
This clip, shot by the Archibald family, shows a little girl’s birthday party in the early 1930s.
Adults and children hold hands and form a large circle in the back garden to play the children’s games 'ring-a-ring-a-rosie’ and ‘oranges and lemons’ as children pass underneath the arms of the two
This clip shows members of the Canberra Greek community on their annual picnic at Good Hope just outside of Canberra on 26 December 1949.
Children wearing party hats at the Dyer family home are seated around a table. Janet, the birthday girl, wears a blue dress and matching ribbon in her hair.
This clip contains shots of children playing in a garden for the fifth birthday of Wally Albion. It begins with a fixed shot of five-year-old Wally sitting on a table playing with a train set.