This segment from Kiddies of Queensland Enjoy Outings in their Billy Carts: Rockhampton features a group of children riding goats and sitting in buggies that are being pulled by goats.
In 1925, Paramount Pictures employed Australian film director Franklyn Barrett (The Breaking of the Drought, A Girl of the Bush) to manage the North Queensland tour of the silent
This footage from 20 March 1938 is from the Maryborough Railway employees’ picnic held at Scarness, Queensland.
The first edition of The Courier-Mail newspaper was published on 28 August 1933 as a result of a merger between the Brisbane Courier and the Daily Mail.
This short clip covers the Whiskey Au Go Go fire, a tornado in 1973 and the 1974 Brisbane flood.
The State of Origin is an annual rugby league series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons.
This clip from a Seven News Brisbane special includes early footage from the Royal Queensland Show, or Ekka ('Exhibition') for short.
The NFSA has a number of home movies of Gold Coast holidays. This clip from the 1970s is an excerpt from home movies shot by Eileen Smith.
Ray Whitrod (1915–2003) came to national prominence in 1976 when he resigned as Queensland's Commissioner of Police as a protest against corruption.
Flo Bjelke-Peterson (1920–2017) was a National Party Senator for Queensland, and was also well known as the wife of former Queensland Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.