Title Details

Populate or Perish - Out Takes

Recalls the fear and insularity that has shaped Australia's population policy.
Series : Australian Experience, The | Year : 1995 | Total Duration : 55 Minutes | Producer : Susan Ardill (Producer), Clare Bonham (Co-Producer)
Director : Susan Ardill |
Shaky low angle view of high rise buildings, blue sky with thin cloud cover POV from travelling car. LS of Surfers Paradise beach with red and yellow surf lifesaving flag blowing in strong wind in F/G, some shots hazy. Rear view of couples walking on beach holding hands, two boys playing on sand of the beach with high rise buildings in B/G. CU of council sign with safety warnings about swimming between flags and using sunscreen.
Access No. 47988 | 11 mins 50 secs | 1990s | Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Travelling shot of suburbs of Sydney including block of high rise apartments. Low angle WS of Anzac Bridge under construction. VS of Pyrmont area with traffic in foreground and high-rise apartments in the background. Traffic on bust road, possibly Burns Bay Road, Hunters Hill or Drummoyne area. Travelling shot passed new cars at wharves with container ship in background, various views of Pyrmont wharf area, POV from car.
Access No. 47989 | 11 mins 47 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
High angle WS of Luna Park amusement park at night, taken from ferris wheel. CU of ferris wheel structure. LS of Sydney Harbour Bridge at night. CU of man in ferris wheel with Sydney Harbour bridge and various Luna Park rides in background.
Access No. 47990 | 4 mins 55 secs | 1990s | Luna Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 15: Tilt down shelving containing animal specimens at museum. Travelling shot past exterior of the Australian Museum. Billboard posters on wall of city building advertising upcoming concerts. Travelling shots along Stanley Street, Darlinghurst, past Lord Roberts Hotel, Bill & Toni's Italian Restaurant and terrace houses. Hard Rock Cafe in Crown Street, City Gym. Low angle shot of blue sky and tops of city buildings, Town Hall building, good travelling shot past ANZAC Bridge under construction. Good low angle travelling shot past Darling Harbour buildings including multi storey carpark and monorail. George Street and Newtown.
Access No. 47991 | 16 mins 3 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 16: Woman walking through Queen Victoria shopping arcade, shoppers on escalator, woman crossing George Street at Gowings corner then crossing Market Street.
Access No. 47992 | 3 mins 14 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 43: Travelling shot along the main street of Tibooburra, past Family Hotel, Albert Hall, CWA Hall (Country Women's Association), The Supply Store, various shots around the township. Post Office, woman taking morning readings of temperature and humidity gauges. Interview with Mavis owner of motel, caravan park and post office. Sign for Tibooburra School of the Air. Male teacher conducting class on radio microphone to students of School of the Air while small group of other students work at a table in the classroom. VS of students writing in books.
Access No. 47993 | 32 mins | 1990s | Tibooburra, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 35: Travelling shots of lush green long grass POV from passing car. Travelling shots past green paddocks and hinterland on north coast of NSW. Cows grazing in shade of trees. Road sign for distance to Byron Bay, Bangalow and Coopers Shoot. Good shots of green rural hinterland. Travelling shots through new suburban developments on coastline near Byron Bay. Waves rolling towards camera, profile of woman sunbaking on beach, small waves lapping shoreline of beach, single female swimming, topless, pan along beach. Small naked child playing in sand beside mother's legs and other naked people nearby practicing Tai Chi. Various people walking along beach. Bus terminal in Byron Bay.
Access No. 47994 | 34 mins 21 secs | 1990s | Byron Bay, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 36: WS of bus terminal in Byron Bay with Greyhound bus parked, traffic passing. Young man touting, promoting Cape Byron Lodge accommodation to arriving backpackers. Pan along line of public telephone booths with people talking on telephones. WS of building containing public conveniences, toilets, baby changing room and public telephones. WS of public notice board. Sign for land sale in Byron Bay region and VS of suburban housing showing development in the area.
Access No. 47996 | 16 mins 58 secs | 1990s | Byron Bay, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 28. Aboriginal and Australian flags draped across window, portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the wall. People gathered in hall or auditorium for for a naturalisation ceremony held at La Perouse on 26th January, 1995. Audience stand and sing national anthem. Official party introduced to audience, Mayor of Randwick, Councillor Chris Bastic, Cr. Jack Lawrence,Cr Sheila River, Frank Alltop, Trades & Labor Council, Chief Inspector Paul Chaplin, Randwick Police, Heather Metcalffe and Lyn Littleton, Harry Guttman, Alec Alexander, George Verisgese, Callum McDonald. Speech by Mayor. Group rise and repeat oath of allegiance together. Individuals receive their certificates. Group rise and mill about chatting.
Access No. 48158 | 60 mins 55 secs | 1990s | Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
School of the Air teacher talking on radio microphone to distance education students. CU of wall clock. Pan of students sitting at desk with teacher. Interview with teacher about teaching in school of the air. Photographs of the student children. LS of communications aerial. LS of main street Tibooburra. Interview with National Parks & Wildlife ranger.
Access No. 72061 | 24 mins | 1990s | Tibooburra, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS of audience at outdoor concert and singer, Christine Anu, on stage. MS of Aboriginal flag. Pan of cemetery and headstones. WS of Kurnell foreshores. VS of statues on headstones. Tilt down multi-storey building under construction, Domain Apartments in Woolloomooloo. VS of apartment housing in Woolloomooloo and the Bondi - Eastern Suburbs rail line.
Access No. 72062 | 29 mins 34 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Interview Ross Tucker Byron Bay Councillor about need for population growth in rural communities. Cattle dog asleep in plastic outdoor chair, then rolling over on paved surface. Good rural views, windmill, some scenes shot from car around Byron Bay. Private property sign on roadside. Exterior Byron Bay Council Chambers building. Colin Heaney, glass blower, standing in his gallery and talking about opposition to Club Med development in Byron Bay and the formation of community action group, Byron Shire Businesses for the Future. He also describes how he came to live in Australia. No TCD.
Access No. 72063 | 23 mins | 1990s | Byron Bay, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Wharf cranes and containers. Memorial to Captain Arthur Phillip. Man reading a magazine on a park bench, two men and a woman on a park bench. Catering staff setting out cups and saucers under a marquee. Group of boy scouts talking. Preparations for Australia Day Naturalisation Ceremony, 1995. Waves lapping shore, WS of oil refinery at Kurnell. Single seagull, then three on sand. Qantas jet plane in flight, in take off. Australia Day at Yarra Bay park. Margaret Whitlam speaking (wife of former Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam). Bob Carr (Premier of NSW) in audience. Chris Bastic Mayor of Randwick conducts ceremony. State Member for Coogee Ernie Page speaks. Includes boy scouts in flag raising ceremony.
Access No. 72064 | 34 mins | 1990s | Kurnell, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Interview Tibooburra Post Mistress, Mavis Jackson about the heat and weather. CU of cat on grass. CU Australia Post sign. Exterior Post Office. Children walking to school, and riding bikes,Tibooburra Out back School of the Air. Playing soccer on dry grass. Exterior Aboriginal Land Council Office. No TCD.
Access No. 72065 | 6 mins 10 secs | 1990s | Tibooburra, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Good shots of walkers and joggers along path winding between rows of shrubs near sea shore along Bondi to Bronte and Coogee coastal walk. High-rise city house in BG in some shots. Quick shot of Darlinghurst street and traffic.
Access No. 72066 | 20 mins 50 secs | 1990s | Bondi, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Interview with Gwen Weir about why she lives in Bangalow and why she left Sydney. WS of coastline at Byron Bay. WS of green valley and CU of green leaves with raindrops. Background cattle dog along timber deck, verandah. VS of views from house verandah. Ducks and dog near shed. Small flock of ducks walking on grass. POV from front of car as it drives down narrow tarred road with high bright green foliage. No TCD.
Access No. 72068 | 26 mins | 1990s | Bangalow, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Good shot of corrugated iron water tank on leaning timber supports. CU on corrugations. Good WS of derelict farm shed with rusty abandoned bicycle wheel, pan into CU of shed and CU of bike. CU of base of water tank with rusted tap. CU of cracked red earth. Trees and rural landscape POV though a doorway from dark interior of shed. FS of timber structure of abandoned building. Pan across dry flat outback plain or valley with dead trees in foreground. Tilt down from faint moon in dark sky to night shot of outback.
Access No. 132489 | 17 mins 50 secs | 1990s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior WS Tibooburra Supply Store. MS of Mobil petrol bowser with choice of super or unleaded petrol. Caged white bird in aviary. LS of Tibooburra main street. WS of CWA (Country Women's Association) hall. Deserted country road lined with timber telegraph poles and horses standing in middle of dirt road. WS of Family Hotel , country pub, Albert Hall.
Access No. 132490 | 6 mins 31 secs | 1990s | Tibooburra, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU of people on a ride in Luna Park amusement park, both in forward and reverse motion. Structure of roller coaster ride with high-rise apartment building in close background and cars of the ride going past at intervals. Good CU of rollercoaster ride. VS of dodgem cars.
Access No. 132491 | 18 mins 59 secs | 1990s | Luna Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
B&W contemporary travelling shot along Oxford Street Darlinghurst showing restaurant advertising signs.
Access No. 132492 | 1 min 11 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Neon sign for restaurant in Oxford Street, Darlinghurst. Busy intersection with Albury Hotel on corner. Graffiti on wall. Various For Sale signs on inner city buildings. Fast travelling shot past shops in Kings Cross on Darlinghurst Road, past Coluzzi's cafe. Facade of St. Vincent's Hospital. Fast travelling shots past restaurants and shops of Oxford Street. Taylor Square intersection. Advertising sign for Moore Park Gardens apartments.
Access No. 132493 | 11 mins 18 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Woman leaving city office building and walking along city streets. Some good shots of pedestrians on George Street outside Sydney Town Hall.
Access No. 132494 | 4 mins 59 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
B/W contemporary footage of female pedestrian in George Street.
Access No. 132495 | 1 min 6 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Travelling shot along South Dowling Street, POV car. Low angle travelling shot of blue sky, building tops and treetops POV car. Close shot of heavy traffic with some heat haze effects. Low angle travelling shot along William Street, Kings Cross, past the Coca Cola sign, through the Kings cross tunnel. Ornate doorway, back lane way, traffic along one way street at intersection POV from the side street. Posters about population growth in Australia. Red brick three storey block of flats in Redfern.
Access No. 132496 | 29 mins 52 secs | 1990s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tiler loading roof tiles onto conveyor belt and tilers laying tiles on roof of newly constructed brick house. Real estate for sale sign.
Access No. 132505 | 5 mins 8 secs | 1990s | Byron Bay, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Group of people in a meeting in a restaurant discussing council politics with Mayor of Port Douglas.
Access No. 132506 | 9 mins | 1990s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Interview with male resident of Byron Bay area about why he moved into the area, VS of his property and rural views. CU of iron gate and good WS of lush green valley. Real estate for sale sign on edge of road. Travelling shot of area POV from car.
Access No. 132508 | 30 mins | 1990s | Byron Bay, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |