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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.

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Take a look at what makes Brisbane unique: from a house in a bridge pylon to Ekka and State of Origin memories.

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Sunny, vibrant Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and Australia's third largest city.

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See Sydney in all its shiny magnificence, from Australia's first recorded moving image filmed at Prince Alfred Park in 1896 to contemporary colour footage.

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This clip from Australian Diary No.

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A look at the Canberra Day parade 1978, shot by then CTC7 cameraman Neil Johnston. Cartoonist Larry Pickering was crowned King of Canberra that year, and dunked by Minister Ken Fry.
 

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This lighthearted newsreel story tells of a police raid on a Gold Coast pyjama party in 1959.

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This silent newsreel clip shows people sunbaking on the Gold Coast.

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This Movietone News newsreel highlights the attractions of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast in the early 1960s.

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As seen in this Ten Townsville News report, the Floating Chapel was the first of its kind in the world, cost half a million to dollars to build and is based on a 17th century structure.