Australian Diary 77: New Australians Live in Unusual Home is a short program from the Film Australia Library.
Sydney, Australia, is established as the location of the film and the narration introduces the film’s premise and establishes the filmmaker as the story-teller.
Mining Boom is an animated workplace comedy aimed at adults.
This sequence describes the impact of the 1960s development of the Sydney skyline on the work of labourers building its new skyscrapers. Summary by Susan Lambert.
This powerful sequence shows the violent clashes between the government and developers planning Sydney’s large-scale re-development and those that opposed it – the unionists, residents, conservatio
At a meeting of the Ganiga tribe, Joe and his ally, tribal elder Popina Mai, speak about the plan for Ganiga to work on the plantation.
This clip begins with a sign which says 'Tarn Shan Tin Mine’.
This clip shows elephants carrying goods on their backs in South-East Asia; village huts by a river, filmed from onboard a boat; and street scenes in a larger city.
This segment from an Australasian Gazette newsreel shows waterside workers unloading perishables from a ship, possibly part of the New South Wales General Strike of 1917.